Chandler, AZ
71
How we calculate the Chandler ParkScore® Rating

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

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Access
43
Acreage
44
Investment
30
Amenities
40
Equity
54
62% of Chandler 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?
Chandler residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
64
Adults (20 - 64)
63
Seniors (65+)
55
By Income (%)
High Income
60
Middle Income
62
Low Income
61
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
66
Asian*
59
Black*
63
Hispanic
69
Pacific Islander*
70
White*
60
2 or More Races*
62
Other*
59
*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
Residents in neighborhoods where most people identify as a person of color have access to 8% more park space per person than those in predominantly white neighborhoods. Any Census-designated race/ethnicity not shown above does not meet the minimum threshold to be displayed.
How do park amenities measure up?
We compared Chandler against the others to determine where it falls for spending per capita.
Basketball Hoops
39
3.2 per 10,000 people
Playgrounds
52
3.4 per 10,000 people
Rec & Senior Centers
29
0.5 per 20,000 people
Dog Parks
51
1.4 per 100,000 people
Bathrooms
29
1 per 10,000 people
Splashpads
38
1.1 per 100,000 people
How much is Chandler investing in parks?
We compared Chandler against the others to determine where it falls for spending per capita
Park Spending per Capita
  • City agency
    $70 (97%)
  • Other public agencies
    $0 (%)
  • Private organizations
    $0 (%)
  • Monetized volunteer hours
    $2 (3%)
$72
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