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Living in Indianapolis

Indianapolis is the 46th 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 Broad Ripple.

Nearby Apartments

31 Walk Score of Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Broadway Community Garden

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Monument Circle

Most errands require a car in Indianapolis.

Indianapolis is the 46th most walkable large city in the US with a Walk Score of 31.

Indianapolis Apartments for Rent

Indianapolis Neighborhoods

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Population

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

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 2,251 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

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Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt

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23 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 32 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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45 Bike Score of Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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Illinois St & Fall Creek Pkwy S Dr

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Allisonville Rd Exit On I-465

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#Skate Park

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#Riverside Golf Course

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Monon Trail

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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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Blickman Educational Trail

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Five Seasons Country Club

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5305 Rosebrock Ln

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Monon Trail

thumbnail for Five Seasons Country ClubAutomobiles to slow down for walkers & bikers on Monon Trail

Robert Lim
on Five Seasons Country Club

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