West Plains, MO

53% of West Plains 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 Plains 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)
38
Adults (20 - 64)
39
Seniors (65+)
37
By Income (%)
High Income
39
Middle Income
40
Low Income
39
By Race/Ethnicity (%)
Native American*
49
Asian*
33
Black*
40
Hispanic
41
Pacific Islander*
40
White*
39
2 or More Races*
38
Other*
49
*Excludes those who report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
2% of West Plains’s land is used for parks and recreation.
National median 15%