Wheeling, WV

56% of Wheeling 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.

Wheeling 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)
56
Adults (20 - 64)
58
Seniors (65+)
53
By Income (%)
High Income
50
Middle Income
57
Low Income
62
By Race/Ethnicity (%)
Native American*
78
Asian*
51
Black*
63
Hispanic
65
Pacific Islander*
42
White*
55
2 or More Races*
64
Other*
54
*Excludes those who report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
1% of Wheeling’s land is used for parks and recreation.
National median 15%