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Living in Indianapolis

Indianapolis is the 47th most walkable large city in the US with 820,445 residents.

Indianapolis has minimal public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

The most walkable Indianapolis neighborhoods are Downtown, Fountain Square and Near Northside.

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Walk Score of Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Photo of Allisonville Rd Exit On I-465 in Indianapolis

Allisonville Rd Exit On I-465

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#Skate Park

Most errands require a car in Indianapolis.

Indianapolis is the 47th most walkable large city in the US with a Walk Score of 30.

Indianapolis Apartments for Rent

Indianapolis Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Downtown 77 55 86 14,587
2 Fountain Square 67 34 86 4,299
3 Near Northside 66 48 76 8,179
4 Broad Ripple 65 31 68 6,524
5 Chatard 56 30 66 4,142
6 Mapleton - Fall Creek 54 45 67 6,488
7 Meridian Kessler 53 36 64 12,542
8 Near Eastside 52 35 61 29,514
9 Irvington 49 31 56 12,312
10 Garfield Park 49 29 53 5,496
11 Near Westside 49 34 46 15,990
12 Fairgrounds 49 31 67 3,989
13 Near Southside 48 32 64 7,508
14 Eastside 47 32 48 10,105
15 North Perry 46 23 48 6,609
16 Butler - Tarkington 44 31 55 10,550
17 Eagledale 41 30 44 21,508
18 Stout Field 40 30 39 3,858
19 Near Northwest - Riverside 39 39 49 11,231
20 Garden City 38 30 40 16,384
21 Ravenswood 37 21 44 1,650
22 Meadows 37 38 48 6,090
23 Glendale 37 26 45 4,049
24 West Indianapolis 37 25 44 8,464
25 Forest Manor 37 37 38 3,705
26 East Gate 37 38 42 3,201
27 Northeastwood 36 35 36 1,458
28 Castleton 36 14 51 10,557
29 North High School 35 32 39 17,164
30 Martindale - Brightwood 35 34 46 12,303
31 Near Southeast 34 30 50 27,022
32 College Park 34 25 45 3,523
33 Arlington Woods 34 33 37 7,659
34 South Perry 33 22 40 22,745
35 Aspen Ridge 33 30 42 3,778
36 University Heights 33 29 41 11,947
37 Marian - Cold Springs 32 31 45 2,826
38 Keystone at The Crossing 31 18 44 2,310
39 Nora - Far Northside 30 15 60 10,400
40 Devington 30 31 37 11,091
41 Millersville 28 22 50 6,679
42 St. Vincent - Greenbriar 28 21 34 13,592
43 Mars Hill 27 18 40 14,429
44 Lafayette Square 27 29 39 577
45 Edgewood 27 20 38 13,471
46 Augusta-New Augusta 27 25 35 15,874
47 Devonshire 26 12 44 6,078
48 Park Fletcher 26 9 33 2,314
49 Allisonville 25 24 38 10,013
50 Park Valley Estates 24 31 34 571
51 Homecroft 23 22 38 617
52 Linden Wood 23 15 37 5,917
53 Hill Valley 22 10 33 6,392
54 Chapel Hill - Ben Davis 22 23 34 32,236
55 Arden 22 25 47 714
56 Summerfield South 21 30 27 1,363
57 Snacks - Guion Creek 21 19 43 27,620
58 Warren Woods 20 1 31 597
59 Southdale 20 7 39 9,078
60 Crooked Creek 20 25 36 14,377
61 I65-South Emerson 19 21 32 14,121
62 I69-Fall Creek 19 18 33 18,423
63 Clearwater 19 19 32 3,378
64 Highlands 18 32 48 643
65 Rumford Eastway Manor 18 33 31 675
66 Wanamaker 17 - 36 1,076
67 Ameriplex 17 17 37 3,207
68 Brendonwood 14 14 32 4,331
69 North Central 14 24 50 2,907
70 Devon 13 20 33 2,149
71 Glenn's Valley 12 - 30 8,907
72 Camby 12 0 29 5,464
73 Five Points 11 - 33 4,860
74 Bloomfield Lake Estates 10 - 28 1,252
75 Southeast Indianapolis 9 9 31 6,479
76 Galludet 9 0 31 11,006
77 Geist 9 - 27 9,307
78 Raymond Park 9 4 29 4,884
79 Southern Dunes 9 - 31 6,011
80 South Franklin 8 4 28 16,749
81 Southeast Warren 8 7 31 7,742
82 Greenbriar 8 21 29 1,259
83 Poplar Grove 7 0 29 4,365
84 Key Meadows 7 8 26 8,684
85 Valley Mills 5 5 27 11,233
86 Bayswater 5 20 42 2,879
87 Trader's Point 5 10 34 6,387
88 Wynnedale - Spring Hill 3 20 25 2,927
89 West Newton 2 - 31 2,102
90 Sunshine Gardens 2 - 26 566
91 Ballinshire Estates - Cobblestone 1 18 36 1,352
92 New Bethel 0 - 27 1,380
93 College Corner 0 - 28 606

Average Home Features

According to HomeAdvisor Data, these characteristics make up the average home in Indianapolis

Average square footage 2200
Homeowners have 3.3 bedrooms
Homeowners have 2.3 bathrooms
Age of home 35 years
Average time living in home 11 years

Check out HomeAdvisor’s Indianapolis Home Happiness Survey.

Eating & Drinking

There are about 2,692 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Indianapolis.

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

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Hopcat

Photo of Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt in Indianapolis

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt

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thumbnail for Allisonville Rd Exit On I-465Where bikes & automobiles meet at a busy Interstate exit

Robert Lim
on Allisonville Rd Exit On I-465

Transit Score of Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis has Minimal Transit

It is possible to get on a bus. Find Indianapolis apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Indianapolis has minimal public transportation and about 31 bus lines.

Transit Time

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

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Indianapolis has about 18 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

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Photo of #Skate Park in Indianapolis

#Skate Park

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#Riverside Golf Course

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#The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Preserve

Bike Score of Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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Photo of #Riverside Golf Course in Indianapolis

#Riverside Golf Course

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Monon Trail

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Monon Trail

Photo of Blickman Educational Trail in Indianapolis

Blickman Educational Trail

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5305 Rosebrock Ln

Photo of Monon Trail in Indianapolis

Monon Trail

thumbnail for #Riverside Golf CourseAn Indianapolis staple for over 100 years. An 18-hole golf course.

Patrick Swickheimer
on #Riverside Golf Course

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Holliday Park

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BGI Fitness: North

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38th St & Orchard Ave

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38th St & Fall Creek Pkwy N Dr

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Near Indianapolis Children's Museum

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Monon Trail

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Indianapolis Art Center

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Indianapolis Art Center

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