Walk Score Logo
Go
Locate me

Living in Lakeland

Lakeland has an average Walk Score of 36 with 97,422 residents.

Lakeland does not have many bike lanes.

The most walkable Lakeland neighborhoods are East Lake Morton, John Cox and Downtown.

Nearby Apartments

Walk Score of Lakeland, FL

Lakeland is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

Walk Score Map

25
100
Photo of Lake Mirror Vista from Iowa Ave & Lemon Street in Lakeland

Lake Mirror Vista from Iowa Ave & Lemon Street

Photo of Butterfly overlooking Lake Mirror in Lakeland

Butterfly overlooking Lake Mirror

Most errands require a car in Lakeland.

Lakeland Apartments for Rent

Lakeland Neighborhoods

Rank

#

Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 East Lake Morton 77 - 79 955
2 John Cox 73 - 58 586
3 Downtown 70 - 79 610
4 Parker Street 69 - 67 1,533
5 Lake Morton Historic District 65 - 75 2,187
6 Paul A Diggs 64 - 61 2,176
7 North Lake Wire 62 - 58 1,100
8 Swannanoa 61 - 59 509
9 Edgewood 59 - 53 1,063
10 Cleveland Heights 55 - 46 1,710
11 Dixieland 55 - 68 2,481
12 Webster Park South 55 - 54 1,028
13 Southwest Lakeland 51 - 56 2,624
14 Imperial 51 - 41 1,161
15 Shore Acres 48 - 56 702
16 Central Avenue 45 - 42 1,164
17 Lakeshore 45 - 46 1,062
18 Tigertown 44 - 52 531
19 Lake Bentley 44 - 49 2,248
20 Lake Hollingsworth 43 - 58 3,291
21 Camphor 40 - 50 1,111
22 Crystal Lake 39 - 47 5,492
23 Oakbridge 38 - 40 656
24 Lake Beulah 37 - 45 664
25 Florida Southern College Area 36 - 64 1,211
26 Lake Horney 35 - 68 1,053
27 Lake Somerset 32 - 43 2,373
28 Westgate 31 - 37 1,044
29 Jewel Avenue 29 - 37 1,142
30 Lake Bonny 28 - 52 1,148
31 Sandpiper Golf and Country Club 26 - 34 1,562
32 Kathleen 26 - 35 1,846
33 Hampton Hills South 25 - 51 1,529
34 Webster Park North 25 - 39 2,249
35 Wedgewood Golf and Country Club 24 - 37 983
36 Highland Fairways 22 - 40 929
37 Mall Hill Center 14 - 30 646
38 Grasslands 10 - 30 1,037
39 Lakeland Municipal Airport 7 - 19 1,373
40 Carillon Lakes 6 - 25 689

Eating & Drinking

There are about 348 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Lakeland.

People in Lakeland can walk to an average of 0.7 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Restaurant Choices Map

= More Choices

thumbnail for Downtown AlleywayThis is a pedestrian oriented alleyway between Kentucky Avenue and Tennesse Ave.

RLP
on Downtown Alleyway

icon for car shares in Lakeland

Lakeland has about 1 car shares from RelayRides.

Bike Score of Lakeland, FL

Lakeland is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

25
100
Bike
Score

     o__
    _.>/ _
___(_)_\(_)___
          
Bike
Lanes

________________
 __  __  __  __
________________
          
Hills
          _
         / \
   _   _/   \
__/ \_/      \__
          
Bike
Commuters
              _
             |_|
/\           |_|
[]...........|_|
          

Photo of Dobbins Park in Lakeland

Dobbins Park

Photo of Regency Apartments in Lakeland

Regency Apartments

Photo of Common Ground Park in Lakeland

Common Ground Park

Photo of Lake Hunter Dr in Lakeland

Lake Hunter Dr

Photo of Lemon Street Promenade in Lakeland

Lemon Street Promenade

Photo of Historic Downtown Lakeland in Lakeland

Historic Downtown Lakeland

thumbnail for Curtis Peterson Park RdThe Curtis Peterson Trail is another gem in the Lakeland trail system that few people know about. This is a bike-pedestrian only connection that links south central Lakeland to southeast Lakeland.

RLP
on Curtis Peterson Park Rd

Photo of Starbucks in Lakeland

Starbucks

Photo of Lemon Street Promenade Sculpture in Lakeland

Lemon Street Promenade Sculpture

Photo of Swan Statue in Lakeland

Swan Statue

Photo of Naylor Park, Lakeland, FL in Lakeland

Naylor Park, Lakeland, FL

thumbnail for Lake Hunter TrailThis is "cut-thru" connection for bikes and pedestrians that makes it easy to get from the Dixieland neighborhood to west Downtown Lakeland (via Sikes Boulevard) that few people know about.

RLP
on Lake Hunter Trail

Lakeland is Talking About...

play fsc run coffee tired food god class drink florida school walk lunch job sleep movie party dream eat car

Lakeland is all about:

Tweet @WalkScore

thumbnail for Lake Mirror Vista from Iowa Ave & Lemon StreetThis is the terminating vista of Lake Mirror from East Lemon Street

RLP
on Lake Mirror Vista from Iowa Ave & Lemon Street

Walk Score Professional

Real Estate

Walk Score Neighborhood Map

Join over 30,000 sites that use our Neighborhood Map to showcase rental and for sale properties.

Software Developers

Walk Score APIs

Build apps with Walk Score, public transit data, and commute and travel times via Walk Score APIs.

Data and Analysis

Walk Score Data and Research

Use Walk Score data for real estate, public health, finance, and urban planning research and analysis.