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Area Code 973 Summary
Area code 973 is assigned to New Jersey
Latitude: 40.899587
Longitude: -74.370274
Population: 1,990,845
Area: 1280.04 sq. miles
Land: 1241.12 sq. miles
Water: 38.92 sq. miles
Population Density: 1,604.07 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 234.8 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Code 973 Zip Codes
07003, 07004, 07005, 07006, 07009, 07011, 07012, 07013, 07014, 07017, 07018, 07021, 07026, 07028, 07029, 07034, 07035, 07039, 07040, 07041, 07042, 07043, 07044, 07045, 07046, 07050, 07052, 07054, 07055, 07057, 07058, 07068, 07078, 07079, 07081, 07082, 07094, 07102, 07103, 07104, 07105, 07106, 07107, 07108, 07109, 07110, 07111, 07112, 07114, 07310, 07403, 07405, 07416, 07418, 07419, 07420, 07421, 07422, 07424, 07428, 07435, 07438, 07439, 07440, 07442, 07444, 07456, 07457, 07460, 07461, 07462, 07465, 07470, 07480, 07501, 07502, 07503, 07504, 07505, 07506, 07508, 07512, 07513, 07514, 07522, 07524, 07644, 07662, 07801, 07803, 07821, 07822, 07826, 07827, 07828, 07834, 07836, 07842, 07843, 07847, 07848, 07849, 07850, 07851, 07852, 07856, 07857, 07860, 07866, 07869, 07871, 07874, 07876, 07878, 07885, 07924, 07928, 07932, 07935, 07936, 07940, 07945, 07950, 07960, 07970, 07976, 07981
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Cedar Grove (12,300)
Chatham (18,130)
Denville (17,166)
Dover (24,396)
East Hanover (11,393)
Essex Fells (2,151)
Fairfield (7,063)
Flanders (12,217)
Florham Park (8,588)
Franklin (5,780)
Garfield (29,850)
Glen Ridge (7,431)
Glenwood (2,751)
Green Village (515)
Haledon (21,958)
Hamburg (7,165)
Harrison (16,766)
Haskell (4,767)
Hawthorne (18,211)
Hewitt (7,639)
Hibernia (93)
Highland Lakes (7,177)
Hopatcong (12,472)
Kenvil (1,498)
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Ledgewood (2,558)
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Little Falls (21,842)
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Lodi (23,971)
Madison (16,571)
Maplewood (23,829)
Mc Afee (127)
Mendham (9,414)
Millburn (6,880)
Mine Hill (3,679)
Montague (3,903)
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Newfoundland (2,155)
Newton (25,994)
Nutley (27,362)
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Ogdensburg (2,650)
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Pompton Lakes (10,908)
Pompton Plains (9,227)
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Ringwood (12,396)
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Whippany (8,364)

Area Code 973 Demographics

Area Code 973 Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Male961,51948.30 %48.52 %49.04 %
Female1,029,32651.70 %51.48 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.93-0.940.96
Total Population1,990,845100.00 %--
Additional Gender Reports

Area Code 973 Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years142,1327.14 %6.70 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years147,5777.41 %7.18 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years140,4327.05 %7.02 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years125,8286.32 %6.24 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years119,5546.01 %5.71 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years293,89614.76 %14.13 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years336,35516.90 %17.06 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years271,58513.64 %13.77 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years99,9605.02 %5.03 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years77,1363.87 %3.93 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years122,8406.17 %6.83 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years83,4734.19 %4.78 %4.38 %
85 years and over30,0771.51 %1.62 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)37.0-38.237.7
18 years and over1,482,92374.49 %75.19 %74.27 %
Male
701,72035.25 %35.81 %35.85 %
Female
781,20339.24 %39.38 %38.42 %
21 years and over1,410,91470.87 %71.70 %69.92 %
62 years and over280,19914.07 %15.49 %14.65 %
65 years and over236,39011.87 %13.23 %12.42 %
Male
93,7734.71 %5.31 %5.12 %
Female
142,6177.16 %7.92 %7.30 %
Additional Age Reports

Area Code 973 Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
One race1,931,44197.02 %97.46 %97.55 %
White
1,274,16764.00 %72.55 %75.21 %
Black or African American
410,57820.62 %13.57 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
4,9940.25 %0.23 %0.87 %
Asian
88,4134.44 %5.71 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
32,5391.63 %2.01 %0.59 %
Chinese
21,3191.07 %1.19 %0.85 %
Filipino
16,6650.84 %1.01 %0.65 %
Japanese
1,9920.10 %0.17 %0.28 %
Korean
7,5060.38 %0.78 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
2,3310.12 %0.18 %0.39 %
Other Asian
6,0610.30 %0.36 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
8260.04 %0.04 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
1270.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
1430.01 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
1580.01 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
3980.02 %0.02 %0.04 %
Some other race
152,4637.66 %5.36 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)330,93716.62 %13.28 %13.70 %
Mexican
30,2341.52 %1.22 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
108,1635.43 %4.36 %2.46 %
Cuban
11,6710.59 %0.92 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
180,8699.09 %6.78 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino1,659,90883.38 %86.72 %86.30 %
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Area Code 973 Social Profile

