Differing Park Amenities Due to Level of Neighborhood Incomes


Park amenities differ in some communities across America. Some park amenities are lacking due to the level of neighborhood incomes.

In a study completed in Kansas City, Missouri, a research team discovered that low-income neighborhoods had more parks but are less attractive and had fewer amenities, while middle-class areas had more features or landscaping.


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Federal Programs Related to - Parks, Recreation & Leisure Facilities

Programs that develop, maintain, and make available park facilities and other indoor and outdoor recreation and leisure facilities. Amusement Parks; Arenas; Baseball Stadiums; Basketball Arenas; Beaches; Boathouses; Caverns; Caves; Dude Ranches; Equestrian Centers; Football Stadiums; Harbors; Hot Springs; Ice Hockey Arenas; Ice Skating Rinks; Lakes & Ponds; Marinas; Mineral Baths; Mountain Climbing Areas; Olympics Facilities; Polo Fields; Pool Halls; Private Hunting Reserves; Recreational Clubs; Skate Parks; Ski Areas; Soccer Stadiums; Spectator Sports Facilities; Waterfalls Golf Courses Programs that develop, maintain, and operate golf courses.

Federal Programs Related to - Public Parks & Recreational Trails

Programs that develop, maintain, and operate public parks and trails. Bike Trails; Hiking Trails; Parks; Rail-to-Trails Programs



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