Portsmouth, VA

53% of Portsmouth 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.

Portsmouth residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
54
Adults (20 - 64)
52
Seniors (65+)
51
By Income (%)
High Income
47
Middle Income
52
Low Income
58
By Race/Ethnicity (%)
Native American*
51
Asian*
48
Black*
59
Hispanic
52
Pacific Islander*
55
White*
44
2 or More Races*
52
Other*
55
*Excludes those that report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
2% of Portsmouth’s land is used for parks and recreation.
National median 15%
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