Montgomery County, TN

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2021 Population
216,172
5.45% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
31.2
0.645% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
12.1%
1.8% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$63,768
4.75% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$187,700
7.26% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
91,820
7.04% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, Montgomery County, TN had a population of 216k people with a median age of 31.2 and a median household income of $63,768. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Montgomery County, TN grew from 204,992 to 216,172, a 5.45% increase and its median household income grew from $60,878 to $63,768, a 4.75% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Montgomery County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18.9%), White (Hispanic) (6.35%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.94%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.14%).

None of the households in Montgomery County, TN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.5% of the residents in Montgomery County, TN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Montgomery County, TN are Austin Peay State University (3,445 degrees awarded in 2021), Hussian College-Daymar College Clarksville (156 degrees), and North Central Institute (98 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in Montgomery County, TN was $187,700, and the homeownership rate was 61.8%.

Most people in Montgomery County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Montgomery County, TN was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Montgomery County, TN is home to a population of 216k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2021, 5.94% of Montgomery County, TN residents were born outside of the country (12.8k people).

In N/A, there were 3.41 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.12M people) in Montgomery County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 329k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 111k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.5%
2021 Citizenship
97.8%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 97.5% of Montgomery County, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Montgomery County, TN was 97.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Montgomery County, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.12M ± 691
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    329k ± 2.4k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    111k ± 2.53k
9.65%
Hispanic Population
168k people

In N/A, there were 3.41 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.12M people) in Montgomery County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 329k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 111k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.65% of the people in Montgomery County, TN are hispanic (168k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    86,142 ± 7,160 people
  2. India
    24,764 ± 3,857 people
  3. Guatemala
    18,995 ± 3,379 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Tennessee was Mexico, the natal country of 86,142 Tennessee residents, followed by India with 24,764 and Guatemala with 18,995.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.94%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
12.8k people
5.4%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
11.1k people

As of 2021, 5.94% of Montgomery County, TN residents (12.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Montgomery County, TN was 5.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    15,356 ± 1,277
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    5,839 ± 652
  3. Vietnam
    3,840 ± 370

Montgomery County, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.63 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Montgomery County, TN employs 91.8k people. The largest industries in Montgomery County, TN are Health Care & Social Assistance (12,966 people), Manufacturing (10,883 people), and Retail Trade (10,311 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,492), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($54,013), and Public Administration ($53,508).

Males in Tennessee have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,162. The income inequality in Tennessee (measured using the Gini index) is 0.463, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

91.8k
2021 Value
± 2,982
7.04%
1 Year growth
± 4.24%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Montgomery County, TN grew at a rate of 7.04%, from 85.8k employees to 91.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Montgomery County, TN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (10,740 people), Sales & Related Occupations (8,935 people), and Management Occupations (8,000 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Montgomery County, TN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

91.8k
2021 Value
± 2,982
7.04%
1 Year growth
± 4.24%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Montgomery County, TN grew at a rate of 7.04%, from 85.8k employees to 91.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Montgomery County, TN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (12,966 people), Manufacturing (10,883 people), and Retail Trade (10,311 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Montgomery County, TN, though some of these residents may live in Montgomery County, TN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,235
Median earning men ± $1,170
$31,050
Median earning women ± $1,354

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Information ($59,196), Public Administration ($55,665), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($51,618).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Construction ($52,162), Public Administration ($44,439), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,319).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Tennessee. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,209
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 855
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 700
    Retail Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $900k
    Manufacturing
  2. $627k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $309k
    Retail Trade

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $51.3B
  2. $50.3B
  3. $49.5B

In 2020, the top outbound Tennessee product (by dollars) was Electronics with $51.3B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($50.3B) and Pharmaceuticals ($49.5B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$471B
2020 Value in Tennessee
$1.05T
Projected 2050 Value in Tennessee
123% growth

In 2020, total outbound Tennessee trade was $471B. This is expected to increase 123% to $1.05T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Tennessee 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 Tennessee to other states, or from other states to Tennessee.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $34.2B
  2. $26.7B
  3. $21B

In 2020, the top outbound Tennessee domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $34.2B, followed by Texas with $26.7B and Kentucky and $21B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Montgomery County, TN went to Donald J. Trump with 55% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (42.3%), followed by Other (2.73%).

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing the state of Tennessee. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Tennessee

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Marsha Blackburn
Senator from Tennessee1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Bill Hagerty
Senator from Tennessee2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing Tennessee.

