Mount Vernon, OH
26% of Mount Vernon 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?
Mount Vernon residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
27
Adults (20 - 64)
26
Seniors (65+)
24
By Income (%)
High Income
21
Middle Income
30
Low Income
29
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
25
Asian*
22
Black*
24
Hispanic
21
Pacific Islander*
11
White*
26
2 or More Races*
23
Other*
45
*Excludes those that report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
Make the Commitment
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.