Ames, IA
79% of Ames residents live within a 10-minute walk of a park. National Average 55%

We’re working to ensure that every person, in every neighborhood, in every city across America has a quality park within a 10-minute walk of home.

How are the parks distributed?
Ames residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
81
Adults (20 - 64)
78
Seniors (65+)
80
By Income (%)
High Income
79
Middle Income
80
Low Income
74
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
88
Asian*
78
Black*
79
Hispanic
80
Pacific Islander*
94
White*
79
2 or More Races*
78
Other*
75
*Excludes those that report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
Park Space per Person by Race/Ethnicity Reactive to City Median