Oscoda County, MI

County

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Population
8,277
0.325% 1-year decline
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
Median Age
52.1

Median Household Income
$40,255
9.29% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$86,800
4.08% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
2,839
0.853% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Oscoda County, MI had a population of 8.28k people with a median age of 52.1 and a median household income of $40,255. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Oscoda County, MI declined from 8,304 to 8,277, a -0.325% decrease and its median household income grew from $36,833 to $40,255, a 9.29% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Oscoda County, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.44%), White (Hispanic) (1.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.64%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.628%). NaNk% of the people in Oscoda County, MI speak a non-English language, and 99.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Oscoda County, MI is $86,800, and the homeownership rate is 84.3%. Most people in Oscoda County, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Oscoda County, MI is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Michigan went to Donald J. Trump with 69.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (25.6%), followed by Other (4.57%). The most partisan county was Missaukee County, MI with 73.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing the state of Michigan. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Oscoda County, MI is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Michigan
69.8% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Michigan
  1. 73.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 70.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 69.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Michigan was Missaukee County, MI with 73.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Michigan colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Michigan

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Debbie Stabenow
Senator from Michigan1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Gary Peters
Senator from Michigan2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing Michigan.

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

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US Representatives from Michigan

Michigan is currently represented by 14 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 Oscoda County, MI have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Oscoda County, MI is home to a population of 8.28k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2018, 1.24% of Oscoda County, MI residents were born outside of the country (103 people).

In 2018, there were 66.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.92k people) in Oscoda County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 119 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 99 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Oscoda County, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.92k ± 14
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    119 ± 34.9
  3. White (Hispanic)
    99 ± 22
1.52%
Hispanic Population
126 people

In 2018, there were 66.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.92k people) in Oscoda County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 119 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 99 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.52% of the people in Oscoda County, MI are hispanic (126 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.24%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
103 people
1.36%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
113 people

As of 2018, 1.24% of Oscoda County, MI residents (103 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Oscoda County, MI was 1.36%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

52
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
59
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 13.7

In 2018, the median age of all people in Oscoda County, MI was 52.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 52, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 59. But people in Oscoda County, MI are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Oscoda County, MI residents was 52.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    76,763 ± 6,776 people
  2. India
    66,881 ± 6,328 people
  3. Iraq
    54,355 ± 5,708 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was Mexico, the natal country of 76,763 Michigan residents, followed by India with 66,881 and Iraq with 54,355.

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Citizenship

99.5%
2018 Citizenship
99.5%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99.5% of Oscoda County, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Oscoda County, MI was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    386 ± 70
  2. Korea
    80 ± 27
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    68 ± 33

Oscoda County, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.83 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Oscoda County, MI is $40,255. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Oscoda County, MI was Census Tract 9702.02 with a value of $48,000, followed by Census Tract 9705 and Census Tract 9702.01, with respective values of $43,036 and $40,513.

Males in Michigan have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,762. The income inequality in Michigan (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Oscoda County, MI employs 2.84k people. The largest industries in Oscoda County, MI are Manufacturing (634 people), Retail Trade (330 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (276 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($118,250), Wholesale Trade ($50,625), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($46,964).

Wages

Median Household Income

$40,255
2018 value
± $2,033
9.29%
1 Year Growth
± 8.02%

Households in Oscoda County, MI have a median annual income of $40,255, 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 $36,833 in 2017, which represents a 9.29% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$63,869
Average Male Salary in Michigan
± $1,109
$46,762
Average Female Salary in Michigan
± $850

In 2017, full-time male employees in Michigan made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Michigan 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 in Michigan
  1. Asian
    $62,263 ± $4,415
  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $48,644 ± $58,127
  3. White
    $48,289 ± $702

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Michigan workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.28 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Michigan.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Oscoda County, MI is from Michigan.
0.476
2017 Wage GINI in Michigan
0.477
2016 Wage GINI in Michigan

In 2017, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Michigan was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Michigan in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Michigan 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 9702.02
  2. Census Tract 9705
  3. Census Tract 9702.01

