Gilbert, AZ
89
How we calculate the Gilbert ParkScore® Rating

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

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Access
14
Acreage
38
Investment
78
Amenities
13
Equity
45
44% of Gilbert 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?
Gilbert residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
43
Adults (20 - 64)
44
Seniors (65+)
42
By Income (%)
High Income
43
Middle Income
44
Low Income
44
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
44
Asian*
41
Black*
41
Hispanic
45
Pacific Islander*
41
White*
44
2 or More Races*
42
Other*
40
*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
Residents in neighborhoods where most people identify as a person of color have access to 1% less park space per person than those in predominantly white neighborhoods. Any Census-designated race/ethnicity not shown above does not meet the minimum threshold to be displayed.
How do park amenities measure up?
We compared Gilbert against the others to determine where it falls for spending per capita.
Basketball Hoops
1
0.8 per 10,000 people
Playgrounds
1
1 per 10,000 people
Rec & Senior Centers
16
0.3 per 20,000 people
Dog Parks
1
0 per 100,000 people
Bathrooms
36
1.2 per 10,000 people
Splashpads
25
0.7 per 100,000 people
How much is Gilbert investing in parks?
We compared Gilbert against the others to determine where it falls for spending per capita
Park Spending per Capita
  • City agency
    $159 (100%)
  • Other public agencies
    $0 (%)
  • Private organizations
    $0 (%)
  • Monetized volunteer hours
    $0 (%)
$159
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