BEST PLACES TO RETIRE 

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Rank City Park acres (total) % parkland
1 Jacksonville, FL 102,836 19.2%
2 Houston, TX 56,405 15.2%
3 San Diego, CA 44,707 21.5%
4 New York, NY 38,147 19.7%
5 Phoenix, AZ 38,040 12.5%
6 Austin, TX 26,586 16.5%
7 Los Angeles, CA 23,749 7.9%
8 Dallas, TX 21,740 9.9%
9 San Antonio, TX 19,755 7.6%
10 Charlotte, NC 17,557 5.2%
11 San Jose, CA 16,008 14.3%
12 Louisville, KY 15,804 6.4%
13 Milwaukee, WI 14,975 9.7%
14 Portland, OR 13,246 15.4%
15 Columbus, OH 13,130 9.8%
16 Chicago, IL 11,860 8.2%
17 Indianapolis, IN 11,105 4.8%
18 Philadelphia, PA 10,938 12.7%
19 Fort Worth, TX 10,754 5.7%
20 Nashville-Davidson, TN 10,354 3.2%
21 Memphis, TN 9,513 5.3%
22 Denver, CO 8,086 8.2%
23 Washington, DC 7,617 19.4%
24 Seattle, WA 6,050 11.3%
25 Detroit, MI 5,890 6.6%
26 San Francisco, CA 5,773 19.3%
27 Boston, MA 5,496 17.7%
28 Las Vegas, NV 5,106 7.0%
29 Baltimore, MD 4,905 9.5%
30 Atlanta, GA 3,829 4.5%
Source: Center for City Park Excellence, Bert Sperling's bestplaces.net
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