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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, First Ward and Second Ward.

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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 72 59 4,964
2 First Ward 85 74 57 2,505
3 Second Ward 84 77 61 1,462
4 Cherry 80 54 65 818
5 Dilworth 78 44 61 6,320
6 The South End 74 64 58 1,232
7 Third Ward 72 67 77 2,239
8 Brookhill 70 46 54 1,134
9 Elizabeth 66 49 44 4,052
10 Commonwealth 66 43 46 560
11 North Charlotte 65 51 51 2,864
12 Plaza Hills 62 36 44 539
13 Villa Heights 60 45 44 1,557
14 Optimist Park 60 59 53 757
15 Southside Park 58 47 49 1,108
16 Double Oaks 58 40 54 950
17 Lockwood 58 58 56 1,632
18 Wilmore 58 48 58 1,559
19 Greenville 58 45 50 744
20 Sheffield Park 57 44 44 4,885
21 Plaza Midwood 56 39 50 3,556
22 Freedom Park 55 32 50 2,352
23 Shamrock 55 42 43 3,354
24 Sedgefield 55 41 57 2,941
25 Tryon Hills 54 45 52 1,718
26 Eastover 51 36 39 2,434
27 Briarcreek - Woodland 50 41 37 4,316
28 Druid Hills South 50 41 47 988
29 Wesley Heights 49 52 72 1,213
30 Barclay Downs 48 33 48 4,734
31 Belmont 48 50 49 2,362
32 Colonial Village 47 47 52 1,133
33 Chantilly 47 46 37 1,258
34 Madison Park 46 35 43 4,329
35 Seversville 46 53 69 587
36 Lincoln Heights 45 42 33 2,268
37 University City South 43 36 53 4,249
38 Myers Park 43 31 46 10,970
39 Grier Heights 43 38 33 2,523
40 Closeburn - Glenkirk 43 38 42 3,998
41 Echo Hills 42 40 35 689
42 Enderly Park 42 39 55 2,961
43 Ashley Park 41 42 38 2,807
44 Starmount 40 41 38 2,628
45 Idlewild Farms 40 37 31 5,109
46 East Forest 39 35 39 11,620
47 Collingwood 39 40 43 3,338
48 University Park 38 39 34 1,253
49 Washington Heights 38 43 31 1,786
50 Providence Park 37 30 34 2,212
51 Hwy 51 - Park Road 37 36 40 2,514
52 Oak Forest 36 37 41 6,647
53 Farm Pond 36 37 38 6,262
54 Oakhurst 36 38 30 2,492
55 College Downs 36 28 33 6,170
56 Ashbrook - Clawson Village 35 33 41 2,880
57 University City North 35 34 36 6,822
58 York Road 35 49 45 538
59 Sugaw Creek 35 44 37 3,329
60 Country Club Heights 35 36 42 4,411
61 Oaklawn 35 44 33 822
62 Biddleville 34 51 43 2,070
63 Westerly Hills 34 39 31 2,288
64 Montclaire South 34 40 33 11,670
65 Revolution Park 34 39 44 926
66 Thomasboro - Hoskins 33 37 35 5,397
67 Westover Hills 33 43 44 767
68 Shannon Park 33 36 42 7,262
69 Foxcroft 31 29 30 5,542
70 Cotswold 31 31 30 4,438
71 Windsor Park 31 37 38 12,119
72 Ballantyne East 30 15 30 8,248
73 North Sharon Amity 30 39 32 6,889
74 Ballantyne West 29 6 24 11,410
75 Touchstone Village 29 22 31 2,232
76 J.T. Williams 29 38 26 639
77 Whiteoak 29 18 32 2,385
78 Provincetowne 27 4 32 16,592
79 Governor's Square 27 22 29 1,469
80 Eastway 27 40 35 6,741
81 Druid Hills North 26 38 31 713
82 Idlewild South 26 29 32 6,584
83 West Blvd 26 40 31 922
84 Reid Park 26 35 28 991
85 Arbor Glen 26 35 33 916
86 Harris - Houston 25 16 29 9,120
87 Rain Tree 25 20 22 3,212
88 Starmount Forest 25 40 29 7,174
89 Hidden Valley 25 40 36 12,248
90 Becton Park 24 24 27 5,107
91 Wendover - Sedgewood 24 34 26 3,098
92 Seven Eagles 24 30 35 4,552
93 Sterling 23 43 22 2,734
94 Wessex Square 23 22 33 5,980
95 Park Crossing 23 34 34 3,891
96 Ponderosa - Wingate 22 33 35 1,347
97 McAlpine 22 24 40 5,912
98 Smallwood 22 44 43 1,172
99 Carmel 22 14 30 6,087
100 Eastland - Wilora Lake 22 36 35 6,097
101 West Sugar Creek 22 25 24 7,687
102 Olde Whitehall 21 31 26 5,684
103 Prosperity Church Road 21 23 31 18,062
104 Yorkmount 21 35 22 9,530
105 Oakview Terrace 21 36 27 1,081
106 Lakewood 20 36 36 705
107 Marshbrooke 20 18 23 8,125
108 Mineral Springs 19 29 23 7,853
109 Hickory Ridge 19 29 30 7,943
110 Capitol Drive 19 33 36 849
111 Providence Estates East 19 0 25 7,791
112 Wedgewood 19 22 26 7,866
113 Sardis Woods 18 21 29 4,307
