Particle Pollution - 24 Hour Learn More Grade: A How is my grade calculated? Weighted Average: 0.0 Change Since 2000:
1.0
0.0
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - Annual Learn More Grade: Pass How is my grade calculated? Design Value 9.4 Change Since 2000:
14.7
9.4
µg/m3
Groups At Risk Learn More Total Population: 209,420 Risks to the population Pediatric Asthma: 4,297 Risks to people with Asthma Adult Asthma: 13,551 Risks to people with Asthma COPD: 12,090 Risks to people with COPD Cardiovascular Disease: 16,497 Risks to people with Cardiovascular Disease Diabetes: 18,711Risks to people with Diabetes Children Under 18: 48,866 Risks to children and teens Adults 65 & Over: 30,804 Risks to older adults Poverty Estimate: 39,489Risks to people with low incomes

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  • Ranked 37 for high ozone days out of 220 metropolitan areas
  • Ranked 1 for cleanest metropolitan areas in the country for 24-hour particle pollution
  • Ranked 78 for annual particle pollution out of 220 metropolitan areas

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This County:

Gaston, NC

Other counties with monitors in this metropolitan area

There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

  • Cabarrus, NC
  • Chester, SC
  • Cleveland, NC
  • Gaston, NC
  • Iredell, NC
  • Lancaster, SC
  • Lincoln, NC
  • Mecklenburg, NC
  • Rowan, NC
  • Stanly, NC
  • Union, NC
  • York, SC

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Particle Pollution - 24 Hour Learn More
Change Since

This County:

Gaston, NC

Other counties with monitors in this metropolitan area

There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

  • Cabarrus, NC
  • Chester, SC
  • Cleveland, NC
  • Gaston, NC
  • Iredell, NC
  • Lancaster, SC
  • Lincoln, NC
  • Mecklenburg, NC
  • Rowan, NC
  • Stanly, NC
  • Union, NC
  • York, SC

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Particle Pollution - Annual Learn More
Change Since

This County:

Gaston, NC

Other counties with monitors in this metropolitan area

There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

  • Cabarrus, NC
  • Chester, SC
  • Cleveland, NC
  • Gaston, NC
  • Iredell, NC
  • Lancaster, SC
  • Lincoln, NC
  • Mecklenburg, NC
  • Rowan, NC
  • Stanly, NC
  • Union, NC
  • York, SC

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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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