Area Code 973 School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school533,946100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
45,7668.57 %8.18 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
29,6555.55 %5.50 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
234,88643.99 %44.11 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
111,93920.96 %21.01 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
111,70020.92 %21.21 %22.81 %
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Area Code 973 Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over1,317,899100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
108,0188.20 %6.60 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
161,20012.23 %11.33 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
371,92528.22 %29.37 %28.63 %
High school or higher
1,048,68179.57 %82.07 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
225,77517.13 %17.66 %21.05 %
Associate degree
61,3034.65 %5.27 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
243,20418.45 %18.80 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
389,67829.57 %29.78 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
146,47411.11 %10.98 %8.86 %
Additional Education Attainment Reports

Area Code 973 Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported2,173,306100.00 %--
Arab19,7820.91 %0.76 %0.42 %
Czech9,8520.45 %0.47 %0.59 %
Danish4,1670.19 %0.24 %0.50 %
Dutch37,0971.71 %1.24 %1.58 %
English91,3314.20 %5.44 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)24,0321.11 %1.31 %2.90 %
French Canadian5,6800.26 %0.31 %0.85 %
German191,2038.80 %11.09 %14.93 %
Greek12,0840.56 %0.64 %0.40 %
Hungarian20,4500.94 %1.21 %0.49 %
Irish235,04810.82 %13.94 %10.65 %
Italian331,29315.24 %15.69 %5.47 %
Lithuanian6,6410.31 %0.39 %0.23 %
Norwegian9,8780.45 %0.50 %1.56 %
Polish118,4855.45 %6.01 %3.12 %
Portuguese25,9781.20 %0.75 %0.41 %
Russian43,0251.98 %1.98 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish14,3570.66 %0.80 %1.50 %
Scottish22,5481.04 %1.11 %1.70 %
Slovak8,7210.40 %0.48 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African22,6121.04 %0.73 %0.62 %
Swedish11,6920.54 %0.61 %1.39 %
Swiss5,5290.25 %0.21 %0.32 %
Ukrainian15,6100.72 %0.77 %0.31 %
United States or American59,7562.75 %2.75 %7.18 %
Welsh7,1040.33 %0.42 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)49,9942.30 %1.22 %0.65 %
Other ancestries769,35735.40 %28.91 %31.89 %
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Area Code 973 Economy

Area Code 973 Employment

GroupNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over1,535,738100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
727,29747.36 %47.68 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
808,44152.64 %52.32 %51.68 %
In labor force
983,36164.03 %64.23 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
517,78652.65 %53.15 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
465,57547.35 %46.85 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
982,87164.00 %64.06 %63.10 %
Employed
916,68459.69 %60.34 %59.39 %
Unemployed
66,1874.31 %3.71 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-6.73 %5.78 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
4900.03 %0.17 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
552,37735.97 %35.77 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers750,32981.85 %80.85 %78.40 %
Government workers118,93412.97 %13.94 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business45,4024.95 %5.00 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers2,0190.22 %0.21 %0.31 %
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Area Code 973 Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations340,56437.15 %38.00 %33.60 %
Service occupations124,73813.61 %13.64 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations260,81628.45 %28.45 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations8910.10 %0.18 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations69,8777.62 %7.75 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations119,79813.07 %11.97 %14.63 %
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Area Code 973 Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1,7850.19 %0.32 %1.87 %
Construction49,9075.44 %5.59 %6.80 %
Manufacturing127,34513.89 %11.97 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade40,7534.45 %4.38 %3.60 %
Retail trade99,67610.87 %11.33 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities55,0866.01 %5.94 %5.19 %
Information40,2764.39 %4.40 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing82,8089.03 %8.93 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services110,48112.05 %11.49 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services181,58019.81 %19.83 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services51,2225.59 %6.88 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)42,0064.58 %4.40 %4.88 %
Public administration33,7593.68 %4.54 %4.83 %
Additional Industry Employment Reports

Area Code 973 Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Households707,060100.00 %3,065,685106,788,273
Less than $10,000
60,5048.56 %6.98 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
34,5584.89 %4.69 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
66,0049.33 %9.41 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
68,1719.64 %9.96 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
97,21113.75 %14.27 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
132,03218.67 %19.84 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
91,07112.88 %13.50 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
90,24912.76 %12.76 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
32,1654.55 %4.26 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
35,0954.96 %4.33 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$66,629.76-$62,882.70$39,349.33
Average household size2.74-2.682.58
Average income per member of household$24,281.98-$23,423.49$15,252.86
Additional Income Reports

