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

      State of ILLINOIS
     United States

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants


    Added Cancer Risk (per million) 270
    250


    Percentage of U.S. Pollution Sources contained in ILLINOIS




    Toxics Release Inventory Facilities 5.9
    Superfund Sites 3.4
    Criteria Air Pollutant Facilities 16

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




    % People of Color 25
    24
    % Asian/Pacific Islanders 2.4
    2.8
    % African Americans 15
    12
    % Latinos 7.7
    8.8
    % Native Americans .19
    .75
    % Families Below Poverty 9
    10
    % Homeowners 47
    45
    % Working Class People 68
    68
    % Non-Highschool Graduates 24
    25
    % Non-English Speakers 3.2
    3.1
    % Non-Citizens 4.6
    4.7

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