Decatur, IL
63% of Decatur 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?
Decatur residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
68
Adults (20 - 64)
63
Seniors (65+)
56
By Income (%)
High Income
56
Middle Income
62
Low Income
68
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
61
Asian*
50
Black*
74
Hispanic
62
Pacific Islander*
81
White*
58
2 or More Races*
70
Other*
72
*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.