Charleston, WV
27% of Charleston 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?
Charleston residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
23
Adults (20 - 64)
29
Seniors (65+)
26
By Income (%)
High Income
24
Middle Income
29
Low Income
38
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
35
Asian*
19
Black*
38
Hispanic
31
Pacific Islander*
30
White*
24
2 or More Races*
30
Other*
30
*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