COMMUNITY CENTER|Environmental Justice|WAKE County Comparative Report

Comparative Report: WAKE County
 
 
  • Environmental Hazards: WAKE County Compared with State of NORTH CAROLINA

      WAKE County
     State of NORTH CAROLINA

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants


    Added Cancer Risk (per million) 180
    160


    Density of Pollution Sources


    Criteria Air Pollutant Facilities Per Square Mile 0.035
    0.019
    Superfund Sites Per Square Mile 0.0024
    0.00053
    Toxics Release Inventory Facilities Per Square Mile 0.018
    0.015

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    • Demographic Profile: WAKE County Compared with State of NORTH CAROLINA
        WAKE County
       State of NORTH CAROLINA




      % People of Color 24
      25
      % Asian/Pacific Islanders 1.9
      .74
      % African Americans 21
      22
      % Latinos 1.2
      1
      % Native Americans .24
      1.2
      % Families Below Poverty 5.5
      9.9
      % Homeowners 47
      44
      % Working Class People 58
      73
      % Non-Highschool Graduates 15
      30
      % Non-English Speakers .75
      .55
      % Non-Citizens 2.4
      .99

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