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Living in Novato

Novato has an average Walk Score of 32 with 51,904 residents.

Novato has some public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

The most walkable Novato neighborhoods are Central Novato, Southwest Novato and Northwest Novato.

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Walk Score of Novato, CA

Novato is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Most errands require a car in Novato.

Novato Neighborhoods




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1 Central Novato 58 38 49 12,081
2 Southwest Novato 32 34 33 8,905
3 Northwest Novato 29 24 45 6,470
4 Midwest Novato 24 35 31 9,403
5 West Novato 18 17 31 6,695
6 Southeast Novato 16 27 28 8,673
7 Northeast Novato 13 18 17 4,656

Eating & Drinking

There are about 122 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Novato.

People in Novato can walk to an average of 0.8 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Transit Score of Novato, CA

Novato has Some Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Novato has some public transportation and about 12 bus lines.

Transit Time

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

Bike Score of Novato, CA

Novato is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.


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