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Living in Lexington-Fayette

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

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

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

Nearby Apartments

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 Downtown 91 55 86 901
2 Historic South Hill 89 55 88 799
3 Aylesford Place-Woodland Park 81 51 91 3,533
4 North Upper Street 81 42 81 2,374
5 Ohio-Chestnut Street 80 43 70 723
6 Columbia Heights 80 44 91 765
7 Ashland Park 77 37 82 659
8 South Broadway Park 75 45 82 1,036
9 Hollywood - Mt. Vernon 71 36 86 856
10 University of Kentucky 69 44 81 8,121
11 Eastside 66 36 75 952
12 Deerfield 66 31 69 877
13 Castlewood 65 32 64 1,337
14 North Elizabeth Street 65 40 77 1,247
15 Rosemill 63 25 67 796
16 Zandale 60 29 62 833
17 Picadome 60 31 71 2,041
18 Ashland 56 33 70 910
19 Georgetown 54 32 72 2,043
20 Kenwick 50 33 61 1,605
21 Gardenside 50 27 60 759
22 Hill N Dale 50 26 60 1,070
23 Chevy Chase 50 32 63 1,421
24 Meadows-Loudon 47 30 47 1,627
25 Elizabeth Street 45 36 70 762
26 Skycrest 45 30 57 778
27 Southern Heights 45 36 72 597
28 St. Martins Village 44 30 49 844
29 Idle Hour Neighbors 39 33 45 1,036
30 West Gardenside 37 23 43 696
31 Cardinal Valley 37 29 41 3,008
32 Lansdowne 37 26 53 2,589
33 Garden Springs 36 29 59 3,787
34 Calumet 35 26 40 1,177
35 Monticello 35 12 41 1,251
36 Fairway 33 31 50 687
37 Rabbit Run - Stonewall Woods 32 22 42 1,544
38 Tates Creek 32 24 34 3,200
39 Lansdowne Merrick 32 23 43 2,040
40 Bryan Station 32 22 44 5,482
41 Gainesway 31 25 36 1,935
42 Pickway Korner 31 28 33 837
43 Palomar 30 16 32 1,500
44 Harrods Hill 29 22 38 1,649
45 Liberty Area 29 29 39 8,099
46 Dogwood Trace 29 - 31 1,054
47 Southeastern Hills 28 27 44 3,436
48 Open Gates 26 18 45 1,657
49 Seven Parks 26 36 65 587
50 Beaumont Residential 24 20 50 4,008
51 Shriners 23 29 42 1,258
52 Plantation 23 13 31 1,542
53 Eastland Parkway 21 28 38 5,035
54 Andover Forest 19 24 44 1,328
55 Stonewall Community 18 9 39 2,269
56 Firebrook 17 - 25 1,555
57 Wyndham Hills 16 0 31 2,581
58 Waterford 15 21 29 1,150
59 South Point 10 10 23 1,455
60 Clemens Heights - Clemens Grove 8 - 25 589
61 Copperfield 7 - 33 1,138
62 Andover Hills 5 10 26 1,738

Eating & Drinking

There are about 800 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Lexington-Fayette.

People in Lexington-Fayette can walk to an average of 0.8 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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24 Transit Score of Lexington-Fayette, KY

Lexington-Fayette has Minimal Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Lexington-Fayette has minimal public transportation and about 21 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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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!

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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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