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Living in Memphis

Memphis is the 40th most walkable large city in the US with 646,889 residents.

Memphis has minimal public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

The most walkable Memphis neighborhoods are East Midtown, Idlewild-East End Historic and Barry F. Homes.

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35 Walk Score of Memphis, TN

Memphis is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Photo of Court Square in Memphis

Court Square

Photo of Carriage Rides in Memphis

Carriage Rides

Most errands require a car in Memphis.

Memphis is the 40th most walkable large city in the US with a Walk Score of 35.

Memphis Apartments for Rent

Memphis Neighborhoods

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Population

1 East Midtown 77 32 56 2,216
2 Idlewild-East End Historic 77 35 73 1,749
3 Barry F. Homes 74 54 75 513
4 Annesdale Park 74 39 69 546
5 Colonial View Civic Club 73 31 59 620
6 Cooper Young 73 35 70 3,494
7 Evergreen Historic District 68 35 79 4,282
8 New Pathways 66 42 74 6,279
9 Victorian Village 66 46 75 522
10 East Parkway 65 34 52 1,016
11 Central Gardens 64 37 61 4,052
12 South Bluffs 63 39 65 682
13 Annesdale-Snowden 62 34 51 522
14 Mendenhall Estates 60 25 45 2,644
15 Joffre 60 27 59 1,105
16 North Memphis Concerned Citizens 59 43 53 3,346
17 Castalia - Parkway Block Club 57 37 53 620
18 Hadley and Prescott 56 26 48 985
19 Destiny Unlimited 56 31 49 2,290
20 Washington Heights 56 29 57 1,222
21 College Park Neighborhood Watch 55 28 50 746
22 Bethel Grove Community Organization 55 34 42 2,962
23 University of Memphis 55 27 62 3,897
24 Winchester Park 54 46 68 740
25 Williamsburg Colony 54 25 42 1,643
26 Normal Station 54 26 66 3,102
27 Binghampton-Lester 54 28 68 12,153
28 Messick Buntyn 53 23 64 3,034
29 Rhodes View 53 30 74 576
30 Hunters Hollow South 52 - 53 1,562
31 Rozelle-Annesdale 50 35 55 1,395
32 Orange Mound Civic Orgganization 49 31 55 7,598
33 Chicasaw Gardens 48 28 59 901
34 South Memphis Citizens United for Action 48 29 51 2,531
35 Edwin Circle 48 28 48 649
36 East Buntyn 48 25 69 1,045
37 South Third and Parkway 48 27 42 513
38 Grahamwood 47 21 42 3,791
39 Eastlawn - Crider - Pinecrest Block Club 47 29 49 543
40 Dunn Road 45 26 37 1,312
41 Rhodes Hollywood Springdale Partnership 45 32 60 7,149
42 Southeast Memphis 45 22 41 16,176
43 Hunters Hollow 44 - 39 3,313
44 Hollywood-Hyde Park-Springdale 43 28 52 6,028
45 Fairlawn 41 27 36 636
46 Glenview 41 34 43 769
47 Fairhills 40 26 39 685
48 University Lane 40 31 68 1,163
49 Chapel Creek 40 - 35 2,048
50 Lundee 39 22 56 612
51 Mallory Heights Community Club 39 24 48 1,522
52 Colonial Acres 39 24 43 8,509
53 Sea Isle Park 38 22 39 6,360
54 Glenview-Edgewood Manor 38 34 39 949
55 Magnolia Barksdale Civic Club 37 29 41 3,332
56 Cresent Avenue 36 22 35 2,020
57 South Memphis Alliance and Regrowth Team 36 25 39 647
58 Autumn Ridge 36 19 41 5,923
59 Old Hickory Hills Civic Club 35 28 36 1,083
60 Stage Park Meadows 34 16 34 2,118
61 Cherokee Civic Club 34 29 43 2,208
62 Raleigh-Ridge Park 34 27 34 2,341
63 Harbor Town 34 44 42 1,501
64 Bennington Park Neighborhood Watch Group 34 16 41 1,418
65 Elliston Height Civic Club Neighborhood Watch 33 28 30 553
66 Prospect Park - Rayner - Eloise Block Club 33 29 39 647
67 Alta Vista 33 28 35 7,628
68 Barton Heights Neighborhood Watch 33 27 32 1,124
69 White Station-Yates 33 23 44 1,471
70 Walker 33 27 32 2,257
71 Imogene Heights 32 26 34 1,253
72 Balmoral 31 16 37 1,880
73 Whitehaven View 31 24 33 5,200
74 Kendale 29 33 36 508
75 Woodchase Homeowners Assn. 29 - 32 507
76 Audubon Park 29 24 39 1,015
77 Red Acres 28 27 43 568
78 East Dison Street Block Club 28 28 34 585
79 Westwood Meadows 27 24 37 610
80 Buckingham Farms 27 13 34 965
81 Alta Vista Stage 26 27 40 7,946
82 Richmond Colony 26 24 32 715
83 Westwood 26 22 30 8,646
84 Citizens Against Reckless Endangerment 25 25 40 566
85 Mt. Pisgah Concerned Citizens 25 24 33 960
86 Frayser 24 18 40 4,942
87 Handy Holiday Community Club 24 29 30 2,219
88 48th Ward Civic Club 24 27 34 1,717
89 Alcy-Ball 23 27 36 1,626
90 Whiteville - Alice Neighborhood Watch 23 24 33 1,020
91 Rangeline 23 24 30 7,802
92 Concerned Citizens of West Junction 23 25 30 1,139
93 Ford Road 23 24 28 1,736
94 Valey Forge Civic League 22 25 29 3,410
95 Whispering Meadows 22 20 31 1,108
96 Keswick-Stornaway 22 4 32 1,205
97 Kirby Trace 22 10 41 846
98 Riverview 21 18 32 3,832
99 Countrywood 21 2 27 8,753
100 Longview Heights Civic Club 21 25 35 1,743
101 Douglas-Bungalow-Crump 20 26 47 1,847
102 Burlington 20 16 34 2,835
103 Sixty Point One Ward Civic Club 20 26 30 3,267
104 Red Oaks 20 30 29 1,720
105 Skylake 19 25 26 1,272
106 Hawkins Mill Residents Associtaion 19 23 26 2,332
107 Springhill Community Civic Club 18 17 26 19,273
108 Village 18 29 46 689
109 40th Ward Civic Club 18 29 37 1,708
110 Gardenview 16 26 34 3,032
111 Greentrees 16 21 28 1,113
112 Hedgemoor Civic Club 16 19 34 542
113 Westside 15 18 36 1,578
114 Harbortown 15 25 40 4,504
115 Roseleigh 14 11 31 1,965
116 Belle Meade 13 28 36 670
117 Westhaven 11 22 25 1,506
118 Rocky Point Road Corridor 10 - 25 1,782
119 Eastwood Manor 10 11 31 911
120 Scenic Hills 8 22 23 1,223
121 Weaver Road - Mt Pisgah Concerned Citizens 8 25 27 1,410
122 Westwood Shores 7 7 23 1,175
123 Walnut Grove Lake 6 - 21 794
124 Community Uniting Resource and Energies 2 6 18 510

