Rome, GA
22% of Rome 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?
Rome residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
21
Adults (20 - 64)
21
Seniors (65+)
23
By Income (%)
High Income
19
Middle Income
19
Low Income
28
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
24
Asian*
13
Black*
30
Hispanic
19
Pacific Islander*
15
White*
19
2 or More Races*
19
Other*
18
*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.