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Living in Charlotte

Charlotte is the 49th most walkable large city in the US with 731,424 residents.

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

The most walkable Charlotte neighborhoods are Fourth Ward, Second Ward and First Ward.

Nearby Apartments

26 Walk Score of Charlotte, NC

Charlotte is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Seventh Street Station Parking Garage

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Neighborhood Theatre

Most errands require a car in Charlotte.

Charlotte is the 49th most walkable large city in the US with a Walk Score of 26.

Charlotte Apartments for Rent

Charlotte Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Fourth Ward 89 77 59 4,964
2 Second Ward 86 82 62 1,462
3 First Ward 85 80 60 2,505
4 Cherry 80 56 66 818
5 Dilworth 77 48 61 6,320
6 The South End 75 69 58 1,232
7 Third Ward 71 69 75 2,239
8 Brookhill 69 49 58 1,134
9 North Charlotte 66 53 52 2,864
10 Commonwealth 66 43 50 560
11 Elizabeth 65 51 47 4,052
12 Plaza Hills 63 36 50 539
13 Villa Heights 62 49 48 1,557
14 Wilmore 61 52 58 1,559
15 Optimist Park 60 64 56 757
16 Lockwood 59 62 57 1,632
17 Plaza Midwood 57 40 51 3,556
18 Double Oaks 57 42 55 950
19 Shamrock 57 43 45 3,354
20 Sheffield Park 56 44 50 4,885
21 Greenville 56 45 55 744
22 Tryon Hills 54 47 52 1,718
23 Freedom Park 54 34 53 2,352
24 Sedgefield 53 43 56 2,941
25 Druid Hills South 51 43 50 988
26 Eastover 51 39 43 2,434
27 Southside Park 51 49 50 1,108
28 Briarcreek - Woodland 48 42 43 4,316
29 Belmont 48 55 52 2,362
30 Wesley Heights 48 51 70 1,213
31 Seversville 47 49 69 587
32 Barclay Downs 47 35 47 4,734
33 Lincoln Heights 47 44 36 2,268
34 Colonial Village 46 50 52 1,133
35 Chantilly 46 45 40 1,258
36 Madison Park 45 40 43 4,329
37 Myers Park 43 33 47 10,970
38 Grier Heights 43 40 38 2,523
39 University City South 42 43 53 4,249
40 Enderly Park 42 39 53 2,961
41 Biddleville 41 47 47 2,070
42 Closeburn - Glenkirk 40 44 42 3,998
43 Ashley Park 40 41 40 2,807
44 Echo Hills 40 40 37 689
45 Starmount 40 45 38 2,628
46 Idlewild Farms 39 40 37 5,109
47 University Park 39 41 38 1,253
48 Sugaw Creek 38 45 40 3,329
49 Washington Heights 38 41 35 1,786
50 East Forest 37 35 44 11,620
51 Collingwood 37 43 44 3,338
52 Country Club Heights 37 37 44 4,411
53 Providence Park 36 33 36 2,212
54 Farm Pond 36 40 41 6,262
55 Oak Forest 36 38 45 6,647
56 York Road 36 51 49 538
57 Thomasboro - Hoskins 36 37 38 5,397
58 Hwy 51 - Park Road 35 35 44 2,514
59 College Downs 35 33 38 6,170
60 Shannon Park 35 36 44 7,262
61 Montclaire South 35 44 35 11,670
62 Ashbrook - Clawson Village 34 34 42 2,880
63 University City North 34 37 36 6,822
64 Westover Hills 34 43 47 767
65 Oakhurst 34 38 34 2,492
66 Revolution Park 33 40 50 926
67 Oaklawn 33 41 39 822
68 Westerly Hills 32 40 34 2,288
69 Foxcroft 31 31 34 5,542
70 Windsor Park 31 37 40 12,119
71 Cotswold 30 33 33 4,438
72 North Sharon Amity 30 39 35 6,889
73 Governor's Square 30 23 35 1,469
74 Ballantyne West 30 7 28 11,410
75 Ballantyne East 29 18 33 8,248
76 Druid Hills North 28 40 31 713
77 Reid Park 28 37 34 991
78 Eastway 28 42 37 6,741
79 Provincetowne 27 4 35 16,592
80 Hidden Valley 27 41 39 12,248
81 Whiteoak 27 21 36 2,385
82 Touchstone Village 27 24 31 2,232
83 Idlewild South 27 30 35 6,584
84 Arbor Glen 26 37 37 916
85 Lakewood 26 37 40 705
86 J.T. Williams 26 42 29 639
87 West Blvd 26 41 40 922
88 Starmount Forest 25 46 33 7,174
89 Oakview Terrace 25 37 33 1,081
90 Harris - Houston 25 19 27 9,120
91 Smallwood 25 41 47 1,172
92 Sterling 24 49 26 2,734
93 Rain Tree 24 21 26 3,212
94 Carmel 24 20 31 6,087
95 Seven Eagles 24 30 34 4,552
96 Becton Park 24 26 32 5,107
97 Wendover - Sedgewood 23 37 30 3,098
98 Ponderosa - Wingate 23 37 40 1,347
99 Wessex Square 23 24 35 5,980
100 McAlpine 22 27 41 5,912
101 Park Crossing 22 35 38 3,891
102 Marshbrooke 21 20 26 8,125
103 Eastland - Wilora Lake 21 37 37 6,097
104 West Sugar Creek 20 8 28 7,687
105 Hamilton Circle 20 36 31 4,129
106 Yorkmount 20 38 26 9,530
107 Olde Whitehall 20 30 25 5,684
108 Hickory Ridge 19 32 32 7,943
109 Providence Crossing 19 3 33 7,553
110 Capitol Drive 19 36 39 849
111 Sardis Woods 19 21 33 4,307
112 Providence Estates East 19 1 28 7,791
113 Mineral Springs 19 31 27 7,853
114 Prosperity Church Road 18 26 33 18,062
115 Toddville Road 18 31 26 8,208
116 Beverly Woods 18 31 30 5,958
117 Brown Road 18 27 36 4,774
118 Wedgewood 17 27 28 7,866
119 Hembstead 17 24 23 1,894
120 Newell South 17 41 27 3,678
121 Rockwell Park - Hemphill Heights 16 23 27 3,956
122 Boulevard Homes 16 39 32 986
123 Clanton Park - Roseland 16 35 30 2,974
124 Newell 15 26 29 6,277
125 Hickory Grove 15 26 27 5,044
126 Oxford Hunt 15 27 32 4,595
127 Sherwood Forest 15 25 27 3,512
128 Marlwood 15 33 26 5,426
129 Davis Lake - Eastfield 15 11 30 9,646
130 Olde Providence South 15 19 28 5,117
131 Quail Hollow 14 35 27 3,472
132 Derita - Statesville 14 30 28 4,922
133 Eagle Lake 14 32 22 2,886
134 Sharon Woods 14 22 29 3,931
135 Lansdowne 14 25 32 4,916
136 Nevin Community 13 31 30 4,055
137 Mountainbrook 12 13 24 2,228
138 Henderson Circle 12 29 35 1,928
139 Highland Creek 12 4 20 16,778
140 Piper Glen Estates 12 10 21 7,778
141 Olde Providence North 11 27 20 3,310
142 Griers Fork 11 23 30 4,242
143 Providence Plantation 11 4 21 7,772
144 Coulwood East 10 15 20 1,410
145 Pawtuckett 10 19 21 4,123
146 Beatties Ford - Trinity 10 35 40 3,511
147 Yorkshire 10 20 28 8,479
148 Sunset Road 10 18 22 4,340
149 Todd Park 9 32 29 913
150 Oakdale South 8 10 23 4,454
151 Wildwood 8 10 19 2,830
152 Westchester 8 32 23 3,472
153 Montibello 8 14 24 4,344
154 Coulwood West 8 22 20 9,910
155 Harwood Lane 7 17 16 6,751
156 Stonehaven 7 20 28 5,393
157 Sardis Forest 5 20 18 4,003
158 Silverwood 4 10 18 8,284
159 Back Creek Church Road 4 4 15 12,794

