Coahoma County, MS

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2020 Population
22,685
2.45% 1-year decline
US Senator
Roger Wicker
Republican Party
US Senator
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
35.4
1.72% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
36.5%
5.05% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$30,761
5.63% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$67,900
0.586% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
7,740
3.54% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Coahoma County, MS had a population of 22.7k people with a median age of 35.4 and a median household income of $30,761. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Coahoma County, MS declined from 23,255 to 22,685, a −2.45% decrease and its median household income grew from $29,121 to $30,761, a 5.63% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Coahoma County, MS are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (76.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (20.4%), Other (Hispanic) (0.498%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.48%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.45%).

None of the households in Coahoma County, MS 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.

99.7% of the residents in Coahoma County, MS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Coahoma County, MS are Coahoma Community College (315 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Coahoma County, MS was $67,900, and the homeownership rate was 55.3%.

Most people in Coahoma County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Coahoma County, MS was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Coahoma County, MS is home to a population of 22.7k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.507% of Coahoma County, MS residents were born outside of the country (115 people).

In 2020, there were 3.76 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (17.4k people) in Coahoma County, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.63k White (Non-Hispanic) and 113 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2020 Citizenship
99.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.7% of Coahoma County, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Coahoma County, MS was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Coahoma County, MS
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    17.4k ± 100
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.63k ± 25
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    113 ± 95
1.57%
Hispanic Population
357 people

In 2020, there were 3.76 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (17.4k people) in Coahoma County, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.63k White (Non-Hispanic) and 113 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.57% of the people in Coahoma County, MS are hispanic (357 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Coahoma County, MS as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    18,827 ± 3,358 people
  2. India
    5,246 ± 1,777 people
  3. Vietnam
    4,118 ± 1,574 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Mississippi was Mexico, the natal country of 18,827 Mississippi residents, followed by India with 5,246 and Vietnam with 4,118.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.507%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
115 people
0.452%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
105 people

As of 2020, 0.507% of Coahoma County, MS residents (115 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Coahoma County, MS was 0.452%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    330 ± 126
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    207 ± 102
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    159 ± 104

Coahoma County, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.59 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Coahoma County, MS employs 7.74k people. The largest industries in Coahoma County, MS are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,448 people), Educational Services (932 people), and Retail Trade (864 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($60,938), Wholesale Trade ($47,125), and Finance & Insurance ($44,861).

Males in Mississippi have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,621. The income inequality in Mississippi (measured using the Gini index) is 0.45, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

7.74k
2020 Value
± 611
−3.54%
1 Year decline
± 11.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Coahoma County, MS declined at a rate of −3.54%, from 8.02k employees to 7.74k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Coahoma County, MS, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (692 people), Sales & Related Occupations (682 people), and Management Occupations (670 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Coahoma County, MS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

7.74k
2020 Value
± 611
−3.54%
1 Year decline
± 11.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Coahoma County, MS declined at a rate of −3.54%, from 8.02k employees to 7.74k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Coahoma County, MS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,448 people), Educational Services (932 people), and Retail Trade (864 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Coahoma County, MS, though some of these residents may live in Coahoma County, MS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$32,089
Median earning men ± $3,058
$20,679
Median earning women ± $1,718

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($55,179), Wholesale Trade ($50,583), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($42,950).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($52,000), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($26,618), and Public Administration ($25,878).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Mississippi. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 269
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 199
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 118
    Retail Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $129k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $84.9k
    Manufacturing
  3. $52.7k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Mississippi to other states, or from other states to Mississippi.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $30.5B
  2. $25.1B
  3. $12.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Mississippi product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $30.5B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($25.1B) and Motorized vehicles ($12.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Mississippi products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$182B
2020 Value in Mississippi
$374B
Projected 2050 Value in Mississippi
105% growth

In 2020, total outbound Mississippi trade was $182B. This is expected to increase 105% to $374B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Mississippi trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Mississippi to other states, or from other states to Mississippi.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $21.9B
  2. $11.4B
  3. $10.5B

In 2020, the top outbound Mississippi domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Alabama with $21.9B, followed by Louisiana with $11.4B and Tennessee and $10.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Mississippi shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Coahoma County, MS went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 70.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (27.9%), followed by Other (1.01%).

Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Mississippi. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Mississippi is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Mississippi

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Roger Wicker
Senator from Mississippi1
Assumed office on December 31, 2007
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Trent Lott.
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Senator from Mississippi2
Assumed office on April 9, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Thad Cochran.

Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith are the senators currently representing Mississippi.

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 Mississippi over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Mississippi

Mississippi is currently represented by 4 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 Mississippi have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Coahoma County, MS awarded 315 degrees. The student population of Coahoma County, MS in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 592 male students and 1,020 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Coahoma County, MS are Black or African American (293 and 93.6%), followed by White (12 and 3.83%), Two or More Races (2 and 0.639%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (2 and 0.639%).

The largest universities in Coahoma County, MS by number of degrees awarded are Coahoma Community College (315 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Coahoma County, MS are General Studies (78 and 24.8%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (25 and 7.94%), and Pre-Nursing Studies (22 and 6.98%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 1,612 students enrolled in Coahoma County, MS, 36.7% men and 63.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 1,475 records, of which 64.1% were women and 35.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 78 degree-majors awarded
  2. 22 degree-majors awarded
  3. 16 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Coahoma County, MS was General Studies with 78 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Coahoma County, MS according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
315 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Coahoma Community College with 315 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 91 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Coahoma County, MS, which is 0.406 times less than the 224 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 293 degrees mean that there were 24.4 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 12 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,850) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($153) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($900) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.876% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.697% 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

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (691k), Some college (559k), and Secondary Education (417k).

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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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Coahoma County, MS was $67,900 in 2020, which is 0.295 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $68,300 to $67,900, a 0.586% decrease. The homeownership rate in Coahoma County, MS is 55.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Coahoma County, MS have an average commute time of 20.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Coahoma County, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Coahoma County, MS is $30,761. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Coahoma County, MS was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $50,528, followed by Census Tract 9503 and Census Tract 9504, with respective values of $35,855 and $34,879.

In 2021, 15.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Coahoma County, MS. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 5.41%.

Property

$67,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$7,079
$4,760
Median Property Taxes
±$415

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 Coahoma County, MS the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Coahoma County, MS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

55.3%
Homeownership
2020
64.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 55.3% of the housing units in Coahoma County, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 50.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9502
  2. Census Tract 9503
  3. Census Tract 9504

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Coahoma County, MS was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $50,528, followed by Census Tract 9503 and Census Tract 9504, with respective values of $35,855 and $34,879.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Coahoma County, MS 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.
$30,761
Median Household Income
± $3,214
8.61k
Number of Households
± 630

In 2020, the median household income of the 8.61k households in Coahoma County, MS grew to $30,761 from the previous year's value of $29,121.

The following chart displays the households in Coahoma County, MS 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Coahoma County, MS is from Mississippi.
0.45
2020 Wage GINI in Mississippi
0.445
2019 Wage GINI in Mississippi

In 2020, the income inequality in Mississippi was 0.45 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.17% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Mississippi was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Mississippi in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Mississippi across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79.3%)
  2. Carpooled (11.5%)
  3. Walked (4.74%)

In 2020, 79.3% of workers in Coahoma County, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.5%) and those who walked to work (4.74%).

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

20.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Coahoma County, MS have a shorter commute time (20.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.18% of the workforce in Coahoma County, MS 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 Coahoma County, MS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Coahoma County, MS have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 15.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Coahoma County, MS. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 5.41%.

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Poverty & Diversity

36.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Coahoma County, MS (8.05k out of 22.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Coahoma County, MS is Black, followed by White and Asian.

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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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 49.1% of the children was living in poverty in Coahoma County, MS. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 0.8%.

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87% of the population of Coahoma County, MS has health coverage, with 27.9% on employee plans, 40.2% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 7.15% on non-group plans, and 1.54% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Mississippi was $7,646 in 2014. This is a 3.86% increase from the previous year ($7,362).

Primary care physicians in Coahoma County, MS see 1886 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.9% increase from the previous year (1781 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2011 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 191 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.9% were men and 55.1% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Mississippi, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,886 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Coahoma County, MS

Primary care physicians in Coahoma County, MS see an average of 1,886 patients per year. This represents a 5.9% increase from the previous year (1,781 patients).

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Mississippi across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.1% under 18 years, 20.5% between 18 and 34 years, 35.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.9% were men and 55.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

13%
Uninsured
27.9%
Employer Coverage
40.2%
Medicaid
10.2%
Medicare
7.15%
Non-Group
1.54%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Coahoma County, MS declined by 0.436% from 13% to 13%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Coahoma County, MS changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 92.6 in Coahoma County, MS.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 42.7% in Coahoma County, MS.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 14.3% in Coahoma County, MS.

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