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Comparative Report: POLK County
 
 
  • Environmental Hazards: POLK County Compared with State of WISCONSIN

      POLK County
     State of WISCONSIN

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants


    Added Cancer Risk (per million) 77
    170


    Density of Pollution Sources


    Criteria Air Pollutant Facilities Per Square Mile 0.012
    0.029
    Toxics Release Inventory Facilities Per Square Mile 0.0044
    0.014

    • There are no data regarding Superfund Sites in this county.
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  • Demographic Profile: POLK County Compared with State of WISCONSIN
      POLK County
     State of WISCONSIN




    % People of Color 1.4
    8.6
    % Asian/Pacific Islanders .12
    1.1
    % African Americans .046
    5
    % Latinos .34
    1.8
    % Native Americans .93
    .78
    % Families Below Poverty 9.3
    7.6
    % Homeowners 30
    45
    % Working Class People 79
    72
    % Non-Highschool Graduates 22
    21
    % Non-English Speakers .23
    .79
    % Non-Citizens .2
    1.2

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