Navajo County, AZ

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2020 Population
110,271
0.916% 1-year growth
US Senator
Kyrsten Sinema
Democratic Party
US Senator
Mark Kelly
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
38.2
2.41% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
25.3%
9.25% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$43,140
7.67% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$135,800
7.69% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
34,525
3.32% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Navajo County, AZ had a population of 110k people with a median age of 38.2 and a median household income of $43,140. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Navajo County, AZ grew from 109,270 to 110,271, a 0.916% increase and its median household income grew from $40,067 to $43,140, a 7.67% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Navajo County, AZ are American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (42.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (41.5%), White (Hispanic) (5.74%), Other (Hispanic) (3.44%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.44%).

None of the households in Navajo County, AZ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.7% of the residents in Navajo County, AZ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Navajo County, AZ are Northland Pioneer College (702 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Navajo County, AZ was $135,800, and the homeownership rate was 69.7%.

Most people in Navajo County, AZ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Navajo County, AZ was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Navajo County, AZ is home to a population of 110k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2018, 2.89% of Navajo County, AZ residents were born outside of the country (3.14k people).

In 2020, there were 1.03 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (47.1k people) in Navajo County, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 45.8k White (Non-Hispanic) and 6.33k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.7%
2020 Citizenship
98.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.7% of Navajo County, AZ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Navajo County, AZ was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Navajo County, AZ
  1. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    47.1k ± 387
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    45.8k ± 110
  3. White (Hispanic)
    6.33k ± 669
11.7%
Hispanic Population
12.9k people

In 2020, there were 1.03 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (47.1k people) in Navajo County, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 45.8k White (Non-Hispanic) and 6.33k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.7% of the people in Navajo County, AZ are hispanic (12.9k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Navajo County, AZ as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    514,264 ± 16,964 people
  2. Canada
    43,680 ± 5,116 people
  3. India
    42,811 ± 5,065 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arizona was Mexico, the natal country of 514,264 Arizona residents, followed by Canada with 43,680 and India with 42,811.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.89%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
3.14k people
2.74%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
2.96k people

As of 2018, 2.89% of Navajo County, AZ residents (3.14k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Navajo County, AZ was 2.74%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,726 ± 288
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,019 ± 245
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    950 ± 231

Navajo County, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.68 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Navajo County, AZ employs 34.5k people. The largest industries in Navajo County, AZ are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,512 people), Educational Services (4,819 people), and Retail Trade (4,121 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($91,346), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($63,995), and Transportation & Warehousing ($54,760).

Males in Arizona have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,015. The income inequality in Arizona (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

34.5k
2020 Value
± 1,376
3.32%
1 Year growth
± 5.06%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Navajo County, AZ grew at a rate of 3.32%, from 33.4k employees to 34.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Navajo County, AZ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,498 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (3,078 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,065 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Navajo County, AZ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

34.5k
2020 Value
± 1,376
3.32%
1 Year growth
± 5.06%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Navajo County, AZ grew at a rate of 3.32%, from 33.4k employees to 34.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Navajo County, AZ, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,512 people), Educational Services (4,819 people), and Retail Trade (4,121 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Navajo County, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Navajo County, AZ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$35,373
Median earning men ± $1,921
$25,816
Median earning women ± $862

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($66,097), Wholesale Trade ($47,981), and Public Administration ($47,325).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($41,161), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($38,542), and Public Administration ($33,367).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Arizona. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Arizona.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 929
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 375
    Retail Trade
  3. 347
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $637k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $150k
    Transportation & Warehousing, and Utilities
  3. $139k
    Retail Trade

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Arizona to other states, or from other states to Arizona.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $35.2B
  2. $22.1B
  3. $18.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Arizona product (by dollars) was Electronics with $35.2B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($22.1B) and Mixed freight ($18.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Arizona products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$230B
2020 Value in Arizona
$463B
Projected 2050 Value in Arizona
101% growth

In 2020, total outbound Arizona trade was $230B. This is expected to increase 101% to $463B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Arizona trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Arizona to other states, or from other states to Arizona.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $32.1B
  2. $14.9B
  3. $5.53B

In 2020, the top outbound Arizona domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $32.1B, followed by Texas with $14.9B and Michigan and $5.53B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Arizona shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Navajo County, AZ went to Donald J. Trump with 53.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (45.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.4%).

Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing the state of Arizona. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Arizona

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Kyrsten Sinema
Senator from Arizona1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Mark Kelly
Senator from Arizona3
Assumed office on December 2, 2020
Elected to the seat to succeed Martha McSally, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of John McCain and the resignation of Jon Kyl.

Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing Arizona.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Arizona over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Arizona

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Arizona have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Navajo County, AZ awarded 702 degrees. The student population of Navajo County, AZ in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,086 male students and 1,614 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Navajo County, AZ are White (360 and 51.3%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native (189 and 26.9%), Hispanic or Latino (116 and 16.5%), and Unknown (16 and 2.28%).

The largest universities in Navajo County, AZ by number of degrees awarded are Northland Pioneer College (702 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Navajo County, AZ are Welding Technology (182 and 25.9%), General Studies (74 and 10.5%), and General Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Technologies (69 and 9.83%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 2,700 students enrolled in Navajo County, AZ, 40.2% men and 59.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,075 records, of which 56.3% were women and 43.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 74 degree-majors awarded
  2. 35 degree-majors awarded
  3. 11 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Navajo County, AZ was General Studies with 74 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Navajo County, AZ according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
702 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northland Pioneer College with 702 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 389 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Navajo County, AZ, which is 1.24 times more than the 313 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 360 degrees mean that there were 1.9 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, American Indian or Alaska Native, with 189 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,948) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($480) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.954% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.01% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Some college (1.47M), High School or Equivalent (1.4M), and Bachelors Degree (966k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Navajo County, AZ was $135,800 in 2020, which is 0.591 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $126,100 to $135,800, a 7.69% increase. The homeownership rate in Navajo County, AZ is 69.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Navajo County, AZ have an average commute time of 22.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Navajo County, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Navajo County, AZ is $43,140. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Navajo County, AZ was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $59,911, followed by Census Tract 9401 and Census Tract 9605, with respective values of $57,976 and $56,750.

In 2021, 23.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Navajo County, AZ. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 2.45%.

Property

$135,800
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,568
$25,372
Median Property Taxes
±$948

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Navajo County, AZ the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Navajo County, AZ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

69.7%
Homeownership
2020
68.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 69.7% of the housing units in Navajo County, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9601
  2. Census Tract 9401
  3. Census Tract 9605

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Navajo County, AZ was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $59,911, followed by Census Tract 9401 and Census Tract 9605, with respective values of $57,976 and $56,750.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Navajo County, AZ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$43,140
Median Household Income
± $2,357
36.4k
Number of Households
± 1,354

In 2020, the median household income of the 36.4k households in Navajo County, AZ grew to $43,140 from the previous year's value of $40,067.

The following chart displays the households in Navajo County, AZ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Navajo County, AZ is from Arizona.
0.462
2020 Wage GINI in Arizona
0.465
2019 Wage GINI in Arizona

In 2020, the income inequality in Arizona was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.736% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Arizona was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arizona in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Arizona across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (75.1%)
  2. Carpooled (9.99%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.84%)

In 2020, 75.1% of workers in Navajo County, AZ drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.99%) and those who worked at home (6.84%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

22.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Navajo County, AZ have a shorter commute time (22.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.56% of the workforce in Navajo County, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Navajo County, AZ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Navajo County, AZ have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 23.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Navajo County, AZ. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 2.45%.

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Poverty & Diversity

25.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Navajo County, AZ (27.1k out of 107k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Navajo County, AZ is Native American, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 35% of the children was living in poverty in Navajo County, AZ. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 3.4%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 281 in Navajo County, AZ. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 88.8 per 100,000 population.

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86.5% of the population of Navajo County, AZ has health coverage, with 27.5% on employee plans, 35.2% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 8.77% on non-group plans, and 1.59% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Arizona was $6,452 in 2014. This is a 3.03% increase from the previous year ($6,262).

Primary care physicians in Navajo County, AZ see 1648 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.87% increase from the previous year (1602 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1608 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1109 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,648 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Navajo County, AZ

Primary care physicians in Navajo County, AZ see an average of 1,648 patients per year. This represents a 2.87% increase from the previous year (1,602 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Navajo County, AZ in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Arizona across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.5% under 18 years, 18.4% between 18 and 34 years, 34.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.5%
Uninsured
27.5%
Employer Coverage
35.2%
Medicaid
13.4%
Medicare
8.77%
Non-Group
1.59%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Navajo County, AZ grew by 2.13% from 13.2% to 13.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Navajo County, AZ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 80.5 in Navajo County, AZ.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 33.3% in Navajo County, AZ.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 14.4% in Navajo County, AZ.

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