Opportunity Zones in Arizona

Arizona has 168 designated opportunity zones, including 160 low-income communities, plus 8 non-low-income contiguous tracts.

Urban vs. Rural

Statewide, the vast majority (94%) of Arizona’s census tracts are urban. Consequently, only 10% of their opportunity zones are rural.

Urban vs. Rural in Arizona Opportunity Zones

Arizona Opportunity Zones Map

Analysis of Arizona’s Opportunity Zones

Characteristics Designated Opportunity Zones Eligible, nondesignated All state tracts
Descriptives (N)
Total number of tracts 168 701 1,530
Low-income communities 160 511 671
Contiguous 8 190 198
Economic (average or average %)
Median household income $34,373 $40,961 $55,529
Poverty rate 31.52% 24.64% 18.24%
Unemployment rate 11.45% 10.67% 8.59%
Housing (average or average %)
Median home value $109,552 $129,731 $191,802
Median rent/month $765 $877 $1,048
Homeownership 46.92% 56.25% 62.39%
Severe rent burden 23.74% 23.57% 20.87%
Vacancy rate 17.81% 16.35% 14.81%
Demographic (average %)
White alone 36.66% 47.46% 56.83%
Black alone 4.74% 4.20% 3.83%
Hispanic 45.99% 37.59% 29.72%
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders alone 2.24% 2.23% 3.08%
Younger than 18 25.92% 23.67% 23.14%
Older than 64 12.16% 16.55% 17.21%
Education (average %)
Age 25+ with high school degree or less 52.71% 48.18% 38.99%
Age 25+ with bachelor’s degree or higher 16.19% 19.10% 27.54%
Socioeconomic change flag (%) 1.79% 1.28% 3.14%
Geography (%)
In a metro area 89.88% 89.89% 93.59%
In a micro area 5.36% 7.26% 4.31%
Non-core-based statistical area (not in a metro nor micro area) 4.76% 2.85% 2.09%

Data Source: Urban Institute

Arizona Counties & Cities

List of counties in Arizona: Apache, Cochise, Coconino, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz, Yavapai, Yuma

List of top 150 U.S. cities located in Arizona: Phoenix, Tucson, Mesa, Chandler, Scottsdale, Glendale, Gilbert, Tempe

Census tracts designated as opportunity zones in Arizona

Website: Arizona Commerce Authority

State County Census Tract Number Tract Type ACS Data Source
Arizona Apache 04001945100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Apache 04001970200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Apache 04001970502 Non-LIC Contiguous 2011-2015
Arizona Cochise 04003000301 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Cochise 04003000600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Cochise 04003001100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Cochise 04003001702 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Coconino 04005000900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Coconino 04005002200 Non-LIC Contiguous 2011-2015
Arizona Coconino 04005002300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Coconino 04005942202 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Coconino 04005945000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Coconino 04005945100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Coconino 04005945200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Gila 04007000900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Gila 04007001100 Low-Income Community 2012-2016
Arizona Gila 04007940400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Graham 04009961201 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Greenlee 04011960100 Non-LIC Contiguous 2011-2015
Arizona Greenlee 04011960300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona La Paz 04012020100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona La Paz 04012940300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013040502 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013050604 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013050607 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013050609 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013060801 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013060902 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013061024 Non-LIC Contiguous 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013061200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013061300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013071910 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013071913 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013082024 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013082208 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013092401 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013092500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013092600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013092900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013093001 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013093104 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013103210 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013104205 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013104401 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013104402 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013105501 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013105502 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013105503 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013106003 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013106802 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013107201 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013107300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013107400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013108902 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013109002 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013109003 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013109200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013109300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013110100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013111700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013112100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013112509 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013112512 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013112513 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013113100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013113203 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013113300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013113801 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013113900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013114000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013114100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013114200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013114800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013114900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013115200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013115300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013115400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013115801 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013116500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013116900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013117200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013117300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013217201 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013218000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013318400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013318800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013319104 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013319202 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013319705 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013420206 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013421302 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013421303 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013421304 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013421400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013421501 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013421502 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013422203 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013422401 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013422641 Non-LIC Contiguous 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013522800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013523102 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013523104 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013614700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013723305 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013817600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013941100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Maricopa 04013941300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Mohave 04015940400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Mohave 04015951602 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Mohave 04015951900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Mohave 04015952400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Mohave 04015953900 Non-LIC Contiguous 2011-2015
Arizona Mohave 04015954800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Mohave 04015955000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Navajo 04017960500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Navajo 04017963300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Navajo 04017965300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019000100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019000200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019000300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019000400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019000800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019001200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019001302 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019001303 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019001801 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019002201 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019002202 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019002300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019002501 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019002901 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019003501 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019003802 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019004011 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019004067 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019004112 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019004115 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019004116 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019004117 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019004122 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019004504 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019004613 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019410502 Non-LIC Contiguous 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019940900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pima 04019941000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pinal 04021000310 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pinal 04021000400 Low-Income Community 2012-2016
Arizona Pinal 04021000700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pinal 04021000901 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pinal 04021001000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pinal 04021001500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pinal 04021001900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pinal 04021002103 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Pinal 04021002300 Non-LIC Contiguous 2011-2015
Arizona Santa Cruz 04023966302 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Santa Cruz 04023966402 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Yavapai 04025000606 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Yavapai 04025000900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Yavapai 04025001601 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Yavapai 04025002100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Yuma 04027000100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Yuma 04027000700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Yuma 04027010913 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Yuma 04027011202 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Yuma 04027011403 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Yuma 04027011501 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Yuma 04027011600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Arizona Yuma 04027012100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015

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