COMMUNITY CENTER|Environmental Justice|BROOME County Comparative Report

Comparative Report: BROOME County
 
 
  • Environmental Hazards: BROOME County Compared with State of NEW YORK

      BROOME County
     State of NEW YORK

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants


    Added Cancer Risk (per million) 170
    450


    Density of Pollution Sources


    Criteria Air Pollutant Facilities Per Square Mile 0.031
    0.034
    Superfund Sites Per Square Mile 0.0085
    0.0018
    Toxics Release Inventory Facilities Per Square Mile 0.017
    0.014

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    • Demographic Profile: BROOME County Compared with State of NEW YORK
        BROOME County
       State of NEW YORK




      % People of Color 4.9
      31
      % Asian/Pacific Islanders 1.7
      3.7
      % African Americans 1.8
      14
      % Latinos 1.1
      12
      % Native Americans .2
      .28
      % Families Below Poverty 6.5
      10
      % Homeowners 46
      33
      % Working Class People 64
      64
      % Non-Highschool Graduates 21
      25
      % Non-English Speakers .82
      5.4
      % Non-Citizens 1.7
      8.6

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