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Oscoda County, MI was Census Tract 9702.02 with a value of $48,000, followed by Census Tract 9705 and Census Tract 9702.01, with respective values of $43,036 and $40,513.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

N/A N/A
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Oscoda County, MI (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Oscoda County, MI is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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

2.84k
2018 Value
± 216
0.853%
1 Year growth
± 10.6%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Oscoda County, MI grew at a rate of 0.853%, from 2.82k employees to 2.84k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Oscoda County, MI, are Production Occupations (415 people), Sales & Related Occupations (296 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (277 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Oscoda County, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Oscoda County, MI, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (415 people), Sales & Related Occupations (296 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (277 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Oscoda County, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.04 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.55 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.5 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Oscoda County, MI, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($58,889), Education Information, & Library Occupations ($53,438), and Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($48,036).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.84k
2018 Value
± 216
0.853%
1 Year growth
± 10.6%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Oscoda County, MI grew at a rate of 0.853%, from 2.82k employees to 2.84k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Oscoda County, MI, are Manufacturing (634 people), Retail Trade (330 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (276 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Oscoda County, MI, though some of these residents may live in Oscoda County, MI 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 Oscoda County, MI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (634 people), Retail Trade (330 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (276 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Oscoda County, MI has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.28 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.22 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.87 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Oscoda County, MI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($118,250), Wholesale Trade ($50,625), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($46,964).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $135B
  2. $35.4B
  3. $31.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $135B, followed by Mixed freight ($35.4B) and Machinery ($31.3B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$448B
2015 Value in Michigan
$623B
Projected 2045 Value in Michigan
39.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Michigan trade was $448B. This is expected to increase 39.1% to $623B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Michigan 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 Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $35.1B
  2. $25.1B
  3. $20.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $35.1B, followed by Indiana with $25.1B and Illinois and $20.4B.

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

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Oscoda County, MI was $86,800 in 2018, which is 0.378 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $83,400 to $86,800, a 4.08% increase. The homeownership rate in Oscoda County, MI is 84.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Oscoda County, MI have an average commute time of 19.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Oscoda County, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$86,800
2018 Median
± $3,643
$83,400
2017 Median
± $3,300

In 2018, the median property value in Oscoda County, MI grew to to $86,800 from the previous year's value of $83,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Oscoda County, MI 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 Oscoda County, MI the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A 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.
$40,255
Median Household Income
± $2,033
3.82k
Number of Households
± 245

In 2018, the median household income of the 3.82k households in Oscoda County, MI grew to $40,255 from the previous year's value of $36,833.

The following chart displays the households in Oscoda County, MI 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Oscoda County, MI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Oscoda County, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

84.3%
2018 Homeownership
85%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 84.3% of the housing units in Oscoda County, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 85%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Oscoda County, MI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

19.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Oscoda County, MI have a shorter commute time (19.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 2.74% of the workforce in Oscoda County, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    80.6%
  2. Carpooled
    6.55%
  3. Worked At Home
    5.2%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Oscoda County, MI was Drove Alone (80.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (6.55%) and those who Worked At Home (5.2%).

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 Oscoda County, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Oscoda County, MI have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

86.8% of the population of Oscoda County, MI has health coverage, with 27% on employee plans, 21.2% on Medicaid, 21.4% on Medicare, 14.3% on non-group plans, and 2.94% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Michigan was $8,055 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,745).

Primary care physicians in Oscoda County, MI see 4126 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.43% decrease from the previous year (4186 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4132 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2066 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Gladwin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Saginaw County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,126 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Oscoda County, MI

Primary care physicians in Oscoda County, MI see an average of 4,126 patients per year. This represents a 1.43% decrease from the previous year (4,186 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Oscoda County, MI 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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$8,055
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Michigan
$3,950
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,915
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,318
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Michigan (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,745 to $8,055.

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

13.2%
Uninsured
27%
Employer Coverage
21.2%
Medicaid
21.4%
Medicare
14.3%
Non-Group
2.94%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Oscoda County, MI declined by 9.18% from 14.6% to 13.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Oscoda County, MI 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. 14.5% prevalence
  2. 14.1% prevalence
  3. 14.1% prevalence

Gladwin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Michigan, at 14.5%.

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

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