Cities with the highest spending on parks and recreation in the U.S. 2018

This statistic shows the cities with the highest spending per resident on parks and recreation in the United States in 2018. Seattle, Washington, spent around 268.42 U.S. dollars per resident on parks and recreation in 2018.

Cities with the highest spending per resident on parks and recreation in the United States in 2018 (in U.S. dollars)*

Spending per resident U.S. dollars
Minneapolis346.97
Seattle268.42
San Francisco259.59
Portland233.99
Arlington232.59
Irvine206.12
Washington, D.C.203.21
St. Paul201.96
Plano201.02
Boise182.04
New York176
Long Beach171.14
Chicago162.87
Cincinnati153.37
Aurora146.33
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Source

Release date

May 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

*Total expenditure includes both operating and capital expenditure, but excludes stadiums, zoos, museums, aquariums and cemeteries. If a city had more than one agency, their expenditures were combined.
Cities taken into consideration were the 100 most populous cities in the U.S.

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