Cherry Creek, CO

71% of Cherry Creek 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.

Cherry Creek 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)
71
Adults (20 - 64)
70
Seniors (65+)
74
By Income (%)
High Income
74
Middle Income
58
Low Income
56
By Race/Ethnicity (%)
Native American*
54
Asian*
69
Black*
55
Hispanic
59
Pacific Islander*
75
White*
73
2 or More Races*
72
Other*
67
*Excludes those who report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
5% of Cherry Creek’s land is used for parks and recreation.
National median 15%
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.