Fargo City PUMA, ND

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Population

170,620

2.26% growth

Median Age

32.2


Median Household Income

$58,026

5.64% growth

Poverty Rate

11.2%


Number of Employees

97,293

3.6% growth

Median Property Value

$198,100

7.78% growth

About

In 2017, Fargo City PUMA, ND had a population of 171k people with a median age of 32.2 and a median household income of $58,026. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Fargo City PUMA, ND grew from 166,852 to 170,620, a 2.26% increase and its median household income grew from $54,926 to $58,026, a 5.64% increase.

The population of Fargo City PUMA, ND is 87.1% White Alone, 4.26% Black or African American Alone, and 2.87% Asian Alone. 7.67% of the people in Fargo City PUMA, ND speak a non-English language, and 96% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Fargo City PUMA, ND are North Dakota State University-Main Campus (3,067 degrees awarded in 2016), Rasmussen College-North Dakota (110 degrees), and The Salon Professional Academy-Fargo (64 degrees).

The median property value in Fargo City PUMA, ND is $198,100, and the homeownership rate is 52.2%. Most people in Fargo City PUMA, ND commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Fargo City PUMA, ND is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Fargo City PUMA, ND employs 97.3k people. The largest industries in Fargo City PUMA, ND are Construction (6,996 people), Hospitals (6,686 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (6,517 people), and the highest paying industries are Nondepository credit & related activities ($143,532), Air transportation ($108,991), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($104,399).

Median household income in Fargo City PUMA, ND is $58,026. Males in Fargo City PUMA, ND have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,478. The income inequality in Fargo City PUMA, ND (measured using the Gini index) is 0.436, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$58,026

2017 value

± $2,291

5.64%

1 Year Growth

± 4.87%

Households in Fargo City PUMA, ND have a median annual income of $58,026, 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 $54,926 in 2016, which represents a 5.64% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$59,584

Average Male Salary

± $7,038

$42,478

Average Female Salary

± $3,706

In 2017, full-time male employees in Fargo City PUMA, ND made 1.4 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $45,194 ± $4,003

  2. Asian

    $36,893 ± $20,594

  3. Two or More Races

    $34,637 ± $15,965

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Fargo City PUMA, ND workers was White. These workers were paid 1.22 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.436

2017 Wage GINI

0.451

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Fargo City PUMA, ND was 0.436 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3.3% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

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

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Fargo City PUMA, ND was Minot City PUMA, ND with a value of $65,899, followed by Bismarck City PUMA, ND and Fargo City PUMA, ND, with respective values of $64,929 and $64,704.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fargo City PUMA, ND (18.6k out of 166k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    13,174 ± 952

  2. Black

    2,486 ± 419

  3. Asian

    1,140 ± 266

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Fargo City PUMA, ND is White, followed by Black and Asian.

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

97.3k

2017 Value

3.6%

1 Year growth

± 3.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fargo City PUMA, ND grew at a rate of 3.6%, from 93.9k employees to 97.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fargo City PUMA, ND, are Retail salespersons (2,388 people), Accountants & auditors (2,327 people), and Registered nurses (2,239 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fargo City PUMA, ND.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Fargo City PUMA, ND, by number of employees, are Retail salespersons (2,388 people), Accountants & auditors (2,327 people), and Registered nurses (2,239 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Fargo City PUMA, ND has an unusually high number of residents working as Agricultural & food scientists (10.9 times higher than expected), Parts salespersons (4.58 times), and Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians (4.22 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Fargo City PUMA, ND, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($309,044), Chief executives & legislators ($186,013), and Personal financial advisors ($146,976).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

97.3k

2017 Value

3.6%

1 Year growth

± 3.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fargo City PUMA, ND grew at a rate of 3.6%, from 93.9k employees to 97.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fargo City PUMA, ND, are Construction (6,996 people), Hospitals (6,686 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (6,517 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fargo City PUMA, ND, though some of these residents may live in Fargo City PUMA, ND 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 Fargo City PUMA, ND, by number of employees, are Construction (6,996 people), Hospitals (6,686 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (6,517 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Fargo City PUMA, ND has an unusually high number of Agricultural implement manufacturing (23.5 times higher than expected), Construction, & mining & oil & gas field machinery manufacturing (7.63 times), and Sugar & confectionery products (6.25 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Fargo City PUMA, ND, by average salary, are Nondepository credit & related activities ($143,532), Air transportation ($108,991), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($104,399).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $46.1B

  2. $11.4B

  3. $10.7B

In 2015, the top outbound North Dakota product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $46.1B, followed by Cereal grains ($11.4B) and Other ag prods. ($10.7B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$115B

2015 Value

$123B

Projected 2045 Value

6.79% growth

In 2015, total outbound North Dakota trade was $115B. This is expected to increase 6.79% to $123B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $12.8B

  2. $11.4B

  3. $8.57B

In 2015, the top outbound North Dakota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Minnesota with $12.8B, followed by Texas with $11.4B and Illinois and $8.57B.

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

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Health

92.3% of the population of Fargo City PUMA, ND has health coverage, with 61.6% on employee plans, 8.19% on Medicaid, 7.19% on Medicare, 13.7% on non-group plans, and 1.6% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Fargo City PUMA, ND was $9,851 in 2014. This is a 4.97% increase from the previous year ($9,385).

