New York City, New York Opportunity Zones

 
Number Of Census Tracts
2168
Number Of QOZs
306
Percent Of Census Tracts
14.11%
Number Of LICS
292

New York City lies in the state of New York which automatically conforms to the federal tax code as it is amended. Both the city and state have adopted the new Qualified Opportunity Zone provisions.

Out of the 2168 census tracts that exist within, or partially within the city of New York City 306 have been designated eligible for Qualified Opportunity Fund investment. This represents approximately 14.11% of the census tracts in the city. Of the zones that are eligible, 292 qualify as a low-income community. This means the poverty rate was above 20%, or that the median household income was below 80% of the state or metropolitan area’s median household income.

The remaining zones qualified as contiguous, meaning they were located adjacent to an eligible tract, and the median household income did not exceed 125% of that eligible tract. New York City lies in the state of New York which automatically conforms to the federal tax code as it is amended. Both the city and state have adopted the new Qualified Opportunity Zone provisions. New York has 514 opportunity zones, which means New York City contains 59.53% of the Qualified Opportunity Zones that exist within the state.

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