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Living in Memphis

Memphis is the 38th most walkable large city in the US with 646,889 residents.

Memphis does not have many bike lanes.

The most walkable Memphis neighborhoods are Downtown, Midtown and Berclair-Highland Heights.

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Walk Score of Memphis, TN

Memphis is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Silky O'Sullivan's

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The Brass Door

Most errands require a car in Memphis.

Memphis is the 38th most walkable large city in the US with a Walk Score of 33.

Memphis Neighborhoods




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1 Downtown 52 - 47 55,673
2 Midtown 51 - 51 64,910
3 Berclair-Highland Heights 40 - 40 35,784
4 East Memphis-Colonial-Yorkshire 38 - 43 106,406
5 Hickory Ridge-South Riverdale 35 - 39 61,370
6 Parkway Village-Oakhaven 30 - 39 40,919
7 Shelby Forest-Frayser 27 - 35 35,931
8 White Haven-Coro Lake 25 - 35 87,227
9 River Oaks-Kirby-Balmoral 24 - 37 40,467
10 Windyke-Southwind 22 - 26 561
11 Cordova-Appling 21 - 34 60,191
12 Raleigh 21 - 32 56,768
13 Eads-Fisherville 19 - 32 3,703

Eating & Drinking

There are about 1,567 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Memphis.

People in Memphis can walk to an average of 0.6 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Charles Vergo's Rendezvous in Memphis

Charles Vergo's Rendezvous

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Blues City Cafe

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thumbnail for Silky O'Sullivan'sAs you walk down the historic Beale Street, somber into Silky's for a bucket of beer. Be entertained by dueling pianos and beer drinking goats.

Tim Allyn Goodroe
on Silky O'Sullivan's

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Memphis has about 5 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Bike Score of Memphis, TN

Memphis is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.


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Beale Street

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Photo of Peabody Elementary School in Memphis

Peabody Elementary School

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Main Street Trolley

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Court Square

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Carriage Rides

thumbnail for The Brass DoorVisit this quaint little bar and eatery. It provides inside and outside seating while enjoying a cool beer and hot food. At nights the basement hosts local live musicians while sipping on a cocktail.

Tim Allyn Goodroe
on The Brass Door

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Cannon Center for The Performing Arts

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Methodist University Hospital

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Fire Museum of Memphis

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Bari Ristorante

thumbnail for Beale StreetWalk down this historic and iconic destination of downtown Memphis known as Beale Street. It is the home of the blues. It has seen the likes of B B King, Bobby Blue Bland, Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis among many others. Experience the music, dancing and food known to draw many from all over.

Tim Allyn Goodroe
on Beale Street

Memphis is Talking About...

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Huey's Midtown

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Peabody Park

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Dogs Rule Day Care & School

thumbnail for FedExForumThe FedEx Forum is home to the Successful Memphis Grizzlies NBA Basketball Team. It not only hosts basketball games but circuses and concerts as well.

Tim Allyn Goodroe
on FedExForum

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