Manchester-Nashua, NH

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Population

415,247

1.35% growth

Median Age

41.1


Median Household Income

$78,978

0.265% growth

Poverty Rate

8.56%


Number of Employees

228,593

1.22% growth

Median Property Value

$283,500

1.83% growth

About

In 2018, Manchester-Nashua, NH had a population of 415k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $78,978. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Manchester-Nashua, NH grew from 409,697 to 415,247, a 1.35% increase and its median household income grew from $78,769 to $78,978, a 0.265% increase.

The population of Manchester-Nashua, NH is 83.9% White Alone, 7.03% Hispanic or Latino, and 4.31% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Manchester-Nashua, NH speak a non-English language, and 96.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Manchester-Nashua, NH are Rivier University (923 degrees awarded in 2017), Saint Anselm College (539 degrees), and Manchester Community College (183132) (407 degrees).

The median property value in Manchester-Nashua, NH is $283,500, and the homeownership rate is 66.1%. Most people in Manchester-Nashua, NH commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Manchester-Nashua, NH is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Manchester-Nashua, NH employs 229k people. The largest industries in Manchester-Nashua, NH are Manufacturing (34,824 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (31,769 people), and Retail Trade (29,283 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($151,458), Utilities ($98,936), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($80,963).

Median household income in Manchester-Nashua, NH is $78,978. Males in Manchester-Nashua, NH have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,410. The income inequality in Manchester-Nashua, NH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$78,978

2018 value

± $2,930

0.265%

1 Year Growth

± 5.6%

Households in Manchester-Nashua, NH have a median annual income of $78,978, 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 $78,769 in 2017, which represents a 0.265% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$76,607

Average Male Salary

± $3,288

$54,410

Average Female Salary

± $2,509

In 2018, full-time male employees in New Hampshire made 1.41 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

    $83,580 ± $15,627

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $69,000 ± $29,051

  3. White

    $56,205 ± $1,898

In 2018 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New Hampshire workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.21 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Manchester-Nashua, NH is from New Hampshire.

0.466

2018 Wage GINI

0.458

2017 Wage GINI

In 2018, the income inequality in New Hampshire was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.94% growth from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2018 the GINI for New Hampshire was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in New Hampshire in comparison to the national average.

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

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Manchester-Nashua, NH was Rockingham County, NH with a value of $95,160, followed by Hillsborough County, NH and Merrimack County, NH, with respective values of $78,978 and $75,088.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.56% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Manchester-Nashua, NH (34.1k out of 398k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 45 - 54.

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

    28,399 ± 1,249

  2. Hispanic

    5,533 ± 571

  3. Black

    2,026 ± 344

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Manchester-Nashua, NH is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

229k

2018 Value

± 7,881

1.22%

1 Year growth

± 4.77%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Manchester-Nashua, NH grew at a rate of 1.22%, from 226k employees to 229k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Manchester-Nashua, NH, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (26,657 people), Management Occupations (25,690 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (23,879 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Manchester-Nashua, NH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Manchester-Nashua, NH, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (26,657 people), Management Occupations (25,690 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (23,879 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Manchester-Nashua, NH has an unusually high number of residents working as Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.83 times higher than expected), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.69 times), and Production Occupations (1.3 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Manchester-Nashua, NH, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($86,324), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($82,045), and Management Occupations ($81,579).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

229k

2018 Value

± 7,881

1.22%

1 Year growth

± 4.77%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Manchester-Nashua, NH grew at a rate of 1.22%, from 226k employees to 229k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Manchester-Nashua, NH, are Manufacturing (34,824 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (31,769 people), and Retail Trade (29,283 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Manchester-Nashua, NH, though some of these residents may live in Manchester-Nashua, NH 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 Manchester-Nashua, NH, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (34,824 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (31,769 people), and Retail Trade (29,283 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Manchester-Nashua, NH has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (1.56 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.16 times), and Retail Trade (1.16 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Manchester-Nashua, NH, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($151,458), Utilities ($98,936), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($80,963).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $10.4B

  2. $4.84B

  3. $3.85B

In 2015, the top outbound New Hampshire product (by dollars) was Electronics with $10.4B, followed by Fuel oils ($4.84B) and Machinery ($3.85B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$50B

2020 Value

$75.6B

Projected 2045 Value

51% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Hampshire trade was $50B. This is expected to increase 51% to $75.6B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $6.4B

  2. $2.77B

  3. $2.19B

In 2015, the top outbound New Hampshire domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Massachusetts with $6.4B, followed by Maine with $2.77B and New York and $2.19B.

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

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Health

94% of the population of Manchester-Nashua, NH has health coverage, with 58.3% on employee plans, 11.7% on Medicaid, 11.7% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 1.33% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the msa of Manchester-Nashua, NH was $9,589 in 2014. This is a 2.35% increase from the previous year ($9,369).

Primary care physicians in Manchester-Nashua, NH see 1098 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.49% increase from the previous year (1061 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1389 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 369 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Coos County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.5%). Additionally, Belknap County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (30.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,098 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New Hampshire see an average of 1,098 patients per year. This represents a 3.49% increase from the previous year (1,061 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New Hampshire in comparison to neighboring states.

