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Living in Columbia

Columbia has an average Walk Score of 33 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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33 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 59 41 60 3,914
2 Wilde Lake 50 37 43 5,342
3 Owen Brown 45 31 37 10,262
4 Harpers Choice 37 24 36 9,328
5 Oakland Mills 36 32 33 9,514
6 Long Reach 34 30 31 17,212
7 Kings Contrivance 24 26 26 12,132
8 Fairway Hills 23 26 24 2,899
9 Hickory Ridge 23 27 28 15,080
10 River Hill 19 11 22 8,756

Eating & Drinking

There are about 276 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Columbia.

People in Columbia can walk to an average of 0.9 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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28 Transit Score of Columbia, MD

Columbia has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Columbia apartments for rent on Redfin.

Public Transit Routes

Columbia has some public transportation and about 25 bus lines.

Transit Time

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

32 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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