Chance-Loeb, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 14,876.
Males: 7,304  (49.1%)
Females: 7,572  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

34.6 years
Texas median age:

32.3 years

Zip code: 77657

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,057 (it was $40,501 in 2000)
Chance-Loeb:

$60,057
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,398 (it was $18,868 in 2000)

Chance-Loeb CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $169,987 (it was $76,800 in 2000)
Chance-Loeb:

$169,987
TX:

$172,200
March 2019 cost of living index in Chance-Loeb: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Chance-Loeb, TX (2000)
    • 13,26395.8%White alone
    • 3852.8%Hispanic
    • 1130.8%Two or more races
    • 390.3%American Indian alone
    • 250.2%Asian alone
    • 110.08%Other race alone
    • 70.05%Black alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Chance-Loeb detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 50.8 square miles.

Population density: 293 people per square mile   (very low).

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Chance-Loeb CCD:

1.6% ($1,229)
Texas:

1.8% ($1,393)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Beaumont, TX (12.1 miles , pop. 113,866).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (70.4 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (78.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Lumberton, TX (1.2 miles ),
Rose Hill Acres, TX (1.8 miles ),
Silsbee, TX (2.7 miles ),
Bevil Oaks, TX (2.8 miles ),
Pinewood Estates, TX (3.1 miles ),
Pine Forest, TX (3.3 miles ),
Evadale, TX (3.3 miles ),
Kountze, TX (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 30.24 N, Longitude: 94.20 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 409

Distribution of median household income in Chance-Loeb, TX in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Chance-Loeb, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.1%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Chemicals (4.7%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Health care (14.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Chance-Loeb, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)

Average climate in Chance-Loeb, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Chance-Loeb, Texas average temperatures Chance-Loeb, Texas average precipitation Chance-Loeb, Texas humidity Chance-Loeb, Texas wind speed Chance-Loeb, Texas snowfall Chance-Loeb, Texas sunshine Chance-Loeb, Texas clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.8. This is about average.

City:

69.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.164. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.164
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.70
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.467. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.467
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2015 was 22.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Chance-Loeb-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.8 miles away from the Chance-Loeb place center killed one person and injured 81 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/31/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.4 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chance-Loeb-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 293.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 256.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 432.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 537.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 287.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 359.8 miles away from Chance-Loeb center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hardin County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Fires: 3, Winds: 2, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Chance-Loeb:

  • VILLAGE CREEK REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LUMBERTON, TX)
  • LOOP ROAD LIVING CENTER (Hospital, about 5 miles away; BEAUMONT, TX)
  • GREEN ACRES CONV CTR PARKDALE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BEAUMONT, TX)
  • EXCEL HOMECARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; VIDOR, TX)
  • CENTRAL HOUSE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; BEAUMONT, TX)
  • SAN DIEGO GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; BEAUMONT, TX)
  • WOODLEA COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SILSBEE, TX)

Amtrak station near Chance-Loeb:

  • 13 miles: BEAUMONT (2555 W. CEDAR ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chance-Loeb:

  • Lamar Institute of Technology (about 16 miles; Beaumont, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,023)
  • Lamar University (about 16 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 13,658)
  • Lee College (about 59 miles; Baytown, TX; FT enrollment: 4,278)
  • McNeese State University (about 59 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 62 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 69 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake (about 71 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 5,833)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Chance-Loeb: Lumberton Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services - South Station (A), Lumberton Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services (B), Hardin County Justice of the Peace 5 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chance-Loeb include: Infant Jesus Church (A), Woodcrest Church (B), Anchor Church (C), First Baptist Church of Loeb (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Walton Cemetery (1), Loeb Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Jinks Pond (A), Yellow Lake (B), Clear Lake (C), Round Lake (D), Cooks Lake (E), Scatterman Lake (F), Patterson Lake (G), Sandy Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Walton Creek (A), Walker Branch (B), Village Slough (C), Cane Slough (D), Boggy Creek (E), Black Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Chance-Loeb include: Village Creek State Park (1), Big Thicket National Preserve (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hardin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.5%
Whole state:

71.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.1%
Whole state:

4.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.3%
Whole state:

15.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.5%
Whole state:

6.7%

For population 15 years and over in Chance-Loeb:

Marital status in Chance-Loeb, TX
  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 67.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

For population 25 years and over in Chance-Loeb:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Texas average:

15.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chance-Loeb, TX (based on Hardin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,99378
Catholic3,2144
Mainline Protestant3,2118
Other8524
Black Protestant6125
None24,753-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
This county:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Hardin County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
This county:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Hardin County:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hardin County:

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.9%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hardin County:

13.8%
State:

15.7%

7.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.38%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson County, TX  2.55% ($59,367 average AGI)
from Orange County, TX  0.64% ($46,913)
from Harris County, TX  0.50% ($63,939)


6.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,331 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson County, TX  1.96% ($50,108 average AGI)
to Orange County, TX  0.62% ($43,057)
to Harris County, TX  0.54% ($51,425)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chance-Loeb:

  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZZB (990 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQHN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEDERLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSET (1300 AM; 1 kW; SILSBEE, TX; Owner: DAVE COLLIER COMMUNICATION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDEI (1250 AM; 5 kW; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KIKR (1450 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRCM (1380 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: VOICE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chance-Loeb:

  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIOC (106.1 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAYD-FM (101.7 FM; SILSBEE, TX; Owner: HILCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQBU-FM (93.3 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQQK (107.9 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTJM (98.5 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KQXY-FM (94.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KYKR (95.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KKMY (104.5 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVLU (91.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LAMAR UNIVERSITY)
  • KTCX (102.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSHN (99.9 FM; LIBERTY, TX; Owner: TRINITY RIVER VALLEY BROADCASTING CO)
  • K277AG (103.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVST (103.7 FM; WILLIS, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KTHT (97.1 FM; CLEVELAND, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTXB (89.7 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHPT (106.9 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCOL-FM (92.5 FM; GROVES, TX; Owner: VOICE IN THE WILDERNESS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chance-Loeb:

  • K09VO (Channel 9; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BEAUMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBTV-TV (Channel 4; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, L.L.C.)
  • KBMT (Channel 12; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 12 OF BEAUMONT, INC.)
  • KFDM-TV (Channel 6; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KITU (Channel 34; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION INC)
  • KJDF-LP (Channel 46; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KEBQ-LP (Channel 22; BEAUMONT-ORANGE, TX; Owner: WELLSPRINGS BEAUMONT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVHP (Channel 29; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUIL-LP (Channel 64; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BLUE BONNET COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chance-Loeb, TX
  • 75.3%Electricity
  • 14.7%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chance-Loeb, TX
  • 84.4%Electricity
  • 9.1%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel


Chance-Loeb compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Chance-Loeb on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: petroleum and coal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: carpenters (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: petroleum and coal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: gasoline stations (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: plant and system operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: repair and maintenance (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: u. s. postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: personal and laundry services (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: department and other general merchandise stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: motor vehicle and parts dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: woodworkers (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: recyclable material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: repair and maintenance (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
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