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

      JEFFERSON County
     State of OHIO

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants


    Added Cancer Risk (per million) 160
    250


    Density of Pollution Sources


    Criteria Air Pollutant Facilities Per Square Mile 0.071
    0.046
    Superfund Sites Per Square Mile 0.0024
    0.00088
    Toxics Release Inventory Facilities Per Square Mile 0.056
    0.036

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




      % People of Color 6.5
      13
      % Asian/Pacific Islanders .23
      .81
      % African Americans 5.5
      11
      % Latinos .49
      1.2
      % Native Americans .31
      .2
      % Families Below Poverty 14
      9.7
      % Homeowners 56
      52
      % Working Class People 78
      70
      % Non-Highschool Graduates 28
      24
      % Non-English Speakers .55
      .64
      % Non-Citizens .43
      .96

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