Walk Score Logo
Go
Locate me

Living in Roanoke

Roanoke has an average Walk Score of 42 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 Gainsboro.

Nearby Apartments

42 Walk Score of Roanoke, VA

Roanoke is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

Walk Score Map

25
100
Photo of Texas Tavern in Roanoke

Texas Tavern

Photo of Historic Roanoke City Market in Roanoke

Historic Roanoke City Market

Most errands require a car in Roanoke.

Roanoke Apartments for Rent

View all Roanoke apartments on a map.

Rental info for 2119 Electric Rd - 22 in the Roanoke area
$875
2 bed
Walk Score 60
Rental info for 717 Sterling Rd in the Roanoke area
from $725
1 bed
Walk Score 51
Rental info for Glade Creek (I) in the Roanoke area
from $990
1 bed
Walk Score 37
Rental info for District Vue in the Roanoke area
from $1,032
1 bed
Walk Score 40
Rental info for 4138 Cresthill Drive in the Roanoke area
from $700
1 bed
Walk Score 55
Rental info for 3521 Normandy Lane Apt 71 in the Roanoke area
$900
2 bed
Walk Score 63
Rental info for Sterlingwood in the Roanoke area
from $749
1 bed
Walk Score 9
Rental info for The Pines Apartments in the Roanoke area
from $870
1 bed
Walk Score 47

Roanoke Neighborhoods

Rank

#

Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 Downtown 86 50 76 1,074
2 Belmont 76 43 58 3,059
3 Gainsboro 67 48 60 962
4 Old Southwest 67 42 68 3,425
5 Shenandoah West 58 30 46 1,623
6 Roundhill 58 30 47 4,691
7 Hurt Park 57 33 69 1,281
8 Williamson Road 56 29 44 3,565
9 Gilmer 55 41 53 723
10 Loudon-Melrose 53 33 35 875
11 Harrison 53 40 46 1,067
12 Wasena 51 30 51 1,687
13 Raleigh Court 51 27 43 9,500
14 Morningside 50 29 44 3,001
15 Melrose-Rugby 49 33 42 3,741
16 Preston Park 46 26 39 5,862
17 Washington Park 44 33 53 2,054
18 Colonial Avenue Area 42 28 32 2,770
19 Kenwood 42 27 54 1,331
20 South Roanoke 42 28 27 4,014
21 Norwich 41 26 58 603
22 Fallon 41 30 50 1,196
23 Washington Heights 40 26 32 1,004
24 South Washington Heights 37 28 30 1,657
25 Wilmont 37 25 28 1,384
26 Grandin Court 37 26 31 1,963
27 Villa Heights 36 30 37 2,778
28 Wildwood 36 24 32 1,151
29 Fair Land 31 30 36 1,106
30 Cherry Hill 28 24 24 1,184
31 Deyerle 25 16 23 3,446
32 Mecca Gardens 24 21 22 2,687
33 Edge Wood - Summit Hills 23 24 19 1,249
34 Eastgate 23 24 22 1,192
35 Riverdale 22 21 37 1,277
36 Hollins 20 25 25 1,055
37 Peachtree-Norwood 19 22 22 2,321
38 Miller Court-Arrowood 19 26 41 2,233
39 Westview Terrace 19 26 35 1,384
40 Ridge Wood Park 19 23 14 1,132
41 Southern Hills 17 8 11 1,135
42 Monterey 17 17 22 2,477
43 Garden City 16 20 17 2,534

Eating & Drinking

There are about 315 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Roanoke.

People in Roanoke can walk to an average of 0.8 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Restaurant Choices Map

= More Choices

thumbnail for Historic Roanoke 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!

Pam Chumbley
on Historic Roanoke City Market

28 Transit Score of Roanoke, VA

Roanoke has Some Transit

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

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.

25
100
Bike
Score

     o__
    _.>/ _
___(_)_\(_)___
          
Bike
Lanes

________________
 __  __  __  __
________________
          
Hills
          _
         / \
   _   _/   \
__/ \_/      \__
          
Bike
Commuters
              _
             |_|
/\           |_|
[]...........|_|
          

Photo of 708 5th St SW Laundromat in Roanoke

708 5th St SW Laundromat

Photo of 378 Elm Ave in Roanoke

378 Elm Ave

Photo of Downtown Roanoke in Roanoke

Downtown Roanoke

Photo of Roanoke Wiener Stand in Roanoke

Roanoke Wiener Stand

Roanoke is Talking About...

party play money song food car team drink run school walk job sleep god dinner movie fight tired eat virginia

Roanoke is all about:

Tweet @WalkScore

Walk Score Professional

Real Estate

Walk Score Neighborhood Map

Add Walk Score, Bike Score, and Transit Score to your rental and for sale properties with the Walk Score Widget.

Software Developers

Walk Score APIs

Build apps with Walk Score, public transit data, and commute and travel times via Walk Score APIs.

Data and Analysis

Walk Score Data and Research

Use Walk Score data for real estate, public health, finance, and urban planning research and analysis.