Anaheim, CA
64
How we calculate the Anaheim ParkScore® Rating

The ranking for Anaheim is based on five characteristics of an effective park system: access, investment, acreage, amenities, and equity.

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Access
50
Acreage
75
Investment
61
Amenities
25
Equity
23
67% of Anaheim 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?
Anaheim residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
68
Adults (20 - 64)
67
Seniors (65+)
67
By Income (%)
High Income
68
Middle Income
66
Low Income
65
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
66
Asian*
66
Black*
64
Hispanic
68
Pacific Islander*
68
White*
66
2 or More Races*
67
Other*
67
*Excludes those that report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
How do park amenities measure up?
We compared Anaheim against the others to determine where it falls for spending per capita.
Basketball Hoops
11
1.4 per 10,000 people
Playgrounds
15
1.7 per 10,000 people
Rec & Senior Centers
15
0.3 per 20,000 people
Dog Parks
39
1.1 per 100,000 people
Bathrooms
52
1.7 per 10,000 people
Splashpads
18
0.6 per 100,000 people
How much is Anaheim investing in parks?
We compared Anaheim against the others to determine where it falls for spending per capita
Park Spending per Capita
  • City agency
    $120 (94%)
  • Other public agencies
    $6 (5%)
  • Private organizations
    $0 (%)
  • Monetized volunteer hours
    $1 (1%)
$128
Total Spending Per Capita
  • National Averages, Spending Per Capita:
  • City agency: $83 (85%)
  • Other public agencies: $7 (7%)
  • Private organizations: $5 (5%)
  • Monetized volunteer hours: $3 (3%)
  • TOTAL: $98
Make the Commitment
Pledge to make parks a priority!
Everyone should have access to a quality park within a 10-minute walk of home. Our 10-Minute Walk™ Program calls on mayors to demonstrate their commitment to parks and adopt long-term, system-wide strategies that accelerate the creation of parks.