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Living in Topeka

Topeka has an average Walk Score of 34 with 127,473 residents.

Topeka has minimal public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

The most walkable Topeka neighborhoods are Old Town, Chesney Park and Historic Holiday Park North.

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Walk Score of Topeka, KS

Topeka is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Photo of Whitson Elementary School in Topeka

Whitson Elementary School

Photo of Great Mural Wall in Topeka

Great Mural Wall

Most errands require a car in Topeka.

Topeka Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for Whitehall Apartments in the Topeka area
from $585
1 bed
Walk Score 32
Rental info for Fontainebleau in the Topeka area
from $620
1 bed
Walk Score 19
Rental info for Chalet Apartments in the Topeka area
from $590
1 bed
Walk Score 39
Rental info for La Casa Grande in the Topeka area
from $600
1 bed
Walk Score 55
Rental info for Cascade Apartments in the Topeka area
from $625
1 bed
Walk Score 38
Rental info for Glen Oaks in the Topeka area
from $475
1 bed
Walk Score 53
Rental info for Paradise I&II / AMO in the Topeka area
from $450
1 bed
Walk Score 29
Rental info for 827 SW Tyler in the Topeka area
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1 bed
Walk Score 84

Topeka Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Old Town 63 30 81 2,295
2 Chesney Park 62 29 70 1,444
3 Historic Holiday Park North 59 32 77 1,037
4 Westboro 57 26 58 807
5 Tennessee Town 56 30 75 634
6 College Hill 55 27 73 1,512
7 Elmhurst 54 27 76 1,040
8 Central Park 54 31 66 2,634
9 Central Topeka 53 25 65 5,094
10 West Meade 52 28 69 2,483
11 Norton 49 27 70 636
12 Kenwood 49 22 58 633
13 Monroe 49 33 71 1,089
14 Downtown 49 34 69 1,298
15 Greater Auburndale 48 22 56 1,482
16 McAlister Parkway 48 26 55 756
17 Randolph 44 27 65 1,598
18 Quinton Heights 40 28 55 726
19 Central Highland Park 40 25 45 5,556
20 North Topeka East 33 18 61 3,096
21 East Topeka 30 21 37 3,070
22 Oakland 29 17 43 5,650
23 East Topeka North 29 24 75 2,764
24 Highland Crest 28 23 50 5,375
25 Jefferson Square 26 27 38 685
26 East Topeka South 26 26 58 2,867
27 North Topeka West 23 15 59 2,707
28 East End 13 19 27 1,965

Eating & Drinking

There are about 370 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Topeka.

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

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Transit Score of Topeka, KS

Topeka has Minimal Transit

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

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.

Neighborhood Guides

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Photo of Great Mural Wall in Topeka

Great Mural Wall

Photo of Porterfield's Flowers in Topeka

Porterfield's Flowers

Photo of The Burger Stand at College Hill in Topeka

The Burger Stand at College Hill

Bike Score of Topeka, KS

Topeka is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Porterfield's Flowers in Topeka

Porterfield's Flowers

Photo of The Burger Stand at College Hill in Topeka

The Burger Stand at College Hill

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College Hill Apartments

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The Library Foundation

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