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Living in Topeka

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

Topeka has minimal public transportation.

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 Oakbrook Terrace Apartments in the Topeka area
from $545
1 bed
Walk Score 48
Rental info for The Pines Apartments in the Topeka area
from $520
1 bed
Walk Score 26
Rental info for La Casa Grande in the Topeka area
from $595
1 bed
Walk Score 60
Rental info for Bristol Ridge Apts in the Topeka area
$580
1 bed
Walk Score 48
Rental info for Cascade Apartments in the Topeka area
from $620
1 bed
Walk Score 38
Rental info for Chalet Apartments in the Topeka area
from $472
1 bed
Walk Score 39
Rental info for The Lofts at College Hill in the Topeka area
from $750
1 bed
Walk Score 61
Rental info for 403 SW Huntoon St. #11 in the Topeka area
$495
1 bed
Walk Score 66

Topeka Neighborhoods

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Population

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

Eating & Drinking

There are about 360 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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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.

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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 @ College Hill in Topeka

The Burger Stand @ College Hill

Photo of Porterfield's Flowers in Topeka

Porterfield's Flowers

Photo of The Burger Stand @ College Hill in Topeka

The Burger Stand @ College Hill

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College Hill Apartments

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The Library Foundation

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