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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 Downtown, Aylesford Place-Woodland Park and Columbia Heights.

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Walk Score of Lexington-Fayette, KY

Lexington-Fayette is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Lexington Traditional Magnet

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Mulberry Hill Historic District

Most errands require a car in Lexington-Fayette.

Lexington-Fayette Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Downtown 88 58 96 901
2 Aylesford Place-Woodland Park 85 54 89 3,533
3 Columbia Heights 85 48 84 765
4 Historic South Hill 84 60 94 799
5 Ashland Park 78 39 78 659
6 North Upper Street 77 46 82 2,374
7 South Broadway Park 73 51 75 1,036
8 Ohio-Chestnut Street 73 45 79 723
9 Hollywood - Mt. Vernon 73 38 73 856
10 Eastside 71 40 77 952
11 Deerfield 65 31 56 877
12 University of Kentucky 65 50 79 8,121
13 Castlewood 62 34 58 1,337
14 North Elizabeth Street 61 47 68 1,247
15 Rosemill 61 31 56 796
16 Picadome 60 36 55 2,041
17 Zandale 60 27 52 833
18 Ashland 59 34 72 910
19 Kenwick 56 35 66 1,605
20 Chevy Chase 54 32 67 1,421
21 Gardenside 51 27 47 759
22 Meadows-Loudon 50 30 47 1,627
23 Georgetown 49 32 59 2,043
24 Hill N Dale 48 30 53 1,070
25 Southern Heights 48 38 45 597
26 Skycrest 44 31 46 778
27 Elizabeth Street 43 40 54 762
28 St. Martins Village 43 31 44 844
29 Idle Hour Neighbors 41 34 51 1,036
30 Fairway 39 34 59 687
31 Calumet 39 27 44 1,177
32 Gainesway 38 25 34 1,935
33 West Gardenside 38 24 40 696
34 Cardinal Valley 38 31 42 3,008
35 Lansdowne Merrick 38 24 37 2,040
36 Lansdowne 37 26 44 2,589
37 Garden Springs 36 29 46 3,787
38 Monticello 35 24 51 1,251
39 Palomar 32 25 28 1,500
40 Liberty Area 32 31 41 8,099
41 Rabbit Run - Stonewall Woods 31 28 38 1,544
42 Bryan Station 29 24 41 5,482
43 Andover Forest 28 26 47 1,328
44 Southeastern Hills 28 27 35 3,436
45 Harrods Hill 28 27 35 1,649
46 Open Gates 27 27 42 1,657
47 Dogwood Trace 27 - 31 1,054
48 Shriners 27 30 51 1,258
49 Seven Parks 26 39 42 587
50 Tates Creek 26 25 34 3,200
51 Waterford 23 21 27 1,150
52 Plantation 23 19 29 1,542
53 Beaumont Residential 22 21 45 4,008
54 Eastland Parkway 21 31 33 5,035
55 Wyndham Hills 21 1 31 2,581
56 Pickway Korner 20 27 30 837
57 Stonewall Community 20 15 36 2,269
58 Firebrook 19 - 27 1,555
59 South Point 16 7 27 1,455
60 Clemens Heights - Clemens Grove 13 - 24 589
61 Andover Hills 8 11 28 1,738
62 Copperfield 8 - 25 1,138

Eating & Drinking

There are about 868 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Lexington-Fayette.

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

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Arcadium Bar

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County Club, Lexington, KY

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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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Transit Score of Lexington-Fayette, KY

Lexington-Fayette has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Lexington-Fayette apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Lexington-Fayette has some public transportation and about 22 bus lines.

Transit Time

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

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Lexington-Fayette has about 7 car shares from RelayRides and Hertz On Demand.

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Lexington Traditional Magnet

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Mulberry Hill Historic District

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Patterson Cabin

Bike Score of Lexington-Fayette, KY

Lexington-Fayette is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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Patterson Cabin

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Old Morrison

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Limestone @ Sixth

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Bike Rack

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Vogt Reel Fire House

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Gainesway Trail

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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Gainesway Pond

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Gainesway playground

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Gainesway Park

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Duncan Park

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!

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Gainesway Trail

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Al's Bar

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West Sixth Brewing

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Homegrown Press

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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