North Las Vegas, NV
54
How we calculate the North Las Vegas ParkScore® Rating

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

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Access
42
Acreage
82
Investment
38
Amenities
36
Equity
60
62% of North Las Vegas 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?
North Las Vegas residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
64
Adults (20 - 64)
62
Seniors (65+)
60
By Income (%)
High Income
55
Middle Income
58
Low Income
66
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
61
Asian*
53
Black*
60
Hispanic
70
Pacific Islander*
53
White*
55
2 or More Races*
55
Other*
59
*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 13% more 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 North Las Vegas against the others to determine where it falls for spending per capita.
Basketball Hoops
33
2.8 per 10,000 people
Playgrounds
23
2 per 10,000 people
Rec & Senior Centers
17
0.3 per 20,000 people
Dog Parks
58
1.6 per 100,000 people
Bathrooms
27
0.9 per 10,000 people
Splashpads
57
1.6 per 100,000 people
How much is North Las Vegas investing in parks?
We compared North Las Vegas against the others to determine where it falls for spending per capita
Park Spending per Capita
  • City agency
    $86 (100%)
  • Other public agencies
    $0 (%)
  • Private organizations
    $0 (%)
  • Monetized volunteer hours
    $0 (%)
$86
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