El Monte, CA

57% of El Monte 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.

El Monte residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
57
Adults (20 - 64)
57
Seniors (65+)
56
By Income (%)
High Income
53
Middle Income
58
Low Income
58
By Race/Ethnicity (%)
Native American*
60
Asian*
56
Black*
60
Hispanic
57
Pacific Islander*
61
White*
53
2 or More Races*
57
Other*
55
*Excludes those that report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
1% of El Monte’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.