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Living in Phoenix

Phoenix is the 31st most walkable large city in the US with 1,445,632 residents.

Phoenix has some public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

The most walkable Phoenix neighborhoods are Downtown, Booker T. Washington and Eastlake Park.

Nearby Apartments

Walk Score of Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Carly's Bistro

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Tacos De Juarez

Most errands require a car in Phoenix.

Phoenix is the 31st most walkable large city in the US with a Walk Score of 41.

Phoenix Apartments for Rent

Phoenix Neighborhoods

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Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 Downtown 84 63 70 7,183
2 Booker T. Washington 74 61 60 1,537
3 Eastlake Park 72 59 63 669
4 Governmental Mall 69 56 66 3,613
5 New Northtown 69 47 71 810
6 Garfield 69 56 65 6,457
7 Coronado 68 49 55 3,727
8 North Central Heights 68 49 67 980
9 Westland Homesites 68 41 63 1,098
10 Southland 65 45 61 1,520
11 Foothill Acres 65 47 71 1,225
12 Montezuma Heights 64 52 72 1,230
13 Valencia Acres 64 47 69 915
14 Bel Air 63 46 86 563
15 Willo 63 57 72 1,050
16 Story 62 49 88 1,163
17 East Morningside 62 42 64 558
18 Handell Villa 61 52 52 640
19 Wormsers 61 42 69 1,059
20 Palm Acres 60 45 61 656
21 La Mancha 60 52 60 2,275
22 Laurelwood 60 46 48 1,884
23 Central City South 59 47 52 9,534
24 East Citrus Acres 59 41 76 956
25 Patio Homes East 59 42 65 1,571
26 Northwest Village 59 40 46 3,209
27 Citrus Acres 58 43 75 1,779
28 Northwest Homesites 58 42 57 1,396
29 Sun Sand 57 32 55 656
30 Phoenix Country Club 57 50 53 1,323
31 Sunset Acres 56 43 61 950
32 North East Village 56 41 58 1,181
33 Phillipine 56 55 50 1,513
34 Mission Manor 56 40 58 2,592
35 Vista Income Estates 55 46 52 3,246
36 West Phoenix 55 40 62 2,292
37 Kierland 55 36 60 2,224
38 Greenfield Acres 54 47 54 1,333
39 Villages of Laveen Ranch 53 30 40 742
40 Cactus Gardens 53 35 64 729
41 Del Rey 53 45 58 1,338
42 Camelback Gardens 53 53 53 594
43 Meadowbrook 53 44 72 563
44 Park Place North 52 36 45 1,089
45 Winona Park 52 41 59 760
46 Papago Vista 52 38 65 893
47 Del Monte Village North 52 44 59 2,019
48 Sweetwater 52 39 49 1,275
49 Desert Pines 52 37 50 1,503
50 Surrey Heights 51 42 60 1,248
51 Campo Bello 51 40 54 907
52 Westwood Estates 51 45 78 1,706
53 Sungold 51 38 59 987
54 Paradise Valley Oasis 51 39 72 9,485
55 Pomelo Park 50 46 71 646
56 Hacienda Granada 50 37 79 606
57 Seven Palms Mobile Home Estates 50 37 69 1,363
58 Siesta Village 49 42 59 1,631
59 Southern East 49 37 67 1,123
60 Deerview 49 41 44 3,307
61 Cimarron Ridge 48 39 55 713
62 Orangedale Place 48 36 58 592
63 Alta Vista 48 41 52 3,747
64 Ryland at Heritage Point 47 0 53 1,675
65 Park Meadows 47 38 49 1,128
66 Healy's Dutchtown 47 37 52 858
67 Melrose Paradise 47 37 64 1,276
68 Ben-Jo Estates 47 45 58 1,034
69 Stardust Skies 46 40 46 1,925
70 Woodridge 46 38 45 1,439
71 Maryvale Park 46 40 56 5,072
72 Nuestro Barrio 46 41 48 1,384
73 Park Phoenix 46 43 46 1,593
74 Northview Acres 46 39 66 799
75 Raintree Gardens 45 44 52 1,722
76 Newcastle Village 45 39 62 1,588
77 Southern Views 45 40 55 829
78 Thunderbird Village 45 40 45 951
79 Encanto Village 45 44 55 1,356
80 Fruitland Acres 45 41 69 2,410
81 Pointe Tapatio 45 35 52 883
82 Broadway Estates 44 43 52 710
83 Wier Estates 43 44 49 1,355
84 Country Gables 43 40 47 1,537
85 Estrella Northwest 43 41 49 744
86 Del Monte Village 43 43 60 2,091
87 Country Life Homes 43 41 43 1,385
88 Willows West 43 40 40 2,155
89 North Ranch 42 28 53 1,214
90 Sandahl Homes 42 37 56 832
