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Living in Kansas City

Kansas City is the 39th most walkable large city in the US with 459,787 residents.

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

The most walkable Kansas City neighborhoods are Old Westport, The Downtown Loop and Crossroads.

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35 Walk Score of Kansas City, MO

Kansas City is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Photo of Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Most errands require a car in Kansas City.

Kansas City is the 39th most walkable large city in the US with a Walk Score of 35.

Kansas City Apartments for Rent

Kansas City Neighborhoods

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Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 Old Westport 93 40 72 1,191
2 The Downtown Loop 87 66 63 5,089
3 Crossroads 85 61 72 830
4 Southmoreland 85 42 62 2,772
5 Hanover Place 85 43 77 2,463
6 South Plaza 84 38 38 2,518
7 River Market 84 62 66 1,345
8 Broadway Gillham 84 46 67 1,054
9 Morningside 83 35 47 1,465
10 Volker 82 37 57 3,780
11 Valentine 82 42 64 1,155
12 Roanoke 80 41 60 535
13 Plaza Westport 80 37 55 1,734
14 Park Central-Research Park 80 42 53 861
15 Union Hill 76 51 56 795
16 North Hyde Park 76 46 73 1,680
17 Greenway Fields 75 31 55 827
18 West Plaza 74 34 48 3,850
19 Westside North 72 51 49 1,930
20 Independence Plaza 72 44 52 2,594
21 Crown Center 71 58 57 520
22 South Hyde Park 71 42 55 2,181
23 Wornall Homestead 70 32 41 844
24 Paseo West 69 56 56 774
25 South India Mound 68 36 46 5,467
26 Oak Meyer Gardens 68 36 39 1,154
27 Longfellow 68 50 60 1,958
28 Lykins 68 39 45 4,937
29 Western 49-63 66 39 44 3,294
30 Manheim Park 66 42 48 1,355
31 Countryside 66 34 38 1,245
32 Forgotten Homes 66 48 49 526
33 Central Hyde Park 66 43 71 1,572
34 Columbus Park 64 52 57 1,386
35 Armour Hills 63 34 46 2,324
36 Scarritt Point 63 34 41 5,115
37 Holmes Park 63 36 41 853
38 Pendleton Heights 63 38 47 3,625
39 Westwood 62 29 33 576
40 Parkview 62 50 52 1,570
41 Sheffield 60 35 31 2,836
42 Citadel 59 40 38 1,320
43 Waldo 59 36 43 15,392
44 Westside South 58 46 37 1,233
45 Western Hills 58 36 39 1,992
46 West Blue Valley 56 29 24 1,792
47 18th & Vine & Downtown East 54 42 47 1,317
48 Country Club 54 29 42 723
49 Ivanhoe Southwest 53 43 42 1,502
50 Coleman Highlands 53 42 39 594
51 East Blue Valley 52 25 26 2,259
52 Santa Fe 52 44 48 2,009
53 Neighborhood United For Action 52 39 33 1,147
54 Key Coalition 52 44 47 1,579
55 Blenheim Square-Research Hospital 52 40 36 1,354
56 Platte Ridge 52 23 36 2,409
57 Squier Park 50 43 48 674
58 Oak Park Northwest 49 44 38 2,693
59 Sterling Acres 49 35 37 890
60 Sunset Hill 48 30 28 647
61 Holiday Hills 48 23 27 599
62 Winnwood 47 22 37 2,428
63 Ingleside 47 42 30 908
64 North Indian Mound 47 31 32 5,161
65 Jefferson Highlands 44 23 29 2,335
66 Linwood Homeowners-Ivanhoe 44 45 35 1,496
67 Oak Park Southwest 44 42 37 1,944
68 Oak Park Southeast 44 41 34 1,689
69 Armour Fields 43 31 57 1,988
70 Red Ridge South 43 31 37 2,653
71 Beacon Hills 42 45 37 613
72 Ivanhoe Northeast 42 43 33 792
73 Palestine West & Oak Park Northeast 42 42 27 1,138
74 Palestine East 41 39 24 985
75 Blue Hills 41 40 34 5,359
76 Ivanhoe Southeast 40 42 35 1,165
77 Country Club District 40 27 44 646
78 Crestview 40 26 37 3,456
79 Marlborough Heights-Marlborough Pride 39 35 28 3,457
80 East Community Team North 39 29 29 3,352
81 Sherrydale 38 13 30 1,807
82 Loma Vista 38 29 35 2,722
83 Hawthorne-Picture Hills 38 21 51 1,292
84 Swope Park Campus 37 39 28 1,251
85 Big Shoal 37 22 26 1,184
86 Glenhaven 36 13 26 1,161
87 Wendell Phillips 36 40 35 1,754
88 Winnwood Gardens 36 19 21 817
