65% of Roanoke 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?
Roanoke residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
Adults (20 - 64)
By Income (%)
2 or More Races*
*Excludes those that report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
Park Space per Person by Race/Ethnicity Relative to City Median
Where are the parks most needed?
Roanoke has 68 parks.
We’ve mapped park access in 14,000 cities and towns across the country. Our free mapping platform helps you pinpoint where to focus park investments in your city.Our Work in Virginia
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