Hemphill County, TX

County

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Population
4,061
2.19% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
Median Age
35.2

Poverty Rate
14%

Median Household Income
$63,778
7.14% 1-year decline
Median Property Value
$135,000
3.29% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
1,917
1% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Hemphill County, TX had a population of 4.06k people with a median age of 35.2 and a median household income of $63,778. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Hemphill County, TX declined from 4,152 to 4,061, a -2.19% decrease and its median household income declined from $68,679 to $63,778, a -7.14% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hemphill County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.6%), White (Hispanic) (31.1%), Other (Hispanic) (2.95%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.67%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.837%). 0% of the people in Hemphill County, TX speak a non-English language, and 86.7% are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Hemphill County, TX was $135,000, and the homeownership rate was 63.6%. Most people in Hemphill County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 14.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Hemphill County, TX was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Texas (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Texas. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Texas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Hemphill County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 86.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (10.7%), followed by Other (3.07%). The most partisan county was Roberts County, TX with 94.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Hemphill County, TX
86.3% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Texas
  1. 94.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 93.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 92% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Texas was Roberts County, TX with 94.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Texas colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Hemphill County, TX is home to a population of 4.06k people, from which 86.7% are citizens. As of 2018, 15.5% of Hemphill County, TX residents were born outside of the country (629 people).

In 2018, there were 1.98 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.5k people) in Hemphill County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.26k White (Hispanic) and 120 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hemphill County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.5k ± 170
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.26k ± 259
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    120 ± 109
35.8%
Hispanic Population
1.46k people

In 2018, there were 1.98 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.5k people) in Hemphill County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.26k White (Hispanic) and 120 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

35.8% of the people in Hemphill County, TX are hispanic (1.46k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Hemphill County, TX as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

15.5%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
629 people
16.3%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
676 people

As of 2018, 15.5% of Hemphill County, TX residents (629 people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hemphill County, TX was 16.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

32
Median Native-Born Age
± 3.9
40
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 4.1

In 2018, the median age of all people in Hemphill County, TX was 35.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Hemphill County, TX are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Hemphill County, TX residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,517,866 ± 37,182 people
  2. India
    267,786 ± 12,644 people
  3. El Salvador
    216,011 ± 11,367 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,517,866 Texas residents, followed by India with 267,786 and El Salvador with 216,011.

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Citizenship

86.7%
2018 Citizenship
86%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 86.7% of Hemphill County, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Hemphill County, TX was 86%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    94 ± 40
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    38 ± 32
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    13 ± 14

Hemphill County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Hemphill County, TX is $63,778. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Hemphill County, TX was Census Tract 9503 with a value of $63,778, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,245. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.48, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Hemphill County, TX employs 1.92k people. The largest industries in Hemphill County, TX are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (303 people), Retail Trade (260 people), and Educational Services (207 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($75,625), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($63,831), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($57,375).

Wages

Median Household Income

$63,778
2018 value
± $8,931
-7.14%
1 Year Growth
± 19.6%

Households in Hemphill County, TX have a median annual income of $63,778, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $68,679 in 2017, which represents a -7.14% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$68,707
Average Male Salary in Texas
± $741
$49,245
Average Female Salary in Texas
± $549

In 2019, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.4 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Texas 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 in Texas
  1. Asian
    $69,055 ± $2,236
  2. White
    $55,439 ± $530
  3. American Indian
    $49,081 ± $7,151

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Texas.

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

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hemphill County, TX is from Texas.
0.48
2019 Wage GINI in Texas
0.482
2018 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2019, the income inequality in Texas was 0.48 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.281% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Texas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9503
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hemphill County, TX was Census Tract 9503 with a value of $63,778, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 35 - 44
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hemphill County, TX (564 out of 4.02k 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 35 - 44, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males < 5.

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
    558 ± 154
  2. Hispanic
    519 ± 154
  3. Other
    5 ± 66

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

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.92k
2018 Value
± 245
1%
1 Year growth
± 18.4%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Hemphill County, TX grew at a rate of 1%, from 1.9k employees to 1.92k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hemphill County, TX, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (284 people), Sales & Related Occupations (262 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (207 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hemphill County, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hemphill County, TX, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (284 people), Sales & Related Occupations (262 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (207 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Hemphill County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.5 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.95 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (2 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hemphill County, TX, by median earnings, are Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($77,143), Transportation Occupations ($70,789), and Management Occupations ($51,771).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.92k
2018 Value
± 245
1%
1 Year growth
± 18.4%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Hemphill County, TX grew at a rate of 1%, from 1.9k employees to 1.92k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hemphill County, TX, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (303 people), Retail Trade (260 people), and Educational Services (207 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hemphill County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Hemphill County, TX 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 Hemphill County, TX, by number of employees, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (303 people), Retail Trade (260 people), and Educational Services (207 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Hemphill County, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (30.2 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.9 times), and Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.31 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hemphill County, TX, by median earnings, are Utilities ($75,625), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($63,831), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($57,375).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $282B
  2. $216B
  3. $159B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $282B, followed by Gasoline ($216B) and Mixed freight ($159B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.97T
2015 Value in Texas
$2.8T
Projected 2045 Value in Texas
42.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Texas trade was $1.97T. This is expected to increase 42.1% to $2.8T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas 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 Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $85.7B
  2. $53.4B
  3. $34.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $85.7B, followed by Oklahoma with $53.4B and California and $34.5B.

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

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hemphill County, TX was $135,000 in 2018, which is 0.588 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $130,700 to $135,000, a 3.29% increase. The homeownership rate in Hemphill County, TX is 63.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hemphill County, TX have an average commute time of 14.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hemphill County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$135,000
2018 Median
± $24,393
$130,700
2017 Median
± $24,679

In 2018, the median property value in Hemphill County, TX grew to to $135,000 from the previous year's value of $130,700.

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

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Household Income

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$63,778
Median Household Income
± $8,931
1.32k
Number of Households
± 185

In 2018, the median household income of the 1.32k households in Hemphill County, TX declined from $63,778 from the previous year's value of $68,679.

The following chart displays the households in Hemphill County, TX 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 $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

63.6%
2018 Homeownership
68.4%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 63.6% of the housing units in Hemphill County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.4%.

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

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Commute Time

14.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hemphill County, TX have a shorter commute time (14.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 3.39% of the workforce in Hemphill County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (71.6%)
  2. Carpooled (20.1%)
  3. Walked (5.94%)

In 2018, 71.6% of workers in Hemphill County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (20.1%) and those who walked to work (5.94%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

73.1% of the population of Hemphill County, TX has health coverage, with 37.2% on employee plans, 11.4% on Medicaid, 11.2% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 1.42% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Texas was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Comparing across all counties in the state, Trinity County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (23.2%). Additionally, Burleson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (46.6%)

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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$6,998
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Texas
$4,696
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,273
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,895
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

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

26.9%
Uninsured
37.2%
Employer Coverage
11.4%
Medicaid
11.2%
Medicare
11.9%
Non-Group
1.42%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hemphill County, TX grew by 0.852% from 26.7% to 26.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hemphill County, TX 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. 23.2% prevalence
  2. 22.7% prevalence
  3. 22.5% prevalence

Trinity County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 23.2%.

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

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