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Summary Report: RALEIGH County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in RALEIGH County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 170  1.42
    Whites 120

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .0032  0.20
    Whites .016


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 130  1.00
    High Income Families 130

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .015  0.94
    High Income Families .016


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 130  1.00
    Families Above Poverty 130

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .013  0.81
    Families Above Poverty .016


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 130  1.08
    Kids Above Poverty 120

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .014  0.82
    Kids Above Poverty .017


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 130  1.00
    Highschool Graduates 130

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .015  1.07
    Highschool Graduates .014


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 130  0.93
    Non-Working Class People 140

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .016  1.45
    Non-Working Class People .011


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 130  0.87
    Homeowners 150

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .014  1.27
    Homeowners .011


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