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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, Historic South Hill and Aylesford Place-Woodland Park.

Nearby Apartments

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

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Lexington-Fayette Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Downtown 93 58 96 901
2 Historic South Hill 87 60 94 799
3 Aylesford Place-Woodland Park 86 54 89 3,533
4 Columbia Heights 83 48 84 765
5 Ashland Park 79 39 78 659
6 North Upper Street 79 46 82 2,374
7 Ohio-Chestnut Street 73 45 79 723
8 Eastside 73 40 77 952
9 South Broadway Park 71 51 75 1,036
10 Hollywood - Mt. Vernon 71 38 73 856
11 University of Kentucky 64 50 79 8,121
12 Castlewood 63 34 58 1,337
13 Deerfield 63 31 56 877
14 Rosemill 61 31 56 796
15 North Elizabeth Street 61 47 68 1,247
16 Zandale 59 27 52 833
17 Picadome 58 36 55 2,041
18 Ashland 57 34 72 910
19 Chevy Chase 52 32 67 1,421
20 Kenwick 52 35 66 1,605
21 Georgetown 52 32 59 2,043
22 Gardenside 50 27 47 759
23 Meadows-Loudon 49 30 47 1,627
24 Hill N Dale 48 30 53 1,070
25 Southern Heights 47 38 45 597
26 St. Martins Village 47 31 44 844
27 Skycrest 43 31 46 778
28 Elizabeth Street 41 40 54 762
29 Idle Hour Neighbors 40 34 51 1,036
30 Lansdowne Merrick 39 24 37 2,040
31 Gainesway 39 25 34 1,935
32 West Gardenside 38 24 40 696
33 Lansdowne 37 26 44 2,589
34 Fairway 37 34 59 687
35 Monticello 36 24 51 1,251
36 Cardinal Valley 36 31 42 3,008
37 Garden Springs 35 29 46 3,787
38 Calumet 35 27 44 1,177
39 Rabbit Run - Stonewall Woods 33 28 38 1,544
40 Liberty Area 30 31 41 8,099
41 Tates Creek 30 25 34 3,200
42 Open Gates 29 27 42 1,657
43 Southeastern Hills 29 27 35 3,436
44 Palomar 29 25 28 1,500
45 Bryan Station 29 24 41 5,482
46 Plantation 28 19 29 1,542
47 Andover Forest 28 26 47 1,328
48 Shriners 27 30 51 1,258
49 Dogwood Trace 26 - 31 1,054
50 Harrods Hill 26 27 35 1,649
51 Eastland Parkway 25 31 33 5,035
52 Waterford 23 21 27 1,150
53 Wyndham Hills 22 1 31 2,581
54 Beaumont Residential 22 21 45 4,008
55 Pickway Korner 21 27 30 837
56 Seven Parks 21 39 42 587
57 Stonewall Community 21 15 36 2,269
58 Firebrook 17 - 27 1,555
59 South Point 16 7 27 1,455
60 Andover Hills 11 11 28 1,738
61 Clemens Heights - Clemens Grove 11 - 24 589
62 Copperfield 9 - 25 1,138

Eating & Drinking

There are about 844 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Lexington-Fayette.

People in Lexington-Fayette can walk to an average of 0.6 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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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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North Lime Coffee & Donuts

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Green Lantern

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West Sixth Brewing

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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County Club, Lexington, KY

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Vogt Reel Fire House

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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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