Sandersville, GA

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Population

5,671

1.82% decline

Poverty Rate

36.5%


Median Age

42.6


Median Household Income

$30,449

2.51% growth

Number of Employees

2,309

2.24% decline

Median Property Value

$86,800

4.2% growth

About

In 2017, Sandersville, GA had a population of 5.67k people with a median age of 42.6 and a median household income of $30,449. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Sandersville, GA declined from 5,776 to 5,671, a -1.82% decrease and its median household income grew from $29,703 to $30,449, a 2.51% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sandersville, GA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (61.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (36.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.529%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (0.388%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (0.265%). N/A% of the people in Sandersville, GA speak a non-English language, and 99.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sandersville, GA are Oconee Fall Line Technical College (811 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Sandersville, GA is $86,800, and the homeownership rate is 64.7%. Most people in Sandersville, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15 minutes. The average car ownership in Sandersville, GA 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 Sandersville, GA employs 2.31k people. The largest industries in Sandersville, GA are Health Care & Social Assistance (384 people), Manufacturing (348 people), and Retail Trade (318 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($137,868), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($102,583), and Finance & Insurance ($102,583).

Median household income in Sandersville, GA is $30,449. Males in Sandersville, GA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,261. The income inequality in Sandersville, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$30,449

2017 value

± $7,186

2.51%

1 Year Growth

± 32.2%

Households in Sandersville, GA have a median annual income of $30,449, 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 $29,703 in 2016, which represents a 2.51% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,744

Average Male Salary

± $1,190

$46,261

Average Female Salary

± $830

In 2017, full-time male employees in Georgia made 1.36 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Georgia 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

    $58,486 ± $3,787

  2. White

    $53,819 ± $950

  3. Two or More Races

    $43,415 ± $4,855

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Georgia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 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 Georgia by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sandersville, GA is from Georgia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.233% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Georgia 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 9503

  2. Census Tract 9507

  3. Census Tract 9504

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sandersville, GA was Census Tract 9503 with a value of $41,151, followed by Census Tract 9507 and Census Tract 9504, with respective values of $35,445 and $34,503.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

36.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sandersville, GA (1.98k out of 5.41k 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 Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

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. Black

    1,799 ± 298

  2. White

    162 ± 103

  3. Two Or More

    14 ± 93

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

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

2.31k

2017 Value

± 346

-2.24%

1 Year decline

± 20.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sandersville, GA declined at a rate of -2.24%, from 2.36k employees to 2.31k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sandersville, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (306 people), Sales & Related Occupations (282 people), and Production Occupations (203 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sandersville, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Sandersville, GA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (306 people), Sales & Related Occupations (282 people), and Production Occupations (203 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Sandersville, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.05 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.98 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (1.97 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Sandersville, GA, by median earnings, are Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($91,638), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($90,172), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($71,118).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.31k

2017 Value

± 346

-2.24%

1 Year decline

± 20.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sandersville, GA declined at a rate of -2.24%, from 2.36k employees to 2.31k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sandersville, GA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (384 people), Manufacturing (348 people), and Retail Trade (318 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sandersville, GA, though some of these residents may live in Sandersville, GA 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 Sandersville, GA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (384 people), Manufacturing (348 people), and Retail Trade (318 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Sandersville, GA has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.32 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (1.78 times), and Public Administration (1.64 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Sandersville, GA, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($137,868), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($102,583), and Finance & Insurance ($102,583).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $51.8B

  2. $36.9B

  3. $35.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $51.8B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($36.9B) and Electronics ($35.7B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$465B

2020 Value

$628B

Projected 2045 Value

35.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Georgia trade was $465B. This is expected to increase 35.1% to $628B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $42.1B

  2. $27.8B

  3. $22.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $42.1B, followed by South Carolina with $27.8B and North Carolina and $22.2B.

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

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Health

87.7% of the population of Sandersville, GA has health coverage, with 37.8% on employee plans, 24.8% on Medicaid, 10.5% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 1.35% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Sandersville, GA was $6,587 in 2014. This is a 5.41% increase from the previous year ($6,249).

