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This tool compiles data about the qualified opportunity zones, as well as providing context for these zones via additional reports for the state, Economic Development District, EDA region and congressional district.

There are demographic and economic metrics, along with innovation and industry mix data for the county in which the zone exists. The tool is easy—just type in a city or town or address to zoom to an area and then click on a zone shown in the selection map.

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What Are Opportunity Zones?

Qualified opportunity zones were created by the federal 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and designed to spur economic development to allow for impact investments.

These zones (8,764) consist of low-income census tracts nominated by each of the 50 states and U.S. territories and comprise economically distressed areas where new investments may be eligible for referential tax treatment and the resulting investments, according to the U.S. Treasury.

The IRS and the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI) are responsible for the program and provide multiple resources to learn more about how the zones are designated and how zone funds are being set up.

View the additional resources section to learn more about some of the other federal government programs that support investment in opportunity zones.