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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.

Nearby Apartments

Walk Score of Lexington-Fayette, KY

Lexington-Fayette is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Old Morrison

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Arcadium Bar

Most errands require a car in Lexington-Fayette.

Lexington-Fayette Apartments for Rent

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Lexington-Fayette Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Downtown 88 58 83 901
2 Aylesford Place-Woodland Park 85 54 90 3,533
3 Columbia Heights 85 48 92 765
4 Historic South Hill 84 60 85 799
5 Ashland Park 78 39 82 659
6 North Upper Street 77 46 84 2,374
7 South Broadway Park 73 51 78 1,036
8 Ohio-Chestnut Street 73 46 67 723
9 Hollywood - Mt. Vernon 73 38 86 856
10 Eastside 71 40 71 952
11 Deerfield 65 31 72 877
12 University of Kentucky 65 50 81 8,121
13 Castlewood 62 34 60 1,337
14 North Elizabeth Street 61 47 76 1,247
15 Rosemill 61 31 69 796
16 Picadome 60 36 73 2,041
17 Zandale 60 27 60 833
18 Ashland 59 34 66 910
19 Kenwick 56 35 53 1,605
20 Chevy Chase 54 32 59 1,421
21 Gardenside 51 27 51 759
22 Meadows-Loudon 50 30 41 1,627
23 Georgetown 49 32 66 2,043
24 Hill N Dale 48 30 64 1,070
25 Southern Heights 48 38 68 597
26 Skycrest 44 31 54 778
27 Elizabeth Street 43 40 71 762
28 St. Martins Village 43 31 42 844
29 Idle Hour Neighbors 41 34 40 1,036
30 Fairway 39 34 42 687
31 Calumet 39 27 36 1,177
32 Gainesway 38 25 29 1,935
33 West Gardenside 38 24 39 696
34 Cardinal Valley 38 31 36 3,008
35 Lansdowne Merrick 38 24 39 2,040
36 Lansdowne 37 26 52 2,589
37 Garden Springs 36 29 53 3,787
38 Monticello 35 24 33 1,251
39 Palomar 32 25 29 1,500
40 Liberty Area 32 31 33 8,099
41 Rabbit Run - Stonewall Woods 31 28 35 1,544
42 Bryan Station 29 24 35 5,482
43 Andover Forest 28 26 37 1,328
44 Southeastern Hills 28 27 42 3,436
45 Harrods Hill 28 27 35 1,649
46 Open Gates 27 27 46 1,657
47 Dogwood Trace 27 - 25 1,054
48 Shriners 27 30 33 1,258
49 Seven Parks 26 39 68 587
50 Tates Creek 26 25 29 3,200
51 Waterford 23 21 25 1,150
52 Plantation 23 19 24 1,542
53 Beaumont Residential 22 21 47 4,008
54 Eastland Parkway 21 31 29 5,035
55 Wyndham Hills 21 1 25 2,581
56 Pickway Korner 20 27 22 837
57 Stonewall Community 20 15 35 2,269
58 Firebrook 19 - 21 1,555
59 South Point 16 12 16 1,455
60 Clemens Heights - Clemens Grove 13 - 24 589
61 Andover Hills 8 11 21 1,738
62 Copperfield 8 - 29 1,138

Eating & Drinking

There are about 905 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Lexington-Fayette.

People in Lexington-Fayette can walk to an average of 0.9 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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County Club, Lexington, KY

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Al's 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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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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Bike Score of Lexington-Fayette, KY

Lexington-Fayette is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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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

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Gainesway Pond

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Gainesway playground

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 Park

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Duncan Park

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Gainesway Trail

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West Sixth Brewing

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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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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