Census Tract 68, Newark, New Jersey

Census Tract 68 is a Low-Income CommunityOpportunity Zone located in Newark, New Jersey.

This 0.5 square milecensus tract has a population of approximately 5,800and is one of 23 Opportunity Zones in Essex County.

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

Census Tract 68 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

$55K

This Opportunity Zone has a median household incomeof approximately $55,000, which is 36% lowerthan the median household income for the state of New Jersey of $86,000.

Poverty Rate

29%

The percentage of households below the poverty line in this Opportunity Zone is 29%, which is 20% higherthan the rate for the state of New Jersey of 9.2%.

Median Home Value

$368K

This Opportunity Zone has a median home valueof approximately $370,000, which is 6% higherthan the median home value for the state of New Jersey of $350,000.

Education

78%

This Opportunity Zone has a percentage of population with high school diplomaof approximately 78%, which is 12% lowerthan the rate for the state of New Jersey of 90%.

Median Age

31

This Opportunity Zone has a median ageof approximately 31, which is 22% lowerthan the median age for the state of New Jersey of 40.

New Jersey OZ Funds

There are 6QOZ Fundsin the OpportunityDb database with an investment objective that specifically identify New Jerseyas a target market. Additional OZ funds may also invest in New Jersey; see a complete list of Opportunity Zone Funds here.

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