Asheville, NC
44% of Asheville 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?
Asheville residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
43
Adults (20 - 64)
46
Seniors (65+)
39
By Income (%)
High Income
43
Middle Income
41
Low Income
48
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
51
Asian*
35
Black*
56
Hispanic
34
Pacific Islander*
48
White*
43
2 or More Races*
46
Other*
52
*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