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Living in Topeka

Topeka has an average Walk Score of 37 with 127,473 residents.

Topeka has minimal public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

The most walkable Topeka neighborhoods are Tennessee Town, Old Town and Elmhurst.

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37 Walk Score of Topeka, KS

Topeka is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Bobo Drive In

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Whitson Elementary School

Most errands require a car in Topeka.

Topeka Apartments for Rent

Topeka Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Tennessee Town 71 32 75 634
2 Old Town 71 36 83 2,295
3 Elmhurst 69 30 72 1,040
4 Historic Holiday Park North 67 37 80 1,037
5 College Hill 64 30 72 1,512
6 Westboro 63 28 57 807
7 West Meade 60 32 77 2,483
8 Central Park 60 33 69 2,634
9 Norton 59 29 68 636
10 McAlister Parkway 57 28 54 756
11 Chesney Park 57 31 72 1,444
12 Central Topeka 54 28 66 5,094
13 Downtown 52 41 78 1,298
14 Monroe 52 37 82 1,089
15 Randolph 51 28 65 1,598
16 Kenwood 49 24 64 633
17 Oakland 45 18 46 5,650
18 North Topeka East 44 23 67 3,096
19 Quinton Heights 42 26 56 726
20 Greater Auburndale 41 25 54 1,482
21 East Topeka North 39 28 77 2,764
22 Central Highland Park 36 25 44 5,556
23 East Topeka South 29 30 60 2,867
24 Jefferson Square 29 27 41 685
25 East Topeka 26 17 39 3,070
26 Highland Crest 24 25 50 5,375
27 North Topeka West 21 20 61 2,707
28 East End 18 23 30 1,965

Eating & Drinking

There are about 293 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Topeka.

People in Topeka can walk to an average of 0.5 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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23 Transit Score of Topeka, KS

Topeka has Minimal Transit

It is possible to get on a bus. Find Topeka apartments for rent on Redfin.

Public Transit Routes

Topeka has minimal public transportation and about 12 bus lines.

Transit Time

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

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Great Mural Wall

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Porterfield's Flowers

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The Burger Stand

54 Bike Score of Topeka, KS

Topeka is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Great Mural Wall

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Porterfield's Flowers

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The Burger Stand

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College Hill Apartments

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