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16342 Zip Code (Polk, PA) Detailed Profile




City: Polk, PA (3.25%)
Counties: Venango County, PA (98.80%), Mercer County, PA (1.20%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 2,274
Zip code population in 2010: 2,281
Zip code population in 2000: 2,713

Houses and condos: 1,083
Renter-occupied apartments: 126
% of renters here:

16%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 16342: 91.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 61.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.
Population density: 37 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 16342
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.5% ($1,379)
Pennsylvania:

1.6% ($2,855)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,566 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,178 (1.5%)

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Males: 1,192  (52.4%)
Females: 1,082  (47.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 16342:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 16342:

  • Never married: 34.9%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

Zip code 16342 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 16342 (2017)
    • 2,20981.4%White
    • 351.3%Black
    • 150.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 130.5%Two or more races
    • 50.2%Asian
    • 20.07%American Indian
    • 20.07%Some other race
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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $93,225
16342:

$93,225
Pennsylvania:

$181,200



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 16342 zip code as of February 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 16342 is 792 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

49.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 16342, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $40,355 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$40,355
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $32,062 (reported on 77.5% of returns)
Here:

$32,062
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 65.6% for AGIs below $25k, 72.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 39.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $287 (reported on 45.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$287
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,124 (reported on 14.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,124
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$800 (reported on 5.8% of returns)
Here:

+$800
State:

+$14,495

Profit/loss from business: +$4,969 (reported on 10.8% of returns)
Here:

+$4,969
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $8,667 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
16342:

$8,667
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $15,560 (15% of AGI, reported on 12.5% of returns)
Here:

$15,560
State:

$23,538

Here:

14.7% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $3,367 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
Here:

$3,367
State:

$4,025

Taxes paid: $5,867 (reported on 12.5% of returns)
16342:

$5,867
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $1,919 (reported on 13.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,919
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 60.8%
Here:

61%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 65.5% for AGIs below $25k, 50.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 55.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 16342, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $29,864 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$29,864
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $27,771 (reported on 81.7% of returns)
Here:

$27,771
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 94.2% for AGIs below $10k, 71.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 49.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $508 (reported on 49.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$508
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.1% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $858 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

$858
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$460 (reported on 9.7% of returns)
Here:

+$460
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, -0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,376 (reported on 10.8% of returns)
Here:

+$7,376
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $10k, 5.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,429 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
16342:

$3,429
Pennsylvania:

$2,903

Total itemized deductions: $12,136 (20% of AGI, reported on 12.0% of returns)
Here:

$12,136
State:

$18,804

Here:

19.7% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,413 (3% of AGI, reported on 7.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,413
State:

$3,337

Here:

3.5% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,145 (reported on 66.4% of returns)
16342:

$4,145
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,362 (reported on 15.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,362
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 61.1%
Here:

61%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 67.7% for AGIs below $10k, 55.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 56.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$55,489
Pennsylvania:

$59,195
Polk, PA (16342) map Nearest zip codes: 16362, 16374, 16372, 16323, 16153, 16145.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

48.9%
Pennsylvania:

45.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.3%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 82
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 711


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 15 (8 now married, 6 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 366 (176 now married, 189 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 16342 with a mortgage: 337 (9 second mortgage, 30 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 332

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,017
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $375

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

17.2%
Whole state:

12.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

9.2%
Whole state:

6.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 16342: Polk Center (A), Allen Corners (B), Polk Junction (C), Twin Oaks (D), Bodine Corners (E), Polk Fire and Rescue (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 16342 include: Pleasant View Church (A), Hickory Grove Church (B), Hebron Church (C), Center Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Gadsby Cemetery (1), Pleasantview Cemetery (2), Old Sandy Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoir: Polk Dam Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Victory Run (A), Sulphur Run (B), Morrison Run (C), South Sandy Creek (D), Lyons Run (E), Little Sandy Creek (F), Clark Run (G), Williams Run (H), Bear Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 282014 or later
  • 252010 to 2013
  • 1282000 to 2009
  • 1361990 to 1999
  • 721980 to 1989
  • 1771970 to 1979
  • 1101960 to 1969
  • 1091950 to 1959
  • 521940 to 1949
  • 2491939 or earlier

Zip code 16342 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Polk, PA (16342)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Polk, PA (16342)
  • 6no bedroom
  • 371 bedroom
  • 1922 bedrooms
  • 3383 bedrooms
  • 704 bedrooms
  • 195+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Polk, PA (16342)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Polk, PA (16342)
  • 1no bedroom
  • 101 bedroom
  • 512 bedrooms
  • 533 bedrooms
  • 104 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Polk, PA (16342) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Polk, PA (16342) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 13no vehicle
  • 1501 vehicle
  • 3422 vehicles
  • 1083 vehicles
  • 314 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Polk, PA (16342) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Polk, PA (16342) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 7no vehicle
  • 791 vehicle
  • 292 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

  • Zip code 16342 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 16342 household income distribution in 2017
  • 30Less than $10,000
  • 32$10,000 to $14,999
  • 29$15,000 to $19,999
  • 56$20,000 to $24,999
  • 42$25,000 to $29,999
  • 50$30,000 to $34,999
  • 32$35,000 to $39,999
  • 38$40,000 to $44,999
  • 38$45,000 to $49,999
  • 124$50,000 to $59,999
  • 104$60,000 to $74,999
  • 85$75,000 to $99,999
  • 53$100,000 to $124,999
  • 34$125,000 to $149,999
  • 18$150,000 to $199,999
  • 12$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 16342

