Gadsden, AL
12% of Gadsden 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?
Gadsden residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
12
Adults (20 - 64)
12
Seniors (65+)
11
By Income (%)
High Income
11
Middle Income
11
Low Income
12
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
16
Asian*
10
Black*
11
Hispanic
11
Pacific Islander*
3
White*
12
2 or More Races*
13
Other*
12
*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.
A statement from Mayor Sherman Guyton
Mayor Sherman Guyton has pledged to adopt long-term, system-wide strategies to make sure every resident has access to all the benefits parks provide.