Southport, NY

31% of Southport 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.

Southport 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)
33
Adults (20 - 64)
31
Seniors (65+)
29
By Income (%)
High Income
33
Middle Income
28
Low Income
30
By Race/Ethnicity (%)
Native American*
40
Asian*
20
Black*
28
Hispanic
32
White*
31
2 or More Races*
30
Other*
30
*Excludes those who report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
0% of Southport’s land is used for parks and recreation.
National median 15%
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.