Rank out of the 50 largest U.S. cities.
Population according to the 2010 census.
A maximum of 40 points for median park size and parks as a percentage of city area.
A maximum of 40 points for playgrounds per resident and spending per resident.
A maximum of 40 points for percentage of the population living within a ten-minute (1/2 mile) walk of a public park.
Acreage, services and investment, and access scores combined for a maximum of 120 points.
For easy comparison and an at-a-glance assessment of park systems, each city’s ParkScore is also represented on a scale of zero to five park benches. One bench means the park system needs major improvement, while five benches means the park system is outstanding.
An explanation goes here of the spending for this specific city.

City Profiles

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City Stats

  • City area: acres
  • Median park size: acres
  • Park land as % of city area:
  • Spending per resident: $
  • Playgrounds per 10,000:
  • Population density: per acre

Park Facts

  • Park acreage: acres
  • People served per park acre:
  • Oldest park: , est.
  • Largest park: , acres
  • Most-visited park:
Rank
Population
Acreage
Services & Investment
Access
Raw Score
ParkScore
- out of 50 - - MAX 40 - MAX 40 - MAX 40 - MAX 120 - MAX 100
Median Park Size Park Land as
% of City Area
Spending
per Resident
Playgrounds
per 10,000 Residents
- MAX 20 - MAX 20 - MAX 20 - MAX 20

Access to parks by Age

Park access analyzed by age for Charlotte, NC

  • Population within a ten-minute walk of a public park

Access to parks by Income

Park access analyzed by the median income of Charlotte, NC

  • Population within a ten-minute walk of a public park
  • Low income: households earning less than 75% of the city median income
  • Medium income: households earning between 75%–125% of the city median income
  • High income: households earning more than 125% of the city median income