Opportunity Zones in Georgia

Georgia has 260 designated opportunity zones, all of which are low-income communities. Georgia did not designate any eligible non-low-income contiguous tracts as opportunity zones.

Urban vs. Rural

Georgia nominated a disproportionately high number of rural census tracts as opportunity zones — 40 percent of their opportunity zones are in rural areas — given that 79 percent of their statewide census tracts are urban.

Urban vs. Rural in Georgia Opportunity Zones

Georgia Opportunity Zones Map

 

Website: Georgia Department of Community Affairs

Analysis of Georgia’s Opportunity Zones

Characteristics Designated Opportunity Zones Eligible, nondesignated All state tracts
Descriptives (N)
Total number of tracts 260 1,079 1,969
Low-income communities 260 779 1,039
Contiguous 0 300 300
Economic (average or average %)
Median household income $26,470 $42,964 $52,323
Poverty rate 39.74% 21.73% 19.99%
Unemployment rate 15.12% 9.75% 9.27%
Housing (average or average %)
Median home value $85,033 $124,561 $157,359
Median rent/month $664 $835 $925
Homeownership 41.55% 58.06% 61.42%
Severe rent burden 29.27% 23.31% 22.27%
Vacancy rate 19.29% 15.26% 13.85%
Demographic (average %)
White alone 30.03% 50.66% 53.92%
Black alone 58.19% 35.34% 32.26%
Hispanic 8.69% 9.40% 8.47%
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders alone 1.34% 2.50% 3.21%
Younger than 18 25.00% 23.69% 23.92%
Older than 64 12.62% 13.16% 13.15%
Education (average %)
Age 25+ with high school degree or less 60.97% 49.22% 44.35%
Age 25+ with bachelor’s degree or higher 13.29% 21.98% 27.69%
Socioeconomic change flag (%) 2.69% 2.59% 2.79%
Geography (%)
In a metro area 60.00% 74.79% 78.82%
In a micro area 21.54% 11.68% 10.82%
Non-core-based statistical area (not in a metro nor micro area) 18.46% 13.53% 10.36%

Data Source: Urban Institute

Georgia Counties & Cities

List of counties in Georgia: Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Baker, Baldwin, Banks, Barrow, Bartow, Ben Hill, Berrien, Bibb, Bleckley, Brantley, Brooks, Bryan, Bulloch, Burke, Butts, Calhoun, Camden, Candler, Carroll, Catoosa, Charlton, Chatham, Chattahoochee, Chattooga, Cherokee, Clarke, Clay, Clayton, Clinch, Cobb, Coffee, Colquitt, Columbia, Cook, Coweta, Crawford, Crisp, Dade, Dawson, Decatur, DeKalb, Dodge, Dooly, Dougherty, Douglas, Early, Echols, Effingham, Elbert, Emanuel, Evans, Fannin, Fayette, Floyd, Forsyth, Franklin, Fulton, Gilmer, Glascock, Glynn, Gordon, Grady, Greene, Gwinnett, Habersham, Hall, Hancock, Haralson, Harris, Hart, Heard, Henry, Houston, Irwin, Jackson, Jasper, Jeff Davis, Jefferson, Jenkins, Johnson, Jones, Lamar, Lanier, Laurens, Lee, Liberty, Lincoln, Long, Lowndes, Lumpkin, Macon, Madison, Marion, McDuffie, McIntosh, Meriwether, Miller, Mitchell, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Murray, Muscogee, Newton, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Paulding, Peach, Pickens, Pierce, Pike, Polk, Pulaski, Putnam, Quitman, Rabun, Randolph, Richmond, Rockdale, Schley, Screven, Seminole, Spalding, Stephens, Stewart, Sumter, Talbot, Taliaferro, Tattnall, Taylor, Telfair, Terrell, Thomas, Tift, Toombs, Towns, Treutlen, Troup, Turner, Twiggs, Union, Upson, Walker, Walton, Ware, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Webster, Wheeler, White, Whitfield, Wilcox, Wilkes, Wilkinson, Worth

