El Paso, TX
How we calculate the El Paso ParkScore® Rating

The ranking for El Paso is based on five characteristics of an effective park system: access, investment, acreage, amenities, and equity.

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60% of El Paso 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?
El Paso residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
60
Adults (20 - 64)
60
Seniors (65+)
63
By Income (%)
High Income
58
Middle Income
59
Low Income
65
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
60
Asian*
52
Black*
56
Hispanic
62
Pacific Islander*
48
White*
54
2 or More Races*
53
Other*
57
*Excludes those that report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
How do park amenities measure up?
We compared El Paso against the others to determine where it falls for spending per capita.
Basketball Hoops
per 10,000 people
Playgrounds
per 10,000 people
Rec & Senior Centers
per 20,000 people
Dog Parks
per 100,000 people
Bathrooms
per 10,000 people
Splashpads
per 100,000 people
How much is El Paso investing in parks?
We compared El Paso against the others to determine where it falls for spending per capita
Park Spending per Capita
  • City agency
    $0 (%)
  • Other public agencies
    $0 (%)
  • Private organizations
    $0 (%)
  • Monetized volunteer hours
    $0 (%)
$0
Total Spending Per Capita
  • National Averages, Spending Per Capita:
  • City agency: $83 (85%)
  • Other public agencies: $7 (7%)
  • Private organizations: $5 (5%)
  • Monetized volunteer hours: $3 (3%)
  • TOTAL: $98
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.