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Comparative Report: SHELBY County
 
 
  • Environmental Hazards: SHELBY County Compared with State of KENTUCKY

      SHELBY County
     State of KENTUCKY

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants


    Added Cancer Risk (per million) 100
    150


    Density of Pollution Sources


    Criteria Air Pollutant Facilities Per Square Mile 0.0078
    0.0093
    Superfund Sites Per Square Mile 0.0026
    0.00040
    Toxics Release Inventory Facilities Per Square Mile 0.029
    0.010

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    • Demographic Profile: SHELBY County Compared with State of KENTUCKY
        SHELBY County
       State of KENTUCKY




      % People of Color 11
      8.3
      % Asian/Pacific Islanders .1
      .45
      % African Americans 10
      7.1
      % Latinos .33
      .55
      % Native Americans .036
      .18
      % Families Below Poverty 9.6
      16
      % Homeowners 48
      45
      % Working Class People 75
      74
      % Non-Highschool Graduates 30
      35
      % Non-English Speakers .21
      .31
      % Non-Citizens .1
      .49

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