Youth Sports Most Likely for Southern Respondents

April 17, 2023

Respondents from the South Central region of the United States were the most likely in 2022 to report that their facilitiesgraph are a home to youth sports programming. Well over half (56.9%) of respondents in the South Central region said they included youth sports activities. They were followed by respondents in the Midwest, where 52.3% offer youth sports programming. Respondents in the South Atlantic region were least likely to have youth sports programs, though 46.8% said they did.

Sports tournaments and races were most prevalent in the Midwest, with 42.6% of respondents indicating they host these activities. They were followed by the South Central region (40%) and the South Atlantic states (39%).

Finally, adult sports teams were most likely to be found in the Midwest, with 40.9% of Midwestern respondents indicating their facilities are home to adult sports teams. They were followed by the West (39.3%).  

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