Hempstead, NY
68% of Hempstead 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?
Hempstead residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
71
Adults (20 - 64)
67
Seniors (65+)
67
By Income (%)
High Income
62
Middle Income
71
Low Income
71
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
69
Asian*
64
Black*
69
Hispanic
69
Pacific Islander*
81
White*
52
2 or More Races*
69
Other*
53
*Excludes those that report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
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.