“Opportunity Zones” were created to spur private sector investment in distressed census tracts, through significant investor tax breaks.  Onslow County has two such zones that were certified in April 2018. 

Learn about the City of Jacksonville's Opportunity Zone.

View a PDF of the Onslow County Opportunity Zone Map.

For additional information, please check these resources:

North Carolina Opportunity Zones Program

IRS Proposed Regulations

Opportunity Zones Frequently Asked Questions