Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC

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2022 Population
148,543
0.0948% 1-year decline
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
45
0.223% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
17.7%
2.54% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$50,024
5.24% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$152,300
11% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
59,360
0.583% 1-year decline

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In 2022, Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC had a population of 149k people with a median age of 45 and a median household income of $50,024. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC declined from 148,684 to 148,543, a −0.0948% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,531 to $50,024, a 5.24% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.6%), White (Hispanic) (4.04%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.46%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.03%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.14%).

8.62% of the households in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC 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.

96.9% of the residents in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC are Wilkes Community College (1,085 degrees awarded in 2022) and Surry Community College (805 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC was $152,300, and the homeownership rate was 73.5%.

Most people in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC is home to a population of 149k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.66% of Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC residents were born outside of the country (6.92k people).

In 2022, there were 21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (126k people) in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6k White (Hispanic) and 5.14k Black or African American (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 Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC are Spanish (10,306 households), German (453 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (317 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
73,712
Women
50.3%
72,854
Men
49.7%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 146,566 inhabitants, with 49.7% men, and 50.3% women.

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Citizenship

96.9%
2022 Citizenship
97.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.9% of Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    126k ± 91
  2. White (Hispanic)
    6k ± 824
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.14k ± 401
9.39%
Hispanic Population
13.9k people

In 2022, there were 21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (126k people) in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6k White (Hispanic) and 5.14k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.39% of the people in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC are hispanic (13.9k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    4,098 ± 1,550 people
  2. El Salvador
    337 ± 450 people
  3. Honduras
    301 ± 426 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC was Mexico, the natal country of 4,098 Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC residents, followed by El Salvador with 337 and Honduras with 301.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.66%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
6.92k people
4.61%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
6.85k people

As of 2022, 4.66% of Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC residents (6.92k 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 Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC was 4.61%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    10,306 households (7.3%)
  2. German
    453 households (0.321%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    317 households (0.225%)

8.62% of the households in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC 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 Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC was Spanish. 7.3% of the households in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC 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
    3,184 ± 403
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,278 ± 340
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,123 ± 269

Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.49 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC employs 59.4k people. The largest industries in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC are Construction (4,236 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,624 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,361 people), and the highest paying industries are Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($308,611), Investigation & security services ($245,051), and Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing ($109,335).

Males in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,494. The income inequality in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.428, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
28,604
Women
46.7%
32,613
Men
53.3%

The workforce of Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC in 2020 was 61,217 people, with 46.7% woman, and 53.3% men.

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Occupations

59.4k
2022 Value
−0.583%
1 Year decline
± −0.583%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC declined at a rate of −0.583%, from 59.7k employees to 59.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,245 people), Cashiers (1,892 people), and Registered nurses (1,586 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

59.4k
2022 Value
−0.583%
1 Year decline
± −0.583%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC declined at a rate of −0.583%, from 59.7k employees to 59.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC, are Construction (4,236 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,624 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,361 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC, though some of these residents may live in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$39,283
Median earning men ± $1,712
$29,751
Median earning women ± $1,389

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,125), Public Administration ($53,184), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($46,530).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,671), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($39,464), and Public Administration ($38,814).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
3.04%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.86M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 3.04% 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 10.9%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in North Carolina went to Donald J. Trump with 49.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (48.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.881%).

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing the state of North Carolina. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Carolina

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Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Ted Budd
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing North Carolina.

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

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US Representatives from North Carolina

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC awarded 1,890 degrees. The student population of Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,061 male students and 3,057 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC are White (1,451 and 76.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (265 and 14.1%), Unknown (59 and 3.13%), and Black or African American (45 and 2.39%).

The largest universities in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC by number of degrees awarded are Wilkes Community College (1,085 and 57.4%) and Surry Community College (805 and 42.6%).

The most popular majors in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (361 and 19.1%), General Business Administration & Management (180 and 9.52%), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (79 and 4.18%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 5,118 students enrolled in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC, 40.3% men and 59.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,809 records, of which 59.4% were women and 40.6% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 361 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,085 degrees awarded
  2. 805 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Wilkes Community College with 1,085 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 801 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC, which is 0.736 times less than the 1,089 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,451 degrees mean that there were 5.48 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 265 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,491) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($127) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,700) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.28% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.01% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (36.4k), Some college (28.4k), and Secondary Education (22.4k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC was $152,300 in 2022, which is 0.54 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $137,200 to $152,300, a 11% increase. The homeownership rate in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC is 73.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC have an average commute time of 26.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC is $50,024. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC was Wake County (Southwest)--Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $136,654, followed by Wake County (Northwest)--Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC and Union County (West)--Indian Trail & Stallings Towns PUMA, NC, with respective values of $132,713 and $120,161.

Property

$152,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,306
$44,972
Median Property Taxes
±$1,492

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Rent vs Own

73.5%
Homeownership
2022
64.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.5% of the housing units in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC was Wake County (Southwest)--Apex & Holly Springs Towns PUMA, NC with a value of $136,654, followed by Wake County (Northwest)--Raleigh City (Northwest) & Morrisville Town PUMA, NC and Union County (West)--Indian Trail & Stallings Towns PUMA, NC, with respective values of $132,713 and $120,161.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$50,024
Median Household Income
± $1,716
61.2k
Number of Households
± 1,894

In 2022, the median household income of the 61.2k households in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC grew to $50,024 from the previous year's value of $47,531.

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Wage Distribution

0.428
2022 Wage GINI in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC
0.434
2021 Wage GINI in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC

In 2022, the income inequality in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC was 0.428 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.38% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.9%)
  2. Carpooled (10.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.91%)

In 2022, 81.9% of workers in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.7%) and those who worked at home (5.91%).

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Commute Time

26.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC have a shorter commute time (26.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.73% of the workforce in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC (25.9k out of 146k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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Health

87.7% of the population of Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC has health coverage, with 36.4% on employee plans, 18.6% on Medicaid, 17.3% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 1.2% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see 1399 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.427% decrease from the previous year (1405 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1710 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 363 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,399 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in North Carolina

Primary care physicians in North Carolina see an average of 1,399 patients per year. This represents a 0.427% decrease from the previous year (1,405 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.6% under 18 years, 17.7% between 18 and 34 years, 39.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.3%
Uninsured
36.4%
Employer Coverage
18.6%
Medicaid
17.3%
Medicare
14.2%
Non-Group
1.2%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Wilkesboro High Country--Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC declined by 2.62% from 12.6% to 12.3%.

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