Harrisonburg, VA

35% of Harrisonburg 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.

Harrisonburg residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
The average distance most people are willing to walk to reach a destination is 10-minutes or roughly half a mile. The 10-minute walk standard helps us examine the availability of parks close to home.
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
33
Adults (20 - 64)
36
Seniors (65+)
36
By Income (%)
High Income
38
Middle Income
35
Low Income
34
By Race/Ethnicity (%)
Native American*
38
Asian*
27
Black*
37
Hispanic
39
Pacific Islander*
30
White*
34
2 or More Races*
35
Other*
36
*Excludes those who report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
3% of Harrisonburg’s land is used for parks and recreation.
National median 15%
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