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Living in Bloomington

Bloomington has an average Walk Score of 41 with 80,405 residents.

Bloomington has some public transportation.

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

Nearby Apartments

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 Neighborhoods




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1 Downtown 83 38 - 1,907
2 High Point 80 37 - 522
3 Old Northeast 76 37 - 3,194
4 Prospect Hill 73 36 - 999
5 Elm Heights 68 37 - 4,709
6 Garden Hill 68 32 - 1,205
7 Green Acres 66 33 - 1,145
8 Near West Side 65 33 - 661
9 Maple Heights 63 30 - 687
10 Bryan Park 59 31 - 1,681
11 Indiana University 49 30 - 13,338
12 Eastside 49 32 - 615
13 Park Ridge 48 30 - 604
14 Barclay Gardens 30 24 - 912
15 SoMax 26 29 - 539
16 Sycamore Knolls 23 25 - 619
17 Park Ridge East 20 27 - 850
18 Broadview 16 23 - 1,344

Eating & Drinking

There are about 329 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Bloomington.

People in Bloomington can walk to an average of 2 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

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 16 bus lines.

Transit Time

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

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Bloomington has about 3 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

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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 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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