89 Fairwood & Robandee 36 26 34 3,573
90 Knoches Park 36 39 25 1,715
91 Washington Weatley 35 40 36 1,974
92 Sherwood Estates 35 23 28 1,573
93 River View 35 26 19 1,550
94 South Town Fork Creek 35 38 26 1,339
95 Willow Creek 35 31 44 3,511
96 Crossgates 35 22 38 1,805
97 The Coves 34 22 24 3,997
98 Vineyard Northwest 34 36 27 817
99 Linden Park 32 22 31 841
100 Chaumiere 32 22 32 1,632
101 North Town Fork Creek 32 38 26 3,166
102 Ashland Ridge 32 37 22 1,274
103 Timber Valley 31 - 18 530
104 Red Bridge North 31 25 30 1,086
105 Cooley Highlands 31 22 30 1,626
106 Self Help Neighborhood Council 31 38 24 1,498
107 Woodson Estates 31 - 24 818
108 Colonial Square 31 23 21 765
109 Sterling Gardens 30 26 27 913
110 Briarcliff-Claymont 30 24 20 2,572
111 Martin City 30 29 31 1,083
112 Bonne Hills 30 33 24 1,931
113 Lea Manor 30 31 38 1,887
114 Oldham Farms 30 25 28 908
115 Coves North 29 25 43 7,409
116 East Community Team South 29 36 27 3,965
117 Stratford Estates 28 21 27 1,934
118 South Blue Valley 28 35 20 1,664
119 Antioch Acres 28 24 29 1,738
120 Davidson 28 24 30 4,463
121 Ruskin Heights 27 21 34 3,997
122 Hickman Mills 27 17 37 2,046
123 Chouteau Estates 26 24 15 1,862
124 Prairie Point-Wildberry 26 16 37 2,907
125 Briarcliff West 26 2 16 710
126 Bridlespur 25 30 27 1,269
127 Eastwood Hills West 25 24 11 1,439
128 Bannister Acres 25 26 22 1,462
129 Woodbridge 25 30 31 766
130 Central Blue Valley-Park Tower Garde 25 24 11 1,351
131 Noble & Gregory Ridge 24 33 22 1,869
132 Swope Parkway-Elmwood 24 31 16 2,226
133 Park Plaza 24 20 29 2,453
134 Lewis Heights 24 23 19 795
135 Verona Hills 23 29 30 1,852
136 Meadowbrook Heights 23 - 31 3,911
137 New Mark 23 - 25 4,761
138 Country Lane Estates 23 31 27 1,652
139 Park Forest 23 15 22 3,515
140 Stratford Gardens 22 14 38 615
141 Gashland 22 11 23 5,350
142 Vineyard 22 33 44 2,536
143 Foxwoods-Carriage Hills 22 4 25 844
144 Fairlane 21 25 21 4,924
145 Maple Park West 20 5 16 2,013
146 Hickman Mills South 20 14 24 1,797
147 Blue Hills Estates 20 30 23 1,570
148 Country Valley-Hawthorn Square 20 6 21 1,414
149 River Forest 20 20 15 1,400
150 Eastwood Hill East 19 26 15 3,787
151 Robandee South 19 2 22 1,364
152 Fairway Hills 19 13 21 2,240
153 Romanelli West 18 26 38 742
154 Foxtown East 18 31 23 847
155 Riss Lake 18 35 15 2,631
156 Parkdale-Walden 18 21 19 3,689
157 Linden Hills & Indian Heights 18 24 36 2,081
158 Lakeview Terrace 17 9 21 958
159 Terrace Lake Gardens 17 1 24 1,498
160 Calico Farms 17 0 17 1,927
161 Legacy East 17 32 31 1,010
162 Foxcroft & Glen Arbor 16 27 28 846
163 Maple Park 16 16 14 1,381
164 Marlborough East 15 33 12 1,335
165 Hill Haven 14 21 13 1,903
166 East Swope Highlands 14 21 15 853
167 Nashua 13 - 35 4,132
168 North Blue Ridge 13 30 12 961
169 Stayton Meadows 13 25 18 2,481
170 Kirkside 13 17 28 1,531
171 Breen Hills 13 21 24 3,490
172 Royal Oaks North 13 10 17 1,238
173 Winnetonka 12 21 14 1,232
174 Royal Oaks 12 - 19 1,355
175 Ridgefield 12 16 30 4,975
176 Richards Gebaur 11 0 28 837
177 Mission Lake 10 23 30 3,095
178 White Oak 10 8 28 2,460
179 Park Farms 10 20 16 3,022
180 Longview 10 - 22 2,803
181 St. Catherine's Gardens 9 0 16 2,896
182 Western Blue Township 9 21 9 999
183 Leeds 9 34 16 642
184 Blue Vue Hills 9 8 15 1,544
185 Oakwood 9 23 24 515
186 Barry Harbour 8 15 12 3,850
187 Little Blue Valley 8 3 14 3,741
188 Ravenwood-Somerset 8 - 20 3,306
189 Hidden Valley 8 28 14 1,268
190 Gracemor-Randolph Corners 8 14 17 3,432
191 Ruskin Hills 6 4 24 2,696
192 Brown Estates 6 23 17 720
193 Clayton 6 6 9 4,249
194 Line Creek-Northern Heights 6 3 12 2,116
195 Platte Brook North 5 7 24 2,507
196 Unity Ridge 4 10 7 661
197 Vineyard Estates 3 29 24 739
198 Highview Estates 3 2 13 1,902
199 Hillcrest 2 15 9 577

