Census Tract 9609 is a Low-Income CommunityOpportunity Zone located in Fort Payne, Alabama.
This 51 square milecensus tract has a population of approximately 3,900and is the only Opportunity Zone in DeKalb County.
The adjacent map shows the location of this Opportunity Zone in Alabama.
Census Tract 9609 Demographics
The charts below illustrate how this Opportunity Zone compares to the broader city, county, and state on various socioeconomic indicators:
Median Household Income
This Opportunity Zone has a median household incomeof approximately $37,000, which is 29% lowerthan the median household income for the state of Alabama of $52,000.
The percentage of households below the poverty line in this Opportunity Zone is 24%, which is 9% higherthan the rate for the state of Alabama of 15%.
Median Home Value
This Opportunity Zone has a median home valueof approximately $110,000, which is 27% lowerthan the median home value for the state of Alabama of $150,000.
This Opportunity Zone has a percentage of population with high school diplomaof approximately 73%, which is 14% lowerthan the rate for the state of Alabama of 87%.
This Opportunity Zone has a median ageof approximately 40, which is 3% higherthan the median age for the state of Alabama of 39.
Alabama OZ Funds
There are 8QOZ Fundsin the OpportunityDb database with an investment objective that specifically identify Alabamaas a target market. Additional OZ funds may also invest in Alabama; see a complete list of Opportunity Zone Funds here.
There are no Opportunity Zone Funds in the OpportunityDb databasewith a focus specifically on Alabama properties.