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Living in Columbia

Columbia has an average Walk Score of 32 with 99,615 residents.

Columbia has some public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

The most walkable Columbia neighborhoods are Downtown, Wilde Lake and Owen Brown.

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32 Walk Score of Columbia, MD

Columbia is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Turtle Pond

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20 Miles Running Trail

Most errands require a car in Columbia.

Columbia Apartments for Rent

Columbia Neighborhoods




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1 Downtown 57 40 60 3,914
2 Wilde Lake 49 36 45 5,342
3 Owen Brown 45 31 38 10,262
4 Harpers Choice 36 25 36 9,328
5 Oakland Mills 34 31 36 9,514
6 Long Reach 32 29 32 17,212
7 Fairway Hills 23 26 29 2,899
8 Kings Contrivance 23 25 27 12,132
9 Hickory Ridge 23 27 30 15,080
10 River Hill 18 11 24 8,756

Eating & Drinking

There are about 251 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Columbia.

People in Columbia can walk to an average of 0.4 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Ichiban Cafe

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Curry & Kabob Restaurant

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27 Transit Score of Columbia, MD

Columbia has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Columbia apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Columbia has some public transportation and about 16 bus lines.

Transit Time

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

34 Bike Score of Columbia, MD

Columbia is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.


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Beloved Park

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Scenic Neighborhood

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Lover's Bridge

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Hampton Inn & Suites Columbia/South

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