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 16342
  • 6Less than $10,000
  • 3$10,000 to $14,999
  • 11$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$20,000 to $24,999
  • 7$25,000 to $29,999
  • 12$30,000 to $34,999
  • 16$35,000 to $39,999
  • 47$40,000 to $49,999
  • 63$50,000 to $59,999
  • 37$60,000 to $69,999
  • 64$70,000 to $79,999
  • 24$80,000 to $89,999
  • 23$90,000 to $99,999
  • 75$100,000 to $124,999
  • 32$125,000 to $149,999
  • 38$150,000 to $174,999
  • 24$175,000 to $199,999
  • 34$200,000 to $249,999
  • 44$250,000 to $299,999
  • 12$300,000 to $399,999
  • 8$400,000 to $499,999
  • 8$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 16342

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 16342
  • 4$150 to $199
  • 11$250 to $299
  • 6$300 to $349
  • 18$350 to $399
  • 11$400 to $449
  • 4$450 to $499
  • 10$500 to $549
  • 17$550 to $599
  • 1$600 to $649
  • 1$750 to $799
  • 3$900 to $999
  • 21No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $674.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $93,890
  • Black or African American householders: $158,149
  • Two or more races householders: $124,854
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $228,900

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $93,225
16342:

$93,225
Pennsylvania:

$181,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,362 - $163,641

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $167,045
Here:

$167,045
State:

$246,314

Mobile homes: $61,154
Here:

$61,154
State:

$63,273
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 16342

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 767
  • 3 or 4: 22
  • Mobile homes: 288

Unemployment: 7.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 16342

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 16342
  • 81.7%670Drove a car alone
  • 7.8%64Carpooled
  • 0.2%2Bus or trolley bus
  • 3.9%32Walked
  • 0.5%4Other means
  • 5.7%47Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 16342

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 16342
  • 66Less than 5 minutes
  • 605 to 9 minutes
  • 7610 to 14 minutes
  • 10515 to 19 minutes
  • 14520 to 24 minutes
  • 4125 to 29 minutes
  • 12130 to 34 minutes
  • 1935 to 39 minutes
  • 2740 to 44 minutes
  • 5045 to 59 minutes
  • 3360 to 89 minutes
  • 2390 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 67.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,977
  • In family households: 1,726 (299 male householders, 283 female householders)
    463 spouses, 502 children (463 natural, 9 adopted, 31 stepchildren), 37 grandchildren, 26 brothers or sisters, 14 parents, 32 other relatives, 40 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 249 (161 male householders (137 living alone)), 48 female householders (36 living alone)), 39 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 293 (197 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 309 2-persons, 108 3-persons, 100 4-persons, 51 5-persons, 13 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 173 1-person, 36 2-persons

232 married couples with children.
124 single-parent households (40 men, 84 women).

99.5% of residents of 16342 zip code speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% very well, 25% well).

Foreign born population: 5 (0.2%)
(41.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.2%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 40%France
  • 20%Uruguay
Most common first ancestries reported in 16342
  • 20%German
  • 16%American
  • 11%English
  • 7%Irish
  • 5%European
  • 4%Polish
  • 3%Scotch-Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 61990 to 1999
  • 18Before 1990

Zip code 16342 topographic map


Zip code 16342 marital status for males
Zip code 16342 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 11.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 10.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 32.4%Utility gas
  • 23.3%Wood
  • 17.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.4%Electricity
  • 2.9%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 3,159.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,055
  • Northeast: 54
  • Midwest: 63
  • South: 57
  • West: 7

77% of the 16342 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

92% of the 16342 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Polk, PA (16342)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 22
Here:

13.8%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 23
Here:

24.9%
Pennsylvania:

13.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8
Here:

28.9%
Pennsylvania:

37.8%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 54,707Management occupations
  • 50,791Business and financial operations occupations
  • 44,578Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 42,059Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 38,953Production occupations
  • 35,447Healthcare support occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • VOYTEN ELECTRIC & ELECTRONICS (173 VOYTEN BLVD in POLK, PA) : $34,300 in 6 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    Contracts for Circuit Breakers by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $14,000; 2003: $0; 2004: $15,800; 2005: $4,500; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $12,600 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Circuit Breakers. Signed on 2002-09-03. Completion date: 2002-11-22.
    $7,900 with Army for Circuit Breakers. Signed on 2004-09-03. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $7,900 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Circuit Breakers. Signed on 2004-09-03. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $2,250, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-19. Completion date: 2004-09-30.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Wholesale Trade: Electrical Apparatus and Equipment, Wiring Supplies, and Related Equipment Merchant Wholesalers (20-49 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Other Individual and Family Services (20-49: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Site Preparation Contractors (1-4: 2)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): General Automotive Repair (1-4: 2)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 305 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 25 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 573 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 138 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 16342 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3459.9 years
Robert3266.9 years
William3065.0 years
James3066.2 years
Mary2669.8 years
George2172.9 years
Richard2053.7 years
Charles2066.6 years
Margaret1768.8 years
Joseph1668.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 16342 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1262.0 years
Snyder1161.8 years
Adams1069.2 years
Smith957.4 years
Hovis875.7 years
Sechler779.5 years
Jones768.2 years
Williams772.9 years
Eakin681.2 years
Anderson663.6 years
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