Census Tract 8, Fort Smith, Arkansas

Census Tract 8 is a Low-Income CommunityOpportunity Zone located in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

This 0.9 square milecensus tract has a population of approximately 4,300and is one of 3 Opportunity Zones in Sebastian County.

The adjacent map shows the location of this Opportunity Zone in Arkansas.

Census Tract 8 Demographics

The charts below illustrate how this Opportunity Zone compares to the broader city, county, and state on various socioeconomic indicators:

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Median Household Income

$29K

This Opportunity Zone has a median household incomeof approximately $29,000, which is 41% lowerthan the median household income for the state of Arkansas of $49,000.

Poverty Rate

31%

The percentage of households below the poverty line in this Opportunity Zone is 31%, which is 15% higherthan the rate for the state of Arkansas of 16%.

Median Home Value

$101K

This Opportunity Zone has a median home valueof approximately $100,000, which is 29% lowerthan the median home value for the state of Arkansas of $140,000.

Education

76%

This Opportunity Zone has a percentage of population with high school diplomaof approximately 76%, which is 11% lowerthan the rate for the state of Arkansas of 87%.

Median Age

40

This Opportunity Zone has a median ageof approximately 40, which is 3% higherthan the median age for the state of Arkansas of 39.

Arkansas OZ Funds

There are 4QOZ Fundsin the OpportunityDb database with an investment objective that specifically identify Arkansasas a target market. Additional OZ funds may also invest in Arkansas; see a complete list of Opportunity Zone Funds here.

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