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

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US Representatives from Tennessee

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 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 Tennessee have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2021, universities in Montgomery County, TN awarded 3,840 degrees. The student population of Montgomery County, TN in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 3,849 male students and 6,442 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Montgomery County, TN are White (2,294 and 60.6%), followed by Black or African American (832 and 22%), Hispanic or Latino (279 and 7.37%), and Two or More Races (218 and 5.76%).

The largest universities in Montgomery County, TN by number of degrees awarded are Austin Peay State University (3,445 and 89.7%), Hussian College-Daymar College Clarksville (156 and 4.06%), and North Central Institute (98 and 2.55%).

The most popular majors in Montgomery County, TN are General Studies (1,365 and 35.5%), Registered Nursing (197 and 5.13%), and General Health & Physical Education (182 and 4.74%).

The median tuition cost in Montgomery County, TN for a public four year colleges is $6,816 for in-state students and $12,360 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2021 in Montgomery County, TN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 90.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 33.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 10,291 (37.4% men and 62.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2021 there were 10,291 students enrolled in Montgomery County, TN, 37.4% men and 62.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,846 records, of which 62.4% were women and 37.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 94 degrees awarded
  2. 169 degrees awarded
  3. 156 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Montgomery County, TN was General Business Administration & Management with 94 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Montgomery County, TN according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,445 degrees awarded
  2. 156 degrees awarded
  3. 98 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Austin Peay State University with 3,445 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2021, 1,393 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Montgomery County, TN, which is 0.569 times less than the 2,447 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,294 degrees mean that there were 2.76 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 832 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($19,884) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,615) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,250) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.767% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.729% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (1.73M), Some college (1.19M), and Bachelors Degree (920k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Montgomery County, TN was $187,700 in 2021, which is 0.766 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $175,000 to $187,700, a 7.26% increase. The homeownership rate in Montgomery County, TN is 61.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Montgomery County, TN have an average commute time of 26.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Montgomery County, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Montgomery County, TN is $63,768. In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Montgomery County, TN was Census Tract 1019.04 with a value of $115,786, followed by Census Tract 1019.02 and Census Tract 1018.03, with respective values of $108,125 and $95,435.

In 2022, 13.6% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Montgomery County, TN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.377%.

Property

$187,700
Median Property Value 2021
±$3,756
$47,864
Median Property Taxes
±$1,896

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Montgomery County, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Montgomery County, TN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

61.8%
Homeownership
2021
69%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 61.8% of the housing units in Montgomery County, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 60.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1019.04
  2. Census Tract 1019.02
  3. Census Tract 1018.03

In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Montgomery County, TN was Census Tract 1019.04 with a value of $115,786, followed by Census Tract 1019.02 and Census Tract 1018.03, with respective values of $108,125 and $95,435.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$63,768
Median Household Income
± $1,892
77.5k
Number of Households
± 2,475

In 2021, the median household income of the 77.5k households in Montgomery County, TN grew to $63,768 from the previous year's value of $60,878.

The following chart displays the households in Montgomery County, TN 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Montgomery County, TN is from Tennessee.
0.463
2021 Wage GINI in Tennessee
0.463
2020 Wage GINI in Tennessee

In 2021, the income inequality in Tennessee was 0.463 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.126% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Tennessee was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Tennessee in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (84.2%)
  2. Carpooled (8.38%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.56%)

In 2021, 84.2% of workers in Montgomery County, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.38%) and those who worked at home (4.56%).

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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Commute Time

26.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Montgomery County, TN have a shorter commute time (26.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 2.63% of the workforce in Montgomery County, TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 13.6% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Montgomery County, TN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.377%.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Montgomery County, TN (25.6k out of 212k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Montgomery County, TN is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 15.4% of the children was living in poverty in Montgomery County, TN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 10.9%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 566 in Montgomery County, TN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.661 per 100,000 population.

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91.8% of the population of Montgomery County, TN has health coverage, with 34.5% on employee plans, 13.6% on Medicaid, 5.81% on Medicare, 21.2% on non-group plans, and 16.7% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, TN see 2459 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.11% decrease from the previous year (2512 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2232 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 465 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,459 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Montgomery County, TN

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, TN see an average of 2,459 patients per year. This represents a 2.11% decrease from the previous year (2,512 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Montgomery County, TN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.9% under 18 years, 25.6% between 18 and 34 years, 34.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.68% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.21%
Uninsured
34.5%
Employer Coverage
13.6%
Medicaid
5.81%
Medicare
21.2%
Non-Group
16.7%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Montgomery County, TN grew by 3.55% from 7.93% to 8.21%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Montgomery County, TN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 71.7 in Montgomery County, TN.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 37.8% in Montgomery County, TN.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.34% in Montgomery County, TN.

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