Census Tract 509, Valparaiso, Indiana

Census Tract 509 is a Low-Income CommunityOpportunity Zone located in Valparaiso, Indiana.

This 1.8 square milecensus tract has a population of approximately 4,600and is the only Opportunity Zone in Porter County.

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

Census Tract 509 Demographics

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

Median Household Income

$29K

This Opportunity Zone has a median household incomeof approximately $29,000, which is 50% lowerthan the median household income for the state of Indiana of $58,000.

Poverty Rate

39%

The percentage of households below the poverty line in this Opportunity Zone is 39%, which is 27% higherthan the rate for the state of Indiana of 12%.

Median Home Value

$142K

This Opportunity Zone has a median home valueof approximately $140,000, which is 12% lowerthan the median home value for the state of Indiana of $160,000.

Education

93%

This Opportunity Zone has a percentage of population with high school diplomaof approximately 93%, which is 3% higherthan the rate for the state of Indiana of 90%.

Median Age

22

This Opportunity Zone has a median ageof approximately 22, which is 42% lowerthan the median age for the state of Indiana of 38.

Indiana OZ Funds

There are 7QOZ Fundsin the OpportunityDb database with an investment objective that specifically identify Indianaas a target market. Additional OZ funds may also invest in Indiana; see a complete list of Opportunity Zone Funds here.

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