People Want Parks and Recreation Close to Home

September 28, 2023, Department, by NRPA

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84% of U.S. adults seek high-quality parks and recreation when choosing a place to live.

Parents, millennials and very active adults (93%) are most likely to prioritize
parks and recreation when choosing where to live.

Each month, through a poll of 1,000 U.S. residents focused on park and recreation issues, NRPA Park Pulse helps tell the park and recreation story. Questions span from the serious to the more lighthearted. The survey was conducted by Wakefield Research.

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