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Summary Report: LAKE County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in LAKE County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 71  1.03
    Whites 69

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .019  2.16
    Whites .0088

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .00016  0.07
    Whites .0022


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 70  1.01
    High Income Families 69

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .013  1.40
    High Income Families .0093

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .0014  0.70
    High Income Families .002


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 70  1.01
    Families Above Poverty 69

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .015  1.56
    Families Above Poverty .0096

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .0014  0.74
    Families Above Poverty .0019


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 71  1.03
    Kids Above Poverty 69

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .017  1.93
    Kids Above Poverty .0088

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .0015  0.60
    Kids Above Poverty .0025


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 70  1.00
    Highschool Graduates 70

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .011  1.10
    Highschool Graduates .01

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .0014  0.74
    Highschool Graduates .0019


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 69  0.99
    Non-Working Class People 70

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .0088  0.68
    Non-Working Class People .013

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .0024  1.26
    Non-Working Class People .0019


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 70  0.99
    Homeowners 71

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .014  0.93
    Homeowners .015

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .0014  1.82
    Homeowners .00077


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