Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN

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2022 Population
101,627
35.7% 1-year decline
US Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Democratic (DFL) Party
US Senator
Tina Smith
Democratic (DFL) Party
2022 Median Age
39.9
1.27% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
6.3%
10.5% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$96,807
11.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$353,400
24.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN had a population of 102k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $96,807. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN declined from 158,051 to 101,627, a −35.7% decrease and its median household income grew from $87,094 to $96,807, a 11.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (72%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.23%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.82%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.4%), and White (Hispanic) (3.2%).

14.9% of the households in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN 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.

94.7% of the residents in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Argosy University-Twin Cities (389 degrees awarded in 2018).

In 2022, the median property value in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN was $353,400, and the homeownership rate was 69.5%.

Most people in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN is home to a population of 102k people, from which 94.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 11.7% of Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN residents were born outside of the country (11.9k people).

In 2022, there were 8.75 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (73.2k people) in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.37k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.93k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN are Spanish (4,398 households), Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (2,762 households), and Tamil (834 households).

Citizenship

94.7%
2022 Citizenship
95.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.7% of Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN was 95.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    73.2k ± 1.46k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    8.37k ± 1.04k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    6.93k ± 820
7.98%
Hispanic Population
8.11k people

In 2022, there were 8.75 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (73.2k people) in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.37k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.93k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.98% of the people in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN are hispanic (8.11k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
11.9k people
10.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
16.7k people

As of 2022, 11.7% of Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN residents (11.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN was 10.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,398 households (4.59%)
  2. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages
    2,762 households (2.88%)
  3. Tamil
    834 households (0.871%)

14.9% of the households in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN was Spanish. 4.59% of the households in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,666 ± 220
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    975 ± 267
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    540 ± 124

Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.71 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN employs 55k people. The largest industries in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN are Elementary & secondary schools (2,860 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,822 people), and Construction (2,710 people), and the highest paying industries are Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($196,612), Miscellaneous paper & pulp products ($150,331), and Offices of physicians ($148,322).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
39,574
Women
48.1%
42,617
Men
51.9%

The workforce of Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN in 2020 was 82,191 people, with 48.1% woman, and 51.9% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN.

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Occupations

55k
2022 Value
−33.8%
1 Year decline
± −33.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN declined at a rate of −33.8%, from 83.1k employees to 55k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN, are Registered nurses (1,721 people), Retail salespersons (1,676 people), and Other managers (1,375 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

55k
2022 Value
−33.8%
1 Year decline
± −33.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN declined at a rate of −33.8%, from 83.1k employees to 55k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN, are Elementary & secondary schools (2,860 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,822 people), and Construction (2,710 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN, though some of these residents may live in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$69,407
Median earning men ± $3,280
$48,832
Median earning women ± $2,251

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($107,250), Manufacturing ($98,614), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($93,467).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($96,667), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($72,942), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($69,461).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.26%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.93M people employed in Minnesota. This represents a 2.26% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.4%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Minnesota went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (45.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Minnesota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Minnesota

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Amy Klobuchar
Senator from Minnesota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) is the Minnesota affiliate of the Democratic Party (United States)|U.S. Democratic Party and its members are counted as Democrats.
Tina Smith
Senator from Minnesota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Al Franken.

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing Minnesota.

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

The following chart shows elected senators in Minnesota over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Minnesota

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 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 Minnesota have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2018, universities in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN awarded 389 degrees. The student population of Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN in 2017 is skewed towards women, with 217 male students and 1,129 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN are White (314 and 81.3%), followed by Black or African American (37 and 9.59%), Asian (21 and 5.44%), and Hispanic or Latino (13 and 3.37%).

The largest universities in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN by number of degrees awarded are Argosy University-Twin Cities (389 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.622% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.28% 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

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (23.9k), High School or Equivalent (17.3k), and Some college (16k).

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN was $353,400 in 2022, which is 1.25 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $284,600 to $353,400, a 24.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN is 69.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN have an average commute time of 22.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN is $96,807. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN was Hennepin County--Plymouth, Maple Grove (West) & Medicine Lake Cities PUMA, MN with a value of $133,079, followed by Hennepin County (West)--Champlin, Rogers Cities & Lake Minnetonka PUMA, MN and Dakota County (South)--Lakeville & Farmington Cities PUMA, MN, with respective values of $129,494 and $122,602.

Property

$353,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,358
$29,342
Median Property Taxes
±$1,047

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 Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

69.5%
Homeownership
2022
67.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.5% of the housing units in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN was Hennepin County--Plymouth, Maple Grove (West) & Medicine Lake Cities PUMA, MN with a value of $133,079, followed by Hennepin County (West)--Champlin, Rogers Cities & Lake Minnetonka PUMA, MN and Dakota County (South)--Lakeville & Farmington Cities PUMA, MN, with respective values of $129,494 and $122,602.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN 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.
$96,807
Median Household Income
± $3,202
42.2k
Number of Households
± 1,405

In 2022, the median household income of the 42.2k households in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN grew to $96,807 from the previous year's value of $87,094.

The following chart displays the households in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN 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

0.449
2022 Wage GINI in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN
0.452
2021 Wage GINI in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN

In 2022, the income inequality in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN was 0.449 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.648% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (70.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (17.5%)
  3. Carpooled (6.85%)

In 2022, 70.5% of workers in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (17.5%) and those who carpooled to work (6.85%).

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

22.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN have a shorter commute time (22.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.18% of the workforce in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN (6.36k out of 101k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN 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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Health

95.4% of the population of Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN has health coverage, with 60.8% on employee plans, 10.8% on Medicaid, 12.9% on Medicare, 10% on non-group plans, and 0.81% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Minnesota see 1102 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.34% decrease from the previous year (1117 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1322 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 343 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,102 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Minnesota

Primary care physicians in Minnesota see an average of 1,102 patients per year. This represents a 1.34% decrease from the previous year (1,117 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.9% under 18 years, 20.2% between 18 and 34 years, 39.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 17% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.5% were men and 52.5% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

4.55%
Uninsured
60.8%
Employer Coverage
10.8%
Medicaid
12.9%
Medicare
10%
Non-Group
0.81%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN grew by 4.08% from 4.37% to 4.55%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Dakota County (Northwest)--Eagan, West St. Paul & Mendota Heights Cities PUMA, MN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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