114 Brown Road 18 28 34 4,774
115 Providence Crossing 18 0 29 7,553
116 Boulevard Homes 18 36 29 986
117 Hamilton Circle 18 36 29 4,129
118 Hembstead 17 23 20 1,894
119 Newell South 17 38 25 3,678
120 Toddville Road 17 33 24 8,208
121 Clanton Park - Roseland 17 33 27 2,974
122 Quail Hollow 16 32 28 3,472
123 Sherwood Forest 16 23 22 3,512
124 Beverly Woods 16 29 27 5,958
125 Davis Lake - Eastfield 15 16 28 9,646
126 Olde Providence South 15 18 27 5,117
127 Eagle Lake 15 32 21 2,886
128 Marlwood 15 27 23 5,426
129 Hickory Grove 15 23 24 5,044
130 Oxford Hunt 15 25 31 4,595
131 Newell 14 22 26 6,277
132 Lansdowne 14 24 29 4,916
133 Henderson Circle 14 34 30 1,928
134 Mountainbrook 13 9 21 2,228
135 Beatties Ford - Trinity 13 33 40 3,511
136 Derita - Statesville 13 29 24 4,922
137 Sunset Road 13 18 21 4,340
138 Rockwell Park - Hemphill Heights 12 21 26 3,956
139 Todd Park 12 35 21 913
140 Griers Fork 12 29 28 4,242
141 Wildwood 12 10 15 2,830
142 Piper Glen Estates 12 5 19 7,778
143 Providence Plantation 11 0 19 7,772
144 Sharon Woods 11 18 27 3,931
145 Highland Creek 11 5 21 16,778
146 Olde Providence North 11 25 15 3,310
147 Pawtuckett 10 16 16 4,123
148 Oakdale South 10 9 21 4,454
149 Nevin Community 10 27 26 4,055
150 Coulwood West 9 25 17 9,910
151 Coulwood East 9 28 18 1,410
152 Yorkshire 8 20 25 8,479
153 Montibello 8 12 20 4,344
154 Harwood Lane 7 15 16 6,751
155 Westchester 7 35 20 3,472
156 Stonehaven 6 20 24 5,393
157 Sardis Forest 5 19 15 4,003
158 Back Creek Church Road 3 4 15 12,794
159 Silverwood 3 8 16 8,284

Eating & Drinking

There are about 2,348 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.

Photo of Dixie's Tavern in Charlotte

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

27 Transit Score of Charlotte, NC

Charlotte has Some Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Charlotte has some public transportation and about 57 bus and 2 light rail lines.

Transit Time

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

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Seventh Street Station Parking Garage

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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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Neighborhood Theatre

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Midwood Park

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Clemson Avenue Park

31 Bike Score of Charlotte, NC

Charlotte is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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Midwood Park

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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

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

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Fourth Ward

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Independence Park, Charlotte,NC

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JJs Red Hots

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Wesley Heights

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

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 Bechtler Museum of Modern ArtThe Bechtler Museum of Modern Art is part of the new Levine Center for the Arts located in the heart of #UptownCharlotte. It is dedicated to the celebration and analysis of the strongest aspects of mid-century modernism as reflected in the holdings of the Bechtler collection. The collection comprises more than 1,400 works by 20th-century modern artists. Some works are accompanied by books, photographs and letters illustrating personal connections to the Bechtler family.

Mary DeGeorge
on Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

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