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Living in Roanoke

Roanoke has an average Walk Score of 39 with 97,032 residents.

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

The most walkable Roanoke neighborhoods are Downtown, Belmont and Old Southwest.

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39 Walk Score of Roanoke, VA

Roanoke is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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The Historic City Market

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The Blues BBQ Co

Most errands require a car in Roanoke.

Roanoke Apartments for Rent

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Roanoke Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Downtown 86 50 75 1,074
2 Belmont 68 43 57 3,059
3 Old Southwest 67 42 70 3,425
4 Gainsboro 66 48 60 962
5 Roundhill 56 30 42 4,691
6 Raleigh Court 52 27 41 9,500
7 Shenandoah West 51 30 42 1,623
8 Hurt Park 51 33 75 1,281
9 Wasena 51 30 47 1,687
10 Loudon-Melrose 47 33 39 875
11 Preston Park 46 26 37 5,862
12 Gilmer 45 41 55 723
13 Colonial Avenue Area 44 28 25 2,770
14 Williamson Road 43 29 40 3,565
15 Norwich 43 26 58 603
16 South Roanoke 43 28 19 4,014
17 Morningside 41 29 40 3,001
18 Harrison 41 40 44 1,067
19 Melrose-Rugby 39 33 39 3,741
20 Grandin Court 39 26 24 1,963
21 Wildwood 38 24 27 1,151
22 Fallon 34 30 46 1,196
23 Villa Heights 34 30 31 2,778
24 Washington Heights 33 26 28 1,004
25 Washington Park 31 33 50 2,054
26 Fair Land 30 30 33 1,106
27 Kenwood 29 27 50 1,331
28 Eastgate 28 24 19 1,192
29 Riverdale 27 21 33 1,277
30 South Washington Heights 26 28 24 1,657
31 Mecca Gardens 26 21 18 2,687
32 Wilmont 25 25 23 1,384
33 Edge Wood - Summit Hills 24 24 14 1,249
34 Deyerle 24 16 16 3,446
35 Miller Court-Arrowood 22 26 40 2,233
36 Cherry Hill 21 24 19 1,184
37 Westview Terrace 20 26 30 1,384
38 Peachtree-Norwood 19 22 24 2,321
39 Ridge Wood Park 18 23 15 1,132
40 Hollins 17 25 21 1,055
41 Southern Hills 17 8 6 1,135
42 Garden City 17 20 11 2,534
43 Monterey 3 17 20 2,477

Eating & Drinking

There are about 347 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Roanoke.

People in Roanoke can walk to an average of 1 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for The Historic City MarketRoanoke Farmers Market is a great place to find fresh veggies, fruits, rare arts and crafts and other unique finds. A great place to visit!

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on The Historic City Market

28 Transit Score of Roanoke, VA

Roanoke has Some Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Roanoke has some public transportation and about 34 bus lines.

Transit Time

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

39 Bike Score of Roanoke, VA

Roanoke is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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Century Plaza

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Roanoke Wiener Stand

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708 5th St SW Laundromat

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378 Elm Ave

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Downtown Roanoke

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The Historic City Market

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