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Walk Score is available for any address in the United States, Canada, and Australia. We've also ranked the largest 3,000 cities and over 10,000 neighborhoods so you can find a walkable home or apartment.

We believe that walkable neighborhoods with access to public transit, better commutes, and proximity to the people and places you love are the key to a happier, healthier and more sustainable lifestyle.

2014 City & Neighborhood Ranking

  1. The Big Apple is the financial capital of the US and home to Times Square and the Empire State Building.

    Top neighborhoods:

    1. Little Italy
    2. Chinatown
    3. NoHo
  2. San Francisco is famous for beauty, bridges, Victorian architecture, hilly landscape and diverse people.

  3. The Athens of America, Boston is a leader in technology and U.S universities including Harvard and MIT.

  4. A vibrant city with rich history, Philly is a hub of business, art, education, and cheesesteaks.

  5. Sunny Miami, Florida, one of America's cleanest cities, is a mecca for beaches, nightlife and bicycles.

  6. The Windy City, Chicago is a banking hub with the highest US skyscrapers on the shores of Lake Michigan.

    Top neighborhoods:

    1. Near North
    2. Printers Row
    3. Gold Coast
  7. The Nation's capital of the United States, Washington DC is rich in government jobs and places to live.

  8. The Emerald City of Seattle has rapidly growing walkable neighborhoods surrounded by mountains and water.

  9. East Bay's Oakland is a vibrant city with art, culture and sunshine in the San Francisco Bay area.

    Top neighborhoods:

    1. Civic Center
    2. Chinatown
    3. Downtown
  10. Baltimore, a modern harbor city with American Revolution roots, is a success story in revitalization.

Transit Friendly Cities

  1. Transit Score of New York, NY
    #1
    New York
    Transit Score: 81.2
  2. Transit Score of San Francisco, CA
    #2
    San Francisco
    Transit Score: 80.5
  3. Transit Score of Boston, MA
    #3
    Boston
    Transit Score: 74.8
  4. Transit Score of Washington D.C., DC
    #4
    Washington D.C.
    Transit Score: 70.4
  5. Transit Score of Philadelphia, PA
    #5
    Philadelphia
    Transit Score: 67.0
  6. Transit Score of Chicago, IL
    #6
    Chicago
    Transit Score: 65.3
  7. Transit Score of Seattle, WA
    #7
    Seattle
    Transit Score: 57.3
  8. Transit Score of Baltimore, MD
    #8
    Baltimore
    Transit Score: 56.9
  9. Transit Score of Los Angeles, CA
    #9
    Los Angeles
    Transit Score: 49.9
  10. Transit Score of Portland, OR
    #10
    Portland
    Transit Score: 49.6

Transit Score Methodology

Bike Friendly Cities

  1. Bike Score of Portland, OR
    #1
    Portland
    Bike Score: 70.3
  2. Bike Score of San Francisco, CA
    #2
    San Francisco
    Bike Score: 70.0
  3. Bike Score of Denver, CO
    #3
    Denver
    Bike Score: 69.5
  4. Bike Score of Philadelphia, PA
    #4
    Philadelphia
    Bike Score: 68.4
  5. Bike Score of Boston, MA
    #5
    Boston
    Bike Score: 67.8
  6. Bike Score of Washington D.C., DC
    #6
    Washington D.C.
    Bike Score: 65.3
  7. Bike Score of Seattle, WA
    #7
    Seattle
    Bike Score: 64.1
  8. Bike Score of Tucson, AZ
    #8
    Tucson
    Bike Score: 64.1
  9. Bike Score of New York, NY
    #9
    New York
    Bike Score: 62.3
  10. Bike Score of Chicago, IL
    #10
    Chicago
    Bike Score: 61.5

Bike Score Methodology

All Cities

The 141 cities we rate with a population of 200,000 or greater have an average Walk Score of 47.