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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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$9,589

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,880

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,129

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,397

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Hampshire (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.35%, from $9,369 to $9,589.

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

5.97%

Uninsured

58.3%

Employer Coverage

11.7%

Medicaid

11.7%

Medicare

10.9%

Non-Group

1.33%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Manchester-Nashua, NH grew by 2.49% from 5.83% to 5.97%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Manchester-Nashua, NH 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. 11.5% prevalence

  2. 10.6% prevalence

  3. 10.1% prevalence

Coos County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Hampshire, at 11.5%.

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

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Diversity

Manchester-Nashua, NH is home to a population of 415k people, from which 96.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 9.24% of Manchester-Nashua, NH residents were born outside of the country (37.9k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Manchester-Nashua, NH is composed of 348k White Alone residents (83.9%), 29.2k Hispanic or Latino residents (7.03%), 17.9k Asian Alone residents (4.31%), 9.97k Black or African American Alone residents (2.4%), 8.48k Two or More Races residents (2.04%), 859 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.207%), 622 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.15%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.8

In 2018, the median age of all people in Manchester-Nashua, NH was 41.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Manchester-Nashua, NH are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Manchester-Nashua, NH residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

9.24%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

37.9k people

9.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

37.1k people

As of 2017, 9.24% of Manchester-Nashua, NH residents (37.9k 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 Manchester-Nashua, NH was 9.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. India

    8,605 ± 2,270 people

  2. Canada

    7,822 ± 2,165 people

  3. China

    4,094 ± 1,569 people

In 2018, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Hampshire was India, the natal country of 8,605 New Hampshire residents, followed by Canada with 7,822 and China with 4,094.

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Citizenship

96.1%

2018 Citizenship

95.7%

2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 96.1% of Manchester-Nashua, NH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Manchester-Nashua, NH was 95.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    348k ± 708

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    29.2k ± 3.9k

  3. Asian Alone

    17.9k ± 1.11k

In 2018, there were 11.9 times more White Alone residents (348k people) in Manchester-Nashua, NH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 29.2k Hispanic or Latino and 17.9k 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 Manchester-Nashua, NH as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    8,817 ± 1,325

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    4,372 ± 1,018

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    3,971 ± 1,096

Manchester-Nashua, NH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.02 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Manchester-Nashua, NH awarded 3,063 degrees. The student population of Manchester-Nashua, NH is skewed towards women, with 3,972 male students and 6,812 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Manchester-Nashua, NH are White (2,141 and 70.1%), followed by Asian (419 and 13.7%), Unknown (210 and 6.87%), and Hispanic or Latino (125 and 4.09%).

The largest universities in Manchester-Nashua, NH by number of degrees awarded are Rivier University (923 and 30.1%), Saint Anselm College (539 and 17.6%), and Manchester Community College (183132) (407 and 13.3%).

The most popular majors in Manchester-Nashua, NH are Computer Science (288 and 9.4%), Registered Nursing (265 and 8.65%), and Nursing School (232 and 7.57%).

The median tuition costs in Manchester-Nashua, NH are $27,195 for private four year colleges, and $14,420 and $28,990 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 67 degrees awarded

  2. 189 degrees awarded

  3. 88 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Manchester-Nashua, NH was Registered Nursing with 67 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Manchester-Nashua, NH according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 923 degrees awarded

  2. 539 degrees awarded

  3. 407 degrees awarded

$14,420

Median In-State Public

$27,195

Median Private

In 2017, the Manchester-Nashua, NH institution with the largest number of graduating students was Rivier University with 923 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,138

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,925

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 1,138 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Manchester-Nashua, NH, which is 0.591 times less than the 1,925 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

    2,141 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    419 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    210 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Manchester-Nashua, NH were to White students. These 2,141 degrees mean that there were 5.11 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 419 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Manchester-Nashua, NH was $283,500 in 2018, which is 1.23 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $278,400 to $283,500, a 1.83% increase. The homeownership rate in Manchester-Nashua, NH is 66.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Manchester-Nashua, NH have an average commute time of 26.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Manchester-Nashua, NH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$283,500

2018 Median

± $6,078

$278,400

2017 Median

± $5,140

In 2018, the median property value in Manchester-Nashua, NH grew to to $283,500 from the previous year's value of $278,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Manchester-Nashua, NH 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 Manchester-Nashua, NH the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$78,978

Median Household Income

± $2,930

162k

Number of Households

± 6,259

In 2018, the median household income of the 162k households in Manchester-Nashua, NH grew to $78,978 from the previous year's value of $78,769.

The following chart displays the households in Manchester-Nashua, NH 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 Manchester-Nashua, NH distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Manchester-Nashua, NH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

66.1%

2018 Homeownership

65.5%

2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 66.1% of the housing units in Manchester-Nashua, NH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 65.5%.

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

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Commute Time

26.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Manchester-Nashua, NH have a longer commute time (26.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.42% of the workforce in Manchester-Nashua, NH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.8%

  2. Carpooled

    7.48%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.47%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Manchester-Nashua, NH was Drove Alone (81.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.48%) and those who Worked At Home (6.47%).

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 Manchester-Nashua, NH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Manchester-Nashua, NH have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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