29 May 2017

Mesa Parks Ranked #95 in Trust for Public Lands ParkScore Index 2017

The ParkScore® index measures how well the 100 largest U.S. cities are meeting the need for parks.
Every year, The Trust for Public Land compiles data on parks in the nation’s 100 largest cities. It’s the most complete and in-depth look at U.S. city park systems available—and it’s free to download
Park Score 2017 Trust for Public Lands
Link to Park Evaluator > http://parkscore.tpl.org/evaluator/evaluator.html?city=Mesa&idx=56

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We analyzed the 100 largest U.S. cities: Mesa


City Stats

  • City area: 83,578 acres
  • Median park size: 2.7 acres
  • Park land as % of city area: 3.0 %
  • Spending per resident: $69.19
  • Basketball Hoops per 10,000: 2.7
  • Dog Parks per 100,000 Residents: 0.4
  • Playgrounds per 10,000: 1.4
  • Recreation / Senior Centers
    per 20,000 Residents: 0.2
  • Population density: 5.7 per acre

Using mapping technology and demographic data, we determined how well each city is meeting the need for parks.

You can learn more with in-depth city profiles
… or
compare multiple cities.

We scored cities in three categories.
Learn more about the ParkScore® methodology.

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