Salisbury, NC

50% of Salisbury 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.

Salisbury 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)
51
Adults (20 - 64)
49
Seniors (65+)
51
By Income (%)
High Income
47
Middle Income
46
Low Income
53
By Race/Ethnicity (%)
Native American*
41
Asian*
39
Black*
55
Hispanic
41
Pacific Islander*
54
White*
49
2 or More Races*
50
Other*
67
*Excludes those who report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
2% of Salisbury’s land is used for parks and recreation.
National median 15%