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Living in Charlotte

Charlotte is the 50th 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, First Ward and Second Ward.

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Walk Score of Charlotte, NC

Charlotte is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Caribou Coffee

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Midwood Park

Most errands require a car in Charlotte.

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

Eating & Drinking

There are about 2,659 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Charlotte.

People in Charlotte can walk to an average of 0.6 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

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 66 bus and 2 rail lines.

Transit Time

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

Neighborhood Guides

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Hyatt house Charlotte/Center City

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Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

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Dixie's Tavern

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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Crepe Cellar Kitchen and Pub

Bike Score of Charlotte, NC

Charlotte is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Hyatt house Charlotte/Center City in Charlotte

Hyatt house Charlotte/Center City

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Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

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Clemson Avenue Park

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Imaginon Branch Library

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B-cycle: 6th & Pine

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Fourth Ward

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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Cantina Fifteen Eleven

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Independence Park, Charlotte,NC

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JJs Red Hots

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Wesley Heights

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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Zada Jane's Corner Cafe

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Views from Uptown

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St. Peter's Episcopal Church

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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