Capitol Heights, MD

88% of Capitol Heights residents live within a 10-minute walk of a park.
Median City, 100 most populous U.S. cities: 74%
Median City, all urban cities and towns in U.S.: 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.

Capitol Heights residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
The average distance most people are willing to walk to reach a destination is 10-minutes or roughly half a mile. The 10-minute walk standard helps us examine the availability of parks close to home.
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
88
Adults (20 - 64)
88
Seniors (65+)
89
By Income (%)
High Income
83
Middle Income
85
Low Income
91
By Race/Ethnicity (%)
Native American*
80
Asian*
100
Black*
87
Hispanic
94
White*
92
2 or More Races*
89
Other*
88
*Excludes those who report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
5% of Capitol Heights’s land is used for parks and recreation.
National median 15%