East St. Louis, IL
50% of East St. Louis 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?
East St. Louis residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
52
Adults (20 - 64)
49
Seniors (65+)
47
By Income (%)
High Income
46
Middle Income
47
Low Income
50
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
30
Asian*
57
Black*
50
Hispanic
52
Pacific Islander*
33
White*
25
2 or More Races*
56
Other*
67
*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
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.