Palm Springs, FL

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Population

24,455

3.66% growth

Median Age

35.3


Median Household Income

$39,660

14.6% growth

Poverty Rate

17.6%


Number of Employees

12,049

7.13% growth

Median Property Value

$111,500

15.5% growth

About

In 2017, Palm Springs, FL had a population of 24.5k people with a median age of 35.3 and a median household income of $39,660. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Palm Springs, FL grew from 23,592 to 24,455, a 3.66% increase and its median household income grew from $34,621 to $39,660, a 14.6% increase.

The population of Palm Springs, FL is 59.7% Hispanic or Latino, 25.7% White Alone, and 12.5% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Palm Springs, FL speak a non-English language, and 74.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Palm Springs, FL are Fortis Institute (57 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Palm Springs, FL is $111,500, and the homeownership rate is 45.8%. Most people in Palm Springs, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Palm Springs, FL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Palm Springs, FL employs 12k people. The largest industries in Palm Springs, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,826 people), Retail Trade (1,780 people), and Construction (1,767 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($40,714), Wholesale Trade ($39,408), and Public Administration ($38,212).

Median household income in Palm Springs, FL is $39,660. Males in Palm Springs, FL have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,078. The income inequality in Palm Springs, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$39,660

2017 value

± $3,342

14.6%

1 Year Growth

± 8.98%

Households in Palm Springs, FL have a median annual income of $39,660, 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 $34,621 in 2016, which represents a 14.6% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,931

Average Male Salary

± $842

$44,078

Average Female Salary

± $574

In 2017, full-time male employees in Florida made 1.34 times more than female 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

    $54,227 ± $3,227

  2. Alaska Native

    $50,175 ± $47,169

  3. White

    $47,927 ± $556

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Florida workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than Alaska Native workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Palm Springs, FL is from Florida.

0.473

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Florida was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.259% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Florida 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 49.04

  2. Census Tract 46.01

  3. Census Tract 46.02

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Palm Springs, FL was Census Tract 49.04 with a value of $45,563, followed by Census Tract 46.01 and Census Tract 46.02, with respective values of $44,659 and $38,315.

The following map shows all of the places in Palm Springs, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Palm Springs, FL (4.28k out of 24.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 25 - 34 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

    3,225 ± 481

  2. Hispanic

    2,920 ± 458

  3. Black

    584 ± 200

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Palm Springs, FL 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

12k

2017 Value

± 954

7.13%

1 Year growth

± 10.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Palm Springs, FL grew at a rate of 7.13%, from 11.2k employees to 12k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Palm Springs, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,772 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,576 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1,492 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Palm Springs, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Palm Springs, FL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,772 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,576 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1,492 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Palm Springs, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (3.16 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.63 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (2.05 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Palm Springs, FL, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($78,056), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($66,576), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($61,042).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

12k

2017 Value

± 954

7.13%

1 Year growth

± 10.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Palm Springs, FL grew at a rate of 7.13%, from 11.2k employees to 12k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Palm Springs, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,826 people), Retail Trade (1,780 people), and Construction (1,767 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Palm Springs, FL, though some of these residents may live in Palm Springs, FL 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 Palm Springs, FL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,826 people), Retail Trade (1,780 people), and Construction (1,767 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Palm Springs, FL has an unusually high number of Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (2.37 times higher than expected), Construction (2.34 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.48 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Palm Springs, FL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($40,714), Wholesale Trade ($39,408), and Public Administration ($38,212).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $57.1B

  2. $44.9B

  3. $41.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $57.1B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($44.9B) and Gasoline ($41.8B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$457B

2015 Value

$714B

Projected 2045 Value

56.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound Florida trade was $457B. This is expected to increase 56.2% to $714B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $17.7B

  2. $15.1B

  3. $10.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $17.7B, followed by Texas with $15.1B and California and $10.7B.

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

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Health

74.4% of the population of Palm Springs, FL has health coverage, with 31.1% on employee plans, 23.9% on Medicaid, 8.55% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 0.661% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Palm Springs, FL was $8,076 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,688).

Primary care physicians in Palm Springs, FL see 1376 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.218% decrease from the previous year (1379 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1735 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 703 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.9%). Additionally, Liberty County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,376 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Florida see an average of 1,376 patients per year. This represents a 0.218% decrease from the previous year (1,379 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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,076

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,606

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,175

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,229

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Florida (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.05%, from $7,688 to $8,076.

