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Living in Kansas City

Kansas City is the 40th 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, Downtown Loop and Plaza Westport.

Nearby Apartments

Walk Score of Kansas City, MO

Kansas City is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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" The Castle"

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Volker

Most errands require a car in Kansas City.

Kansas City is the 40th most walkable large city in the US with a Walk Score of 32.

Kansas City Apartments for Rent

View all Kansas City apartments on a map. The average rent is $810 and the average home price is $125,500.

Rental info for Corbin Crossing in the Kansas City area
from $975
1 bed
Walk Score 59
Rental info for Lexington Farms in the Kansas City area
from $760
1 bed
Walk Score 63
Rental info for Villa Milano Apartments and Villas in the Kansas City area
from $930
Rental info for Nine Ten Penn in the Kansas City area
from $525
Studio
Walk Score 76
Rental info for Province of Briarcliff in the Kansas City area
from $886
1 bed
Walk Score 11
Rental info for Deauville in the Kansas City area
from $719
1 bed
Walk Score 57
Rental info for Leawood At State Line in the Kansas City area
from $762
1 bed
Walk Score 37
Rental info for Fountainhead in the Kansas City area
from $715
1 bed
Walk Score 31

To view Kansas City homes for sale sorted by Walk Score, visit Trulia.com.

Kansas City Neighborhoods

Rank

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 Old Westport 91 47 73 1,191
2 Downtown Loop 84 69 67 5,089
3 Plaza Westport 84 46 77 1,734
4 Crossroads 83 61 74 830
5 Hanover Place 81 51 77 2,463
6 Valentine 81 48 81 1,155
7 South Plaza 80 48 76 2,518
8 Broadway Gillham 79 53 79 1,054
9 Roanoke 79 45 80 535
10 Volker 78 41 68 3,780
11 Park Central-Research Park 78 50 78 861
12 Southmoreland 77 51 74 2,772
13 Morningside 76 45 74 1,465
14 West Plaza 75 39 69 3,850
15 River Market 75 65 73 1,345
16 Union Hill 72 56 76 795
17 Greenway Fields 72 43 75 827
18 Crown Center 70 59 72 520
19 North Hyde Park 69 53 78 1,680
20 Westside North 68 49 56 1,930
21 Paseo West 67 58 72 774
22 Longfellow 67 55 76 1,958
23 Independence Plaza 66 47 61 2,594
24 Wornall Homestead 65 44 65 844
25 Parkview 64 53 70 1,570
26 Forgotten Homes 64 51 69 526
27 South India Mound 62 38 46 5,467
28 Oak Meyer Gardens 61 45 60 1,154
29 Pendleton Heights 60 42 58 3,625
30 Lykins 60 42 47 4,937
31 Armour Hills 60 44 66 2,324
32 Scarritt Point 59 36 44 5,115
33 Western 49-63 58 48 60 3,294
34 Eastern 49-63 58 46 59 3,313
35 Sheffield 58 39 47 2,836
36 Central Hyde Park 57 51 70 1,572
37 Holmes Park 57 44 55 853
38 Countryside 57 44 61 1,245
39 Westwood 56 35 59 576
40 Country Club 55 42 59 723
41 Western Hills 54 37 54 1,992
42 Key Coalition 54 47 53 1,579
43 Columbus Park 54 53 69 1,386
44 Citadel 53 44 58 1,320
45 Waldo 53 41 59 15,392
46 Santa Fe 52 46 55 2,009
47 Westside South 51 46 57 1,233
48 18th & Vine and Downtown East 50 46 60 1,317
49 Sunset Hill 49 40 54 647
50 Oak Park Northwest 48 46 48 2,693
51 Coleman Highlands 48 45 59 594
52 East Blue Valley 48 32 33 2,259
53 Neighborhood United For Action 47 44 58 1,147
54 South Hyde Park 47 50 59 2,181
55 East Community Team North 46 35 35 3,352
56 Palestine East 44 41 32 985
57 Manheim Park 44 48 55 1,355
58 Palestine West and Oak Park Northeast 44 44 40 1,138
59 Ivanhoe Northeast 44 46 42 792
60 Blenheim Square - Research Hospital 43 42 58 1,354
61 West Blue Valley 43 36 34 1,792
62 Armour Fields 43 41 61 1,988
63 Country Club District 43 38 55 646
64 Red Ridge South 42 20 40 2,653
65 North India Mound 42 32 38 5,161
66 Knoches Park 42 41 34 1,715
67 Loma Vista 42 26 47 2,722
68 Winnwood 41 20 42 2,428
69 Oak Park Southwest 41 44 47 1,944
70 Sterling Acres 41 36 39 890
71 Squier Park 41 49 59 674
72 Crestview 41 28 47 3,456
73 Beacon Hills 40 50 62 613
74 Jefferson Highlands 40 25 36 2,335
75 Wendell Phillips 40 44 48 1,754
76 Blue Hills 40 43 44 5,359
77 Holiday Hills 39 16 35 599
78 Platte Ridge 39 28 56 2,409
79 Ivanhoe Southeast 39 45 47 1,165
