Irving, TX
98
How we calculate the Irving ParkScore® Rating

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

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Access
42
Acreage
24
Investment
35
Amenities
30
Equity
29
62% of Irving 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?
Irving residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
63
Adults (20 - 64)
61
Seniors (65+)
65
By Income (%)
High Income
58
Middle Income
61
Low Income
60
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
65
Asian*
54
Black*
54
Hispanic
68
Pacific Islander*
52
White*
62
2 or More Races*
59
Other*
61
*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 62% 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 Irving against the others to determine where it falls for spending per capita.
Basketball Hoops
7
1.2 per 10,000 people
Playgrounds
45
3.1 per 10,000 people
Rec & Senior Centers
51
0.8 per 20,000 people
Dog Parks
42
1.2 per 100,000 people
Bathrooms
4
0.2 per 10,000 people
Splashpads
28
0.8 per 100,000 people
How much is Irving investing in parks?
We compared Irving against the others to determine where it falls for spending per capita
Park Spending per Capita
  • City agency
    $80 (100%)
  • Other public agencies
    $0 (%)
  • Private organizations
    $0 (%)
  • Monetized volunteer hours
    $1 (1%)
$80
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
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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.