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Census Tract 9704, West Jefferson, North Carolina
Census Tract 9704 is a Low-Income CommunityOpportunity Zone located in West Jefferson, North Carolina.
This 32 square milecensus tract has a population of approximately 5,000and is the only Opportunity Zone in Ashe County.
The adjacent map shows the location of this Opportunity Zone in North Carolina.
Census Tract 9704 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 $42,000, which is 26% lowerthan the median household income for the state of North Carolina of $57,000.
The percentage of households below the poverty line in this Opportunity Zone is 15%, which is 1% higherthan the rate for the state of North Carolina of 14%.
Median Home Value
This Opportunity Zone has a median home valueof approximately $140,000, which is 26% lowerthan the median home value for the state of North Carolina of $190,000.
This Opportunity Zone has a percentage of population with high school diplomaof approximately 85%, which is 4% lowerthan the rate for the state of North Carolina of 89%.
This Opportunity Zone has a median ageof approximately 46, which is 18% higherthan the median age for the state of North Carolina of 39.
North Carolina OZ Funds
There are 17QOZ Fundsin the OpportunityDb database with an investment objective that specifically identify North Carolinaas a target market. Additional OZ funds may also invest in North Carolina; see a complete list of Opportunity Zone Funds here.
There are no Opportunity Zone Funds in the OpportunityDb databasewith a focus specifically on North Carolina properties.