Primary care physicians in Fargo City PUMA, ND see 1333 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.22% increase from the previous year (1279 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1553 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 606 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Rolette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Rolette County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,333 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in North Dakota see an average of 1,333 patients per year. This represents a 4.22% increase from the previous year (1,279 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,851

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,410

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,413

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,461

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in North Dakota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.97%, from $9,385 to $9,851.

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

7.65%

Uninsured

61.6%

Employer Coverage

8.19%

Medicaid

7.19%

Medicare

13.7%

Non-Group

1.6%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fargo City PUMA, ND stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 7.65%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Fargo City PUMA, ND 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. 13% prevalence

  3. 12.7% prevalence

Rolette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in North Dakota, at 14.5%.

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

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Diversity

Fargo City PUMA, ND is home to a population of 171k people, from which 96% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Fargo City PUMA, ND residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Fargo City PUMA, ND is composed of 149k White Alone residents (87.1%), 7.27k Black or African American Alone residents (4.26%), 4.9k Asian Alone residents (2.87%), 4.19k Hispanic or Latino residents (2.46%), 3.9k Two or More Races residents (2.28%), 1.64k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.961%), 123 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0721%), and 57 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0334%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Fargo City PUMA, ND are Spanish (1,972 speakers), Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages (1,237 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (964 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Fargo City PUMA, ND was 32.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Fargo City PUMA, ND are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Fargo City PUMA, ND residents was 32.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

6.44%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

10.7k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Fargo City PUMA, ND residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Fargo City PUMA, ND was 6.44%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Liberia

    972 ± 763 people

  2. Bosnia and Herzegovina

    911 ± 739 people

  3. Philippines

    840 ± 710 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Fargo City PUMA, ND was Liberia, the natal country of 972 Fargo City PUMA, ND residents, followed by Bosnia and Herzegovina with 911 and Philippines with 840.

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Citizenship

96%

2017 Citizenship

96%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96% of Fargo City PUMA, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Fargo City PUMA, ND was 96%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    149k ± 111

  2. Black or African American Alone

    7.27k ± 399

  3. Asian Alone

    4.9k ± 414

In 2017, there were 20.4 times more White Alone residents (149k people) in Fargo City PUMA, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.27k Black or African American Alone and 4.9k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Fargo City PUMA, ND as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    1,972 speakers (1.24%)

  2. Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages

    1,237 speakers (0.78%)

  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    964 speakers (0.608%)

7.67% of Fargo City PUMA, ND citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Fargo City PUMA, ND was Spanish. 1.24% of the overall population of Fargo City PUMA, ND are native Spanish speakers. 0.78% speak Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages and 0.608% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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Education

In 2016, universities in Fargo City PUMA, ND awarded 3,369 degrees. The student population of Fargo City PUMA, ND is skewed towards men, with 7,885 male students and 7,316 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Fargo City PUMA, ND are White (2,806 and 89.4%), followed by Unknown (91 and 2.9%), Black or African American (71 and 2.26%), and Hispanic or Latino (59 and 1.88%).

The largest universities in Fargo City PUMA, ND by number of degrees awarded are North Dakota State University-Main Campus (3,067 and 91%), Rasmussen College-North Dakota (110 and 3.27%), and The Salon Professional Academy-Fargo (64 and 1.9%).

The most popular majors in Fargo City PUMA, ND are Registered Nursing (162 and 4.81%), General Human Development & Family Studies (149 and 4.42%), and Mechanical Engineering (110 and 3.27%).

The median tuition costs in Fargo City PUMA, ND are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $6,924 and $18,488 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 159 degrees awarded

  2. 133 degrees awarded

  3. 99 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Fargo City PUMA, ND was Registered Nursing with 159 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Fargo City PUMA, ND according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 3,067 degrees awarded

  2. 110 degrees awarded

  3. 64 degrees awarded

$6,924

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Fargo City PUMA, ND institution with the largest number of graduating students was North Dakota State University-Main Campus with 3,067 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,632

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,737

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,632 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Fargo City PUMA, ND, which is 0.94 times less than the 1,737 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

    2,806 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    91 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    71 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Fargo City PUMA, ND were to White students. These 2,806 degrees mean that there were 30.8 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 91 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fargo City PUMA, ND was $198,100 in 2017, which is 0.91 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $183,800 to $198,100, a 7.78% increase. The homeownership rate in Fargo City PUMA, ND is 52.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Fargo City PUMA, ND have an average commute time of 15.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Fargo City PUMA, ND is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$58,026

Median Household Income

± $2,291

73k

Number of Households

± 2,147

In 2017, the median household income of the 73k households in Fargo City PUMA, ND grew to $58,026 from the previous year's value of $54,926.

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Housing

Property Value

$198,100

2017 Median

± $3,617

$183,800

2016 Median

± $3,149

In 2017, the median property value in Fargo City PUMA, ND grew to to $198,100 from the previous year's value of $183,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Fargo City PUMA, ND 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 Fargo City PUMA, ND the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Fargo City PUMA, ND distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Fargo City PUMA, ND the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

52.2%

2017 Homeownership

51.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 52.2% of the housing units in Fargo City PUMA, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 51.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Fargo City PUMA, ND 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 Fargo City PUMA, ND distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Fargo City PUMA, ND have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

15.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fargo City PUMA, ND have a shorter commute time (15.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.776% of the workforce in Fargo City PUMA, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83%

  2. Carpooled

    8.54%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.32%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Fargo City PUMA, ND was Drove Alone (83%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.54%) and those who Worked At Home (3.32%).

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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