Richmond, VA
78% of Richmond residents live
within a 10-minute walk of a park
We're working to ensure there's a park within a 10-minute walk of home
of every person, in every neighborhood, in every city across America.
Is Richmond meeting that goal?
of residents live within a 10 minute walk of a park.
National average 55%
Percent of residents within a
10-minute walk of a park by age
Children (0 - 19)
Adults (20 - 64)
Seniors (65+)
Percent of residents within a
10-minute walk of a park by income
Percent of residents within a 10-minute walk of a park by race/ethnicity
of Richmond's city land is used for parks and recreation.
National median 15%
Where in Richmond are parks needed most?
Richmond has 163 parks
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Mayor Levar Stoney has pledged to adopt long-term, system-wide strategies to make sure every Richmond resident has access to all the benefits parks provide.
"I have endorsed the vision that evryone should have a park or open space within a 10-minute walk of home." — Mayor Stoney
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