Census Tract 8, Charleston, West Virginia

Census Tract 8 is a Low-Income CommunityOpportunity Zone located in Charleston, West Virginia.

This 0.4 square milecensus tract has a population of approximately 1,600and is one of 6 Opportunity Zones in Kanawha County.

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

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

$24K

This Opportunity Zone has a median household incomeof approximately $24,000, which is 51% lowerthan the median household income for the state of West Virginia of $49,000.

Poverty Rate

33%

The percentage of households below the poverty line in this Opportunity Zone is 33%, which is 17% higherthan the rate for the state of West Virginia of 16%.

Median Home Value

$95K

This Opportunity Zone has a median home valueof approximately $95,000, which is 21% lowerthan the median home value for the state of West Virginia of $120,000.

Education

86%

This Opportunity Zone has a percentage of population with high school diplomaof approximately 86%, which is 1% lowerthan the rate for the state of West Virginia of 87%.

Median Age

43

This Opportunity Zone has a median ageof approximately 43, which is 0% lowerthan the median age for the state of West Virginia of 43.

West Virginia OZ Funds

There are 2QOZ Fundsin the OpportunityDb database with an investment objective that specifically identify West Virginiaas a target market. Additional OZ funds may also invest in West Virginia; see a complete list of Opportunity Zone Funds here.

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