Short Definition: # acres of public outdoor recreation facilities per 1,000 residents
Local and state conservation lands with year-round public access were included. Lands with limited public access (largely due to seasonal factors) were also included. Parks and playgrounds were included. Total acreage of public outdoor recreation facilities within each town was computed and divided by the town’s population from the 2010 census.
Agency Source: Health U.S. Census RIGIS
Geographies: RI Municipalities
Data Type: Numeric
This indicator allows us to assess the ratio of acres designated as public outdoor recreational facility to number of residents as part of the Rhode Island Healthy Communities Plan Performance Measures.
Universe: All Rhode Island residents based on 2010 Census
Tags: Healthy Communities, Health
Related Datastories: No related datastories.