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Living in MLK Austin

MLK is the 49th most walkable neighborhood in Austin with 4,863 residents.

MLK has some public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: RMMA, Rosewood, MLK-183, Pecan Springs Springdale, Chestnut, Upper Boggy Creek and Johnston Terrace.

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Walk Score of MLK, Austin, TX

MLK is a Car-Dependent neighborhood

Most errands require a car.

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Most errands require a car in MLK Austin.

MLK is the 49th most walkable neighborhood in Austin with a Walk Score of 45.

Find apartments in Austin's most walkable neighborhoods: Downtown, West University and University of Texas-Austin.

MLK Neighborhood Ranking

Compare MLK to other Austin neighborhoods.




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47 South Lamar 46 46 67 8,136
48 Coronado Hills 45 43 52 3,598
49 MLK 45 45 66 4,863
50 South Manchaca 44 41 54 6,465
51 Windsor Hills 41 35 40 7,102

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Transit Score of MLK, Austin, TX

MLK has Some Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

MLK has some public transportation and about 7 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

icon for car shares in MLK

MLK has about 2 car shares from RelayRides and Getaround.

Bike Score of MLK, Austin, TX

MLK is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.


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Crime in MLK

= Lowest Crime

MLK has more personal crime and more property crime per person than the Austin average.

MLK Crime Rate

Compared to all Austin neighborhoods.

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