Eating & Drinking

There are about 2,132 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Charlotte.

People in Charlotte can walk to an average of 0.5 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Dixie's Tavern

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Bar Charlotte

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thumbnail for Seventh Street Station Parking GarageThe Seventh Street Station is a convenient place to park when visiting Uptown Charlotte. It is located in the #FirstWard and embodies the fun loving attitude of the neighborhood. Be sure to tap on the colored panels on the outside of the building to hear the music!

Mary DeGeorge
on Seventh Street Station Parking Garage

29 Transit Score of Charlotte, NC

Charlotte has Some Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Charlotte has some public transportation and about 60 bus and 1 light rail lines.

Transit Time

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

Neighborhood Guides

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

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Levine Museum of the New South

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Hyatt house Charlotte/Center City

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Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

Savvy + Co. Real Estate

Charlotte’s many diverse neighborhoods have something for everyone and we want to show you what makes Charlotte such a great place to live. We love it here and we know you will too! Drop us a line at (704) 330-8326 and let's get started.

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Midwood Park

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Clemson Avenue Park

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Independence Park

34 Bike Score of Charlotte, NC

Charlotte is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Levine Museum of the New South in Charlotte

Levine Museum of the New South

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Midwood Park

Photo of Hyatt house Charlotte/Center City in Charlotte

Hyatt house Charlotte/Center City

Photo of Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in Charlotte

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

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Clemson Avenue Park

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Imaginon Branch Library

thumbnail for Levine Museum of the New SouthLevine Museum of the New South is located in the Heart of Charlotte, NC in the #FirstWard. It is an interactive history museum that provides the nation with the most comprehensive interpretation of post-Civil War southern society featuring men, women and children, black and white, rich and poor, long-time residents and newcomers who have shaped the South since the Civil War.

Mary DeGeorge
on Levine Museum of the New South

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B-cycle: 6th & Pine

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Fourth Ward

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Independence Park, Charlotte,NC

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JJs Red Hots

thumbnail for Midwood Park6 acres in Midwood with a picnic area, outdoor ampitheater, tennis court, basketball court, playground and community garden.

Savvy + Co. Real Estate
on Midwood Park

Charlotte is Talking About...

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Wesley Heights

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Zada Jane's Corner Cafe

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Views from Uptown

thumbnail for Hyatt house Charlotte/Center CityHyatt House Hotel in #FirstWard is a convenient place to stay after attending an event at the Time Warner Cable Arena as it is adjacent to the stadium.

Mary DeGeorge
on Hyatt house Charlotte/Center City

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