U.S. Opportunity Zones and gentrified neighborhoods

NCRC has found that 69% of neighborhoods that gentrified between 2000 and 2017 are either an Opportunity Zone or they are adjacent to one.

For more information on NCRC’s work on gentrification and displacement see our report here.

For more information on Opportunity Zones see the following websites:

ACS Source: 2011 – 2015


Using the drop-down menus in the upper right corner of the map, select state and county to view Opportunity Zones and gentrified neighborhoods.

Hover over an Opportunity Zone for further information regarding investing in these neighborhoods.

Zones that were identified by NCRC as having gentrified between 2000 and 2017 are highlighted.

For more information email: research@ncrc.org

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