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Area Code 609 Detailed Profile

Area Code 609 Summary
Area code 609 is assigned to New Jersey
Latitude: 39.800512
Longitude: -74.685655
Population: 1,251,672
Area: 2453.95 sq. miles
Land: 2404.37 sq. miles
Water: 49.59 sq. miles
Population Density: 520.58 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 43.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Code 609 Zip Codes
Cities with population over 100,000
Trenton (230,220)
   
Cities with population over 50,000
Camden (80,796)
Vineland (56,074)
  
Towns with population under 50,000
Absecon (34,958)
Allentown (4,908)
Atlantic City (40,517)
Avalon (2,234)
Barnegat (16,812)
Barnegat Light (764)
Beach Haven (7,792)
Birmingham (57)
Bordentown (14,789)
Bridgeton (44,450)
Brigantine (12,594)
Browns Mills (21,113)
Burlington (30,820)
Cape May (18,831)
Cape May Court House (14,498)
Cape May Point (241)
Chatsworth (883)
Chesterfield (290)
Columbus (5,735)
Cookstown (1,133)
Cranbury (10,238)
Cream Ridge (3,096)
Dorothy (1,180)
Egg Harbor City (12,511)
Egg Harbor Township (30,058)
Elwood (219)
Estell Manor (1,204)
Florence (4,925)
Forked River (17,983)
Fort Dix (7,451)
Haddon Heights (7,547)
Haddonfield (16,531)
Hainesport (229)
Hammonton (22,461)
Hightstown (24,723)
Hopewell (4,928)
Jobstown (877)
Juliustown (227)
Kingston (143)
Lambertville (7,376)
Lanoka Harbor (7,361)
Lawrence Township (27,737)
Linwood (7,172)
Longport (1,156)
Lumberton (663)
Manahawkin (20,556)
Margate City (8,193)
Marmora (4,384)
Mays Landing (21,838)
Medford (27,069)
Millstone Township (4,201)
Millville (33,887)
Milmay (872)
Moorestown (19,325)
Mount Holly (36,915)
Mullica Hill (10,492)
New Egypt (6,755)
New Gretna (543)
New Lisbon (197)
Newtonville (680)
Northfield (7,773)
Ocean City (15,378)
Ocean View (5,589)
Pemberton (6,691)
Pennington (11,556)
Plainsboro (17,748)
Pleasantville (17,907)
Port Republic (1,031)
Princeton (46,975)
Princeton Junction (17,632)
Richland (743)
Rio Grande (2,918)
Rocky Hill (662)
Roebling (3,656)
Roosevelt (945)
Salem (11,844)
Sea Isle City (2,835)
Skillman (5,202)
Somers Point (11,665)
South Dennis (94)
Stockton (5,184)
Stone Harbor (1,204)
Strathmere (175)
Titusville (3,468)
Tuckerton (20,064)
Ventnor City (12,910)
Villas (10,073)
Vincentown (24,372)
Waretown (5,355)
West Creek (3,003)
Whitesboro (821)
Wildwood (15,326)
Windsor (314)
Woodbine (8,348)
Wrightstown (4,776)

Area Code 609 Demographics

Area Code 609 Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Male614,28449.08 %48.52 %49.04 %
Female637,38850.92 %51.48 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.96-0.940.96
Total Population1,251,672100.00 %--
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Area Code 609 Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years79,3776.34 %6.70 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years90,4687.23 %7.18 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years90,4387.23 %7.02 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years81,2526.49 %6.24 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years71,9615.75 %5.71 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years165,74913.24 %14.13 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years213,04717.02 %17.06 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years174,47313.94 %13.77 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years63,6575.09 %5.03 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years50,3544.02 %3.93 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years89,4767.15 %6.83 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years61,2214.89 %4.78 %4.38 %
85 years and over20,1991.61 %1.62 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)39.4-38.237.7
18 years and over941,44375.21 %75.19 %74.27 %
Male
455,60236.40 %35.81 %35.85 %
Female
485,84138.82 %39.38 %38.42 %
21 years and over894,24971.44 %71.70 %69.92 %
62 years and over200,37316.01 %15.49 %14.65 %
65 years and over170,89613.65 %13.23 %12.42 %
Male
69,9955.59 %5.31 %5.12 %
Female
100,9018.06 %7.92 %7.30 %
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Area Code 609 Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
One race1,226,47597.99 %97.46 %97.55 %
White
943,17475.35 %72.55 %75.21 %
Black or African American
188,29915.04 %13.57 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
3,5680.29 %0.23 %0.87 %
Asian
46,3453.70 %5.71 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
16,5091.32 %2.01 %0.59 %
Chinese
11,4560.92 %1.19 %0.85 %
Filipino
5,1340.41 %1.01 %0.65 %
Japanese
1,6000.13 %0.17 %0.28 %
Korean
4,4320.35 %0.78 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
2,8960.23 %0.18 %0.39 %
Other Asian
4,3180.34 %0.36 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
6640.05 %0.04 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
1280.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
2550.02 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
910.01 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
1900.02 %0.02 %0.04 %
Some other race
44,4253.55 %5.36 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)99,9017.98 %13.28 %13.70 %
Mexican
14,3601.15 %1.22 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
47,3743.78 %4.36 %2.46 %
Cuban
2,4560.20 %0.92 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
35,7112.85 %6.78 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino1,151,77192.02 %86.72 %86.30 %
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Area Code 609 Social Profile

