Census Tract 17, Charleston, West Virginia

Census Tract 17 is a Low-Income CommunityOpportunity Zone located in Charleston, West Virginia.

This 0.8 square milecensus tract has a population of approximately 1,700and is one of 6 Opportunity Zones in Kanawha County.

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

Census Tract 17 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

$36K

This Opportunity Zone has a median household incomeof approximately $36,000, which is 27% lowerthan the median household income for the state of West Virginia of $49,000.

Poverty Rate

27%

The percentage of households below the poverty line in this Opportunity Zone is 27%, which is 11% higherthan the rate for the state of West Virginia of 16%.

Median Home Value

$109K

This Opportunity Zone has a median home valueof approximately $110,000, which is 8% lowerthan the median home value for the state of West Virginia of $120,000.

Education

88%

This Opportunity Zone has a percentage of population with high school diplomaof approximately 88%, which is 1% higherthan the rate for the state of West Virginia of 87%.

Median Age

46

This Opportunity Zone has a median ageof approximately 46, which is 7% higherthan 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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