Tennessee

If you live in Knox 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 4.5 Change Since 1996:
59
4.5
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - 24 Hour
Grade: C How is my grade calculated?
Weighted Average: 1.0 Change Since 2000:
17.3
1.0
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - Annual
Grade: Fail How is my grade calculated?
Design Value 12.2 Change Since 2000:
18.4
12.2
µg/m3
Groups At Risk
Total Population: 441,311 Risks to the population
Pediatric Asthma: 7,735 Risks to people with Asthma
Adult Asthma: 26,611 Risks to people with Asthma
COPD: 31,620 Risks to people with COPD
Cardiovascular Disease: 41,285 Risks to people with Cardiovascular Disease
Diabetes: 39,734Risks to people with Diabetes
Children Under 18: 94,795 Risks to children and teens
Adults 65 & Over: 60,450 Risks to older adults
Poverty Estimate: 69,107Risks to people with low incomes

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  • Ranked 42 for high ozone days out of 277 metropolitan areas
  • Ranked 65 for 24-hour particle pollution out of 277 metropolitan areas
  • Ranked 26 for annual particle pollution out of 277 metropolitan areas

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This County:

Knox, TN

Other counties with monitors in this metropolitan area

There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

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Particle Pollution - 24 Hour Learn More
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This County:

Knox, TN

Other counties with monitors in this metropolitan area

There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

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Particle Pollution - Annual Learn More
Change Since

This County:

Knox, TN

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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