Opportunity Zones in Michigan

Michigan has 288 designated opportunity zones, including 283 low-income communities, plus 5 non-low-income contiguous tract.

Urban vs. Rural

Michigan gave virtually no preference to either urban or rural areas when it came time to nominate opportunity zones. Approximately three-fourths of their opportunity zones are located in urban areas, a ratio very similar to the statewide average. Detroit is home to 70 opportunity zones, nearly a quarter of the state’s total.

Urban vs. Rural in Michigan Opportunity Zones

Michigan Opportunity Zones Map

 

Analysis of Michigan’s Opportunity Zones

Characteristics Designated Opportunity Zones Eligible, nondesignated All state tracts
Descriptives (N)
Total number of tracts 288 1,240 2,813
Low-income communities 283 869 1,152
Contiguous 5 371 376
Economic (average or average %)
Median household income $32,184 $38,965 $52,515
Poverty rate 31.50% 25.64% 18.34%
Unemployment rate 14.73% 12.93% 9.99%
Housing (average or average %)
Median home value $76,738 $88,010 $128,495
Median rent/month $710 $776 $862
Homeownership 50.21% 63.34% 69.76%
Severe rent burden 28.93% 27.98% 23.73%
Vacancy rate 18.98% 19.92% 14.94%
Demographic (average %)
White alone 54.22% 62.17% 72.18%
Black alone 32.75% 26.91% 17.62%
Hispanic 7.17% 5.59% 4.71%
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders alone 1.84% 1.94% 2.51%
Younger than 18 22.32% 22.29% 22.01%
Older than 64 14.02% 15.13% 15.76%
Education (average %)
Age 25+ with high school degree or less 49.34% 48.68% 41.29%
Age 25+ with bachelor’s degree or higher 18.03% 18.10% 25.90%
Socioeconomic change flag (%) 2.08% 0.56% 0.53%
Geography (%)
In a metro area 77.08% 76.37% 80.45%
In a micro area 10.07% 11.61% 10.84%
Non-core-based statistical area (not in a metro nor micro area) 12.85% 12.02% 8.71%

Data Source: Urban Institute

Michigan Counties & Cities

List of counties in Michigan: Alcona, Alger, Allegan, Alpena, Antrim, Arenac, Baraga, Barry, Bay, Benzie, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Chippewa, Clare, Clinton, Crawford, Delta, Dickinson, Eaton, Emmet, Genesee, Gladwin, Gogebic, Grand Traverse, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Houghton, Huron, Ingham, Ionia, Iosco, Iron, Isabella, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kalkaska, Kent, Keweenaw, Lake, Lapeer, Leelanau, Lenawee, Livingston, Luce, Mackinac, Macomb, Manistee, Marquette, Mason, Mecosta, Menominee, Midland, Missaukee, Monroe, Montcalm, Montmorency, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oakland, Oceana, Ogemaw, Ontonagon, Osceola, Oscoda, Otsego, Ottawa, Presque Isle, Roscommon, Saginaw, St. Clair, St. Joseph, Sanilac, Schoolcraft, Shiawassee, Tuscola, Van Buren, Washtenaw, Wayne, Wexford

