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Comparative Report: SUSSEX County
 
 
  • Environmental Hazards: SUSSEX County Compared with State of DELAWARE

      SUSSEX County
     State of DELAWARE

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants


    Added Cancer Risk (per million) 130
    350


    Density of Pollution Sources


    Criteria Air Pollutant Facilities Per Square Mile 0.014
    0.045
    Superfund Sites Per Square Mile 0.0021
    0.0087
    Toxics Release Inventory Facilities Per Square Mile 0.015
    0.033

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    • Demographic Profile: SUSSEX County Compared with State of DELAWARE
        SUSSEX County
       State of DELAWARE




      % People of Color 19
      21
      % Asian/Pacific Islanders .53
      1.3
      % African Americans 17
      17
      % Latinos 1.1
      2.3
      % Native Americans .68
      .32
      % Families Below Poverty 7.8
      6.1
      % Homeowners 30
      48
      % Working Class People 76
      67
      % Non-Highschool Graduates 30
      23
      % Non-English Speakers .78
      .87
      % Non-Citizens .76
      1.5

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