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Living in Knoxville

Knoxville has an average Walk Score of 31 with 178,874 residents.

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

The most walkable Knoxville neighborhoods are University of Tennessee, Fort Sanders and Downtown.

Nearby Apartments

31 Walk Score of Knoxville, TN

Knoxville is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Photo of Tennessee Theatre in Knoxville

Tennessee Theatre

Photo of View of Sunsphere from Fort Sanders in Knoxville

View of Sunsphere from Fort Sanders

Most errands require a car in Knoxville.

Knoxville Apartments for Rent

Knoxville Neighborhoods

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Population

1 University of Tennessee 82 46 47 5,684
2 Fort Sanders 81 51 42 6,195
3 Downtown 80 64 58 1,219
4 Old North Knoxville 65 39 74 1,334
5 Fourth and Gill 65 49 74 746
6 Parkridge 56 38 64 1,589
7 Mechanicsville 55 38 42 2,205
8 Belle Morris 52 34 43 1,831
9 Vestal 52 35 40 508
10 Oakwood 46 35 42 2,832
11 Park City 46 37 41 2,816
12 College Hills 44 32 24 556
13 Western Heights 38 31 28 1,163
14 West View 35 30 24 938
15 Beaumont 35 32 25 1,296
16 Morningside 31 44 35 2,476
17 South Knoxville 29 34 29 9,378

Eating & Drinking

There are about 1,005 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Knoxville.

People in Knoxville can walk to an average of 0.9 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for View of Sunsphere from Fort SandersA wonderful view of the iconic Sunsphere of Knoxville. Clinch Ave is a great street within the Fort Sanders Neighborhood to see both the beauty of downtown from a distance and the historical University of Tennessee Campus.

Melissa Lamicq
on View of Sunsphere from Fort Sanders

28 Transit Score of Knoxville, TN

Knoxville has Some Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Knoxville has some public transportation and about 22 bus lines.

Transit Time

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

25 Bike Score of Knoxville, TN

Knoxville is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Renaissance IV in Knoxville

Renaissance IV

Photo of Apartment Buildings in NE corner of Fort Sanders in Knoxville

Apartment Buildings in NE corner of Fort Sanders

Photo of Knoxville Visitors Center in Knoxville

Knoxville Visitors Center

Photo of East Tennessee Children's Hospital in Knoxville

East Tennessee Children's Hospital

Photo of Abandoned Building in Fort Sanders in Knoxville

Abandoned Building in Fort Sanders

Photo of Christ Chapel in Knoxville

Christ Chapel

thumbnail for Renaissance IVStudent Living within the Fort Sanders Neighborhood that is convenient walking distance to many classes on the University of Tennessee campus.

Melissa Lamicq
on Renaissance IV

Photo of Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

Photo of Overlooking Campus and Cumberland Ave. in Knoxville

Overlooking Campus and Cumberland Ave.

Photo of 411 Gay St LLC in Knoxville

411 Gay St LLC

Photo of Sam's Party Store of Fort Sanders in Knoxville

Sam's Party Store of Fort Sanders

thumbnail for Apartment Buildings in NE corner of Fort SandersApartment Buildings in this area are very convenient to the access of the Hill of the University of Tennessee. Is also very close to World's Fair Park.

Melissa Lamicq
on Apartment Buildings in NE corner of Fort Sanders

Knoxville is Talking About...

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Photo of View of Ayres Hall from Fort Sanders in Knoxville

View of Ayres Hall from Fort Sanders

Photo of Firedog Pizza Deli/Market in Knoxville

Firedog Pizza Deli/Market

Photo of Houses within Fort Sanders in Knoxville

Houses within Fort Sanders

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Intersection near Fort Sanders Regional Medical

thumbnail for Abandoned Building in Fort SandersThere are actually quite a few poorly kept buildings through out the neighborhood. Its unfortunately because they do take away from the beauty and over all appeal of the area.

Melissa Lamicq
on Abandoned Building in Fort Sanders

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