COMMUNITY CENTER|Environmental Justice|JACKSON County Comparative Report

Comparative Report: JACKSON County
 
 
  • Environmental Hazards: JACKSON County Compared with State of ILLINOIS

      JACKSON County
     State of ILLINOIS

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants


    Added Cancer Risk (per million) 160
    270


    Density of Pollution Sources


    Criteria Air Pollutant Facilities Per Square Mile 0.087
    0.17
    Toxics Release Inventory Facilities Per Square Mile 0.0051
    0.021

    • There are no data regarding Superfund Sites in this county.
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  • Demographic Profile: JACKSON County Compared with State of ILLINOIS
      JACKSON County
     State of ILLINOIS




    % People of Color 16
    25
    % Asian/Pacific Islanders 3.6
    2.4
    % African Americans 10
    15
    % Latinos 1.8
    7.7
    % Native Americans .19
    .19
    % Families Below Poverty 16
    9
    % Homeowners 33
    47
    % Working Class People 64
    68
    % Non-Highschool Graduates 21
    24
    % Non-English Speakers .95
    3.2
    % Non-Citizens 4.3
    4.6

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