80 Ivanhoe Southwest 38 47 51 1,502
81 Ingleside 37 44 36 908
82 Antioch Acres 37 28 38 1,738
83 Crossgates 36 25 34 1,805
84 Linwood Homeowners - Ivanhoe 36 49 52 1,496
85 Oak Park Southeast 36 43 43 1,689
86 Sherwood Estates 35 27 43 1,573
87 Oldham Farms 35 17 37 908
88 Hawthorne - Picture Hills 35 25 37 1,292
89 Fairwood and Robandee 34 21 42 3,573
90 Marlborough Heights - Marlborough Pride 34 41 34 3,457
91 South Town Fork Creek 33 39 39 1,339
92 East Community Team South 33 39 34 3,965
93 Linden Park 33 25 34 841
94 Big Shoal 32 26 39 1,184
95 Washington Weatley 32 43 40 1,974
96 Sherrydale 32 20 41 1,807
97 South Blue Valley 31 39 35 1,664
98 Lea Manor 31 31 37 1,887
99 Red Bridge North 30 22 46 1,086
100 River View 30 27 38 1,550
101 Glenhaven 29 19 47 1,161
102 Willow Creek 29 23 45 3,511
103 Bridlespur 29 20 35 1,269
104 Davidson 29 28 41 4,463
105 Winnwood Gardens 28 14 34 817
106 Swope Park Campus 28 40 50 1,251
107 North Town Fork Creek 28 39 46 3,166
108 Chaumiere 28 23 29 1,632
109 Hickman Mills 28 20 40 2,046
110 Vineyard Northwest 28 38 28 817
111 Country Lane Estates 28 26 29 1,652
112 Colonial Square 28 25 29 765
113 Stratford Gardens 27 32 43 615
114 Martin City 27 - 34 1,083
115 Sterling Gardens 27 27 28 913
116 Ruskin Heights 26 10 37 3,997
117 Briarcliff - Claymont 26 26 35 2,572
118 Ashland Ridge 25 38 28 1,274
119 The Coves 25 9 36 3,997
120 Cooley Highlands 25 23 27 1,626
121 River Forest 25 22 23 1,400
122 Briarcliff West 24 9 27 710
123 Woodson Estates 24 - 27 818
124 Prairie Point-wildberry 24 24 48 2,907
125 Self Help Neighborhood Council 23 39 40 1,498
126 Foxcroft and Glen Arbor 23 8 31 846
127 Central Blue Valley - Park Tower Garde 23 27 22 1,351
128 Foxwoods-carriage Hills 23 13 31 844
129 Bonne Hills 23 36 36 1,931
130 Eastwood Hills West 22 25 24 1,439
131 Coves North 22 26 35 7,409
132 Park Plaza 22 25 34 2,453
133 Lewis Heights 22 12 25 795
134 Noble and Gregory Ridge 21 34 32 1,869
135 Swope Parkway - Elmwood 21 33 36 2,226
136 Verona Hills 21 0 33 1,852
137 Vineyard 21 36 41 2,536
138 Bannister Acres 20 12 33 1,462
139 Blue Hills Estates 20 - 28 1,570
140 New Mark 20 4 35 4,761
141 Fairlane 20 28 29 4,924
142 Eastwood Hill East 19 28 22 3,787
143 Legacy East 19 38 35 1,010
144 Kirkside 19 6 32 1,531
145 Meadowbrook Heights 19 5 33 3,911
146 Gashland 18 12 33 5,350
147 Fairway Hills 18 2 24 2,240
148 Lakeview Terrace 18 19 24 958
149 Timber Valley 18 - 26 530
150 Stratford Estates 18 25 34 1,934
151 Hickman Mills South 18 4 37 1,797
152 Woodbridge 18 - 35 766
153 Romanelli West 18 35 38 742
154 Chouteau Estates 16 18 25 1,862
155 Park Forest 16 13 39 3,515
156 Maple Park West 14 12 30 2,013
157 Foxtown East 14 31 44 847
158 Country Valley - Hawthorn Square 14 12 25 1,414
159 Linden Hills and Indian Heights 14 21 44 2,081
160 Riss Lake 13 35 22 2,631
161 Marlborough East 13 36 22 1,335
162 Hill Haven 13 19 21 1,903
163 Robandee South 13 3 33 1,364
164 Ravenwood-Somerset 12 3 29 3,306
165 Royal Oaks North 12 - 35 1,238
166 North Blue Ridge 12 31 24 961
167 Stayton Meadows 12 27 22 2,481
168 Parkdale - Walden 11 23 32 3,689
169 Breen Hills 11 26 32 3,490
170 Maple Park 11 18 25 1,381
171 Ridgefield 11 18 26 4,975
172 Mission Lake 11 7 42 3,095
173 Terrace Lake Gardens 11 12 26 1,498
174 Park Farms 10 23 25 3,022
175 Ruskin Hills 10 - 33 2,696
176 Winnetonka 9 19 24 1,232
177 Blue Vue Hills 9 1 22 1,544
178 Western Blue Township 9 12 19 999
179 East Swope Highlands 8 26 28 853
180 Nashua 8 1 32 4,132
181 White Oak 8 4 24 2,460
182 Little Blue Valley 7 4 21 3,741
183 Royal Oaks 7 0 30 1,355
184 Line Creek - Northern Heights 7 14 24 2,116
185 Barry Harbour 7 7 20 3,850
186 Longview 7 - 4 2,803
187 Vineyard Estates 6 32 32 739
188 Brown Estates 6 23 24 720
189 Platte Brook North 6 19 26 2,507
190 Calico Farms 6 1 22 1,927
191 Leeds 5 35 29 642
192 Gracemor-randolph Corners 5 15 30 3,432
193 Richards Gebaur 5 - 30 837
194 St. Catherine's Gardens 4 0 21 2,896
195 Clayton 4 6 16 4,249
196 Unity Ridge 3 - 14 661
197 Hidden Valley 3 30 24 1,268
198 Oakwood 3 25 30 515
199 Highview Estates 2 0 20 1,902
200 Hillcrest 2 1 18 577

