Census Tract 27, Wheeling, West Virginia

Census Tract 27 is a Low-Income CommunityOpportunity Zone located in Wheeling, West Virginia.

This 0.4 square milecensus tract has a population of approximately 660and is the only Opportunity Zone in Ohio County.

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

Census Tract 27 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

$12K

This Opportunity Zone has a median household incomeof approximately $12,000, which is 76% lowerthan the median household income for the state of West Virginia of $49,000.

Poverty Rate

58%

The percentage of households below the poverty line in this Opportunity Zone is 58%, which is 42% higherthan the rate for the state of West Virginia of 16%.

Median Home Value

$28K

This Opportunity Zone has a median home valueof approximately $28,000, which is 77% lowerthan the median home value for the state of West Virginia of $120,000.

Education

85%

This Opportunity Zone has a percentage of population with high school diplomaof approximately 85%, which is 2% lowerthan the rate for the state of West Virginia of 87%.

Median Age

50

This Opportunity Zone has a median ageof approximately 50, which is 16% 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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