Ontario, CA

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Population

171,041

0.975% growth

Poverty Rate

16.2%


Median Age

32


Median Household Income

$57,544

4.82% growth

Number of Employees

79,115

2.78% growth

Median Property Value

$320,000

9.22% growth

About

In 2017, Ontario, CA had a population of 171k people with a median age of 32 and a median household income of $57,544. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Ontario, CA grew from 169,389 to 171,041, a 0.975% increase and its median household income grew from $54,896 to $57,544, a 4.82% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ontario, CA are Some Other Race (Hispanic) (34.8%), White (Hispanic) (31.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (16.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.69%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.68%). N/A% of the people in Ontario, CA speak a non-English language, and 84.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Ontario, CA are American Career College-Ontario (876 degrees awarded in 2017), West Coast University-Ontario (367 degrees), and United Education Institute-Ontario (257 degrees).

The median property value in Ontario, CA is $320,000, and the homeownership rate is 53.5%. Most people in Ontario, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Ontario, CA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Ontario, CA employs 79.1k people. The largest industries in Ontario, CA are Retail Trade (9,871 people), Manufacturing (9,830 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (8,315 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($70,398), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($52,500), and Public Administration ($52,279).

Median household income in Ontario, CA is $57,544. Males in Ontario, CA have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,252. The income inequality in Ontario, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$57,544

2017 value

± $1,492

4.82%

1 Year Growth

± 3.64%

Households in Ontario, CA have a median annual income of $57,544, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $54,896 in 2016, which represents a 4.82% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Ontario, CA compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$72,235

Average Male Salary

± $699

$57,252

Average Female Salary

± $582

In 2017, full-time male employees in California made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in California by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,946 ± $1,081

  2. White

    $59,925 ± $556

  3. Two or More Races

    $49,289 ± $1,826

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of California workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in California by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Ontario, CA is from California.

0.5

2017 Wage GINI

0.5

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in California was 0.5 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.16% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

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

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 18.08

  2. Census Tract 18.06

  3. Census Tract 12

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ontario, CA was Census Tract 18.08 with a value of $90,625, followed by Census Tract 18.06 and Census Tract 12, with respective values of $83,712 and $82,602.

The following map shows all of the places in Ontario, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ontario, CA (27.6k out of 170k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Hispanic

    21,503 ± 1,138

  2. Other

    13,784 ± 935

  3. White

    9,154 ± 677

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ontario, CA is Hispanic, followed by Other and White.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

79.1k

2017 Value

± 1,971

2.78%

1 Year growth

± 3.41%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Ontario, CA grew at a rate of 2.78%, from 77k employees to 79.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ontario, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (12,157 people), Sales & Related Occupations (8,234 people), and Production Occupations (7,182 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ontario, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Ontario, CA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (12,157 people), Sales & Related Occupations (8,234 people), and Production Occupations (7,182 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Ontario, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (2.49 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (1.59 times), and Production Occupations (1.57 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Ontario, CA, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($93,929), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($75,440), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($70,665).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

79.1k

2017 Value

± 1,971

2.78%

1 Year growth

± 3.41%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Ontario, CA grew at a rate of 2.78%, from 77k employees to 79.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ontario, CA, are Retail Trade (9,871 people), Manufacturing (9,830 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (8,315 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ontario, CA, though some of these residents may live in Ontario, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Ontario, CA, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (9,871 people), Manufacturing (9,830 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (8,315 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Ontario, CA has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (2.13 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.74 times), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.54 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Ontario, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($70,398), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($52,500), and Public Administration ($52,279).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $232B

  2. $172B

  3. $136B

In 2015, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $232B, followed by Mixed freight ($172B) and Gasoline ($136B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.7T

2020 Value

$2.48T

Projected 2045 Value

46.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound California trade was $1.7T. This is expected to increase 46.3% to $2.48T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California 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 California to other states, or from other states to California.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $71.8B

  2. $46.9B

  3. $34B

In 2015, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $71.8B, followed by Arizona with $46.9B and Washington and $34B.

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

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Health

86% of the population of Ontario, CA has health coverage, with 44.4% on employee plans, 27.5% on Medicaid, 6.21% on Medicare, 7.34% on non-group plans, and 0.529% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Ontario, CA was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in Ontario, CA see 1752 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.574% increase from the previous year (1742 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1466 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 515 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.6%). Additionally, Tulare County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,752 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in San Bernardino County, CA see an average of 1,752 patients per year. This represents a 0.574% increase from the previous year (1,742 patients).

