New Jersey

If you live in Essex 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: 5.7 Change Since 1996:
10.5
5.7
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - 24 Hour
Grade: A How is my grade calculated?
Weighted Average: 0.0 Change Since 2000:
4.0
0.0
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - Annual
Grade: INC How is my grade calculated?
Design Value INC Incomplete data available for this pollutant for this county. Learn More.
Groups At Risk
Total Population: 785,137 Risks to the population
Pediatric Asthma: 16,836 Risks to people with Asthma
Adult Asthma: 53,515 Risks to people with Asthma
COPD: 29,143 Risks to people with COPD
Cardiovascular Disease: 187,550 Risks to people with Cardiovascular Disease
Diabetes: 48,895Risks to people with Diabetes
Children Under 18: 193,366 Risks to children and teens
Adults 65 & Over: 91,804 Risks to older adults
Poverty Estimate: 132,017Risks to people with low incomes

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  • Ranked 17 for high ozone days out of 277 metropolitan areas
  • Ranked 55 for 24-hour particle pollution out of 277 metropolitan areas
  • Ranked 45 for annual particle pollution out of 277 metropolitan areas

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This County:

Essex, NJ

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There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

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ABCDFDNCINC
Particle Pollution - 24 Hour Learn More
Change Since

This County:

Essex, NJ

Other counties with monitors in this metropolitan area

There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

ABCDFDNCINC
Particle Pollution - Annual Learn More
Change Since

This County:

Essex, NJ

Other counties with monitors in this metropolitan area

There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

PASSFAILDNCINC
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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