COMMUNITY CENTER|Environmental Justice|CALIFORNIA Comparative Report

Comparative Report: CALIFORNIA
 
 
  • Environmental Hazards: CALIFORNIA Compared with the United States

      State of CALIFORNIA
     United States

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants


    Added Cancer Risk (per million) 310
    250


    Percentage of U.S. Pollution Sources contained in CALIFORNIA




    Toxics Release Inventory Facilities 6.4
    Superfund Sites 7.7
    Criteria Air Pollutant Facilities 31

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  • Demographic Profile: CALIFORNIA Compared with the United States
      State of CALIFORNIA
     United States




    % People of Color 43
    24
    % Asian/Pacific Islanders 9.2
    2.8
    % African Americans 7.1
    12
    % Latinos 25
    8.8
    % Native Americans .66
    .75
    % Families Below Poverty 9.3
    10
    % Homeowners 43
    45
    % Working Class People 66
    68
    % Non-Highschool Graduates 24
    25
    % Non-English Speakers 9.5
    3.1
    % Non-Citizens 15
    4.7

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