Marion County, OH

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Population

65,483

0.209% decline

Median Age

40.8


Median Household Income

$44,708

2.64% growth

Poverty Rate

16.6%


Number of Employees

25,920

0.00772% decline

Median Property Value

$93,700

0.321% growth

About

In 2017, Marion County, OH had a population of 65.5k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $44,708. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Marion County, OH declined from 65,620 to 65,483, a -0.209% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,557 to $44,708, a 2.64% increase.

The population of Marion County, OH is 88.7% White Alone, 5.17% Black or African American Alone, and 2.99% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Marion County, OH speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Marion County, OH are Marion Technical College (336 degrees awarded in 2016), Ohio State University-Marion Campus (130 degrees), and Tri-Rivers Career Center (74 degrees).

The median property value in Marion County, OH is $93,700, and the homeownership rate is 68.4%. Most people in Marion County, OH commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Marion County, OH is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Marion County, OH employs 25.9k people. The largest industries in Marion County, OH are Manufacturing (6,292 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,093 people), and Retail Trade (2,958 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($66,641), Finance & Insurance ($56,279), and Public Administration ($49,066).

Median household income in Marion County, OH is $44,708. Males in Marion County, OH have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,809. The income inequality in Marion County, OH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$44,708

2017 value

± $1,991

2.64%

1 Year Growth

± 6.7%

Households in Marion County, OH have a median annual income of $44,708, 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 $43,557 in 2016, which represents a 2.64% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,819

Average Male Salary

± $967

$45,809

Average Female Salary

± $722

In 2017, full-time male employees in Ohio made 1.35 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Ohio by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $61,297 ± $5,164

  2. White

    $47,402 ± $598

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $43,729 ± $34,565

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Ohio workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.29 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Marion County, OH is from Ohio.

0.461

2017 Wage GINI

0.461

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0776% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

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

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

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 101

  2. Census Tract 105

  3. Census Tract 6

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Marion County, OH was Census Tract 101 with a value of $66,052, followed by Census Tract 105 and Census Tract 6, with respective values of $63,264 and $60,608.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Marion County, OH (9.85k out of 59.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

    8,723 ± 631

  2. Two Or More

    522 ± 164

  3. Black

    445 ± 170

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Marion County, OH is White, followed by Two Or More 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

25.9k

2017 Value

± 1,089

-0.00772%

1 Year decline

± 5.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Marion County, OH declined at a rate of -0.00772%, from 25.9k employees to 25.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Marion County, OH, are Production Occupations (4,096 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,282 people), and Management Occupations (2,141 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Marion County, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Marion County, OH, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (4,096 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,282 people), and Management Occupations (2,141 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Marion County, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.73 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (2.18 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.81 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Marion County, OH, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($54,500), Management Occupations ($54,055), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($53,359).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

25.9k

2017 Value

± 1,089

-0.00772%

1 Year decline

± 5.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Marion County, OH declined at a rate of -0.00772%, from 25.9k employees to 25.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Marion County, OH, are Manufacturing (6,292 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,093 people), and Retail Trade (2,958 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Marion County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Marion County, OH 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 Marion County, OH, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (6,292 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,093 people), and Retail Trade (2,958 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Marion County, OH has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (2.4 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.74 times), and Public Administration (1.2 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Marion County, OH, by median earnings, are Utilities ($66,641), Finance & Insurance ($56,279), and Public Administration ($49,066).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $65.2B

  2. $64.2B

  3. $45.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $65.2B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($64.2B) and Machinery ($45.1B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$614B

2015 Value

$952B

Projected 2045 Value

55% growth

In 2015, total outbound Ohio trade was $614B. This is expected to increase 55% to $952B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $44.3B

  2. $34.5B

  3. $31.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $44.3B, followed by Indiana with $34.5B and Pennsylvania and $31.7B.

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

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Health

92.8% of the population of Marion County, OH has health coverage, with 44.6% on employee plans, 22.9% on Medicaid, 13.6% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 1.08% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Marion County, OH was $8,712 in 2014. This is a 5.14% increase from the previous year ($8,286).

Primary care physicians in Marion County, OH see 2514 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.29% increase from the previous year (2434 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1627 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 671 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.8%). Additionally, Hocking County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,514 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Marion County, OH see an average of 2,514 patients per year. This represents a 3.29% increase from the previous year (2,434 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Marion County, OH 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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$8,712

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,371

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,007

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,038

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Ohio (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.14%, from $8,286 to $8,712.

