Fond du Lac, WI

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Population

102,082

0.112% growth

Poverty Rate

8.49%


Median Age

41.2


Median Household Income

$57,798

2.52% growth

Number of Employees

53,195

1.26% growth

Median Property Value

$149,400

1.63% growth

About

In 2017, Fond du Lac, WI had a population of 102k people with a median age of 41.2 and a median household income of $57,798. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Fond du Lac, WI grew from 101,968 to 102,082, a 0.112% increase and its median household income grew from $56,376 to $57,798, a 2.52% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fond du Lac, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.3%), White (Hispanic) (2.79%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.88%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.55%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.39%). N/A% of the people in Fond du Lac, WI speak a non-English language, and 97.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Fond du Lac, WI are Moraine Park Technical College (1,386 degrees awarded in 2017), Marian University (239080) (628 degrees), and Ripon College (226 degrees).

The median property value in Fond du Lac, WI is $149,400, and the homeownership rate is 71.2%. Most people in Fond du Lac, WI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Fond du Lac, WI is 2 cars per household.

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 Fond du Lac, WI employs 53.2k people. The largest industries in Fond du Lac, WI are Manufacturing (12,552 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (7,055 people), and Retail Trade (5,586 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($62,222), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($50,750), and Construction ($50,299).

Median household income in Fond du Lac, WI is $57,798. Males in Fond du Lac, WI have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,291. The income inequality in Fond du Lac, WI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.453, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$57,798

2017 value

± $1,461

2.52%

1 Year Growth

± 3.36%

Households in Fond du Lac, WI have a median annual income of $57,798, 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 $56,376 in 2016, which represents a 2.52% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,348

Average Male Salary

± $1,322

$46,291

Average Female Salary

± $998

In 2017, full-time male employees in Wisconsin made 1.33 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

    $51,905 ± $6,236

  2. White

    $46,737 ± $788

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $43,959 ± $36,574

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Wisconsin workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Fond du Lac, WI is from Wisconsin.

0.453

2017 Wage GINI

0.452

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Wisconsin was 0.453 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.212% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Fond du Lac, WI was Waukesha County, WI with a value of $86,968, followed by St. Croix County, WI and Ozaukee County, WI, with respective values of $81,453 and $81,104.

The following map shows all of the counties in Fond du Lac, WI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.49% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fond du Lac, WI (8.39k out of 98.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

    7,046 ± 537

  2. Hispanic

    965 ± 245

  3. Two Or More

    564 ± 184

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Fond du Lac, WI is White, followed by Hispanic 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

53.2k

2017 Value

± 1,302

1.26%

1 Year growth

± 3.36%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fond du Lac, WI grew at a rate of 1.26%, from 52.5k employees to 53.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fond du Lac, WI, are Production Occupations (7,277 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,610 people), and Management Occupations (4,996 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fond du Lac, WI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Fond du Lac, WI, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (7,277 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,610 people), and Management Occupations (4,996 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Fond du Lac, WI has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.47 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.36 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.71 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Fond du Lac, WI, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($65,863), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($61,250), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($60,296).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

53.2k

2017 Value

± 1,302

1.26%

1 Year growth

± 3.36%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fond du Lac, WI grew at a rate of 1.26%, from 52.5k employees to 53.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fond du Lac, WI, are Manufacturing (12,552 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (7,055 people), and Retail Trade (5,586 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fond du Lac, WI, though some of these residents may live in Fond du Lac, WI 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 Fond du Lac, WI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (12,552 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (7,055 people), and Retail Trade (5,586 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Fond du Lac, WI has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.98 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.33 times), and Construction (1.12 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Fond du Lac, WI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($62,222), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($50,750), and Construction ($50,299).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $41.9B

  2. $30.3B

  3. $29.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Wisconsin product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $41.9B, followed by Machinery ($30.3B) and Mixed freight ($29.6B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$356B

2020 Value

$493B

Projected 2045 Value

38.5% growth

In 2020, total outbound Wisconsin trade was $356B. This is expected to increase 38.5% to $493B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $31.3B

  2. $29.3B

  3. $11.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Wisconsin domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $31.3B, followed by Minnesota with $29.3B and Michigan and $11.1B.

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

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Health

95.3% of the population of Fond du Lac, WI has health coverage, with 58.2% on employee plans, 11.3% on Medicaid, 13.7% on Medicare, 11.1% on non-group plans, and 1% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the msa of Fond du Lac, WI was $8,702 in 2014. This is a 6.26% increase from the previous year ($8,189).

