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Living in Charlotte

Charlotte is the 50th most walkable large city in the US with 731,424 residents.

Charlotte does not have many bike lanes.

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

Nearby Apartments

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

Eating & Drinking

There are about 2,447 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Charlotte.

People in Charlotte can walk to an average of 0.4 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

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Charlotte has about 10 car shares from RelayRides and Hertz On Demand.

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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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Clemson Avenue Park

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Crepe Cellar Kitchen and Pub

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Independence Park

Bike Score of Charlotte, NC

Charlotte is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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Bike sharing is available from Charlott B-cycle.

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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

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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

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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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