COMMUNITY CENTER | Environmental Justice |Summary Report

Summary Report: WEST BATON ROUGE Parish

See limits of the data and how to interpret the data.

See also data at the most local level.
 
 
  • Environmental Justice Mapper
  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in WEST BATON ROUGE Parish

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 2000000  0.95
    Whites 2100000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 330  1.18
    Whites 280

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .97  1.64
    Whites .59


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 2000000  0.95
    High Income Families 2100000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 320  1.10
    High Income Families 290

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .87  1.28
    High Income Families .68


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 2000000  1.00
    Families Above Poverty 2000000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 320  1.10
    Families Above Poverty 290

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .9  1.29
    Families Above Poverty .7


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 2000000  0.95
    Kids Above Poverty 2100000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 330  1.18
    Kids Above Poverty 280

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .96  1.52
    Kids Above Poverty .63


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 1900000  0.90
    Highschool Graduates 2100000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 310  1.07
    Highschool Graduates 290

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .82  1.17
    Highschool Graduates .7


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 2000000  0.91
    Non-Working Class People 2200000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 290  1.00
    Non-Working Class People 290

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .71  1.13
    Non-Working Class People .63


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 2200000  1.10
    Homeowners 2000000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 310  0.97
    Homeowners 320

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .81  0.93
    Homeowners .87


  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • Locator for Unequal Burdens
    • Find counties with unequal environmental burdens.
  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • Comparative Analyses of Environmental Justice in WEST BATON ROUGE Parish
  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • Links

    Scorecard reports on:
  •   [ top ]