West Haven, CT

7% of West Haven 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.

West Haven residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
7
Adults (20 - 64)
6
Seniors (65+)
7
By Income (%)
High Income
5
Middle Income
6
Low Income
7
By Race/Ethnicity (%)
Native American*
7
Asian*
6
Black*
6
Hispanic
8
Pacific Islander*
10
White*
6
2 or More Races*
6
Other*
8
*Excludes those that report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
1% of West Haven’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.