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

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,735

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,368

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,833

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in California (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.04%, from $7,256 to $7,549.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

14%

Uninsured

44.4%

Employer Coverage

27.5%

Medicaid

6.21%

Medicare

7.34%

Non-Group

0.529%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ontario, CA declined by 17.5% from 16.9% to 14%.

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 10.6% prevalence

  2. 10.5% prevalence

  3. 10.3% prevalence

Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 10.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in California by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Ontario, CA is home to a population of 171k people, from which 84.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 27.6% of Ontario, CA residents were born outside of the country (47.1k people).

In 2017, there were 1.12 times more Some Other Race (Hispanic) residents (59.6k people) in Ontario, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 53.1k White (Hispanic) and 27.5k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

25

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Ontario, CA was 32. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 25, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Ontario, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Ontario, CA residents was 32.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

27.6%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

47.1k people

29%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

49.2k people

As of 2017, 27.6% of Ontario, CA residents (47.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Ontario, CA was 29%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Ontario, CA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    4,212,695 ± 47,591 people

  2. Philippines

    836,199 ± 22,209 people

  3. China

    612,429 ± 19,062 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 4,212,695 California residents, followed by Philippines with 836,199 and China with 612,429.

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Citizenship

84.1%

2017 Citizenship

82.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 84.1% of Ontario, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Ontario, CA was 82.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Ontario, CA

  1. Some Other Race (Hispanic)

    59.6k ± 2.85k

  2. White (Hispanic)

    53.1k ± 2.73k

  3. White (Non-Hispanic)

    27.5k ± 1.43k

In 2017, there were 1.12 times more Some Other Race (Hispanic) residents (59.6k people) in Ontario, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 53.1k White (Hispanic) and 27.5k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Ontario, CA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,768 ± 238

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    739 ± 184

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    502 ± 128

Ontario, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.39 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Ontario, CA awarded 1,914 degrees. The student population of Ontario, CA is skewed towards women, with 1,065 male students and 2,873 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Ontario, CA are Hispanic or Latino (974 and 50.9%), followed by White (361 and 18.9%), Asian (190 and 9.94%), and Black or African American (164 and 8.58%).

The largest universities in Ontario, CA by number of degrees awarded are American Career College-Ontario (876 and 45.8%), West Coast University-Ontario (367 and 19.2%), and United Education Institute-Ontario (257 and 13.4%).

The most popular majors in Ontario, CA are Registered Nursing (367 and 19.2%), Medical Assistant (285 and 14.9%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (232 and 12.1%).

The median tuition costs in Ontario, CA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 263 degrees awarded

  2. 232 degrees awarded

  3. 128 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Ontario, CA was Medical Assistant with 263 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Ontario, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 876 degrees awarded

  2. 367 degrees awarded

  3. 257 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Ontario, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was American Career College-Ontario with 876 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

479

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,435

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 479 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Ontario, CA, which is 0.334 times less than the 1,435 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Ontario, CA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    974 degrees awarded

  2. White

    361 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    190 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Ontario, CA were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 974 degrees mean that there were 2.7 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 361 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ontario, CA was $320,000 in 2017, which is 1.39 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $293,000 to $320,000, a 9.22% increase. The homeownership rate in Ontario, CA is 53.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Ontario, CA have an average commute time of 29.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Ontario, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$320,000

2017 Median

± $4,595

$293,000

2016 Median

± $5,247

In 2017, the median property value in Ontario, CA grew to to $320,000 from the previous year's value of $293,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Ontario, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Ontario, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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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.

$57,544

Median Household Income

± $1,492

49.2k

Number of Households

± 1,439

In 2017, the median household income of the 49.2k households in Ontario, CA grew to $57,544 from the previous year's value of $54,896.

The following chart displays the households in Ontario, CA 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Ontario, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Ontario, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

53.5%

2017 Homeownership

53%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 53.5% of the housing units in Ontario, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Ontario, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

29.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ontario, CA have a longer commute time (29.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.42% of the workforce in Ontario, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.5%

  2. Carpooled

    12.8%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.8%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Ontario, CA was Drove Alone (78.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (12.8%) and those who Worked At Home (3.8%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Ontario, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Ontario, CA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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