Primary care physicians in Fond du Lac, WI see 1247 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.565% increase from the previous year (1240 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1516 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 560 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Adams County and Menominee County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.1%). Additionally, Menominee County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,247 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Wisconsin see an average of 1,247 patients per year. This represents a 0.565% increase from the previous year (1,240 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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$8,702

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,159

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,057

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,608

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Wisconsin (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.26%, from $8,189 to $8,702.

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

4.7%

Uninsured

58.2%

Employer Coverage

11.3%

Medicaid

13.7%

Medicare

11.1%

Non-Group

1%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fond du Lac, WI declined by 18.6% from 5.78% to 4.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Fond du Lac, WI 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. 13.1% prevalence

  2. 13.1% prevalence

  3. 12.4% prevalence

Adams County and Menominee County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Wisconsin, at 13.1%.

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Diversity

Fond du Lac, WI is home to a population of 102k people, from which 97.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.75% of Fond du Lac, WI residents were born outside of the country (3.82k people).

In 2017, there were 32.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (92.2k people) in Fond du Lac, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.85k White (Hispanic) and 1.92k Some Other Race (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

36

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Fond du Lac, WI was 41.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Fond du Lac, WI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Fond du Lac, WI residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.75%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.82k people

3.55%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

3.62k people

As of 2017, 3.75% of Fond du Lac, WI residents (3.82k 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 Fond du Lac, WI was 3.55%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    89,715 ± 7,296 people

  2. India

    23,224 ± 3,734 people

  3. Laos

    17,104 ± 3,206 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wisconsin was Mexico, the natal country of 89,715 Wisconsin residents, followed by India with 23,224 and Laos with 17,104.

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Citizenship

97.3%

2017 Citizenship

97.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.3% of Fond du Lac, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Fond du Lac, WI was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Fond du Lac, WI

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    92.2k ± 43

  2. White (Hispanic)

    2.85k ± 505

  3. Some Other Race (Hispanic)

    1.92k ± 511

In 2017, there were 32.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (92.2k people) in Fond du Lac, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.85k White (Hispanic) and 1.92k Some Other Race (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Fond du Lac, WI as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,273 ± 174

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    745 ± 139

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    663 ± 171

Fond du Lac, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Fond du Lac, WI awarded 2,240 degrees. The student population of Fond du Lac, WI is skewed towards women, with 2,793 male students and 4,841 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Fond du Lac, WI are White (1,935 and 87.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (108 and 4.88%), Black or African American (93 and 4.2%), and Two or More Races (28 and 1.27%).

The largest universities in Fond du Lac, WI by number of degrees awarded are Moraine Park Technical College (1,386 and 61.9%), Marian University (239080) (628 and 28%), and Ripon College (226 and 10.1%).

The most popular majors in Fond du Lac, WI are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (448 and 20%), Registered Nursing (216 and 9.64%), and Educational & Instructional Technology (92 and 4.11%).

The median tuition costs in Fond du Lac, WI are $34,243 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. 122 degrees awarded

  2. 48 degrees awarded

  3. 45 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Fond du Lac, WI was Registered Nursing with 122 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Fond du Lac, WI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,386 degrees awarded

  2. 628 degrees awarded

  3. 226 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$34,243

Median Private

In 2017, the Fond du Lac, WI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Moraine Park Technical College with 1,386 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

784

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,456

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 784 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Fond du Lac, WI, which is 0.538 times less than the 1,456 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Fond du Lac, WI by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,935 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    108 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    93 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Fond du Lac, WI were to White students. These 1,935 degrees mean that there were 17.9 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 108 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fond du Lac, WI was $149,400 in 2017, which is 0.65 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $147,000 to $149,400, a 1.63% increase. The homeownership rate in Fond du Lac, WI is 71.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Fond du Lac, WI have an average commute time of 19.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Fond du Lac, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$149,400

2017 Median

± $2,500

$147,000

2016 Median

± $2,219

In 2017, the median property value in Fond du Lac, WI grew to to $149,400 from the previous year's value of $147,000.

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

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Household Income

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$57,798

Median Household Income

± $1,461

41.4k

Number of Households

± 1,132

In 2017, the median household income of the 41.4k households in Fond du Lac, WI grew to $57,798 from the previous year's value of $56,376.

The following chart displays the households in Fond du Lac, WI 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

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

71.2%

2017 Homeownership

71.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 71.2% of the housing units in Fond du Lac, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.7%.

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

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Commute Time

19.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fond du Lac, WI have a shorter commute time (19.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.93% of the workforce in Fond du Lac, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.9%

  2. Carpooled

    8.1%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.99%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Fond du Lac, WI was Drove Alone (82.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.1%) and those who Worked At Home (3.99%).

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

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