Opportunity Zones in Indiana

Indiana has 156 designated opportunity zones, including 153 low-income communities, plus 3 non-low-income contiguous tracts.

Urban vs. Rural

Indiana’s opportunity zones are primarily located in urban areas of the state. Statewide, 76 percent of Indiana’s census tracts are deemed urban. An even higher portion (79%) of the state’s opportunity zones are urban, with just 21 percent of the state’s opportunity zones located in rural areas. Urban Marion County, where Indianapolis is located, is home to 36 of the state’s 156 opportunity zones.

Urban vs. Rural in Indiana Opportunity Zones

Indiana Opportunity Zones Map

 

Analysis of Indiana’s Opportunity Zones

Characteristics Designated Opportunity Zones Eligible, nondesignated All state tracts
Descriptives (N)
Total number of tracts 156 661 1,511
Low-income communities 153 468 621
Contiguous 3 193 196
Economic (average or average %)
Median household income $33,080 $39,225 $49,815
Poverty rate 29.91% 23.63% 17.41%
Unemployment rate 10.96% 9.82% 7.85%
Housing (average or average %)
Median home value $90,399 $92,198 $119,771
Median rent/month $700 $736 $777
Homeownership 46.42% 58.33% 66.88%
Severe rent burden 25.05% 23.85% 20.25%
Vacancy rate 17.99% 14.37% 12.24%
Demographic (average %)
White alone 64.53% 69.82% 78.22%
Black alone 20.07% 17.15% 11.17%
Hispanic 10.70% 8.63% 6.63%
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders alone 1.76% 1.73% 1.69%
Younger than 18 22.48% 24.19% 23.65%
Older than 64 12.61% 13.72% 14.63%
Education (average %)
Age 25+ with high school degree or less 55.01% 53.22% 48.34%
Age 25+ with bachelor’s degree or higher 17.14% 17.28% 22.39%
Socioeconomic change flag (%) 3.85% 0.76% 0.86%
Geography (%)
In a metro area 78.85% 77.61% 75.84%
In a micro area 14.74% 14.07% 15.95%
Non-core-based statistical area (not in a metro nor micro area) 6.41% 8.32% 8.21%

Data Source: Urban Institute

Indiana Counties & Cities

List of counties in Indiana: Adams, Allen, Bartholomew, Benton, Blackford, Boone, Brown, Carroll, Cass, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Crawford, Daviess, Dearborn, Decatur, DeKalb, Delaware, Dubois, Elkhart, Fayette, Floyd, Fountain, Franklin, Fulton, Gibson, Grant, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock, Harrison, Hendricks, Henry, Howard, Huntington, Jackson, Jasper, Jay, Jefferson, Jennings, Johnson, Knox, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Lake, LaPorte, Lawrence, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Martin, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Newton, Noble, Ohio, Orange, Owen, Parke, Perry, Pike, Porter, Posey, Pulaski, Putnam, Randolph, Ripley, Rush, St. Joseph, Scott, Shelby, Spencer, Starke, Steuben, Sullivan, Switzerland, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Union, Vanderburgh, Vermillion, Vigo, Wabash, Warren, Warrick, Washington, Wayne, Wells, White, Whitley

List of top 150 U.S. cities located in Indiana: Indianapolis, Fort Wayne

Census tracts designated as opportunity zones in Indiana

Website: Indiana State Information Center

State County Census Tract Number Tract Type ACS Data Source
Indiana Adams 18001030700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Allen 18003000500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Allen 18003000600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Allen 18003000701 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Allen 18003001100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Allen 18003001200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Allen 18003001300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Allen 18003002000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Allen 18003002100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Allen 18003004000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Allen 18003980001 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Bartholomew 18005010800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Blackford 18009975100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Boone 18011810400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Carroll 18015959600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Clark 18019050100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Clark 18019050401 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Clark 18019050903 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Crawford 18025952100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Daviess 18027954700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana DeKalb 18033020500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana DeKalb 18033020602 Non-LIC Contiguous 2011-2015
Indiana Delaware 18035000600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Delaware 18035000700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Delaware 18035001300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Delaware 18035002800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Dubois 18037953800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Elkhart 18039000100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Elkhart 18039000302 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Elkhart 18039001601 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Elkhart 18039002300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Elkhart 18039002900 Non-LIC Contiguous 2011-2015
Indiana Fayette 18041954100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Floyd 18043070400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Floyd 18043070500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Franklin 18047969700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Gibson 18051050502 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Grant 18053000100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Hendricks 18063210607 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Henry 18065976100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Howard 18067000200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Huntington 18069961600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Jackson 18071967901 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Jennings 18079960302 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Johnson 18081610802 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Knox 18083955300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Knox 18083955400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Lake 18089010201 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Lake 18089010203 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Lake 18089010205 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Lake 18089010304 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Lake 18089010500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Lake 18089011000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Lake 18089011500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Lake 18089012300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Lake 18089020200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Lake 18089020400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Lake 18089020600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Lake 18089030300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Lake 18089030400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Lake 18089030600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Lake 18089030700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana LaPorte 18091040300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana LaPorte 18091040800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana LaPorte 18091042100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana LaPorte 18091043000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Lawrence 18093950900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Madison 18095000500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Madison 18095001000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Madison 18095001700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Madison 18095011900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097310306 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097322000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097322600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097330805 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097340102 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097340108 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097340400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097341600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097342101 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097342400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097351200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097351700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097352600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097352700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097352800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097353300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097353500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097353600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097354200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097354400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097354500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097354900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097355000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097355600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097355700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097356200 Non-LIC Contiguous 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097356400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097361200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097361300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097380200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097380300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097390600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097390700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097390800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097390900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marion 18097391000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Marshall 18099020500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Miami 18103952200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Miami 18103952900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Monroe 18105000100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Monroe 18105000401 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Monroe 18105000501 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Monroe 18105001101 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Montgomery 18107957000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Morgan 18109510701 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Newton 18111100700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Orange 18117951500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Perry 18123952600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Pike 18125954000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Porter 18127050900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Putnam 18133956500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Randolph 18135951600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Rush 18139974400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana St. Joseph 18141000900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana St. Joseph 18141001000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana St. Joseph 18141001700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana St. Joseph 18141002700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana St. Joseph 18141002900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana St. Joseph 18141010200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana St. Joseph 18141011100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Scott 18143967000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Shelby 18145710400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Shelby 18145710601 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Starke 18149953700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Steuben 18151971300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Switzerland 18155965700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Tippecanoe 18157000400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Tippecanoe 18157000700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Tippecanoe 18157010203 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Tippecanoe 18157010500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Tippecanoe 18157011100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Vanderburgh 18163001200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Vanderburgh 18163001500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Vanderburgh 18163001800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Vanderburgh 18163001900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Vanderburgh 18163002000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Vermillion 18165020500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Vigo 18167000300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Vigo 18167010600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Vigo 18167011100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Wabash 18169102600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Washington 18175967500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Wayne 18177000200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Wayne 18177000900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Indiana Wells 18179040600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015

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