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Living in Indianapolis

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

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

The most walkable Indianapolis neighborhoods are Downtown, Fountain Square and Broad Ripple.

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

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 2,250 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Indianapolis.

People in Indianapolis can walk to an average of 0.6 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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25 Transit Score of Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis has Some Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Indianapolis has some 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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43 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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