Battle Creek, MI
36% of Battle Creek 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?
Battle Creek residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
38
Adults (20 - 64)
35
Seniors (65+)
33
By Income (%)
High Income
26
Middle Income
38
Low Income
43
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
36
Asian*
12
Black*
54
Hispanic
45
Pacific Islander*
6
White*
31
2 or More Races*
43
Other*
40
*Excludes those that report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
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.