Randolph County, NC

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Population

142,827

0.168% growth

Poverty Rate

16.7%


Median Age

41.5


Median Household Income

$43,598

1.37% growth

Number of Employees

64,228

0.0826% growth

Median Property Value

$119,500

0.505% growth

About

In 2017, Randolph County, NC had a population of 143k people with a median age of 41.5 and a median household income of $43,598. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Randolph County, NC grew from 142,588 to 142,827, a 0.168% increase and its median household income grew from $43,010 to $43,598, a 1.37% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Randolph County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.9%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (5.19%), White (Hispanic) (5.15%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.61%). N/A% of the people in Randolph County, NC speak a non-English language, and 95.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Randolph County, NC are Randolph Community College (1,650 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Randolph County, NC is $119,500, and the homeownership rate is 71.5%. Most people in Randolph County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Randolph County, NC is 2 cars per household.

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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 Randolph County, NC employs 64.2k people. The largest industries in Randolph County, NC are Manufacturing (15,518 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (8,469 people), and Retail Trade (7,361 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($72,684), Utilities ($46,500), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($44,702).

Median household income in Randolph County, NC is $43,598. Males in Randolph County, NC have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,729. The income inequality in Randolph County, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,598

2017 value

± $978

1.37%

1 Year Growth

± 3.53%

Households in Randolph County, NC have a median annual income of $43,598, 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 $43,010 in 2016, which represents a 1.37% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,982

Average Male Salary

± $1,136

$44,729

Average Female Salary

± $812

In 2017, full-time male employees in North Carolina made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $59,267 ± $4,472

  2. White

    $49,962 ± $811

  3. Two or More Races

    $36,539 ± $3,942

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Carolina workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.19 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Randolph County, NC is from North Carolina.

0.473

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.39% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in North Carolina 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 315.04

  2. Census Tract 313.06

  3. Census Tract 315.05

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Randolph County, NC was Census Tract 315.04 with a value of $67,644, followed by Census Tract 313.06 and Census Tract 315.05, with respective values of $65,465 and $58,536.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Randolph County, NC (23.5k out of 141k 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 45 - 54 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

    17,266 ± 974

  2. Hispanic

    5,739 ± 596

  3. Other

    2,865 ± 490

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

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

64.2k

2017 Value

± 1,802

0.0826%

1 Year growth

± 3.96%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Randolph County, NC grew at a rate of 0.0826%, from 64.2k employees to 64.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Randolph County, NC, are Production Occupations (10,066 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (8,259 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (6,538 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Randolph County, NC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Randolph County, NC, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (10,066 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (8,259 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (6,538 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Randolph County, NC has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.7 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.68 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.52 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Randolph County, NC, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($60,786), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($57,027), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($55,278).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

64.2k

2017 Value

± 1,802

0.0826%

1 Year growth

± 3.96%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Randolph County, NC grew at a rate of 0.0826%, from 64.2k employees to 64.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Randolph County, NC, are Manufacturing (15,518 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (8,469 people), and Retail Trade (7,361 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Randolph County, NC, though some of these residents may live in Randolph County, NC 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 Randolph County, NC, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (15,518 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (8,469 people), and Retail Trade (7,361 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Randolph County, NC has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (2.39 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.33 times), and Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.3 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Randolph County, NC, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($72,684), Utilities ($46,500), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($44,702).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $54.9B

  2. $41.2B

  3. $40B

In 2015, the top outbound North Carolina product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $54.9B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($41.2B) and Machinery ($40B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$443B

2020 Value

$632B

Projected 2045 Value

42.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound North Carolina trade was $443B. This is expected to increase 42.7% to $632B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $28.4B

  2. $28.1B

  3. $28B

In 2015, the top outbound North Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was South Carolina with $28.4B, followed by Virginia with $28.1B and Georgia and $28B.

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

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Health

85.9% of the population of Randolph County, NC has health coverage, with 41.4% on employee plans, 17.6% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 1.48% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Randolph County, NC was $7,264 in 2014. This is a 3.37% increase from the previous year ($7,027).