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Population
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City

State

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

New York NY 87.6 81.2 62.3 8,175,133
Los Angeles CA 63.9 49.9 54.0 3,792,621
Chicago IL 74.8 65.3 61.5 2,695,598
Houston TX 44.2 34.6 48.8 2,099,451
Philadelphia PA 76.5 67.0 68.4 1,526,006
Phoenix AZ 38.3 -- 51.9 1,445,632
San Antonio TX 33.7 35.2 40.1 1,327,407
San Diego CA 48.5 36.2 47.8 1,307,402
Dallas TX 43.6 38.9 41.4 1,197,816
San Jose CA 48.1 40.8 56.1 945,942
Jacksonville FL 25.5 -- -- 821,784
Indianapolis IN 28.7 23.1 40.6 820,445
San Francisco CA 83.9 80.5 70.0 805,235
Austin TX 35.4 32.8 45.1 790,390
Columbus OH 40.0 29.6 45.7 787,033
Fort Worth TX 31.6 19.0 38.5 741,206
Charlotte NC 24.4 -- 35.2 731,424
Detroit MI 52.2 -- -- 713,777
El Paso TX 38.7 -- -- 649,121
Memphis TN 33.0 -- 39.4 646,889
Baltimore MD 66.2 56.9 -- 620,961
Boston MA 79.5 74.8 67.8 617,594
Seattle WA 70.8 57.3 64.1 608,660
Washington D.C. DC 74.1 70.4 65.3 601,723
Nashville-Davidson TN 26.5 -- 31.5 601,222
Denver CO 55.7 46.9 69.5 600,158
Louisville-Jefferson KY 31.2 27.8 41.8 597,337
Milwaukee WI 59.4 48.8 -- 594,833
Portland OR 62.8 49.6 70.3 583,776
Las Vegas NV 38.6 32.2 51.8 583,756
Oklahoma City OK 31.6 -- 39.3 579,999
Albuquerque NM 39.6 29.8 61.0 545,852
Tucson AZ 38.9 -- 64.1 520,116
Fresno CA 42.1 -- 45.3 494,665
Sacramento CA 43.4 33.4 68.3 466,488
Long Beach CA 65.8 -- 61.9 462,257
Kansas City MO 32.1 34.4 40.3 459,787
Mesa AZ 34.4 -- 55.0 439,041
Virginia Beach VA 31.1 -- 45.8 437,994
Atlanta GA 45.9 43.4 42.7 420,003
Colorado Springs CO 33.0 15.4 46.0 416,427
Omaha NE 41.1 -- 41.1 408,958
Raleigh NC 28.8 22.7 38.8 403,892
Miami FL 75.6 58.2 56.5 399,457
Cleveland OH 56.8 47.2 50.5 396,815
Tulsa OK 36.0 -- 43.3 391,906
Oakland CA 68.5 54.3 57.1 390,724
Minneapolis MN 65.4 58.5 78.5 382,578
Wichita KS 31.9 -- 43.2 382,368
Arlington TX 34.6 -- 40.7 365,438
Bakersfield CA 34.3 29.9 -- 347,483
New Orleans LA 56.3 -- 59.7 343,829
Honolulu HI 62.6 55.6 44.8 337,256
Anaheim CA 50.6 -- 49.9 336,265
Tampa FL 46.3 30.0 51.0 335,709
Aurora CO 38.4 34.9 58.3 325,078
Santa Ana CA 61.3 46.3 56.9 324,528
St. Louis MO 59.8 45.2 54.6 319,294
Pittsburgh PA 59.8 53.7 38.5 305,704
Corpus Christi TX 35.7 29.9 -- 305,215
Riverside CA 38.9 -- 49.4 303,871
Cincinnati OH 50.1 40.7 36.6 296,943
Lexington-Fayette KY 33.9 -- 42.4 295,803
Anchorage AK 32.2 -- -- 291,826
Stockton CA 40.0 -- -- 291,707
Toledo OH 43.0 -- -- 287,208
St. Paul MN 56.0 44.6 62.9 285,068
