California is proud to introduce the nation’s first statewide use of GIS technology showing neighborhood-level park access and demographic information.
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Identifying areas in need of additional parks are an action item of the SCORP report. The report uses two standard methods for assessing park access.
For a more specific analysis of a potential project site, use the Community FactFinder also available on this website.
These tools use data from the Census American Community Survey (2008-12 block group estimates) and a modified version of CPAD park locations.
|24%||of residents of California live further than a half mile from a park|
|62%||of residents of California live in areas with less than 3 acres of parks or open space per 1000 residents|