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park and recreation agency has
8.9 FTEs on staff for each 10,000
residents
in the jurisdiction
served by the agency.
* Responsibilities of Park
and Recreation Workers -
Operations
and
maintenance,
programming, and administration
are the primary responsibilities of
park and recreation workers.
Budget
* Annual Operating Expenditures
- The typical park and recreation
* Operating
agency has annual operating expenditures
of $5,079,256.
Expenditures
per
Capita - The typical park and
recreation agency has annual operating
expenses of $93.01 on a
per capita basis.
* Operating
Expenditures
per
Acre of Park and Non-Park
Sites - The median level of operating
expenditures is $7,823 per
acre of park and non-park sites
managed by the agency.
* Operating
Expenditures
per
FTE - The typical park and recreation
agency spends $102,530
in annual operating expenditures
for each employee.
* Distribution of Operating Expenditures
- At the typical park
and recreation agency,
staffing
costs account for 54 percent of
the operating budget.
* Operating Expenditures Dedicated
to Parks or Recreation -
The typical park and recreation
agency dedicates 45 percent of
its operating budget to park management
and maintenance and
42 percent to recreation.
Funding
* Sources of Operating Expenditures
- Park and recreation agencies
derive 61 percent of their
operating expenditures from general
fund tax support.
* Park and Recreation Revenues
per Capita - The typical park
and recreation agency generates
$22.08 in revenue annually for
each resident in the jurisdiction.
* Revenue as a Percentage of Operating
Expenditures (Cost Recovery)
- The typical park and recreation
agency recovers, on average,
23.6 percent of its operating expenditures
from non-tax revenue.
* Five-Year Capital Budget
Spending - Park and recreation
agencies will spend a median of
$8 million in capital expenditures
budgeted over the next five years.
* Targets for Capital Expenditures
- On average, 56 percent of
the capital budget is designated
for renovation, while 30 percent is
geared toward new development.
* Value of Deferred Maintenance
Projects per Agency - On average,
park and recreation agencies have
$16.7 million of deferred maintenance
projects on their books.
Policies
* Park and Recreation Policies -
Four in five park and recreation
agencies ban the use of tobacco
products at most/all of their
parks and facilities.
* Agencies With an Expressed
Commitment to
Equity
and
Inclusion
Diversity,
(DEI)
in Their Foundational Documents
- Eighty percent of park
and recreation agencies have an
expressed commitment to DEI
in their foundational documents
(e.g., vision, mission and strategic
plan documents).
* Agencies With Hiring Practices
and Policies That Promote a Diverse
Workforce - Ninety-two percent
of park and recreation agencies
have hiring practices and policies
that promote a diverse workforce.
Next Steps
Dig deeper into the 2022 NRPA Agency
Performance Review data using the
interactive tools at nrpa.org/Metrics.
Create an NRPA Park Metrics account
to build a customized benchmark
report based on your preferred
peer group. Go into NRPA Park
Metrics to filter the data by agency
type, size and geographic region. Enhance
this experience even further by
entering your agency's data to compare
it with the key metrics of agencies
throughout the United States.
Thank You
The NRPA Research team would like
to acknowledge all those park and
recreation professionals who made
this report possible. We know this has
been another difficult year for everyone
and your commitment to sharing
data and advancing the field through
your participation in NRPA Park
Metrics is incredibly appreciated.
Whether your agency represents
a community of 800 or 8 million,
whether this was your first year or
10th year contributing, whether you
collaborated with co-workers in the
office or tackled the survey from your
home office, we thank each and every
one of you for making this possible.
Agencies that contributed to this report
by submitting data within NRPA
Park Metrics will be receiving their
custom Agency Performance Review via
email. If you would like more information
on how to be a part of next
year's report, please contact Melissa
May at mmay@nrpa.org.
Melissa May is NRPA's Senior Research
Manager (mmay@nrpa.org).
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