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Living in Charlotte

Charlotte is the 50th most walkable large city in the US with 731,424 residents.

Charlotte does not have many bike lanes.

The most walkable Charlotte neighborhoods are Fourth Ward, First Ward and Downtown Charlotte.

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Walk Score of Charlotte, NC

Charlotte is a Car-Dependent city

Almost all errands require a car.

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Seventh Street Station Parking Garage

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Alexander Michael's Restaurant & Tavern

Almost all errands require a car in Charlotte.

Charlotte is the 50th most walkable large city in the US with a Walk Score of 24.

Charlotte Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Fourth Ward 87 - 58 3,878
2 First Ward 83 - 63 2,687
3 Downtown Charlotte 79 - 71 2,176
4 Cherry 75 - 71 803
5 Dilworth 73 - 71 7,415
6 Commonwealth 69 - 64 586
7 Third Ward 65 - 68 2,745
8 Plaza Midwood 62 - 66 3,517
9 Brookhill 60 - 65 958
10 North Charlotte 60 - 59 2,852
11 Elizabeth 59 - 61 4,024
12 Plaza Hills 59 - 63 525
13 Wilmore 58 - 57 1,595
14 Villa Heights 57 - 58 1,540
15 Lockwood 54 - 46 1,558
16 Optimist Park 54 - 55 930
17 Belmont 51 - 67 2,320
18 Plaza-Shamrock 50 - 46 3,340
19 Eastover 49 - 43 2,501
20 Eastway/Sheffield Park 48 - 48 4,925
21 Briarcreek-Woodland 46 - 46 4,278
22 Freedom Park 46 - 60 2,348
23 Sedgefield 45 - 55 2,906
24 Seversville 44 - 65 578
25 Southside Park 44 - 54 1,201
26 Lincoln Heights 43 - 41 2,233
27 Enderly Park 43 - 47 2,892
28 Barclay Downs 43 - 46 4,754
29 Druid Hills South 43 - 40 975
30 Tryon Hills 43 - 41 1,655
31 Biddleville 42 - 58 1,950
32 Colonial Village 42 - 63 1,124
33 University City North 42 - 49 2,874
34 Ashley Park 41 - 42 2,818
35 Wesley Heights 41 - 65 1,160
36 Echo Hills 41 - 37 698
37 Chantilly 41 - 52 1,262
38 Closeburn/Glenkirk 41 - 44 4,041
39 Madison Park 39 - 48 4,320
40 Sugaw Creek/Ritch Ave 39 - 38 3,391
41 Idlewild Farms 38 - 37 5,170
42 Revolution Park 38 - 54 848
43 Grier Heights 37 - 46 2,640
44 Myers Park 37 - 49 11,028
45 Country Club Heights 37 - 40 4,486
46 Greenville 37 - 46 846
47 Farm Pond 37 - 40 6,164
48 Washington Heights 37 - 39 1,782
49 Providence Park 37 - 36 2,200
50 Hwy 51/Park Road 36 - 57 2,476
51 Double Oaks 36 - 44 885
52 Collingwood 36 - 57 3,279
53 Starmount 36 - 46 2,690
54 Westover Hills 35 - 40 755
55 Smallwood 35 - 57 1,310
56 York Road 35 - 57 541
57 West Blvd 35 - 42 1,119
58 Thomasboro/Hoskins 34 - 34 5,394
59 Shannon Park 34 - 36 7,089
60 East Forest 33 - 43 11,574
61 Montclaire South 33 - 38 11,620
62 Oak Forest 33 - 38 6,569
63 Oakhurst 33 - 36 2,521
64 University Park 32 - 38 1,281
65 University City South 32 - 41 4,189
66 Oaklawn 32 - 42 850
67 Governor's Square 31 - 35 1,411
68 Foxcroft 31 - 35 5,555
69 College Downs 30 - 34 6,119
70 Windsor Park 30 - 39 11,640
71 Cotswold 29 - 39 4,427
72 North Sharon Amity 29 - 36 6,907
73 Arbor Glen 29 - 46 796
74 Druid Hills North 27 - 32 730
75 Ponderosa/Wingate 27 - 31 1,285
76 Reid Park 27 - 33 1,055
77 Plaza/Eastway 27 - 33 6,758
78 Westerly Hills 27 - 33 2,336
79 Wendover/Sedgewood 27 - 32 2,892
80 Ballantyne East 26 - 33 8,216
81 Carmel 26 - 33 6,327
82 Provincetowne 26 - 34 14,471
83 Ashbrook/Clawson Village 26 - 49 2,877
84 Hickory Ridge 24 - 37 7,901
85 Brandon Forest 24 - 44 1,223
86 Idlewild South 24 - 34 6,527
87 Eastland/Wilora Lake 24 - 35 6,733
88 Oakview Terrace 23 - 32 1,059
89 Wessex Square 23 - 33 5,862
90 Johnston Rd./McAlpine 23 - 45 5,856
91 Sterling 23 - 31 2,843
92 Whiteoak 22 - 42 2,405
93 J.T. Williams 22 - 32 646
94 Seven Eagles 22 - 41 3,711
95 Olde Whitehall 22 - 30 4,016
96 Rain Tree 22 - 30 3,381
97 Lakewood 22 - 35 705
98 Harris-Houston 22 - 28 8,551
99 Oberbeck Farm 21 - 38 602
100 Boulevard Homes 21 - 29 765
101 Becton Park 21 - 32 5,107
102 Hidden Valley 20 - 36 12,086
103 Beverly Woods 20 - 29 5,959
104 West Sugar Creek/W T Harris Bl 19 - 30 7,482
105 Sardis Woods 19 - 35 4,413
106 Starmount Forest 19 - 37 6,863
107 Ballantyne West 19 - 29 10,554
108 Prosperity Church Road 19 - 39 17,720
109 Marshbrooke 19 - 28 8,334
110 Mineral Springs/Rumble Road 18 - 28 8,278
111 Slater Rd/Hamilton Circle 18 - 32 4,007
112 Clanton Park/Roseland 18 - 37 2,965
113 Capitol Drive 18 - 30 985
114 Touchstone Village/Elm Lane 18 - 46 2,258
115 Sherwood Forest 17 - 34 3,543
116 Providence Crossing 17 - 30 4,921
117 Hembstead 17 - 30 2,141
118 Sharon Woods 16 - 26 4,049
119 Olde Providence South 16 - 30 5,092
120 Derita/Statesville 16 - 31 4,851
121 Yorkmount 16 - 26 9,497
122 Park Crossing 16 - 42 1,705
123 Piper Glen Estates 16 - 27 7,814
124 Toddville Road 15 - 27 8,175
125 Wedgewood 15 - 28 7,089
126 Mountainbrook 15 - 27 2,160
127 Wildwood 14 - 26 1,386
128 Providence Estates East 14 - 30 6,850
129 Henderson Circle 14 - 32 1,881
130 Hickory Grove 14 - 28 4,970
131 Marlwood 14 - 28 5,367
132 Oxford Hunt 14 - 36 4,503
133 Eagle Lake 14 - 26 2,599
134 Highland Creek 14 - 27 10,151
135 Newell 14 - 27 6,235
136 Lansdowne 14 - 31 4,877
137 Olde Providence North 13 - 28 3,337
138 Nevin Community 13 - 36 4,148
139 Oakdale North 13 - 28 1,132
140 Quail Hollow 13 - 31 3,450
141 Yorkshire 13 - 32 13,368
142 Davis Lake / Eastfield 12 - 31 8,347
143 Mallard Creek / Withrow Downs 12 - 27 6,647
144 Rockwell Park/Hemphill Heights 12 - 28 4,104
145 Montibello 11 - 28 4,418
146 Newell South 10 - 27 3,729
147 Griers Fork 10 - 28 4,178
148 Stonehaven 10 - 34 5,461
149 Steele Creek 10 - 27 10,889
150 Mountain Island 10 - 25 3,777
151 Oakdale South 9 - 27 4,064
152 Beatties Ford/Trinity 9 - 28 3,478
153 Todd Park 8 - 28 920
154 Sunset Road 8 - 25 4,048
155 Pawtuckett 8 - 24 3,982
156 Coulwood West 8 - 24 9,304
157 Westchester 8 - 26 3,461
158 Harwood Lane 7 - 22 5,614
159 Coulwood East 7 - 22 1,367
160 Firestone/Garden Park 6 - 25 4,078
161 Sardis Forest 6 - 23 4,024
162 Providence Plantation 6 - 25 8,133
163 Back Creek Church Road 6 - 24 7,203
164 Silverwood 2 - 22 1,177