Area Code 609 School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school330,009100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
25,0927.60 %8.18 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
17,6485.35 %5.50 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
148,67845.05 %44.11 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
70,56421.38 %21.01 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
68,02720.61 %21.21 %22.81 %
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Area Code 609 Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over838,321100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
45,1605.39 %6.60 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
106,29912.68 %11.33 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
260,54231.08 %29.37 %28.63 %
High school or higher
686,86281.93 %82.07 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
153,92918.36 %17.66 %21.05 %
Associate degree
47,3815.65 %5.27 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
139,05016.59 %18.80 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
225,01026.84 %29.78 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
85,96010.25 %10.98 %8.86 %
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Area Code 609 Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported1,434,760100.00 %--
Arab4,7380.33 %0.76 %0.42 %
Czech5,9030.41 %0.47 %0.59 %
Danish3,5110.24 %0.24 %0.50 %
Dutch17,6311.23 %1.24 %1.58 %
English121,3398.46 %5.44 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)23,9941.67 %1.31 %2.90 %
French Canadian5,7890.40 %0.31 %0.85 %
German199,23413.89 %11.09 %14.93 %
Greek7,3930.52 %0.64 %0.40 %
Hungarian19,2971.34 %1.21 %0.49 %
Irish226,13015.76 %13.94 %10.65 %
Italian209,91814.63 %15.69 %5.47 %
Lithuanian5,5670.39 %0.39 %0.23 %
Norwegian8,1630.57 %0.50 %1.56 %
Polish78,9075.50 %6.01 %3.12 %
Portuguese2,2070.15 %0.75 %0.41 %
Russian20,6071.44 %1.98 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish15,9671.11 %0.80 %1.50 %
Scottish19,5611.36 %1.11 %1.70 %
Slovak6,9430.48 %0.48 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African9,5200.66 %0.73 %0.62 %
Swedish11,0370.77 %0.61 %1.39 %
Swiss2,9680.21 %0.21 %0.32 %
Ukrainian9,8460.69 %0.77 %0.31 %
United States or American44,8513.13 %2.75 %7.18 %
Welsh9,2960.65 %0.42 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)9,8070.68 %1.22 %0.65 %
Other ancestries334,63623.32 %28.91 %31.89 %
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Area Code 609 Economy

Area Code 609 Employment

GroupNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over973,964100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
471,34248.39 %47.68 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
502,62251.61 %52.32 %51.68 %
In labor force
622,41663.91 %64.23 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
325,56952.31 %53.15 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
296,84747.69 %46.85 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
616,07763.25 %64.06 %63.10 %
Employed
575,53059.09 %60.34 %59.39 %
Unemployed
40,5474.16 %3.71 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-6.51 %5.78 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
6,3390.65 %0.17 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
351,54836.09 %35.77 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers437,86976.08 %80.85 %78.40 %
Government workers105,59218.35 %13.94 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business30,8645.36 %5.00 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers1,2050.21 %0.21 %0.31 %
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Area Code 609 Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations209,74336.44 %38.00 %33.60 %
Service occupations104,13718.09 %13.64 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations152,58826.51 %28.45 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2,3150.40 %0.18 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations47,1568.19 %7.75 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations59,59110.35 %11.97 %14.63 %
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Area Code 609 Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4,0910.71 %0.32 %1.87 %
Construction35,3046.13 %5.59 %6.80 %
Manufacturing49,9618.68 %11.97 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade17,8313.10 %4.38 %3.60 %
Retail trade61,85610.75 %11.33 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities27,3754.76 %5.94 %5.19 %
Information18,5673.23 %4.40 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing38,8066.74 %8.93 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services56,8949.89 %11.49 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services123,26621.42 %19.83 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services70,88012.32 %6.88 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)25,1284.37 %4.40 %4.88 %
Public administration45,5717.92 %4.54 %4.83 %
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Area Code 609 Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Households459,342100.00 %3,065,685106,788,273
Less than $10,000
32,0096.97 %6.98 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
22,2704.85 %4.69 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
47,85710.42 %9.41 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
50,52711.00 %9.96 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
70,27215.30 %14.27 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
94,74820.63 %19.84 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
59,07912.86 %13.50 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
51,45511.20 %12.76 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
15,3573.34 %4.26 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
15,7683.43 %4.33 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$55,673.12-$62,882.70$39,349.33
Average household size2.60-2.682.58
Average income per member of household$21,452.34-$23,423.49$15,252.86
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Area Code 609 Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over568,250100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
439,69477.38 %72.96 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
58,46410.29 %10.64 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
28,9055.09 %9.58 %4.73 %
Walked
18,9403.33 %3.13 %2.94 %
Other means
5,9871.05 %0.94 %1.20 %
Worked at home
16,2602.86 %2.75 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)27.0973 minutes-29.8 minutes26.3 minutes
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Area Code 609 Housing