Primary care physicians in Randolph County, NC see 2267 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.16% decrease from the previous year (2341 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3415 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1138 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Edgecombe County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.2%). Additionally, Hertford County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,267 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Randolph County, NC see an average of 2,267 patients per year. This represents a 3.16% decrease from the previous year (2,341 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Randolph County, NC 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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$7,264

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,859

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,225

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,260

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in North Carolina (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.37%, from $7,027 to $7,264.

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

14.1%

Uninsured

41.4%

Employer Coverage

17.6%

Medicaid

13.5%

Medicare

11.8%

Non-Group

1.48%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Randolph County, NC declined by 7.14% from 15.2% to 14.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Randolph County, NC 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. 16.1% prevalence

  3. 16% prevalence

Edgecombe County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in North Carolina, at 16.2%.

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

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Diversity

Randolph County, NC is home to a population of 143k people, from which 95.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.4% of Randolph County, NC residents were born outside of the country (9.14k people).

In 2017, there were 13.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (114k people) in Randolph County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.42k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.42k Some Other Race (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Randolph County, NC was 41.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Randolph County, NC are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Randolph County, NC residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.4%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

9.14k people

6.44%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

9.18k people

As of 2017, 6.4% of Randolph County, NC residents (9.14k 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 Randolph County, NC was 6.44%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    242,756 ± 11,950 people

  2. India

    60,392 ± 6,015 people

  3. Honduras

    34,513 ± 4,553 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 242,756 North Carolina residents, followed by India with 60,392 and Honduras with 34,513.

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Citizenship

95.2%

2017 Citizenship

95%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.2% of Randolph County, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Randolph County, NC was 95%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Randolph County, NC

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    114k ± 208

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    8.42k ± 335

  3. Some Other Race (Hispanic)

    7.42k ± 941

In 2017, there were 13.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (114k people) in Randolph County, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.42k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.42k Some Other Race (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Randolph County, NC as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,719 ± 354

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,246 ± 257

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    872 ± 183

Randolph County, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.98 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Randolph County, NC awarded 1,650 degrees. The student population of Randolph County, NC is skewed towards women, with 1,027 male students and 1,720 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Randolph County, NC are White (1,118 and 69.1%), followed by Unknown (260 and 16.1%), Hispanic or Latino (140 and 8.65%), and Black or African American (76 and 4.69%).

The largest universities in Randolph County, NC by number of degrees awarded are Randolph Community College (1,650 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Randolph County, NC are Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (596 and 36.1%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (196 and 11.9%), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (140 and 8.48%).

The median tuition costs in Randolph County, NC 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 Associates Degree recipients in Randolph County, NC was Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities with 596 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Randolph County, NC according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

1,650 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Randolph County, NC institution with the largest number of graduating students was Randolph Community College with 1,650 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

580

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,070

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 580 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Randolph County, NC, which is 0.542 times less than the 1,070 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

    1,118 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    260 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    140 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Randolph County, NC were to White students. These 1,118 degrees mean that there were 4.3 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 260 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Randolph County, NC was $119,500 in 2017, which is 0.52 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $118,900 to $119,500, a 0.505% increase. The homeownership rate in Randolph County, NC is 71.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Randolph County, NC have an average commute time of 23.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Randolph County, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$119,500

2017 Median

± $2,664

$118,900

2016 Median

± $2,953

In 2017, the median property value in Randolph County, NC grew to to $119,500 from the previous year's value of $118,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Randolph County, NC 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 Randolph County, NC the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k 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.

$43,598

Median Household Income

± $978

55.7k

Number of Households

± 1,526

In 2017, the median household income of the 55.7k households in Randolph County, NC grew to $43,598 from the previous year's value of $43,010.

The following chart displays the households in Randolph County, NC 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 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Randolph County, NC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Randolph County, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

71.5%

2017 Homeownership

72.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 71.5% of the housing units in Randolph County, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.4%.

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

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Commute Time

23.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Randolph County, NC have a shorter commute time (23.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.79% of the workforce in Randolph County, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    86.2%

  2. Carpooled

    9.02%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.53%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Randolph County, NC was Drove Alone (86.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.02%) and those who Worked At Home (2.53%).

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

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