Comanche County, KS

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Population
1,780
2.24% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
Median Age
47.5

Poverty Rate
6.21%

Median Household Income
$56,912
10.4% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$78,800
7.65% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
958
3.79% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Comanche County, KS had a population of 1.78k people with a median age of 47.5 and a median household income of $56,912. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Comanche County, KS grew from 1,741 to 1,780, a 2.24% increase and its median household income grew from $51,563 to $56,912, a 10.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Comanche County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.7%), White (Hispanic) (6.01%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.4%), Other (Hispanic) (0.899%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0%). NaNk% of the people in Comanche County, KS speak a non-English language, and 97.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Comanche County, KS is $78,800, and the homeownership rate is 80.6%. Most people in Comanche County, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 12.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Comanche County, KS is 3 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Kansas (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Kansas 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 Comanche County, KS went to Donald J. Trump with 82.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (11.8%), followed by Other (5.77%). The most partisan county was Wallace County, KS with 90.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing the state of Kansas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kansas is currently represented by 4 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 Comanche County, KS
82.5% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Kansas
  1. 90.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 87.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 84.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Kansas was Wallace County, KS with 90.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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

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US Senators from Kansas

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Jerry Moran
Senator from Kansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Roger Marshall
Senator from Kansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing Kansas.

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

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

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US Representatives from Kansas

Kansas is currently represented by 4 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 Kansas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Comanche County, KS is home to a population of 1.78k people, from which 97.1% are citizens. As of 2018, 3.09% of Comanche County, KS residents were born outside of the country (55 people).

In 2018, there were 15.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.63k people) in Comanche County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 107 White (Hispanic) and 25 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Comanche County, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.63k ± 135
  2. White (Hispanic)
    107 ± 87
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    25 ± 30.7
6.91%
Hispanic Population
123 people

In 2018, there were 15.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.63k people) in Comanche County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 107 White (Hispanic) and 25 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.91% of the people in Comanche County, KS are hispanic (123 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.09%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
55 people
4.31%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
75 people

As of 2018, 3.09% of Comanche County, KS residents (55 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 Comanche County, KS was 4.31%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

50
Median Native-Born Age
± 5.7
37
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 8.8

In 2018, the median age of all people in Comanche County, KS was 47.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 50, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Comanche County, KS are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all Comanche County, KS residents was 50.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    85,360 ± 7,067 people
  2. India
    11,676 ± 2,648 people
  3. Vietnam
    10,096 ± 2,463 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas was Mexico, the natal country of 85,360 Kansas residents, followed by India with 11,676 and Vietnam with 10,096.

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Citizenship

97.1%
2018 Citizenship
95.7%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 97.1% of Comanche County, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Comanche County, KS was 95.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    36 ± 24
  2. Korea
    25 ± 17
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    5 ± 16

Comanche County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.44 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Comanche County, KS is $56,912. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Comanche County, KS was Census Tract 9676 with a value of $56,912, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in Kansas have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,397. The income inequality in Kansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Comanche County, KS employs 958 people. The largest industries in Comanche County, KS are Health Care & Social Assistance (150 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (142 people), and Retail Trade (99 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($69,792), Utilities ($57,125), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,167).

Wages

Median Household Income

$56,912
2018 value
± $4,100
10.4%
1 Year Growth
± 22.3%

Households in Comanche County, KS have a median annual income of $56,912, 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 $51,563 in 2017, which represents a 10.4% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,808
Average Male Salary in Kansas
± $1,876
$43,397
Average Female Salary in Kansas
± $1,361

In 2017, full-time male employees in Kansas made 1.4 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Kansas 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 Kansas
  1. Asian
    $49,738 ± $7,478
  2. White
    $46,915 ± $1,173
  3. American Indian
    $42,999 ± $12,605

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kansas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Kansas.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Comanche County, KS is from Kansas.
0.46
2017 Wage GINI in Kansas
0.462
2016 Wage GINI in Kansas

In 2017, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.417% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kansas was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kansas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Kansas 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 9676
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Comanche County, KS was Census Tract 9676 with a value of $56,912, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.21% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Comanche County, KS (105 out of 1.69k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 25 - 34.