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

7.15%

Uninsured

44.6%

Employer Coverage

22.9%

Medicaid

13.6%

Medicare

10.7%

Non-Group

1.08%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Marion County, OH declined by 13.9% from 8.31% to 7.15%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Marion County, OH 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. 16.8% prevalence

  2. 15.9% prevalence

  3. 15.3% prevalence

Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Ohio, at 16.8%.

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

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Diversity

Marion County, OH is home to a population of 65.5k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.71% of Marion County, OH residents were born outside of the country (1.12k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Marion County, OH is composed of 58.1k White Alone residents (88.7%), 3.38k Black or African American Alone residents (5.17%), 1.96k Two or More Races residents (2.99%), 1.64k Hispanic or Latino residents (2.5%), 344 Asian Alone residents (0.525%), 70 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.107%), 6 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00916%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Marion County, OH are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Marion County, OH was 40.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Marion County, OH are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Marion County, OH residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.71%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.12k people

1.39%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

914 people

As of 2017, 1.71% of Marion County, OH residents (1.12k 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 Marion County, OH was 1.39%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. India

    56,561 ± 5,825 people

  2. Mexico

    44,953 ± 5,195 people

  3. China

    32,750 ± 4,437 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 56,561 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 44,953 and China with 32,750.

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Citizenship

99%

2017 Citizenship

99.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99% of Marion County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Marion County, OH was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    58.1k ± 29

  2. Black or African American Alone

    3.38k ± 228

  3. Two or More Races

    1.96k ± 244

In 2017, there were 17.2 times more White Alone residents (58.1k people) in Marion County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.38k Black or African American Alone and 1.96k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Marion County, OH as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Marion County, OH citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Marion County, OH was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Marion County, OH are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,914 ± 217

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    874 ± 217

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    498 ± 146

Marion County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Marion County, OH awarded 540 degrees. The student population of Marion County, OH is skewed towards women, with 1,652 male students and 2,268 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Marion County, OH are White (476 and 88.1%), followed by Black or African American (28 and 5.19%), Hispanic or Latino (14 and 2.59%), and Two or More Races (9 and 1.67%).

The largest universities in Marion County, OH by number of degrees awarded are Marion Technical College (336 and 62.2%), Ohio State University-Marion Campus (130 and 24.1%), and Tri-Rivers Career Center (74 and 13.7%).

The most popular majors in Marion County, OH are General Studies (79 and 14.6%), Registered Nursing (67 and 12.4%), and General Business Administration & Management (45 and 8.33%).

The median tuition costs in Marion County, OH are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $6,912 and $25,104 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 79 degrees awarded

  2. 56 degrees awarded

  3. 19 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Marion County, OH was General Studies with 79 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Marion County, OH according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 336 degrees awarded

  2. 130 degrees awarded

  3. 74 degrees awarded

$6,912

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Marion County, OH institution with the largest number of graduating students was Marion Technical College with 336 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

172

Degrees Awarded to Men

368

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 172 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Marion County, OH, which is 0.467 times less than the 368 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Marion County, OH by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    476 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    28 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    14 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Marion County, OH were to White students. These 476 degrees mean that there were 17 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 28 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Marion County, OH was $93,700 in 2017, which is 0.431 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $93,400 to $93,700, a 0.321% increase. The homeownership rate in Marion County, OH is 68.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Marion County, OH have an average commute time of 21.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Marion County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$44,708

Median Household Income

± $1,991

24.7k

Number of Households

± 972

In 2017, the median household income of the 24.7k households in Marion County, OH grew to $44,708 from the previous year's value of $43,557.

The following chart displays the households in Marion County, OH 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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Housing

Property Value

$93,700

2017 Median

± $4,018

$93,400

2016 Median

± $3,171

In 2017, the median property value in Marion County, OH grew to to $93,700 from the previous year's value of $93,400.

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

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

68.4%

2017 Homeownership

68.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 68.4% of the housing units in Marion County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Marion County, OH 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 Marion County, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Marion County, OH have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

21.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Marion County, OH have a shorter commute time (21.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2% of the workforce in Marion County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.9%

  2. Carpooled

    10%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.36%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Marion County, OH was Drove Alone (83.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (10%) and those who Worked At Home (2.36%).

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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