Waukesha, WI

84% of Waukesha 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.

Waukesha residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
84
Adults (20 - 64)
84
Seniors (65+)
84
By Income (%)
High Income
82
Middle Income
82
Low Income
87
By Race/Ethnicity (%)
Native American*
84
Asian*
75
Black*
87
Hispanic
88
Pacific Islander*
82
White*
83
2 or More Races*
84
Other*
87
*Excludes those that report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
8% of Waukesha’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.