Ardmore, OK

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Population

48,407

0.253% decline

Poverty Rate

16.4%


Median Age

38.1


Median Household Income

$47,754

1.79% growth

Number of Employees

20,543

1.55% decline

Median Property Value

$109,000

6.65% growth

About

In 2017, Ardmore, OK had a population of 48.4k people with a median age of 38.1 and a median household income of $47,754. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Ardmore, OK declined from 48,530 to 48,407, a -0.253% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,913 to $47,754, a 1.79% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ardmore, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.8%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (7.75%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (7.15%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.36%), and White (Hispanic) (3.4%). N/A% of the people in Ardmore, OK speak a non-English language, and 98.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Ardmore, OK are Southern Oklahoma Technology Center (221 degrees awarded in 2017) and Paul Mitchell the School-Ardmore (28 degrees).

The median property value in Ardmore, OK is $109,000, and the homeownership rate is 69.2%. Most people in Ardmore, OK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19 minutes. The average car ownership in Ardmore, OK is 2 cars per household.

Ardmore, OK borders Duncan, OK.

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 Ardmore, OK employs 20.5k people. The largest industries in Ardmore, OK are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,004 people), Manufacturing (2,744 people), and Retail Trade (2,535 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($55,125), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($53,500), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($50,493).

Median household income in Ardmore, OK is $47,754. Males in Ardmore, OK have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,687. The income inequality in Ardmore, OK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,754

2017 value

± $1,702

1.79%

1 Year Growth

± 5.4%

Households in Ardmore, OK have a median annual income of $47,754, 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 $46,913 in 2016, which represents a 1.79% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$57,090

Average Male Salary

± $1,576

$39,687

Average Female Salary

± $1,128

In 2017, full-time male employees in Oklahoma made 1.44 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Oklahoma 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. White

    $46,109 ± $1,108

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $44,605 ± $18,568

  3. Asian

    $44,604 ± $6,576

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Oklahoma workers was White. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Ardmore, OK is from Oklahoma.

0.455

2017 Wage GINI

0.455

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Oklahoma was 0.455 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0213% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Oklahoma 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)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ardmore, OK was Canadian County, OK with a value of $70,204, followed by Wagoner County, OK and Cleveland County, OK, with respective values of $62,421 and $62,096.

The following map shows all of the counties in Ardmore, OK colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ardmore, OK (7.78k out of 47.5k 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 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

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. White

    5,460 ± 378

  2. Two Or More

    768 ± 177

  3. Black

    747 ± 158

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ardmore, OK is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

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

20.5k

2017 Value

± 766

-1.55%

1 Year decline

± 5.32%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Ardmore, OK declined at a rate of -1.55%, from 20.9k employees to 20.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ardmore, OK, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,724 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,970 people), and Management Occupations (1,772 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ardmore, OK.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Ardmore, OK, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,724 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,970 people), and Management Occupations (1,772 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Ardmore, OK has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (1.55 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (1.47 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.46 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Ardmore, OK, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($68,491), Management Occupations ($60,304), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($58,324).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

20.5k

2017 Value

± 766

-1.55%

1 Year decline

± 5.32%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Ardmore, OK declined at a rate of -1.55%, from 20.9k employees to 20.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ardmore, OK, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,004 people), Manufacturing (2,744 people), and Retail Trade (2,535 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ardmore, OK, though some of these residents may live in Ardmore, OK 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 Ardmore, OK, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,004 people), Manufacturing (2,744 people), and Retail Trade (2,535 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Ardmore, OK has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (9.22 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.51 times), and Utilities (1.39 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Ardmore, OK, by median earnings, are Utilities ($55,125), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($53,500), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($50,493).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $60.6B

  2. $20.5B

  3. $18.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Oklahoma product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $60.6B, followed by Fuel oils ($20.5B) and Gasoline ($18.3B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$237B

2020 Value

$309B

Projected 2045 Value

30.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound Oklahoma trade was $237B. This is expected to increase 30.4% to $309B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $43.1B

  2. $21.9B

  3. $8.38B

In 2015, the top outbound Oklahoma domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $43.1B, followed by Kansas with $21.9B and Arkansas and $8.38B.

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

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Health

85.4% of the population of Ardmore, OK has health coverage, with 40.5% on employee plans, 18.2% on Medicaid, 12.2% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 1.38% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the msa of Ardmore, OK was $7,627 in 2014. This is a 4.58% increase from the previous year ($7,293).

