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

      JEFFERSON County
     State of TEXAS

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants


    Added Cancer Risk (per million) 520
    260


    Density of Pollution Sources


    Criteria Air Pollutant Facilities Per Square Mile 0.054
    0.0046
    Superfund Sites Per Square Mile 0.0033
    0.00014
    Toxics Release Inventory Facilities Per Square Mile 0.056
    0.0046

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




      % People of Color 39
      39
      % Asian/Pacific Islanders 2.1
      1.8
      % African Americans 31
      12
      % Latinos 5.2
      25
      % Native Americans .27
      .35
      % Families Below Poverty 16
      14
      % Homeowners 54
      43
      % Working Class People 70
      68
      % Non-Highschool Graduates 26
      28
      % Non-English Speakers 1.7
      5.6
      % Non-Citizens 2.3
      5.9

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