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Access to Parks (California, 2010)

Percent of population in California living within a half mile of a park, beach, open space, or coastline, by race/ethnicity, 2010.

  • 74.5% of African Americans in California live within walking distance (half mile) of a park, beach, open space, or coastline.
     
  • 82.0% of Asians in California live within walking distance (half mile) of a park, beach, open space, or coastline.
     
  • 62.7% of Native Americans in California live within walking distance (half mile) of a park, beach, open space, or coastline.
     
  • 72.4% of Latinos in California live within walking distance (half mile) of a park, beach, open space, or coastline.
     
  • 81.3% of Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in California live within walking distance (half mile) of a park, beach, open space, or coastline.
     
  • Native Americans in California (37.3%) are far more likely than Whites (27.9%) to not live within walking distance of a park, beach, open space, or coastline.

 

African American

Latino

Native American/ Alaska Native

Asian

Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander

White

Percent Living within Half Mile of Park, California, 2010

74.5

72.4

62.7

82.0

81.3

72.1

Source: 
Healthy Communities Data and Indicators Project, California Department of Public Health