Primary care physicians in Ardmore, OK see 1587 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.8% increase from the previous year (1559 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1704 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 264 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Pushmataha County and Ottawa County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.2%). Additionally, Adair County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,587 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Oklahoma see an average of 1,587 patients per year. This represents a 1.8% increase from the previous year (1,559 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%).

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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,627

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,878

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,529

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,429

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Oklahoma (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.58%, from $7,293 to $7,627.

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

14.6%

Uninsured

40.5%

Employer Coverage

18.2%

Medicaid

12.2%

Medicare

13.1%

Non-Group

1.38%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ardmore, OK grew by 0.418% from 14.6% to 14.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Ardmore, OK 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. 16.2% prevalence

  2. 16.2% prevalence

  3. 15.9% prevalence

Pushmataha County and Ottawa County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Oklahoma, at 16.2%.

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

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Diversity

Ardmore, OK is home to a population of 48.4k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.03% of Ardmore, OK residents were born outside of the country (1.47k people).

In 2017, there were 9.13 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.3k people) in Ardmore, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.75k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) and 3.46k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Ardmore, OK was 38.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Ardmore, OK are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Ardmore, OK residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.03%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.47k people

2.86%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.39k people

As of 2017, 3.03% of Ardmore, OK residents (1.47k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Ardmore, OK was 2.86%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    107,425 ± 7,935 people

  2. Vietnam

    15,408 ± 3,041 people

  3. India

    7,989 ± 2,192 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oklahoma was Mexico, the natal country of 107,425 Oklahoma residents, followed by Vietnam with 15,408 and India with 7,989.

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Citizenship

98.1%

2017 Citizenship

98.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.1% of Ardmore, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Ardmore, OK was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Ardmore, OK

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    34.3k ± 26

  2. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    3.75k ± 371

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)

    3.46k ± 299

In 2017, there were 9.13 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (34.3k people) in Ardmore, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.75k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) and 3.46k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,253 ± 167

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    546 ± 142

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    463 ± 108

Ardmore, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Ardmore, OK awarded 249 degrees. The student population of Ardmore, OK is skewed towards women, with 329 male students and 363 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Ardmore, OK are White (157 and 63.1%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native (32 and 12.9%), Two or More Races (21 and 8.43%), and Hispanic or Latino (20 and 8.03%).

The largest universities in Ardmore, OK by number of degrees awarded are Southern Oklahoma Technology Center (221 and 88.8%) and Paul Mitchell the School-Ardmore (28 and 11.2%).

The most popular majors in Ardmore, OK are General Cosmetology (31 and 12.4%), Medical Assistant (27 and 10.8%), and Medium or Heavy Vehicle & Truck Technology (23 and 9.24%).

The median tuition costs in Ardmore, OK 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

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Ardmore, OK was General Cosmetology with 31 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 221 degrees awarded

  2. 28 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Ardmore, OK institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southern Oklahoma Technology Center with 221 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

138

Degrees Awarded to Men

111

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 138 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Ardmore, OK, which is 1.24 times more than the 111 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

    157 degrees awarded

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native

    32 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    21 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Ardmore, OK were to White students. These 157 degrees mean that there were 4.91 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, American Indian or Alaska Native, with 32 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ardmore, OK was $109,000 in 2017, which is 0.475 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $102,200 to $109,000, a 6.65% increase. The homeownership rate in Ardmore, OK is 69.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Ardmore, OK have an average commute time of 19 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Ardmore, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$109,000

2017 Median

± $4,263

$102,200

2016 Median

± $4,203

In 2017, the median property value in Ardmore, OK grew to to $109,000 from the previous year's value of $102,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Ardmore, OK 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 Ardmore, OK the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$47,754

Median Household Income

± $1,702

18.3k

Number of Households

± 658

In 2017, the median household income of the 18.3k households in Ardmore, OK grew to $47,754 from the previous year's value of $46,913.

The following chart displays the households in Ardmore, OK 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 Ardmore, OK distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Ardmore, OK the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.2%

2017 Homeownership

69.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69.2% of the housing units in Ardmore, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.3%.

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

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Commute Time

19 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ardmore, OK have a shorter commute time (19 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.29% of the workforce in Ardmore, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.6%

  2. Carpooled

    10.3%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.97%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Ardmore, OK was Drove Alone (83.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.3%) and those who Worked At Home (2.97%).

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

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