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Living in Greater Uptown Houston

Greater Uptown is the 23rd most walkable neighborhood in Houston with 48,906 residents.

Greater Uptown has some public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Afton Oaks / River Oaks Area, Gulfton, Woodlake / Briarmeadow, Spring Branch East, Greenway / Upper Kirby Area, Lazy Brook / Timbergrove and Washington Avenue Coalition / Memorial Park.

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Walk Score of Greater Uptown, Houston, TX

Greater Uptown is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

Photo of La Vista in Greater Uptown, Houston

La Vista

Photo of Muldoon's the Patio in Greater Uptown, Houston

Muldoon's the Patio

Some errands can be accomplished on foot in Greater Uptown Houston.

Greater Uptown is the 23rd most walkable neighborhood in Houston with a Walk Score of 55.

Find apartments in Houston's most walkable neighborhoods: Midtown, Neartown - Montrose and Downtown.

Greater Uptown Houston Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for Uptown Post Oak in the Greater Uptown area
from $1,187
1 bed
Walk Score 82
Rental info for Villas of Hillcroft - Windswept Gardens in the Greater Uptown area
from $450
Rental info for Waters Of Winrock in the Greater Uptown area
from $775
1 bed
Walk Score 71
Rental info for Beverly Palms Apartments in the Greater Uptown area
from $591
1 bed
Walk Score 78
Rental info for Plantation Apartments in the Greater Uptown area
from $800
1 bed
Walk Score 82
Rental info for Furnished Corporate Apartments in the Greater Uptown area
from $1,850
Rental info for Tuscany Villas Apartments in the Greater Uptown area
from $2,125
2 bed
Walk Score 55
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100+ listings in Greater Uptown

Greater Uptown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Greater Uptown to other Houston neighborhoods.

Rank

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

21 Denver Harbor / Port Houston 56 41 49 17,453
22 Macgregor 55 50 72 17,012
23 Greater Uptown 55 43 54 48,906
24 Westwood 54 42 43 18,691
25 Meyerland Area 54 43 55 19,930

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 398 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Greater Uptown.

People in Greater Uptown can walk to an average of 2 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Restaurant Choices Map

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thumbnail for TexadelphiaA hidden spot that has cold brew, the game, plenty of outdoor action and killer cheesesteaks. Plenty of parking, see y'all there for Texans games.

Rob Cornelius
on Texadelphia

Transit Score of Greater Uptown, Houston, TX

Greater Uptown has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Greater Uptown Houston apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Greater Uptown has some public transportation and about 13 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Greater Uptown on public transit.

icon for car shares in Greater Uptown

Greater Uptown has about 1 car shares from RelayRides.

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Bike Score of Greater Uptown, Houston, TX

Greater Uptown is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Crime in Greater Uptown

= Lowest Crime

Greater Uptown has less personal crime and less property crime per person than the Houston average.

Greater Uptown Crime Rate

Compared to all Houston neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in Greater Uptown Houston?

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Uptown Park Park

Photo of Montebello Condos in Greater Uptown, Houston

Montebello Condos

thumbnail for Bedrock City Comic CompanyThis neighborhood institution will cure all your fanboy needs. Up to date and classic comics with a helpful staff and an assortment of graphic novels as well.

Rob Cornelius
on Bedrock City Comic Company

thumbnail for Big Woodrow's Bar & GrillKind of an indoor/outdoor bar. Great crawfish, relatively cheap drinks, a pool table, attentive staff. Trivia on Tuesdays and a great place to catch any game. Huge patio.

Rob Cornelius
on Big Woodrow's Bar & Grill

thumbnail for La VistaLa Vista might be the best kept secret in the area for traditional dining. It does t look like much on the outside but everything on the menu is four star gourmet, believe it it not. Also, you can bring your own wine; I recommend the mussels.

Rob Cornelius
on La Vista

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