Fifth Ward/Kashmere Gardens

The focus neighborhood selected for in-depth analysis of factors contributing to the childhood obesity is the half mile surrounding Kashmere Gardens Elementary School. Results from the survey collected online and physically in the neighborhood provide some clues for the causes of these high obesity levels. Key points from the survey are shown on the right, and from these we learn of respondents.

  • Only 26% feel that there are many destinations within a 10 minute walk of their homes.
  • 17% feel that the neighborhood has a lot of sidewalks in good condition.
  • 11% feel comfortable letting a child walk or bike alone in the neighborhood. 


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