West Chicago, IL
57% of West Chicago 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?
West Chicago residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
57
Adults (20 - 64)
57
Seniors (65+)
58
By Income (%)
High Income
59
Middle Income
56
Low Income
55
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
67
Asian*
51
Black*
53
Hispanic
58
Pacific Islander*
40
White*
57
2 or More Races*
55
Other*
73
*Excludes those that report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
Park Space per Person by Race/Ethnicity Reactive to City Median
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.