Particle Pollution - 24 Hour Learn More Grade: A How is my grade calculated? Weighted Average: 0.0 Change Since 2000:
2.8
0.0
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - Annual Learn More Grade: Pass How is my grade calculated? Design Value 9.0 Change Since 2000:
15.6
9.0
µg/m3
Groups At Risk Learn More Total Population: 44,961 Risks to the population Pediatric Asthma: 832 Risks to people with Asthma Adult Asthma: 2,989 Risks to people with Asthma COPD: 2,805 Risks to people with COPD Cardiovascular Disease: 3,956 Risks to people with Cardiovascular Disease Diabetes: 4,429Risks to people with Diabetes Children Under 18: 9,458 Risks to children and teens Adults 65 & Over: 8,055 Risks to older adults Poverty Estimate: 9,527Risks to people with low incomes

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  • Ranked 163 for high ozone days out of 220 metropolitan areas
  • Ranked 1 for cleanest metropolitan areas in the country for 24-hour particle pollution
  • Ranked 92 for annual particle pollution out of 220 metropolitan areas

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This County:

McDowell, NC

Other counties with monitors in this metropolitan area

There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

  • Alexander, NC
  • Burke, NC
  • Caldwell, NC
  • Catawba, NC
  • McDowell, NC

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Particle Pollution - 24 Hour Learn More
Change Since

This County:

McDowell, NC

Other counties with monitors in this metropolitan area

There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

  • Alexander, NC
  • Burke, NC
  • Caldwell, NC
  • Catawba, NC
  • McDowell, NC

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Particle Pollution - Annual Learn More
Change Since

This County:

McDowell, NC

Other counties with monitors in this metropolitan area

There are no other counties in this metropolitan area

  • Alexander, NC
  • Burke, NC
  • Caldwell, NC
  • Catawba, NC
  • McDowell, NC

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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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