Area Code 609 Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units566,783100.00 %3,310,197117,282,697
Occupied housing units
459,47381.07 %92.58 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
328,05057.88 %60.76 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
131,42323.19 %31.82 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
107,31018.93 %7.42 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
74,59713.16 %3.30 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate1.99 %-1.39 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate8.40 %-5.10 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.65-2.792.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.34-2.352.45
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Area Code 609 Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units566,740100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
333,78658.90 %54.22 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
71,80812.67 %8.62 %5.68 %
2 units
40,8367.21 %10.01 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
24,2044.27 %6.75 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
23,1034.08 %4.84 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
24,2784.28 %4.88 %3.99 %
20 or more units
36,4646.43 %9.63 %8.59 %
Mobile home
11,9492.11 %1.01 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
3120.06 %0.02 %0.22 %
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Area Code 609 Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units566,740100.00 %--
1 room
7,8651.39 %1.88 %2.21 %
2 rooms
17,6163.11 %3.85 %4.88 %
3 rooms
47,4198.37 %10.72 %10.06 %
4 rooms
79,63314.05 %14.45 %15.95 %
5 rooms
104,61218.46 %17.03 %20.92 %
6 rooms
109,87419.39 %17.02 %18.39 %
7 rooms
78,63413.87 %13.08 %11.98 %
8 rooms
60,77010.72 %11.06 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
60,31710.64 %10.91 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.9-6.05.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units459,409100.00 %--
1.00 or less
443,42196.52 %87.95 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
9,2422.01 %2.67 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
6,7461.47 %1.96 %2.54 %
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Area Code 609 Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas272,09448.01 %61.87 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas16,8302.97 %2.22 %5.96 %
Electricity67,34011.88 %9.56 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.96,82017.08 %17.98 %8.06 %
Coal or coke2040.04 %0.04 %0.12 %
Wood2,6060.46 %0.21 %1.51 %
Solar energy850.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Other fuel2,1210.37 %0.39 %0.35 %
No fuel used1,3090.23 %0.30 %1.25 %
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Area Code 609 Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units289,539100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
9,1303.15 %1.77 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
70,15724.23 %13.48 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
87,92230.37 %24.40 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
51,57917.81 %22.32 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
40,55114.01 %20.82 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
22,1347.64 %12.52 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
6,9062.39 %3.99 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
1,1600.40 %0.70 %0.56 %
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Area Code 609 Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage204,56270.65 %71.46 %69.56 %
Less than $300
1950.07 %0.04 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
2,2980.79 %0.48 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
10,7703.72 %2.20 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
34,16211.80 %8.03 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
75,29526.01 %22.40 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
43,60115.06 %18.90 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
38,24113.21 %19.41 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged84,97729.35 %28.54 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent79,44627.44 %27.01 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent50,75917.53 %17.07 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent45,41615.69 %15.56 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent33,83811.69 %11.56 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent21,5297.44 %7.69 %6.01 %
35 percent or more56,97819.68 %20.54 %15.91 %
Not computed1,5730.54 %0.57 %0.85 %
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Area Code 609 Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units130,421100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
7,2035.52 %4.74 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
4,8773.74 %3.20 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
12,9899.96 %8.55 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
45,42334.83 %31.78 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
34,76826.66 %29.93 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
14,23310.91 %14.22 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
3,3712.58 %4.36 %2.89 %
No cash rent
7,5575.79 %3.22 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)77,47759.41 %45.27 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent21,01216.11 %18.48 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent18,14513.91 %14.64 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent18,09313.87 %12.94 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent14,56411.17 %10.73 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent10,2947.89 %7.59 %7.32 %
35 percent or more37,91129.07 %29.94 %29.47 %
Not computed10,4027.98 %5.68 %7.77 %

Area Code 609 Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
None48,2868.52 %11.75 %9.57 %
1159,37328.12 %32.21 %31.22 %
2184,12532.49 %35.05 %34.76 %
3 or more67,62511.93 %13.57 %15.45 %
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