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Table 1 The population-weighted distances to parks (miles) by urban-rural continuum, race/ethnicity and census block group poverty status in 2008.

From: Modeling spatial accessibility to parks: a national study

Geography Poverty ALL White Black Asian Other Hispanic
US ALL 6.7 7.6 5.8 2.5 11.4 4.4
US LOW 5.9 6.5 5.1 2.4 6.5 4.0
US MEDIUM 8.9 11.0 7.2 2.8 12.2 4.9
US HIGH 6.9 9.3 5.5 2.7 22.0 4.6
Large central metro ALL 1.2 1.3 1.0 1.0 1.2 1.1
large fringe metro ALL 3.0 3.2 2.4 1.6 2.8 2.3
Medium metro ALL 6.8 6.9 7.8 3.6 6.5 6.1
Small metro ALL 14.5 14.3 16.0 13.0 19.3 13.5
Micropolitan ALL 15.0 14.2 18.3 15.4 19.7 18.4
Noncore ALL 22.2 20.7 23.5 37.2 46.4 24.2
Large central metro LOW 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.0 1.3 1.3
Large central metro MEDIUM 1.1 1.2 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.1
Large central metro HIGH 0.9 1.0 0.8 0.8 1.0 0.9
large fringe metro LOW 2.9 3.1 2.4 1.7 2.7 2.4
large fringe metro MEDIUM 3.7 4.5 2.7 1.6 3.2 2.6
large fringe metro HIGH 2.4 3.2 2.2 1.2 3.0 1.9
Medium metro LOW 6.5 6.7 7.7 3.7 5.9 5.2
Medium metro MEDIUM 7.9 8.4 9.1 3.9 7.5 6.0
Medium metro HIGH 6.6 6.2 6.9 3.1 7.0 7.1
Small metro LOW 14.0 13.9 15.7 12.8 16.0 14.0
Small metro MEDIUM 15.4 15.3 17.0 13.0 19.0 14.4
Small metro HIGH 14.6 14.5 15.4 13.4 25.8 12.1
Micropolitan LOW 14.1 13.8 16.6 15.3 16.1 16.0
Micropolitan MEDIUM 15.8 14.9 19.4 15.2 18.8 18.3
Micropolitan HIGH 17.1 14.3 18.7 15.8 26.8 21.5
Noncore LOW 19.7 19.2 21.6 48.0 26.9 22.4
Noncore MEDIUM 22.2 21.6 23.6 28.7 34.0 22.9
Noncore HIGH 28.2 23.0 24.4 23.9 65.3 28.8