California

If you live in Kern County, the air you breathe may put your health at risk.

Ozone

Particle Pollution 24-hour

Particle Pollution Annual

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High Ozone Days
Ozone Grade: F How is my grade calculated?
Weighted Average: 78.3 Change Since 1996:
140.8
78.3
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - 24 Hour
Grade: F How is my grade calculated?
Weighted Average: 46.5 Change Since 2000:
73.7
46.5
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - Annual
Grade: Fail How is my grade calculated?
Design Value 18.2 Change Since 2000:
22.8
18.2
µg/m3
Groups At Risk
Total Population: 851,710 Risks to the population
Pediatric Asthma: 18,232 Risks to people with Asthma
Adult Asthma: 50,187 Risks to people with Asthma
COPD: 25,296 Risks to people with COPD
Cardiovascular Disease: 167,656 Risks to people with Cardiovascular Disease
Diabetes: 44,022Risks to people with Diabetes
Children Under 18: 254,658 Risks to children and teens
Adults 65 & Over: 77,793 Risks to older adults
Poverty Estimate: 200,571Risks to people with low incomes

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  • Ranked 3 for high ozone days out of 277 metropolitan areas
  • Ranked 1 for 24-hour particle pollution out of 277 metropolitan areas
  • Ranked 1 for annual particle pollution out of 277 metropolitan areas

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This County:

Kern, CA

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    Kern, CA

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      Kern, CA

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        Groups At Risk
        Total Population: Risks to the population
        Pediatric Asthma: Risks to people with Asthma
        Adult Asthma: Risks to people with Asthma
        COPD: Risks to people with COPD
        Cardiovascular Disease: Risks to people with Cardiovascular Disease
        Diabetes: Risks to people with Diabetes
        Children Under 18: Risks to children and teens
        Adults 65 & Over: Risks to older adults
        Poverty Estimate: Risks to people with low incomes

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