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Comparative Report: JEFFERSON County
 
 
  • Environmental Hazards: JEFFERSON County Compared with State of MISSOURI

      JEFFERSON County
     State of MISSOURI

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants


    Added Cancer Risk (per million) 140
    180


    Density of Pollution Sources


    Criteria Air Pollutant Facilities Per Square Mile 0.040
    0.011
    Superfund Sites Per Square Mile 0.0030
    0.00036
    Toxics Release Inventory Facilities Per Square Mile 0.024
    0.0077

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    • Demographic Profile: JEFFERSON County Compared with State of MISSOURI
        JEFFERSON County
       State of MISSOURI




      % People of Color 1.9
      13
      % Asian/Pacific Islanders .3
      .75
      % African Americans .68
      11
      % Latinos .58
      1.2
      % Native Americans .32
      .42
      % Families Below Poverty 6
      10
      % Homeowners 53
      46
      % Working Class People 78
      71
      % Non-Highschool Graduates 28
      26
      % Non-English Speakers .23
      .49
      % Non-Citizens .28
      .74

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