Eating & Drinking

There are about 2,094 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Charlotte.

People in Charlotte can walk to an average of 0.3 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Caribou Coffee

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Dixie's Tavern

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thumbnail for Seventh Street Station Parking GarageThe Seventh Street Station is a convenient place to park when visiting Uptown Charlotte. It is located in the #FirstWard and embodies the fun loving attitude of the neighborhood. Be sure to tap on the colored panels on the outside of the building to hear the music!

Mary DeGeorge
on Seventh Street Station Parking Garage

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Charlotte has about 10 car shares from RelayRides and Hertz On Demand.

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Seventh Street Station Parking Garage

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Levine Museum of The New South

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Brixx Wood Fired Pizza

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Charlotte’s many diverse neighborhoods have something for everyone and we want to show you what makes Charlotte such a great place to live. We love it here and we know you will too! Drop us a line at (704) 330-8326 and let's get started.

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Neighborhood Theatre

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Midwood Park

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Clemson Avenue Park

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Bike Score of Charlotte, NC

Charlotte is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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Bike sharing is available from Charlott B-cycle.

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Neighborhood Theatre

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Levine Museum of The New South

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Brixx Wood Fired Pizza

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Midwood Park

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Hyatt house Charlotte/Center City

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Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

thumbnail for Levine Museum of The New SouthLevine Museum of the New South is located in the Heart of Charlotte, NC in the #FirstWard. It is an interactive history museum that provides the nation with the most comprehensive interpretation of post-Civil War southern society featuring men, women and children, black and white, rich and poor, long-time residents and newcomers who have shaped the South since the Civil War.

Mary DeGeorge
on Levine Museum of The New South

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Clemson Avenue Park

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Bar Charlotte

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Imaginon Branch Library

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The Duke Mansion

thumbnail for Brixx Wood Fired PizzaThe restaurants in the #FreedomPark neighborhood are located mostly along East Blvd. A great place to go is Brixx. There are a few locations around #Charlotte. They have excellent pizza, pasta and sandwiches along with a great assortment of beers!

Mary DeGeorge
on Brixx Wood Fired Pizza

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B-cycle: 6th & Pine

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Fourth Ward

thumbnail for Midwood Park6 acres in Midwood with a picnic area, outdoor ampitheater, tennis court, basketball court, playground and community garden.

Savvy + Co. Real Estate
on Midwood Park

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