Eating & Drinking

There are about 1,502 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Memphis.

People in Memphis can walk to an average of 0.6 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Blues City Cafe in Memphis

Blues City Cafe

Photo of Charlie Vergos' Rendezvous in Memphis

Charlie Vergos' Rendezvous

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thumbnail for Silky O'Sullivan'sAs you walk down the historic Beale Street, somber into Silky's for a bucket of beer. Be entertained by dueling pianos and beer drinking goats.

Tim Allyn Goodroe
on Silky O'Sullivan's

22 Transit Score of Memphis, TN

Memphis has Minimal Transit

It is possible to get on a bus. Find Memphis apartments for rent on Redfin.

Public Transit Routes

Memphis has minimal public transportation and about 26 bus lines.

Transit Time

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

41 Bike Score of Memphis, TN

Memphis is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Methodist University Hospital in Memphis

Methodist University Hospital

Photo of Fire Museum of Memphis in Memphis

Fire Museum of Memphis

Photo of Cannon Center For The Performing Arts in Memphis

Cannon Center For The Performing Arts

Photo of Peabody Park in Memphis

Peabody Park

Photo of Dogs Rule Day Care & School in Memphis

Dogs Rule Day Care & School

Photo of Second Hand Rose East in Memphis

Second Hand Rose East

thumbnail for The Brass DoorVisit this quaint little bar and eatery. It provides inside and outside seating while enjoying a cool beer and hot food. At nights the basement hosts local live musicians while sipping on a cocktail.

Tim Allyn Goodroe
on The Brass Door

Photo of ATA Black Belt & Academy in Memphis

ATA Black Belt & Academy

Photo of Richard & Annette Bloch Cancer Survivors Park in Memphis

Richard & Annette Bloch Cancer Survivors Park

Photo of Urban Gardener in Memphis

Urban Gardener

Photo of Bari Restaurant in Memphis

Bari Restaurant

thumbnail for Beale StreetWalk down this historic and iconic destination of downtown Memphis known as Beale Street. It is the home of the blues. It has seen the likes of B B King, Bobby Blue Bland, Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis among many others. Experience the music, dancing and food known to draw many from all over.

Tim Allyn Goodroe
on Beale Street

Memphis is Talking About...

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Hueys

Photo of Tops Bar-B-Q in Memphis

Tops Bar-B-Q

Photo of Saint Jude Childrens Research Hospital in Memphis

Saint Jude Childrens Research Hospital

thumbnail for FedExForumThe FedEx Forum is home to the Successful Memphis Grizzlies NBA Basketball Team. It not only hosts basketball games but circuses and concerts as well.

Tim Allyn Goodroe
on FedExForum

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