91 Perry Estates 42 36 41 511
92 Estrella Mountain Village 41 32 48 545
93 Brandywine 41 40 39 1,139
94 Sunset Knoll 41 44 47 2,126
95 Knoell Royal Oaks 41 39 49 850
96 Lake Biltmore Village 41 38 67 3,072
97 Black Canyon Heights 40 38 49 988
98 Village at West Meadow 40 39 44 507
99 Sundance Ranch 39 26 54 2,191
100 Bellair 39 34 50 3,013
101 Arizona Homes 39 40 41 2,172
102 Continental North 38 37 61 2,139
103 Fairwood 37 37 45 2,365
104 Lori Heights 37 37 43 1,336
105 Wedgewood Park 37 43 47 6,517
106 Village Meadows 37 40 41 1,027
107 Independence Park 35 35 45 2,596
108 Cheatham Farms 35 26 35 2,830
109 Horizons on Camelback 35 37 47 2,415
110 Ponderosa Village 35 36 55 1,463
111 Terracita 34 33 45 1,644
112 Willow Creek 34 40 49 916
113 Union Hills Estates 34 40 57 1,377
114 Pleasant Valley Estates 33 36 63 527
115 Braewood Park 33 40 43 1,137
116 Western Meadows 33 40 51 522
117 Palos Santos 33 34 52 890
118 Tramonto 32 - 51 5,035
119 Norma Estates 32 31 60 546
120 Eagle Ridge 32 - 36 713
121 Cavalier Estates 32 37 54 1,348
122 Spanish Mountain Estates 32 29 52 629
123 Lakewood 31 21 63 5,972
124 Moon Valley Gardens 31 39 57 3,024
125 Shea Heights 31 20 54 631
126 Desert Foothills Estates 31 28 54 2,091
127 Centura West 30 39 32 1,377
128 Upland Hills 29 - 53 765
129 South Mountain Resort 29 34 40 676
130 Marion Estates 28 33 44 516
131 Country Ridge 28 41 54 951
132 Homedale 28 40 52 784
133 Tuscano 28 23 56 1,227
134 Westridge Shadows 28 41 48 2,361
135 Villa de Paz 28 37 44 4,544
136 Adobe Hills 28 9 49 1,103
137 Valley View Manor 27 40 44 1,277
138 Shea North Estates 27 - 56 840
139 Tatum Ranch 27 - 45 8,114
140 South Mountain Heights 27 40 40 848
141 Arlington Estates 27 37 42 1,786
142 Mountain Park Ranch 27 21 51 17,017
143 Chateau Thierry 26 33 41 535
144 Foothills North 25 33 42 2,023
145 Heritage Heights 25 23 47 662
146 Arabian Views 25 31 46 1,919
147 Amber Hills 25 - 35 511
148 Jade Park North 24 31 34 1,259
149 Laveen Crossing 24 29 56 1,267
150 Rogers Ranch 23 32 51 3,802
151 Stetson Hills 23 - 42 2,349
152 Ponderosa Homes North 23 40 33 1,181
153 Spanish Wells 22 27 46 731
154 La Mirada 22 43 44 686
155 Northgate 21 41 34 861
156 Triple Crown 20 35 44 906
157 Estrella Park 20 20 50 1,512
158 Desert Ridge 20 17 52 7,825
159 A-M Ranch 20 - 45 714
160 Canyon Creek Deer Valley 19 39 37 1,024
161 Laveen Village 19 43 45 1,739
162 Sunburst Farms 19 37 35 1,859
163 Lookout Mountain 18 30 17 522
164 Moon Valley 17 32 38 2,163
165 Silva Mountain 16 41 33 505
166 Sienna Vista 16 26 40 2,195
167 River Walk Villages 16 0 33 1,761
168 Dobbins Point 16 14 28 992
169 Larissa 16 32 40 1,345
170 Mountaingate 15 1 37 805
171 North Valley View 15 31 46 1,143
172 Camelback Ranch 13 32 49 2,272
173 Village at Aviano 13 1 53 2,923
174 Northgate Village 12 38 55 837
175 Hurley Ranch 12 - 43 634
176 Adobe Highlands 12 31 34 1,014
177 Foothills Golf Club 11 7 27 15,181
178 Park at Terralea 11 36 36 1,096
179 Sunset Farms 10 - 35 2,185
180 Carefree Crossing 9 - 38 1,103
181 Stetson Valley 8 - 42 5,672
182 Sonoran Foothills 8 - 44 3,196
183 Pinnacle Hill 7 - 31 676
184 Laveen Meadows 6 28 53 2,466
185 Cottonfields 5 25 35 1,301
186 Desert Peak 5 - 36 1,584
187 Paseo Pointe 5 8 32 609
188 Farmington Glen 4 - 26 1,107
189 Laveen Farms 4 24 43 4,030
190 Mountaingate North 4 - 25 897
191 Laveen Ranch 3 29 49 830
192 New Village 3 - 25 835
193 Dove Valley Ranch 2 - 37 1,784
194 Dobbins Creek 2 38 43 752
195 Colina del Norte 2 - 32 515
196 Tatum Ridge 1 - 37 848
197 Preserve at Boulder Mountain 1 - 30 1,087
198 Pyramid Heights 0 - 42 566
199 Tatum Highlands 0 - 32 2,406
200 Foothills Reserve 0 - 22 1,156