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

25.6%

Uninsured

31.1%

Employer Coverage

23.9%

Medicaid

8.55%

Medicare

10.1%

Non-Group

0.661%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Palm Springs, FL declined by 11.3% from 28.9% to 25.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Palm Springs, FL 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. 16.9% prevalence

  2. 15.8% prevalence

  3. 15.5% prevalence

Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Florida, at 16.9%.

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

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Diversity

Palm Springs, FL is home to a population of 24.5k people, from which 74.6% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Palm Springs, FL residents were born outside of the country (10.6k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Palm Springs, FL is composed of 14.6k Hispanic or Latino residents (59.7%), 6.29k White Alone residents (25.7%), 3.06k Black or African American Alone residents (12.5%), 258 Asian Alone residents (1.05%), 229 Two or More Races residents (0.936%), 18 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0736%), 9 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0368%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Palm Springs, FL are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

27

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.7

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Palm Springs, FL was 35.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 27, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Palm Springs, FL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Palm Springs, FL residents was 33.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    10.6k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Palm Springs, FL residents (10.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Palm Springs, FL was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Cuba

    951,787 ± 23,383 people

  2. Haiti

    321,904 ± 13,819 people

  3. Mexico

    272,262 ± 12,724 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 951,787 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 321,904 and Mexico with 272,262.

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Citizenship

74.6%

2017 Citizenship

75.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 74.6% of Palm Springs, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Palm Springs, FL was 75.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    14.6k ± 1.11k

  2. White Alone

    6.29k ± 699

  3. Black or African American Alone

    3.06k ± 606

In 2017, there were 2.32 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (14.6k people) in Palm Springs, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.29k White Alone and 3.06k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Palm Springs, FL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Palm Springs, FL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Palm Springs, FL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Palm Springs, FL are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    253 ± 133

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    165 ± 105

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    44 ± 41

Palm Springs, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.53 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Palm Springs, FL awarded 57 degrees. The student population of Palm Springs, FL is skewed towards N/A, with N/A male students and N/A female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Palm Springs, FL are Black or African American (20 and 35.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (18 and 31.6%), White (13 and 22.8%), and Two or More Races (3 and 5.26%).

The largest universities in Palm Springs, FL by number of degrees awarded are Fortis Institute (57 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Palm Springs, FL are Medical Assistant (18 and 31.6%), HVAC Maintenance (13 and 22.8%), and Radiographer (12 and 21.1%).

The median tuition costs in Palm Springs, FL 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

Most Common

  1. 8 degrees awarded

  2. 18 degrees awarded

  3. 13 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Palm Springs, FL was Medical Insurance Specialist with 8 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

57 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Palm Springs, FL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Fortis Institute with 57 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

25

Degrees Awarded to Men

32

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 25 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Palm Springs, FL, which is 0.781 times less than the 32 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    20 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    18 degrees awarded

  3. White

    13 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Palm Springs, FL were to Black or African American students. These 20 degrees mean that there were 1.11 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 18 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Palm Springs, FL was $111,500 in 2017, which is 0.512 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $96,500 to $111,500, a 15.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Palm Springs, FL is 45.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Palm Springs, FL have an average commute time of 24.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Palm Springs, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$39,660

Median Household Income

± $3,342

8.48k

Number of Households

± 712

In 2017, the median household income of the 8.48k households in Palm Springs, FL grew to $39,660 from the previous year's value of $34,621.

The following chart displays the households in Palm Springs, FL 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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Housing

Property Value

$111,500

2017 Median

± $11,358

$96,500

2016 Median

± $6,698

In 2017, the median property value in Palm Springs, FL grew to to $111,500 from the previous year's value of $96,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Palm Springs, FL 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 Palm Springs, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

45.8%

2017 Homeownership

47.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 45.8% of the housing units in Palm Springs, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 47.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Palm Springs, FL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Palm Springs, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Palm Springs, FL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

24.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Palm Springs, FL have a shorter commute time (24.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.81% of the workforce in Palm Springs, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79%

  2. Carpooled

    12.3%

  3. Public Transit

    3.62%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Palm Springs, FL was Drove Alone (79%), followed by those who Carpooled (12.3%) and those who Public Transit (3.62%).

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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