West Des Moines, IA
58% of West Des Moines 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 Des Moines residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
59
Adults (20 - 64)
57
Seniors (65+)
59
By Income (%)
High Income
58
Middle Income
54
Low Income
56
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
55
Asian*
57
Black*
51
Hispanic
59
Pacific Islander*
43
White*
59
2 or More Races*
54
Other*
56
*Excludes those that report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).