COMMUNITY CENTER | Environmental Justice |Summary Report

Summary Report: JACKSON County

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 JACKSON County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 5600  0.43
    Whites 13000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 76  0.96
    Whites 79

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .025  0.89
    Whites .028


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 12000  1.00
    High Income Families 12000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 78  1.00
    High Income Families 78

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .027  0.96
    High Income Families .028


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 11000  0.92
    Families Above Poverty 12000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 78  1.00
    Families Above Poverty 78

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .027  1.00
    Families Above Poverty .027


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 11000  0.85
    Kids Above Poverty 13000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 78  1.00
    Kids Above Poverty 78

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .028  1.08
    Kids Above Poverty .026


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 12000  1.00
    Highschool Graduates 12000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 79  1.00
    Highschool Graduates 79

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .029  1.00
    Highschool Graduates .029


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 13000  1.18
    Non-Working Class People 11000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 78  0.96
    Non-Working Class People 81

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .025  0.74
    Non-Working Class People .034


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 11000  1.39
    Homeowners 7900

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 82  0.95
    Homeowners 86

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .037  0.79
    Homeowners .047


  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • Locator for Unequal Burdens
    • Find counties with unequal environmental burdens.
  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • Comparative Analyses of Environmental Justice in JACKSON County
  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • Links

    Scorecard reports on:
  •   [ top ]