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Difficult Development Areas:
Metropolitan Areas by State 2010

Effective for allocations after 12/31/09.  All MSAs defined using FY2009 definitions. Counties marked with an asterisk (*) qualify as GO Zones (Gulf Opportunity Zones) under the 2005 Gulf Opportunity Zone Act.

State Metropolitan Area Component Areas
Alabama Mobile MSA* Mobile County
Tuscaloosa MSA* Greene County, Hale County, Tuscaloosa County
Arizona Flagstaff MSA Coconino County
Prescott MSA Yavapai County
Yuma MSA Yuma County
California Fresno MSA Fresno County
Los Angeles-Long Beach HMFA Los Angeles County
Napa MSA Napa County
Orange County HMFA Orange County
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura MSA Ventura County
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario MSA Riverside County, San Bernardino County
Salinas MSA Monterey County
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos MSA San Diego County
San Luis Obispo - Paso Robles MSA San Luis Obispo County
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria MSA Santa Barbara County
Santa Cruz-Watsonville MSA Santa Cruz County
Santa Rosa-Petaluma MSA Sonoma County
Florida Bradenton-Sarasota-Venice MSA Manatee County, Sarasota County
Cape Coral-Fort Myers MSA* Lee County
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach MSA Volusia County
Fort Lauderdale HMFA* Broward County
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall HMFA* Miami-Dade County
Naples-Marco Island MSA* Collier County
Ocala MSA Marion County
Orlando-Kissimmee MSA Lake County, Orange County, Osceola County, Seminole County
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Tistusville MSA* Brevard County
Palm Coast MSA Flagler County
Port St. Lucie-Fort Pierce MSA* Martin County, St. Lucie County
Punta Gorda MSA Charlotte County
Sebastian-Vero Beach MSA* Indian River County
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater MSA Hernando County, Hillsborough County, Pasco County, Pinellas County
West Palm Beach - Boca Raton HMFA* Palm Beach County
Hawaii Honolulu Honolulu County
Louisiana Baton Rouge HMFA* Ascension Parish, East Baton Rouge Parish, East Feliciana Parish, Livingston Parish, Pointe Coupee Parish, St. Helena Parish, West Baton Rouge Parish, West Feliciana Parish
Houma-Bayou Cane, Thibodaux MSA* Lafourche Parish, Terrebonne Parish
Iberville Parish HMFA* Iberville Parish
Lafayette MSA* Lafayette Parish, St. Martin Parish
Lake Charles MSA* Calcasieu Parish, Cameron Parish
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner MSA* Jefferson Parish, Orleans Parish, Plaquemines Parish, St. Bernard Parish, St. Charles Parish, St. John the Baptist Parish, St. Tammany Parish
Massachusetts Barnstable Town MSA Barnstable County
Brockton HMFA Abington Town, Avon Town, Bridgewater Town, Brockton City, East Bridgewater Town, Halifax Town, Hanson Town, Lakeville Town, Marion Town, Mattapoisett Town, Middleborough Town, Plympton Town, Rochester Town, West Bridgewater Town, Whitman Town
Mississippi Gulfport-Biloxi MSA* Hancock County, Harrison County, Stone County
Hattiesburg MSA* Forrest County, Lamar County, Perry County
Jackson HMFA* Copiah County, Hinds County, Madison County, Rankin County
Pascagoula MSA* George County, Jackson County
Simpson County HMFA* Simpson County
Tunica County HMFA Tunica County
Nevada Las-Vegas-Paradise HMFA Clark County
New Jersey Atlantic City MSA Atlantic County
Jersey City HMFA Hudson County
Vineland - Millville - Bridgeton MSA Cumberland County
New York
Nassau-Suffolk HMFA Nassau County, Suffolk County
New York HMFA Bronx County, Kings County, New York County, Putnam County, Queens County, Richmond County, Rockland County, Westchester County
Puerto Rico Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian MSA Aguada Municipio, Aguadilla Municipio, Añasco Municipio, Isabela Municipio, Lares Municipio, Moca Municipio, Rincón Municipio, San Sebastián Municipio
Arecibo HMFA Arecibo Minicipio, Camuy Municipio, Hatillo Municipio
Baranquitas-Aibonito-Quebradillas HMFA Aibonito Municipio, Barranquitas Municipio, Ciales Municipio, Maunabo Municipio, Orocovis Municipio, Quebradillas Municipio
Caguas HMFA Caguas Municipio, Cayey Municipio, Cidra Municipio, Gurabo Municipio, San Lorenzo Municipio
Fajardo MSA Ceiba Municipio, Fajardo Municipio, Luquillo Municipio
Guayama MSA Arroyo Municipio, Guayama Municipio, Patillas Municipio
Mayagüez MSA Homigueros Municipio, Mayagüez Municipio
Ponce MSA Juana Diaz Municipio, Ponce Municipio, Villalba Municipio
San Germán-Cabo Rojo MSA Cabo Rojo Municipio, Lajas Municipio, Sabana Grande Municipio, San Germán Municipio
San Juan-Guaynabo HMFA Aguas Buenas Municipio, Barceloneta Municipio, Bayamón Municipio, Canóvanas Municipio, Carolina Municipio, Cataño Municipio, Comerio Municipio, Corozal Municipio, Dorado Municipio, Florida Municipio, Guaynabo Municipio, Humacao Municipio, Juncos Municipio, Las Piedras Municipio, Loiza Municipio, Manati Municipio, Morovis Municipio, Naguabo Municipio, Naranjito Municipio, Rio Grande Municipio, San Juan Municipio, Toa Alta Municipio, Toa Baja Municipio, Trujillo Alto Municipio, Vega Alta Municipio, Vega Baja Municipio, Yabucao Municipio
Texas Beaumont - Port Arthur MSA* Hardin County, Jefferson County, Orange County
Brazoria County HMFA* Brazoria County
Corpus Christi HMFA Nueces County, San Patricio County
Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land HMFA  (part)* Chambers County, Fort Bend County, Galveston County, Harris County, Liberty County, Montgomery County, San Jacinto County

*GO Zone (Qualifies under the Gulf Opportunity Zone Act of 2005)

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