Newark NJ 77.8 -- -- 277,140
Greensboro NC 28.0 -- 39.8 269,666
Buffalo NY 64.9 50.2 52.5 261,310
Plano TX 36.4 -- 54.2 259,841
Lincoln NE 40.3 -- 62.0 258,379
Henderson NV 27.6 -- 49.3 257,729
Fort Wayne IN 28.3 -- 42.0 253,691
Jersey City NJ 84.4 -- -- 247,597
St. Petersburg FL 40.5 34.9 55.4 244,769
Chula Vista CA 39.7 35.1 49.6 243,916
Norfolk VA 43.5 -- -- 242,803
Orlando FL 39.3 -- 52.1 238,300
Chandler AZ 30.0 -- -- 236,123
Laredo TX 43.8 -- -- 236,091
Madison WI 47.4 37.7 66.7 233,209
Winston-Salem NC 21.8 -- 34.4 229,617
Lubbock TX 34.8 -- -- 229,573
Baton Rouge LA 37.5 -- 46.4 229,493
Durham NC 28.1 25.0 39.1 228,330
Garland TX 36.4 -- 38.7 226,876
Glendale AZ 33.5 -- -- 226,721
Reno NV 36.3 27.4 48.2 225,221
Hialeah FL 65.2 37.1 -- 224,669
Paradise NV 45.5 -- 53.1 223,167
Chesapeake VA 20.8 -- -- 222,209
Scottsdale AZ 28.9 -- -- 217,385
North Las Vegas NV 30.2 30.1 41.5 216,961
Irving TX 42.0 -- -- 216,290
Fremont CA 44.5 -- 60.4 214,089
Irvine CA 43.9 27.4 66.6 212,375
Birmingham AL 33.0 24.1 28.8 212,237
Rochester NY 60.9 45.9 57.1 210,565
San Bernardino CA 38.9 -- -- 209,924
Spokane WA 44.9 35.6 -- 208,916
Gilbert AZ 26.4 -- -- 208,453
Arlington VA 67.1 55.9 69.6 207,627
Montgomery AL 25.4 -- -- 205,764
Boise City ID 37.3 -- 60.8 205,671
Richmond VA 49.2 -- -- 204,214
Des Moines IA 41.8 -- -- 203,433
Fayetteville NC 18.0 -- -- 200,564
Surrey CA-BC 51.2 44.3 -- 468,251
Burnaby CA-BC 63.6 63.9 -- 223,218
Vancouver CA-BC 78.0 73.6 -- 603,502
Winnipeg CA-MB 52.9 50.5 -- 663,617
Calgary CA-AB 47.9 43.0 -- 1,096,833
Saskatoon CA-SK 51.7 -- -- 222,189
Edmonton CA-AB 50.9 44.2 -- 812,201
Windsor CA-ON 49.1 -- -- 210,891
Kitchener CA-ON 47.1 44.2 -- 219,153
Ottawa CA-ON 53.9 48.9 -- 883,391
Vaughan CA-ON 49.4 -- -- 288,301
Hamilton CA-ON 50.9 42.2 -- 519,949
Mississauga CA-ON 58.6 -- -- 713,443
Brampton CA-ON 48.1 48.3 -- 523,911
Gatineau CA-QC 43.8 -- -- 265,349
Toronto CA-ON 71.4 78.1 -- 2,615,060
London CA-ON 48.6 -- -- 366,151
Longueuil CA-QC 56.4 51.8 -- 231,409
Québec CA-QC 48.9 45.7 -- 516,622
Montréal CA-QC 70.4 77.4 -- 1,649,519
Laval CA-QC 46.8 -- -- 401,553
Markham CA-ON 47.2 -- -- 301,709
Sydney AU-NSW 62.6 -- -- 3,908,642
Central Coast AU-NSW 41.0 -- -- 297,713
Newcastle AU-NSW 49.1 -- -- 308,308
Wollongong AU-NSW 48.0 -- -- 245,942
Melbourne AU-VIC 57.0 -- -- 3,707,530
Brisbane AU-QLD 51.2 -- -- 1,874,427
Gold Coast AU-QLD 47.8 -- -- 478,107
Sunshine Coast AU-QLD 44.5 -- -- 209,263
Adelaide AU-SA 53.6 -- -- 1,103,979
Perth AU-WA 50.2 -- -- 1,627,576
Canberra AU-ACT 39.9 -- -- 355,596