Census Tract 7, Meridian, Mississippi

Census Tract 7 is a Low-Income CommunityOpportunity Zone located in Meridian, Mississippi.

This 4.2 square milecensus tract has a population of approximately 4,100and is one of 2 Opportunity Zones in Lauderdale County.

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

Census Tract 7 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

$21K

This Opportunity Zone has a median household incomeof approximately $21,000, which is 54% lowerthan the median household income for the state of Mississippi of $46,000.

Poverty Rate

49%

The percentage of households below the poverty line in this Opportunity Zone is 49%, which is 29% higherthan the rate for the state of Mississippi of 20%.

Median Home Value

$55K

This Opportunity Zone has a median home valueof approximately $55,000, which is 58% lowerthan the median home value for the state of Mississippi of $130,000.

Education

69%

This Opportunity Zone has a percentage of population with high school diplomaof approximately 69%, which is 16% lowerthan the rate for the state of Mississippi of 85%.

Median Age

28

This Opportunity Zone has a median ageof approximately 28, which is 26% lowerthan the median age for the state of Mississippi of 38.

Mississippi OZ Funds

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

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