Medford, MA
100% of Medford residents live
within a 10-minute walk of a park
We're working to ensure there's a park within a 10-minute walk of home
of every person, in every neighborhood, in every city across America.
Is Medford meeting that goal?
100%
of residents live within a 10 minute walk of a park.
National average 55%
Percent of residents within a
10-minute walk of a park by age
Children (0 - 19)
Adults (20 - 64)
Seniors (65+)
Percent of residents within a
10-minute walk of a park by income
Percent of residents within a 10-minute walk of a park by race/ethnicity

*Excludes those that report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).

31%
of Medford's city land is used for parks and recreation.
National median 15%
Where in Medford are parks needed most?
Medford has 29 parks
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Our 10-Minute Walk campaign calls on mayors to demonstrate their commitment to parks and adopt long-term, system-wide strategies to ensure every resident has a great park close to home.
Tell your mayor: pledge to make parks a priority!
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You believe we all need access to great parks. We can help you reach that goal.
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