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
    105 ± 51
  2. Hispanic
    9 ± 48
  3. Black
    0 ± 51

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Comanche County, KS is White, followed by Hispanic 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

958
2018 Value
± 125
3.79%
1 Year growth
± 18%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Comanche County, KS grew at a rate of 3.79%, from 923 employees to 958 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Comanche County, KS, are Management Occupations (118 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (99 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (93 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Comanche County, KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Comanche County, KS, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (118 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (99 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (93 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Comanche County, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (8.69 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.74 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.67 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Comanche County, KS, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($67,500), Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations ($62,857), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($53,295).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

958
2018 Value
± 125
3.79%
1 Year growth
± 18%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Comanche County, KS grew at a rate of 3.79%, from 923 employees to 958 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Comanche County, KS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (150 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (142 people), and Retail Trade (99 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Comanche County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Comanche County, KS 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 Comanche County, KS, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (150 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (142 people), and Retail Trade (99 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Comanche County, KS has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (12.3 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.79 times), and Utilities (2.19 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Comanche County, KS, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($69,792), Utilities ($57,125), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,167).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $27.8B
  2. $24.1B
  3. $22B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $27.8B, followed by Cereal grains ($24.1B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($22B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$245B
2015 Value in Kansas
$357B
Projected 2045 Value in Kansas
46.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Kansas trade was $245B. This is expected to increase 46.1% to $357B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kansas 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 Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $25.9B
  2. $18.4B
  3. $17.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $25.9B, followed by Texas with $18.4B and Nebraska and $17.7B.

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

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Comanche County, KS was $78,800 in 2018, which is 0.343 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $73,200 to $78,800, a 7.65% increase. The homeownership rate in Comanche County, KS is 80.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Comanche County, KS have an average commute time of 12.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Comanche County, KS is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$78,800
2018 Median
± $8,560
$73,200
2017 Median
± $8,047

In 2018, the median property value in Comanche County, KS grew to to $78,800 from the previous year's value of $73,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Comanche County, KS 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 Comanche County, KS the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$56,912
Median Household Income
± $4,100
744
Number of Households
± 94

In 2018, the median household income of the 744 households in Comanche County, KS grew to $56,912 from the previous year's value of $51,563.

The following chart displays the households in Comanche County, KS 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

< $800
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

80.6%
2018 Homeownership
81.7%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 80.6% of the housing units in Comanche County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 81.7%.

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

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Commute Time

12.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Comanche County, KS have a shorter commute time (12.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 2.13% of the workforce in Comanche County, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    83.7%
  2. Worked At Home
    6.7%
  3. Carpooled
    5.13%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Comanche County, KS was Drove Alone (83.7%), followed by those who Worked At Home (6.7%) and those who Carpooled (5.13%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

3 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

90.7% of the population of Comanche County, KS has health coverage, with 48.2% on employee plans, 5.09% on Medicaid, 19.4% on Medicare, 17.4% on non-group plans, and 0.644% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Kansas was $7,651 in 2014. This is a 2.99% increase from the previous year ($7,429).

Primary care physicians in Comanche County, KS see 922 patients per year on average, which represents a 52.8% decrease from the previous year (1954 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 0 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 0 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Morris County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

922 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Comanche County, KS

Primary care physicians in Comanche County, KS see an average of 922 patients per year. This represents a 52.8% decrease from the previous year (1,954 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Comanche County, KS 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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$7,651
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Kansas
$4,855
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$6,736
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,126
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kansas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.99%, from $7,429 to $7,651.

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

9.25%
Uninsured
48.2%
Employer Coverage
5.09%
Medicaid
19.4%
Medicare
17.4%
Non-Group
0.644%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Comanche County, KS declined by 26.4% from 12.6% to 9.25%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Comanche County, KS 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. 14.2% prevalence
  3. 14% prevalence

Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kansas, at 14.5%.

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

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