Eating & Drinking

There are about 1,379 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Kansas City.

People in Kansas City can walk to an average of 0.2 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Westport Flea Market-Bar-Grill in Kansas City

Westport Flea Market-Bar-Grill

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Cigar Box

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thumbnail for Lulu's Thai Noodle ShopLulu's is one of the cities most popular Thai restaurants. It isn't exactly to our tastes, but we can understand why others love it so dearly. #walkshop

Joe Yoon Grundy
on Lulu's Thai Noodle Shop

Transit Score of Kansas City, MO

Kansas City has Some Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Kansas City has some public transportation and about 58 bus 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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Kansas City has about 9 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Neighborhood Guides

Thinking of renting an apartment or buying in Kansas City? Ask our neighborhood guides a question.

Joe Yoon Grundy

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

Ask Joe about Kansas City

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Michael's Fine Clothing For Men

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Hamburger Mary's

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Cigar Box

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!

Ask Nikki about Kansas City

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Sidewalks

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Street Parking

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Westport Flea Market-Bar-Grill

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Bike Score of Kansas City, MO

Kansas City is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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Bike sharing is available from Kansas City B-cycle.

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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

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Around Hanover Place

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Hanover Place

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

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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Photo of Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Photo of Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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Hamburger Mary's

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

Nikki Goodson
on Sidewalks

Kansas City is Talking About...

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St James Catholic Church

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Gillham Park walking trail

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Gillham Park Playground

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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