North Carolina

If you live in Rowan 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: 8.3 Change Since 1996:
46.7
8.3
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - 24 Hour
Grade: A How is my grade calculated?
Weighted Average: 0.0 Change Since 2005:
0.7
0.0
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - Annual
Grade: Pass How is my grade calculated?
Design Value 10.5 Change Since 2005:
14.0
10.5
µg/m3
Groups At Risk
Total Population: 138,019 Risks to the population
Pediatric Asthma: 2,762 Risks to people with Asthma
Adult Asthma: 9,305 Risks to people with Asthma
COPD: 7,600 Risks to people with COPD
Cardiovascular Disease: 38,676 Risks to people with Cardiovascular Disease
Diabetes: 12,186Risks to people with Diabetes
Children Under 18: 32,298 Risks to children and teens
Adults 65 & Over: 20,284 Risks to older adults
Poverty Estimate: 25,323Risks to people with low incomes

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  • Ranked 19 for high ozone days out of 277 metropolitan areas
  • Ranked 1 for cleanest metropolitan areas in the country for 24-hour particle pollution
  • Ranked 61 for annual particle pollution out of 277 metropolitan areas

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This County:

Rowan, NC

Other counties with monitors in this metropolitan area

There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

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This County:

Rowan, NC

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:

Rowan, NC

Other counties with monitors in this metropolitan area

There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

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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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