South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR

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Population

101,171

0.986% decline

Median Household Income

$37,134

2.71% growth

Number of Employees

37,717

3.99% decline

Median Property Value

$73,300

1.24% growth

About

In 2017, South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR had a population of 101k people with a median age of N/A and a median household income of $37,134. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR declined from 102,178 to 101,171, a -0.986% decrease and its median household income grew from $36,154 to $37,134, a 2.71% increase.

The population of South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR is 59.4% White Alone, 35.2% Black or African American Alone, and 2.96% Hispanic or Latino. 3.53% of the people in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR speak a non-English language, and 98.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR are Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (880 degrees awarded in 2016), South Arkansas Community College (773 degrees), and Southern Arkansas University Tech (644 degrees).

The median property value in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR is $73,300, and the homeownership rate is 70.3%. Most people in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR employs 37.7k people. The largest industries in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR are Elementary & secondary schools (2,704 people), Construction (2,195 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,107 people), and the highest paying industries are Legal services ($132,541), Offices of physicians ($88,330), and Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. ($81,666).

Median household income in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR is $37,134. Males in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR have an average income that is 1.47 times higher than the average income of females, which is $34,918. The income inequality in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR (measured using the Gini index) is 0.44, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$37,134

2017 value

± $1,712

2.71%

1 Year Growth

± 5.61%

Households in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR have a median annual income of $37,134, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $36,154 in 2016, which represents a 2.71% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$51,389

Average Male Salary

± $8,785

$34,918

Average Female Salary

± $6,852

In 2017, full-time male employees in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR made 1.47 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Two or More Races

    $46,782 ± $48,368

  2. White

    $45,317 ± $7,685

  3. Asian

    $43,027 ± $37,459

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR workers was Two or More Races. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.44

2017 Wage GINI

0.446

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR was 0.44 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.23% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2016, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR is false, followed by false and false.

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

37.7k

2017 Value

-3.99%

1 Year decline

± -3.99%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR declined at a rate of -3.99%, from 39.3k employees to 37.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,508 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,393 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,110 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,508 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,393 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,110 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR has an unusually high number of residents working as Conservation scientists & foresters (35.1 times higher than expected), Pumping station operators (22.7 times), and Millwrights (20.4 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($295,685), Industrial production managers ($129,466), and Financial managers ($104,094).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

37.7k

2017 Value

-3.99%

1 Year decline

± -3.99%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR declined at a rate of -3.99%, from 39.3k employees to 37.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR, are Elementary & secondary schools (2,704 people), Construction (2,195 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,107 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR, though some of these residents may live in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR 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 South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (2,704 people), Construction (2,195 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,107 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR has an unusually high number of Sawmills & wood preservation (29 times higher than expected), Ordnance (25.6 times), and Logging (22.8 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR, by average salary, are Legal services ($132,541), Offices of physicians ($88,330), and Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. ($81,666).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $24.5B

  2. $17.5B

  3. $8.54B

In 2015, the top outbound Arkansas product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $24.5B, followed by Meat/seafood with $17.5B and Mixed freight and $8.54B.

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$150B

2015 Value

$228B

Projected 2045 Value

52.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Arkansas trade was $150B. This is expected to increase 52.4% to $228B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $12.4B

  2. $11.4B

  3. $7.98B

In 2015, the top outbound Arkansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Mississippi with $12.4B, followed by Texas with $11.4B and Missouri and $7.98B.

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

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Health

N/A% of the population of South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR was $7,408 in 2014. This is a 6.91% increase from the previous year ($6,929).

Primary care physicians in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR see 1522 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.588% decrease from the previous year (1531 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2218 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 488 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Jefferson County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.2%). Additionally, St. Francis County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,522 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Arkansas see an average of 1,522 patients per year. This represents a 0.588% decrease from the previous year (1,531 patients).

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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%).

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,408

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,906

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,108

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,479

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Arkansas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.91%, from $6,929 to $7,408.

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

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 17.2% prevalence

  2. 17.1% prevalence

  3. 16.6% prevalence

Jefferson County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Arkansas, at 17.2%.

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

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Diversity

South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR is home to a population of 101k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR is composed of 60.7k White Alone residents (59.4%), 36k Black or African American Alone residents (35.2%), 3.03k Hispanic or Latino residents (2.96%), 959 Two or More Races residents (0.939%), 616 Asian Alone residents (0.603%), 434 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.425%), 376 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.368%), and 15 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0147%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR are Spanish or Spanish Creole (2,563 speakers), German (163 speakers), and French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (121 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In N/A, the median age of all people in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR was N/A. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR are getting N/A. In N/A, the average age of all South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR residents was N/A.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.89%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR was 1.89%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    790 ± 687 people

  2. Iran

    131 ± 281 people

  3. Guatemala

    106 ± 253 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR was Mexico, the natal country of 790 South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR residents, followed by Iran with 131 and Guatemala with 106.

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Citizenship

98.7%

2017 Citizenship

98.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.7% of South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    60.7k ± 75

  2. Black or African American Alone

    36k ± 401

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3.03k ± 288

In 2016, there were 1.69 times more White Alone residents (60.7k people) in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 36k Black or African American Alone and 3.03k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    2,563 speakers (2.65%)

  2. German

    163 speakers (0.168%)

  3. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    121 speakers (0.125%)

3.53% of South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 2.65% of the overall population of South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.168% speak German and 0.125% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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    0 ± 0

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    0 ± 0

  3. false

    0 ± 0

South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR awarded 2,323 degrees. The student population of South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR is skewed towards women, with 3,368 male students and 3,744 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR are White (1,432 and 66.3%), followed by Black or African American (590 and 27.3%), Hispanic or Latino (83 and 3.84%), and Two or More Races (26 and 1.2%).

The largest universities in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR by number of degrees awarded are Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (880 and 37.9%), South Arkansas Community College (773 and 33.3%), and Southern Arkansas University Tech (644 and 27.7%).

The most popular majors in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR are Criminal Justice - Police Science (250 and 10.8%), General Computer & Information Sciences (199 and 8.57%), and Welding Technology (192 and 8.27%).

The median tuition costs in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $6,690 and $10,350 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR was Criminal Justice - Police Science with 207 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 880 degrees awarded

  2. 773 degrees awarded

  3. 644 degrees awarded

$6,690

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southern Arkansas University Main Campus with 880 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,112

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,211

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,112 men were awarded degrees from institutions in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR, which is 0.918 times less than the 1,211 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,432 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    590 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    83 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR were to White students. These 1,432 degrees mean that there were 2.43 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 590 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR was $73,300 in 2017, which is 0.337 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $72,400 to $73,300, a 1.24% increase. The homeownership rate in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR is 70.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR have an average commute time of 25.1 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$37,134

Median Household Income

± $1,712

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR grew to $37,134 from the previous year's value of $36,154.

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Housing

Property Value

$73,300

2017 Median

± $3,058

$72,400

2016 Median

± $2,664

In 2017, the median property value in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR grew to to $73,300 from the previous year's value of $72,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR 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 South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

70.3%

2017 Homeownership

69.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 70.3% of the housing units in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

25.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR have a similar commute time (25.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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