Average Home Features

According to HomeAdvisor Data, these characteristics make up the average home in Phoenix

Average square footage 2100
Homeowners have 3.3 bedrooms
Homeowners have 2.2 bathrooms
Age of home 35 years
Average time living in home 9 years

Check out HomeAdvisor’s Phoenix Home Happiness Survey.

Eating & Drinking

There are about 4,151 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Phoenix.

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

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Welcome Diner

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Delicatessen

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thumbnail for Roosevelt Historic DistrictView east on Portland Street in the Roosevelt Historic District. Contact me for residential property or development opportunities in Downtown Phoenix.

Gene Montemore
on Roosevelt Historic District

Transit Score of Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Phoenix apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Phoenix has some public transportation and about 75 bus and 1 light rail lines.

Transit Time

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

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Phoenix has about 45 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Neighborhood Guides

Thinking of renting an apartment or buying in Phoenix? Ask our neighborhood guides a question.

Gene Montemore

#Scottsdale based Real Estate guy, Jersey kid, Mountaineer. Interested in anything interesting. Live and work in McCormick Ranch! #CentralScottsdale #McCormickRanch

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Welcome Diner

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Optima Biltmore Towers Condominium

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CityScape

Bike Score of Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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ASU Health Services Downtown - NP Healthcare

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Burton Barr Central Library

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Asian Elephant Exhibit

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Werner's Field Park

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The Shops at Norterra

Photo of The Shops at Norterra in Phoenix

The Shops at Norterra

thumbnail for Circle 6 StudiosSide of Circle 6 Studios in Downtown Phoenix, along the First Fridays art walk.

Gene Montemore
on Circle 6 Studios

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Wet N Wild

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Optima Biltmore Towers Condominium

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St Gerard's Treasures

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HomeSmart Real Estate

thumbnail for St Gerard's Treasures#North Mountain- St Gerard's Treasures is a local institution with tons of charm and quite a few offerings. The quaint thrift shop is directly off of 7th st. But has the feel of a quite local mom and pop shop.

Theresa Dubois
on St Gerard's Treasures

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