Ottawa, IL
74% of Ottawa 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?
Ottawa residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
74
Adults (20 - 64)
74
Seniors (65+)
73
By Income (%)
High Income
66
Middle Income
78
Low Income
78
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
79
Asian*
71
Black*
77
Hispanic
80
Pacific Islander*
75
White*
73
2 or More Races*
76
Other*
80
*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.