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Living in Topeka

Topeka has an average Walk Score of 36 with 127,473 residents.

Topeka has minimal public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

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

Nearby Apartments

36 Walk Score of Topeka, KS

Topeka is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Photo of Bobo Drive In in Topeka

Bobo Drive In

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Whitson Elementary School

Most errands require a car in Topeka.

Topeka Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for Fontainebleau in the Topeka area
from $620
1 bed
Walk Score 20
Rental info for 3930 Southwest Twilight Dr in the Topeka area
from $610
1 bed
Walk Score 31
Rental info for 3211 SW Twilight Ct in the Topeka area
from $645
1 bed
Walk Score 37
Rental info for Chalet Apartments in the Topeka area
from $692
1 bed
Walk Score 31
Rental info for Coachlight East in the Topeka area
$789
3 bed
Walk Score 14
Rental info for La Casa Grande Apartments in the Topeka area
from $525
Studio
Walk Score 50
Rental info for Raintree Apartments in the Topeka area
from $495
Studio
Walk Score 42
Rental info for Briarcliff Apartments - KS in the Topeka area
from $595
1 bed
Walk Score 43

Topeka Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Old Town 74 36 85 2,295
2 West Meade 65 33 73 2,483
3 Historic Holiday Park North 63 38 82 1,037
4 Tennessee Town 62 33 79 634
5 Chesney Park 61 32 75 1,444
6 Elmhurst 58 31 75 1,040
7 Downtown 57 42 78 1,298
8 Monroe 56 39 81 1,089
9 Westboro 53 28 63 807
10 Central Topeka 53 28 69 5,094
11 College Hill 53 31 76 1,512
12 Kenwood 53 24 61 633
13 Central Park 52 34 71 2,634
14 Norton 51 30 74 636
15 Randolph 47 29 70 1,598
16 Greater Auburndale 46 25 57 1,482
17 McAlister Parkway 46 28 58 756
18 Quinton Heights 45 27 66 726
19 North Topeka East 43 23 66 3,096
20 East Topeka North 40 28 76 2,764
21 Oakland 38 18 49 5,650
22 East Topeka South 34 31 64 2,867
23 Central Highland Park 34 26 49 5,556
24 East Topeka 28 17 43 3,070
25 Jefferson Square 27 28 47 685
26 Highland Crest 24 26 53 5,375
27 North Topeka West 21 18 58 2,707
28 East End 13 23 38 1,965

Eating & Drinking

There are about 303 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Topeka.

People in Topeka can walk to an average of 0.4 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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on Rowhouse Restaurant

24 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 in Topeka

The Burger Stand

56 Bike Score of Topeka, KS

Topeka is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Great Mural Wall in Topeka

Great Mural Wall

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Porterfield's Flowers

Photo of The Burger Stand in Topeka

The Burger Stand

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College Hill Apartments

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