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Living in Bloomington

Bloomington has an average Walk Score of 43 with 80,405 residents.

Bloomington has some public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

The most walkable Bloomington neighborhoods are Downtown, High Point and Old Northeast.

Nearby Apartments

43 Walk Score of Bloomington, IN

Bloomington is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Bryan Park

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Rose Hill Cemetery

Most errands require a car in Bloomington.

Bloomington Apartments for Rent

Bloomington Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Downtown 88 38 78 1,907
2 High Point 83 37 70 522
3 Old Northeast 79 37 64 3,194
4 Elm Heights 77 37 71 4,709
5 Prospect Hill 76 36 80 999
6 Maple Heights 70 30 66 687
7 Near West Side 69 33 81 661
8 Garden Hill 69 32 58 1,205
9 Green Acres 65 33 85 1,145
10 Bryan Park 63 31 75 1,681
11 Eastside 53 32 68 615
12 Indiana University 52 30 65 13,338
13 Park Ridge 47 30 71 604
14 Barclay Gardens 31 24 54 912
15 SoMax 29 29 56 539
16 Park Ridge East 25 27 45 850
17 Sycamore Knolls 22 25 40 619
18 Broadview 18 23 62 1,344

Eating & Drinking

There are about 257 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Bloomington.

People in Bloomington can walk to an average of 1 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Bryan ParkMultiple playgrounds, pavilions, trails, and areas for volleyball, tennis, football, softball, kickball, baseball, basketball, frisbee, picnics, reading, and more make Bryan Park an amazing spot for outdoor fun.

Courtney Butler
on Bryan Park

28 Transit Score of Bloomington, IN

Bloomington has Some Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Bloomington has some public transportation and about 13 bus lines.

Transit Time

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

57 Bike Score of Bloomington, IN

Bloomington is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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1st And Woodlawn

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Sample Gates

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4th and Madison

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Kirkwood and Walnut

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Indiana University Art Museum

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Bloomington Rail Trail

thumbnail for Rose Hill CemeteryRose Hill Cemetery has a fascinating history and many notable burials, including the first president of IU and Alfred Kinsey. There are self-guided walking tours available for the beautiful grounds.

Courtney Butler
on Rose Hill Cemetery

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Iron Pit Gym

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Monroe County Public Library

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Comedy Attic

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Buskirk-Chumley Theater

thumbnail for 1st And WoodlawnI love going for walks here and down nearby streets. It's a quiet neighborhood filled with interesting houses and unique, well-cultivated gardens.

Courtney Butler
on 1st And Woodlawn

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Herman B Wells Library

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Bryan Park

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Bloomington Playwrights Project

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1700 North Washington Street

thumbnail for Sample GatesThis historic landmark marks the edge of IU's campus where students and community members alike can stroll through a gorgeous campus.

Courtney Butler
on Sample Gates

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