Mount Vernon, NY

99% of Mount Vernon residents live within a 10-minute walk of a park.
Median City, 100 most populous U.S. cities: 74%
Median City, all urban cities and towns in U.S.: 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.

Mount Vernon residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
100
Adults (20 - 64)
100
Seniors (65+)
99
By Income (%)
High Income
99
Middle Income
100
Low Income
100
By Race/Ethnicity (%)
Native American*
100
Asian*
99
Black*
100
Hispanic
100
Pacific Islander*
100
White*
99
2 or More Races*
99
Other*
100
*Excludes those that report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
5% of Mount Vernon’s land is used for parks and recreation.
National median 15%