List of top 150 U.S. cities located in Georgia: Atlanta, Augusta, Columbus

Census tracts designated as opportunity zones in Georgia

State County Census Tract Number Tract Type ACS Data Source
Georgia Atkinson 13003960100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Baldwin 13009970200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Baldwin 13009970400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Baldwin 13009970500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Baldwin 13009970600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Baldwin 13009970701 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Baldwin 13009970702 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Barrow 13013180205 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Ben Hill 13017960100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Ben Hill 13017960300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Ben Hill 13017960400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Ben Hill 13017960500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Berrien 13019970400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Bibb 13021010100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Bibb 13021010400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Bibb 13021010500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Bibb 13021011000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Bibb 13021011100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Bibb 13021011500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Bibb 13021012300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Bibb 13021012400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Bibb 13021012500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Bibb 13021012600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Bibb 13021012700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Bibb 13021012800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Bibb 13021012900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Bibb 13021013800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Bibb 13021013900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Bleckley 13023790200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Brooks 13027960300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Brooks 13027960400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Bulloch 13031110200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Bulloch 13031110401 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Bulloch 13031110403 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Bulloch 13031110404 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Bulloch 13031110500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Bulloch 13031110602 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Burke 13033950100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Burke 13033950200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Burke 13033950400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Calhoun 13037950100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Calhoun 13037950200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Candler 13043950100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Candler 13043950300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Carroll 13045910501 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Carroll 13045910502 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Chatham 13051000100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Chatham 13051000601 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Chatham 13051001100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Chatham 13051001200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Chatham 13051002100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Chatham 13051002700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Chatham 13051003301 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Chatham 13051010101 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Chatham 13051010901 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Clay 13061960300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Clayton 13063040303 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Clayton 13063040306 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Clayton 13063040415 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Clinch 13065970100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Cobb 13067030411 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Cobb 13067030412 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Cobb 13067030800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Cobb 13067031001 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Cobb 13067031113 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Coffee 13069010500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Coffee 13069010700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Coffee 13069010802 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Colquitt 13071970300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Colquitt 13071970400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Colquitt 13071970702 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Colquitt 13071970800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Cook 13075960200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Coweta 13077170305 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Coweta 13077170601 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Crisp 13081010100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Crisp 13081010201 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Crisp 13081010202 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Decatur 13087970400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia DeKalb 13089020600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia DeKalb 13089021204 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia DeKalb 13089021409 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia DeKalb 13089021908 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia DeKalb 13089021911 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia DeKalb 13089022007 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia DeKalb 13089022008 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia DeKalb 13089022010 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia DeKalb 13089023108 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia DeKalb 13089023112 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia DeKalb 13089023504 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia DeKalb 13089023700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Dodge 13091960200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Dooly 13093970100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Dooly 13093970300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Dougherty 13095000200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Dougherty 13095000800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Dougherty 13095001000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Dougherty 13095001100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Dougherty 13095001403 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Dougherty 13095001500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Dougherty 13095010302 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Dougherty 13095010601 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Dougherty 13095010700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Dougherty 13095011400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Douglas 13097080201 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Douglas 13097080202 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Early 13099090400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Early 13099090500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Echols 13101880100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Elbert 13105000400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Emanuel 13107970100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Emanuel 13107970300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Emanuel 13107970400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Emanuel 13107970600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Evans 13109970300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Floyd 13115001100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Floyd 13115001600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121002500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121002600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121004200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121004300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121005502 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121006300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121006400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121006601 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121007200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121007400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121007500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121007602 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121007603 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121007704 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121007705 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121007807 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121008000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121008102 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121008201 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121008400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121008500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121008601 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121010603 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121011000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121011800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121011900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Fulton 13121012000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Gilmer 13123080300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Glynn 13127000504 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Glynn 13127000700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Glynn 13127000800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Grady 13131950300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Grady 13131950500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Greene 13133950200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Greene 13133950303 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Gwinnett 13135050306 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Gwinnett 13135050319 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Gwinnett 13135050320 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Hall 13139000800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Hall 13139001003 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Hall 13139001101 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Hancock 13141480400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Jefferson 13163960300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Jefferson 13163960400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Jenkins 13165960100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Laurens 13175950300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Laurens 13175950400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Laurens 13175950800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Laurens 13175950900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Lincoln 13181970100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Lowndes 13185010500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Lowndes 13185010800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Lowndes 13185010900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Lowndes 13185011000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Lowndes 13185011301 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Lowndes 13185011302 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia McDuffie 13189950200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia McDuffie 13189950400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Macon 13193000300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Macon 13193000400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Miller 13201950100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Miller 13201950200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Mitchell 13205090100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Mitchell 13205090200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Mitchell 13205090300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Muscogee 13215000300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Muscogee 13215001400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Muscogee 13215001600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Muscogee 13215001800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Muscogee 13215002200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Muscogee 13215002500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Muscogee 13215002700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Muscogee 13215002800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Muscogee 13215002902 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Muscogee 13215003000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Muscogee 13215003200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Muscogee 13215003302 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Muscogee 13215003400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Muscogee 13215011100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Muscogee 13215011200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Muscogee 13215011400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Newton 13217100700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Peach 13225040200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Peach 13225040302 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Peach 13225040400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Pierce 13229960300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Polk 13233010400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Randolph 13243790200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Richmond 13245000200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Richmond 13245000300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Richmond 13245000600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Richmond 13245000700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Richmond 13245000900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Richmond 13245001000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Richmond 13245001400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Richmond 13245001500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Richmond 13245010400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Richmond 13245010504 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Richmond 13245010600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Richmond 13245010710 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Richmond 13245011000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Screven 13251970400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Spalding 13255160300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Spalding 13255160400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Spalding 13255160700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Spalding 13255160800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Spalding 13255160900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Stewart 13259950100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Stewart 13259950400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Sumter 13261950200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Sumter 13261950300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Sumter 13261950600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Sumter 13261950700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Taliaferro 13265010200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Tattnall 13267950201 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Tattnall 13267950202 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Taylor 13269950300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Telfair 13271950100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Terrell 13273120300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Terrell 13273120400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Thomas 13275960100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Thomas 13275960700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Tift 13277960600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Tift 13277960700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Tift 13277960800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Toombs 13279970100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Troup 13285960501 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Troup 13285960600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Troup 13285960800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Troup 13285960901 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Upson 13293010201 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Upson 13293010500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Walker 13295020200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Walton 13297110400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Ware 13299950400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Ware 13299950500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Ware 13299950700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Ware 13299950800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Ware 13299950900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Warren 13301970400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Washington 13303950400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Washington 13303950700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Georgia Wayne 13305970500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015

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