Primary care physicians in Sandersville, GA see 1388 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.6% increase from the previous year (1290 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4091 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 5114 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.2%). Additionally, Rockdale County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,388 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Washington County, GA see an average of 1,388 patients per year. This represents a 7.6% increase from the previous year (1,290 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Washington County, GA 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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$6,587

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,406

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,199

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 Georgia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.41%, from $6,249 to $6,587.

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

12.3%

Uninsured

37.8%

Employer Coverage

24.8%

Medicaid

10.5%

Medicare

13.2%

Non-Group

1.35%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sandersville, GA declined by 7.8% from 13.4% to 12.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Sandersville, GA 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. 18.2% prevalence

  2. 17.3% prevalence

  3. 16.9% prevalence

Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Georgia, at 18.2%.

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Diversity

Sandersville, GA is home to a population of 5.67k people, from which 99.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.476% of Sandersville, GA residents were born outside of the country (27 people).

In 2017, there were 1.68 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.51k people) in Sandersville, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.09k White (Non-Hispanic) and 30 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.3

57

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 32.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Sandersville, GA was 42.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 57. But people in Sandersville, GA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Sandersville, GA residents was 42.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.476%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

27 people

0.744%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

43 people

As of 2017, 0.476% of Sandersville, GA residents (27 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 Sandersville, GA was 0.744%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    264,376 ± 12,459 people

  2. India

    85,239 ± 7,138 people

  3. Korea

    45,011 ± 5,197 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 264,376 Georgia residents, followed by India with 85,239 and Korea with 45,011.

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Citizenship

99.9%

2017 Citizenship

99.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.9% of Sandersville, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Sandersville, GA was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sandersville, GA

  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    3.51k ± 267

  2. White (Non-Hispanic)

    2.09k ± 258

  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    30 ± 47

In 2017, there were 1.68 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.51k people) in Sandersville, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.09k White (Non-Hispanic) and 30 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    118 ± 66

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    47 ± 38

  3. Korea

    19 ± 28

Sandersville, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.51 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Sandersville, GA awarded 811 degrees. The student population of Sandersville, GA is skewed towards women, with 518 male students and 934 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sandersville, GA are White (437 and 54%), followed by Black or African American (340 and 42%), Hispanic or Latino (14 and 1.73%), and Two or More Races (10 and 1.23%).

The largest universities in Sandersville, GA by number of degrees awarded are Oconee Fall Line Technical College (811 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Sandersville, GA are Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (102 and 12.6%), Welding Technology (100 and 12.3%), and Data Processing & Data Processing Technology (60 and 7.4%).

The median tuition costs in Sandersville, GA 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. 102 degrees awarded

  2. 81 degrees awarded

  3. 56 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Sandersville, GA was Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor with 102 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Sandersville, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

811 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Sandersville, GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Oconee Fall Line Technical College with 811 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

366

Degrees Awarded to Men

445

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 366 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Sandersville, GA, which is 0.822 times less than the 445 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

    437 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    340 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    14 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Sandersville, GA were to White students. These 437 degrees mean that there were 1.29 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 340 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sandersville, GA was $86,800 in 2017, which is 0.378 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $83,300 to $86,800, a 4.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Sandersville, GA is 64.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Sandersville, GA have an average commute time of 15 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Sandersville, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$86,800

2017 Median

± $8,654

$83,300

2016 Median

± $7,721

In 2017, the median property value in Sandersville, GA grew to to $86,800 from the previous year's value of $83,300.

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

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Household Income

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$30,449

Median Household Income

± $7,186

2.25k

Number of Households

± 320

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.25k households in Sandersville, GA grew to $30,449 from the previous year's value of $29,703.

The following chart displays the households in Sandersville, GA 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 $10k - $15k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

64.7%

2017 Homeownership

63%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 64.7% of the housing units in Sandersville, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63%.

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

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Commute Time

15 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sandersville, GA have a shorter commute time (15 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.364% of the workforce in Sandersville, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.3%

  2. Carpooled

    10.3%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.05%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Sandersville, GA was Drove Alone (81.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.3%) and those who Worked At Home (2.05%).

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 Sandersville, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sandersville, GA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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