Pennsylvania

If you live in Philadelphia 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 10.7 Change Since 2009:
10.7
10.7
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - 24 Hour
Grade: C How is my grade calculated?
Weighted Average: 2.0 Change Since 2000:
18.8
2.0
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - Annual
Grade: Pass How is my grade calculated?
Design Value 11.1 Change Since 2000:
16.8
11.1
µg/m3
Groups At Risk
Total Population: 1,553,165 Risks to the population
Pediatric Asthma: 35,168 Risks to people with Asthma
Adult Asthma: 117,491 Risks to people with Asthma
COPD: 76,450 Risks to people with COPD
Cardiovascular Disease: 100,061 Risks to people with Cardiovascular Disease
Diabetes: 103,719Risks to people with Diabetes
Children Under 18: 344,564 Risks to children and teens
Adults 65 & Over: 192,737 Risks to older adults
Poverty Estimate: 390,541Risks to people with low incomes

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  • Ranked 28 for high ozone days out of 220 metropolitan areas
  • Ranked 22 for 24-hour particle pollution out of 220 metropolitan areas
  • Ranked 11 for annual particle pollution out of 220 metropolitan areas

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This County:

Philadelphia, PA

Other counties with monitors in this metropolitan area

There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

  • Atlantic, NJ
  • Berks, PA
  • Bucks, PA
  • Burlington, NJ
  • Camden, NJ
  • Cape May, NJ
  • Cecil, MD
  • Chester, PA
  • Cumberland, NJ
  • Delaware, PA
  • Gloucester, NJ
  • Kent, DE
  • Montgomery, PA
  • New Castle, DE
  • Salem, NJ

ABCDFDNCINC
Particle Pollution - 24 Hour Learn More
Change Since

This County:

Philadelphia, PA

Other counties with monitors in this metropolitan area

There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

  • Atlantic, NJ
  • Berks, PA
  • Bucks, PA
  • Burlington, NJ
  • Camden, NJ
  • Cape May, NJ
  • Cecil, MD
  • Chester, PA
  • Cumberland, NJ
  • Delaware, PA
  • Gloucester, NJ
  • Kent, DE
  • Montgomery, PA
  • New Castle, DE
  • Salem, NJ

ABCDFDNCINC
Particle Pollution - Annual Learn More
Change Since

This County:

Philadelphia, PA

Other counties with monitors in this metropolitan area

There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

  • Atlantic, NJ
  • Berks, PA
  • Bucks, PA
  • Burlington, NJ
  • Camden, NJ
  • Cape May, NJ
  • Cecil, MD
  • Chester, PA
  • Cumberland, NJ
  • Delaware, PA
  • Gloucester, NJ
  • Kent, DE
  • Montgomery, PA
  • New Castle, DE
  • Salem, NJ

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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