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Living in Lexington-Fayette

Lexington-Fayette has an average Walk Score of 34 with 295,803 residents.

Lexington-Fayette has some public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

The most walkable Lexington-Fayette neighborhoods are Historic South Hill, Downtown and Aylesford Place-Woodland Park.

Nearby Lexington-Fayette Apartments on Redfin

34 Walk Score of Lexington-Fayette, KY

Lexington-Fayette is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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North Lime Coffee & Donuts

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Green Lantern

Most errands require a car in Lexington-Fayette.

Lexington-Fayette Apartments for Rent

Lexington-Fayette Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Historic South Hill 94 79 86 799
2 Downtown 93 73 83 901
3 Aylesford Place-Woodland Park 89 75 93 3,533
4 Columbia Heights 87 76 96 765
5 Ashland Park 84 56 83 659
6 Ohio-Chestnut Street 80 44 72 723
7 North Upper Street 80 42 85 2,374
8 Eastside 77 38 73 952
9 South Broadway Park 76 75 78 1,036
10 Hollywood - Mt. Vernon 75 67 86 856
11 Castlewood 70 33 59 1,337
12 Deerfield 68 30 72 877
13 University of Kentucky 67 75 83 8,121
14 Picadome 64 46 74 2,041
15 Rosemill 63 25 69 796
16 North Elizabeth Street 63 75 77 1,247
17 Zandale 59 29 64 833
18 Ashland 57 39 67 910
19 Skycrest 57 31 53 778
20 Kenwick 53 33 58 1,605
21 Gardenside 52 29 51 759
22 Chevy Chase 51 38 58 1,421
23 Meadows-Loudon 51 30 40 1,627
24 Southern Heights 49 54 70 597
25 Hill N Dale 48 26 64 1,070
26 Monticello 44 12 34 1,251
27 Georgetown 43 33 69 2,043
28 West Gardenside 41 25 39 696
29 Elizabeth Street 40 72 73 762
30 Garden Springs 37 30 51 3,787
31 Lansdowne 37 26 53 2,589
32 Calumet 37 25 34 1,177
33 St. Martins Village 37 30 44 844
34 Lansdowne Merrick 37 23 41 2,040
35 Idle Hour Neighbors 37 34 44 1,036
36 Cardinal Valley 36 28 36 3,008
37 Pickway Korner 34 28 25 837
38 Gainesway 31 25 30 1,935
39 Beaumont Residential 30 20 48 4,008
40 Bryan Station 30 23 36 5,482
41 Dogwood Trace 29 - 27 1,054
42 Fairway 29 32 48 687
43 Eastland Parkway 28 28 28 5,035
44 Open Gates 28 18 47 1,657
45 Rabbit Run - Stonewall Woods 28 23 35 1,544
46 Liberty Area 27 30 34 8,099
47 Andover Forest 27 24 39 1,328
48 Palomar 27 18 28 1,500
49 Southeastern Hills 26 27 34 3,436
50 Tates Creek 26 24 29 3,200
51 Harrods Hill 23 23 36 1,649
52 Shriners 22 29 35 1,258
53 Seven Parks 22 69 69 587
54 Stonewall Community 21 9 34 2,269
55 Plantation 20 14 26 1,542
56 Wyndham Hills 17 0 25 2,581
57 Firebrook 14 - 23 1,555
58 South Point 13 10 16 1,455
59 Waterford 11 21 22 1,150
60 Andover Hills 6 10 21 1,738
61 Clemens Heights - Clemens Grove 4 - 24 589
62 Copperfield 0 - 29 1,138

Eating & Drinking

There are about 865 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Lexington-Fayette.

People in Lexington-Fayette can walk to an average of 1.0 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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West Sixth Brewing

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Arcadium Bar

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thumbnail for North Lime Coffee & DonutsBest donuts in town! Coffee beans are locally roasted for this terrific business in the heart of the NoLi neighborhood!

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on North Lime Coffee & Donuts

27 Transit Score of Lexington-Fayette, KY

Lexington-Fayette has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Lexington-Fayette apartments for rent on Redfin.

Public Transit Routes

Lexington-Fayette has some public transportation and about 19 bus lines.

Transit Time

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

Neighborhood Guides

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North Lime Coffee & Donuts

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Green Lantern

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West Sixth Brewing

46 Bike Score of Lexington-Fayette, KY

Lexington-Fayette is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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Lexington Traditional Magnet

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Mulberry Hill Historic District

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Patterson Cabin

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Old Morrison

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Limestone @ Sixth

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Bike Rack

thumbnail for Green LanternLaissez les bons temps rouler! This historic building feels straight out of New Orleans and the bar inside is of local legend.

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on Green Lantern

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Vogt Reel Fire House

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County Club

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Gainesway Trail

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Gainesway Pond

thumbnail for West Sixth BrewingOne of several breweries in Lexington, this is Lexington's oldest. (Even though it opened in 2012!) They give back to the community and to non-profits and are an asset to Lexington. Also, be sure to check out their yoga, running, and cycling groups!

kaintuckeean
on West Sixth Brewing

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Gainesway playground

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Gainesway Park

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Duncan Park

thumbnail for Lexington Traditional MagnetMagnet school in heart of downtown. This middle school draws local residents as well as magnet students from around the county.

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