Eating & Drinking

There are about 1,414 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Kansas City.

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

Photo of Lulu's Thai Noodle Shop in Kansas City

Lulu's Thai Noodle Shop

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Hamburger Mary's

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thumbnail for VolkerAfter a nice meal you can walk further and visit some wonderful landscaping in the Volker and Valentine neighbourhoods.

Anna Marie Nedeau
on Volker

25 Transit Score of Kansas City, MO

Kansas City has Some Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Kansas City has some public transportation and about 40 bus and 1 light rail lines.

Transit Time

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

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Joe Yoon Grundy

A transplant to Kansas City from NYC and Washington DC. Finding out that this city is a hidden gem!

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Michael's Fine Clothing For Men

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Lulu's Thai Noodle Shop

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Hamburger Mary's

Nikki Goodson

We own a house in Merriam, KS, but I'm so glad we're renting it out and getting to know other parts of Kansas City. We lived in Waldo for about 18 months and now we're in Hyde Park. We sold our second car and try to bike as many places as possible!

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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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Sidewalks

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Street Parking

35 Bike Score of Kansas City, MO

Kansas City is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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" The Castle"

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Volker

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Liberty Memorial Mall

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Sidewalks

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Street Parking

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Michael's Fine Clothing For Men

thumbnail for SidewalksMany roads in #southhydepark have sidewalks on both sides.

Nikki Goodson
on Sidewalks

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Around Hanover Place

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Hanover Place

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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Photo of Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

thumbnail for Street ParkingStreet parking on both sides of the street is typical in #southhydepark due to there being few (and small) garages. It does make it tough to drive a moving van down. ;)

Nikki Goodson
on Street Parking

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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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St James Catholic Church

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Gillham Park walking trail

thumbnail for Michael's Fine Clothing For MenThis locally owned family business sells fine clothes for men. I have bought several shirts, suits and ties from them and had great service every time! No need to buy expensive Brooks Brother suits! #walkscore

Joe Yoon Grundy
on Michael's Fine Clothing For Men

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