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Bronx County, New York has the 3rd-highest airborne cancer risk per million in population (91.30) of the 812 counties that are urban up-and-coming. That 91.30 compares to an average of 45.26 and standard deviation of 12.00 across those 812 counties.

Reaching the average of 45.26 would imply a decrease of 67.70 airborne cancer risks.


Bronx County, New York has these related standings among those 812 counties:

  • airborne cancer risk per million in population = 91.30 (3rd-highest)

  • chronic health risk from exposure to toxic chemicals = 5,636 (296th-highest)

  • households in a FEMA-designated flood hazard area = 1.00% (45th-fewest)

  • very-hot days per year = 16 (15th-most, tied)

  • risk of developing serious respiratory complications per 10,000 in population = 7.95 (4th-highest)

  • natural amenities index = 1.04 (192nd-highest, tied)

  • land area covered by tree canopy, weighted by population = 7.32% (36th-least)

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better than Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania (148.0066) and Cabell County, West Virginia (94.46).

exceeded Ashland County, Ohio (87.44), Jefferson County, Ohio (87.00), Stark County, Ohio (86.09), and Erie County, Pennsylvania (83.84), and 805 others, ending with Yates County, New York (20.22).

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References

  1. airborne cancer risk per million in population. Lower values are better. Risk of contracting cancer over a lifetime. Source is EPA, 2011. The population estimate is from the 2017 Census.

Profile

Bronx County, New York is in New York, is on the East Coast, and is urban up-and-coming.

 

     Numeric values:
  • median household income ($34,299)
  • average weekly wage ($966.00)
  • youth who live within 5 miles of a public school (100%)
  • households with internet access (99.17%)
  • population living close to emergency facilities (92.80%)
  • adults who don't eat enough daily fruits & vegetables (77.60%)
  • households with utility gas or electric for home heating (63.70%)
  • labor-force participation (59.46%)
  • households with no vehicle (59.43%)
  • households where housing costs (mortgage or rent and utilities) exceed 30% of household income (54.67%)
  • pre-school enrollment (51.00%)
  • workers who commute 60 minutes or more (32.80%)
  • adults who did NOT take part in leisure-time physical activity or exercise in the past month (31.10%)
  • poverty rate (30.70%)
  • adult obesity (30.30%)
  • heart disease among older adults (28.09%)
  • adults who self-report fair or poor general health within the last 30 days (27.52%)
  • racial integration (27.00%)
  • population age 25+ with an Associate Degree or higher (25.81%)
  • homeownership rate (19.0%)
  • adults of age 18+ who smoke tobacco (17.47%)
  • older adults (Medicare beneficiaries) who are diagnosed with depression (15.97%)
  • population without health insurance (13.67%)
  • adult diabetes (12.3%)
  • overcrowded households (12.09%)
  • new-business growth rate (11.28%)
  • newborns with low birth weight (9.57%)
  • cancer among older adults (7.51%)
  • land area covered by tree canopy, weighted by population (7.32%)
  • households that receive public-assistance income (7.31%)
  • civilian labor-force unemployment (7.1%)
  • youth of ages 16-19 who are neither working nor enrolled in school (6.49%)
  • teenage birth rate (4.95%)
  • tax returns that claim adult education tax credits (4.03%)
  • households in a FEMA-designated flood hazard area (1.00%)
  • vacant houses (0.91%)
  • population without nearby access to a large grocery store (0.63%)
  • relative disparity in unemployment rates among the disabled, compared to the total population (0.55%)
  • change in median household value (-4.59%)
  • affordable housing relative to low-income population (-72.50)
  • food environment index (7.1)
  • jobs within a 45-minute commute by car (592,512)
  • local food outlets per 100,000 in population (6.7)
  • natural amenities index (1.04)
  • nonprofits per 100,000 population (20.7)
  • variety of industries among available jobs (0.75)
  • walkability index (12.60)
  • airborne cancer risk per million in population (91.30)
  • car crash fatalities per 100,000 population (3.80)
  • chronic health risk from exposure to toxic chemicals (5,636)
  • days per month that adults self-report 'not good' mental health (4.41)
  • deaths due to drug overdose, alcohol, or suicide per 100,000 population (24.82)
  • homicides per 100,000 population (4.160)
  • preventable hospital admissions per 100,000 population (5,262)
  • property crimes per 100,000 population (1,724)
  • relative disparity in Bachelor's degree among blacks and hispanics, compared to whites (0.15)
  • relative disparity in income among blacks and hispanics, compared to whites (0.50)
  • relative disparity in pollution exposure among blacks, hispanics, and other, compared to whites (7.18)
  • relative disparity in poverty rates among blacks and hispanics, compared to whites (0.10)
  • relative disparity in premature death among blacks and hispanics, compared to whites (0.10)
  • risk of developing serious respiratory complications per 10,000 in population (7.95)
  • very-hot days per year (16)
  • violent crimes per 100,000 population (619.94)
  • CMS-certified beds within active hospitals per 1,000 population (4.06)
  • first responders per 1,000 population (1.140)
  • population (1,471,160)
  • primary-care doctors per 100,000 population (106.59)

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Bronx County, New York has the 3rd-highest airborne cancer risk per million in population (91.30) of the 812 counties that are urban up-and-coming. That 91.30 compares to an average of 45.26 and standard deviation of 12.00 across those 812 counties.
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