Merrillville, IN
49% of Merrillville 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?
Merrillville residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
51
Adults (20 - 64)
49
Seniors (65+)
43
By Income (%)
High Income
46
Middle Income
46
Low Income
47
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
53
Asian*
40
Black*
50
Hispanic
52
Pacific Islander*
33
White*
45
2 or More Races*
52
Other*
50
*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