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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 Prospect Hill.

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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.

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Bloomington Neighborhoods




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1 Downtown 88 42 78 1,907
2 High Point 81 41 65 522
3 Prospect Hill 79 40 79 999
4 Old Northeast 77 42 61 3,194
5 Elm Heights 77 40 73 4,709
6 Maple Heights 71 35 64 687
7 Near West Side 70 37 80 661
8 Garden Hill 68 37 53 1,205
9 Green Acres 66 37 86 1,145
10 Bryan Park 66 33 75 1,681
11 Eastside 59 35 70 615
12 Indiana University 46 36 66 13,338
13 Park Ridge 45 34 81 604
14 SoMax 34 30 56 539
15 Barclay Gardens 29 26 54 912
16 Park Ridge East 29 32 52 850
17 Broadview 24 24 59 1,344
18 Sycamore Knolls 17 24 40 619

Eating & Drinking

There are about 292 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Bloomington.

People in Bloomington can walk to an average of 3 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

31 Transit Score of Bloomington, IN

Bloomington has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Bloomington apartments for rent on Redfin.

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.

58 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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