List of top 150 U.S. cities located in Michigan: Detroit, Grand Rapids

Census tracts designated as opportunity zones in Michigan

Website: Michigan State Housing Development Authority

State County Census Tract Number Tract Type ACS Data Source
Michigan Alcona 26001970400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Alger 26003000100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Allegan 26005032401 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Alpena 26007000400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Antrim 26009960700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Arenac 26011970500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Baraga 26013000100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Barry 26015011300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Bay 26017286500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Bay 26017286600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Berrien 26021000400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Berrien 26021002100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Berrien 26021002500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Berrien 26021010300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Berrien 26021020500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Branch 26023951600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Calhoun 26025000200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Calhoun 26025003400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Calhoun 26025004000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Calhoun 26025004100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Cass 26027002100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Charlevoix 26029001100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Cheboygan 26031960200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Chippewa 26033970200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Chippewa 26033970500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Clare 26035000600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Clare 26035001300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Clinton 26037010801 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Crawford 26039960200 Non-LIC Contiguous 2011-2015
Michigan Delta 26041970800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Dickinson 26043950400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Eaton 26045020901 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Emmet 26047970100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Genesee 26049000300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Genesee 26049000500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Genesee 26049001500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Genesee 26049001600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Genesee 26049001700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Genesee 26049002200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Genesee 26049002800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Genesee 26049003700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Genesee 26049010501 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Genesee 26049010502 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Genesee 26049010912 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Genesee 26049011210 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Genesee 26049011212 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Genesee 26049011508 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Genesee 26049012202 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Genesee 26049013600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Gladwin 26051000700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Gladwin 26051000800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Gogebic 26053950600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Grand Traverse 26055551300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Gratiot 26057000500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Hillsdale 26059050700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Hillsdale 26059050800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Houghton 26061000800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Huron 26063951000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Ingham 26065003301 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Ingham 26065003602 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Ingham 26065003700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Ingham 26065004301 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Ingham 26065005100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Ingham 26065005303 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Ingham 26065005402 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Ingham 26065006600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Ingham 26065006700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Ionia 26067031700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Iosco 26069000400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Iosco 26069000500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Iron 26071000300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Isabella 26073940400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Isabella 26073940500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Jackson 26075000600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Jackson 26075001000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Jackson 26075001200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Jackson 26075005500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Kalamazoo 26077000201 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Kalamazoo 26077000202 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Kalamazoo 26077000900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Kalamazoo 26077001000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Kalamazoo 26077001905 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Kalkaska 26079950400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Kent 26081002600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Kent 26081002800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Kent 26081003000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Kent 26081003200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Kent 26081003500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Kent 26081003600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Kent 26081003700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Kent 26081003800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Kent 26081013500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Kent 26081014200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Keweenaw 26083000100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Lake 26085961100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Lapeer 26087337500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Lenawee 26091061600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Livingston 26093722300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Luce 26095960100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Mackinac 26097950500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Macomb 26099230300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Macomb 26099230500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Macomb 26099240000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Macomb 26099241600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Macomb 26099241700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Macomb 26099245000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Macomb 26099256200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Macomb 26099256300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Macomb 26099256600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Macomb 26099256700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Macomb 26099258300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Macomb 26099258900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Macomb 26099262800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Macomb 26099262900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Macomb 26099264000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Macomb 26099268400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Macomb 26099982200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Manistee 26101000900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Marquette 26103000600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Marquette 26103000700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Mason 26105950500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Mecosta 26107960500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Mecosta 26107960600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Menominee 26109960200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Midland 26111290100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Midland 26111290200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Missaukee 26113960200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Monroe 26115831400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Monroe 26115831800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Montcalm 26117970800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Montcalm 26117971200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Montmorency 26119910200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Muskegon 26121000800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Muskegon 26121000900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Muskegon 26121001300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Muskegon 26121004200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Muskegon 26121004300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Newaygo 26123971200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Oakland 26125133100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Oakland 26125141500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Oakland 26125141600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Oakland 26125142200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Oakland 26125142400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Oakland 26125145900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Oakland 26125160400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Oakland 26125160900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Oakland 26125162200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Oakland 26125171500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Oakland 26125173400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Oakland 26125175000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Oakland 26125181000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Oakland 26125194500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Oakland 26125197600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Oceana 26127010400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Ogemaw 26129950100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Ogemaw 26129950500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Ontonagon 26131970200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Osceola 26133970400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Oscoda 26135970300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Otsego 26137950300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Ottawa 26139024900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Presque Isle 26141950200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Roscommon 26143970300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Roscommon 26143971200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Saginaw 26145000100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Saginaw 26145000400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Saginaw 26145000600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Saginaw 26145001700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Saginaw 26145001800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Saginaw 26145010200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Saginaw 26145011000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Sanilac 26151970400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Schoolcraft 26153000300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Shiawassee 26155030600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan St. Clair 26147620000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan St. Clair 26147624000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan St. Clair 26147625000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan St. Joseph 26149040300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan St. Joseph 26149040700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Tuscola 26157000600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Van Buren 26159011300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Van Buren 26159011800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Washtenaw 26161405600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Washtenaw 26161410300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Washtenaw 26161410500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Washtenaw 26161410600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Washtenaw 26161410800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Washtenaw 26161411700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Washtenaw 26161411900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Washtenaw 26161412000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Washtenaw 26161414000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Washtenaw 26161446200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Washtenaw 26161984000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163501400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163501800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163504700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163504800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163505500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163508000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163510500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163511000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163511200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163511900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163512900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163513200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163513700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163515200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163515300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163515400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163515600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163515700 Non-LIC Contiguous 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163516100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163516200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163516400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163516500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163516600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163516900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163517000 Non-LIC Contiguous 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163517100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163517200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163517300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163517500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163518000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163518400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163518800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163518900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163520200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163520300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163520400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163520700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163520800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163521100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163521400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163521500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163522400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163522500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163523100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163523300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163523400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163524000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163524900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163525000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163527300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163530300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163532400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163532600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163532700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163533900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163535300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163536100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163538500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163538600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163538900 Non-LIC Contiguous 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163541200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163541400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163542700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163542900 Non-LIC Contiguous 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163543000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163543400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163546900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163552300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163553600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163554100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163555100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163555300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163565300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163566500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163568800 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163570400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163571600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163572100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163572600 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163573400 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163573500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163574100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163577000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163577500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163579100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163583000 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163583200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163584500 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163585900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163586200 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163588100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163985100 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163985300 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wayne 26163985900 Low-Income Community 2011-2015
Michigan Wexford 26165380700 Low-Income Community 2011-2015

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