Rocky Mount, VA

15% of Rocky Mount 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.

Rocky Mount residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
The average distance most people are willing to walk to reach a destination is 10-minutes or roughly half a mile. The 10-minute walk standard helps us examine the availability of parks close to home.
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
11
Adults (20 - 64)
11
Seniors (65+)
11
By Income (%)
High Income
12
Middle Income
11
Low Income
12
By Race/Ethnicity (%)
Native American*
25
Asian*
16
Black*
11
Hispanic
11
White*
11
2 or More Races*
11
Other*
14
*Excludes those who report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
1% of Rocky Mount’s land is used for parks and recreation.
National median 15%