Area Code 973 Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over897,204100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
636,06570.89 %72.96 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
100,30611.18 %10.64 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
97,10610.82 %9.58 %4.73 %
Walked
29,9803.34 %3.13 %2.94 %
Other means
8,5430.95 %0.94 %1.20 %
Worked at home
25,2042.81 %2.75 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)30.8094 minutes-29.8 minutes26.3 minutes
Additional Commuting Reports

Area Code 973 Housing

Area Code 973 Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units742,431100.00 %3,310,197117,282,697
Occupied housing units
707,07595.24 %92.58 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
405,15554.57 %60.76 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
301,92040.67 %31.82 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
35,3564.76 %7.42 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
6,4620.87 %3.30 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate1.12 %-1.39 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate3.47 %-5.10 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.92-2.792.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.34-2.352.45
Additional Occupancy Reports

Area Code 973 Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units742,429100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
348,22346.90 %54.22 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
34,6904.67 %8.62 %5.68 %
2 units
107,27114.45 %10.01 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
79,01010.64 %6.75 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
40,4975.45 %4.84 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
37,1195.00 %4.88 %3.99 %
20 or more units
93,40612.58 %9.63 %8.59 %
Mobile home
2,0530.28 %1.01 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1600.02 %0.02 %0.22 %
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Area Code 973 Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units742,429100.00 %--
1 room
16,8712.27 %1.88 %2.21 %
2 rooms
34,5534.65 %3.85 %4.88 %
3 rooms
95,22512.83 %10.72 %10.06 %
4 rooms
114,13515.37 %14.45 %15.95 %
5 rooms
127,20017.13 %17.03 %20.92 %
6 rooms
110,44014.88 %17.02 %18.39 %
7 rooms
85,55511.52 %13.08 %11.98 %
8 rooms
74,80110.08 %11.06 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
83,64911.27 %10.91 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.9-6.05.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units707,049100.00 %--
1.00 or less
661,98693.63 %87.95 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
26,9623.81 %2.67 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
18,1012.56 %1.96 %2.54 %
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Area Code 973 Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas436,61758.81 %61.87 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas23,1403.12 %2.22 %5.96 %
Electricity65,1628.78 %9.56 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.173,00323.30 %17.98 %8.06 %
Coal or coke3960.05 %0.04 %0.12 %
Wood1,6420.22 %0.21 %1.51 %
Solar energy1850.02 %0.01 %0.05 %
Other fuel3,9990.54 %0.39 %0.35 %
No fuel used2,9050.39 %0.30 %1.25 %
Additional Household Heating Reports

Area Code 973 Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units324,383100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
2,3980.74 %1.77 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
13,9424.30 %13.48 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
54,65016.85 %24.40 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
80,92224.95 %22.32 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
91,24328.13 %20.82 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
59,00318.19 %12.52 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
18,7015.77 %3.99 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
3,5241.09 %0.70 %0.56 %
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Area Code 973 Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage237,28373.15 %71.46 %69.56 %
Less than $300
510.02 %0.04 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
6950.21 %0.48 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
3,8701.19 %2.20 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
15,9194.91 %8.03 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
59,33118.29 %22.40 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
71,33221.99 %18.90 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
86,08526.54 %19.41 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged87,10026.85 %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 percent86,44726.65 %27.01 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent52,97016.33 %17.07 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent50,29815.51 %15.56 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent37,69711.62 %11.56 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent25,7977.95 %7.69 %6.01 %
35 percent or more69,37821.39 %20.54 %15.91 %
Not computed1,7960.55 %0.57 %0.85 %
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Area Code 973 Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units301,246100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
17,7815.90 %4.74 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
10,3783.45 %3.20 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
27,2159.03 %8.55 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
97,87132.49 %31.78 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
92,03130.55 %29.93 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
38,42112.75 %14.22 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
10,3293.43 %4.36 %2.89 %
No cash rent
7,2202.40 %3.22 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)112,15137.23 %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 percent57,47019.08 %18.48 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent43,54214.45 %14.64 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent37,70312.52 %12.94 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent31,60910.49 %10.73 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent22,8867.60 %7.59 %7.32 %
35 percent or more92,28330.63 %29.94 %29.47 %
Not computed15,7535.23 %5.68 %7.77 %

Area Code 973 Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentNew Jersey Avg.National Avg.
None116,40415.68 %11.75 %9.57 %
1239,29832.23 %32.21 %31.22 %
2251,54833.88 %35.05 %34.76 %
3 or more99,79913.44 %13.57 %15.45 %
Additional Vehicle Usage Reports
 
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