Miami, FL
48
How we calculate the Miami ParkScore® Rating

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

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Access
81
Acreage
24
Investment
44
Amenities
61
Equity
59
88% of Miami 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?
Miami residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
88
Adults (20 - 64)
89
Seniors (65+)
86
By Income (%)
High Income
92
Middle Income
90
Low Income
89
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
95
Asian*
92
Black*
95
Hispanic
86
Pacific Islander*
92
White*
94
2 or More Races*
94
Other*
93
*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 32% 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 Miami against the others to determine where it falls for spending per capita.
Basketball Hoops
38
3.1 per 10,000 people
Playgrounds
7
1.3 per 10,000 people
Rec & Senior Centers
97
1.5 per 20,000 people
Dog Parks
75
1.9 per 100,000 people
Bathrooms
100
3.6 per 10,000 people
Splashpads
47
1.3 per 100,000 people
How much is Miami investing in parks?
We compared Miami against the others to determine where it falls for spending per capita
Park Spending per Capita
  • City agency
    $86 (88%)
  • Other public agencies
    $6 (6%)
  • Private organizations
    $1 (1%)
  • Monetized volunteer hours
    $4 (4%)
$98
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