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Living in Olympia

Olympia has an average Walk Score of 39 with 46,478 residents.

Olympia has some public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

The most walkable Olympia neighborhoods are Downtown, Eastside and Upper Eastside.

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39 Walk Score of Olympia, WA

Olympia is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Capitol Lake Park

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Quality Burrito

Most errands require a car in Olympia.

Olympia Apartments for Rent

Olympia Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Downtown 77 50 88 2,243
2 Eastside 65 42 80 2,405
3 Upper Eastside 64 41 92 802
4 South Capitol 62 38 66 957
5 Carlyon North 56 35 68 834
6 South Westside 55 41 57 4,291
7 Northwest Olympia 49 36 58 2,781
8 North East 32 30 68 4,149
9 Cain Road 11 27 45 1,667

Eating & Drinking

There are about 276 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Olympia.

People in Olympia can walk to an average of 2 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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King Solomon's Reef

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Traditions Fair Trade

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thumbnail for Heritage ParkLocated right in the heart of downtown, this small park is often filled with local youth making music or playing frisbee.

Whitney Rosita Raines
on Heritage Park

35 Transit Score of Olympia, WA

Olympia has Some Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Olympia has some public transportation and about 18 bus lines.

Transit Time

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

Neighborhood Guides

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Capitol Lake Park

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Quality Burrito

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Olympia Film Society

59 Bike Score of Olympia, WA

Olympia is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Olympia Film Society

Photo of Olympia Film Society in Olympia

Olympia Film Society

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YMCA

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The Painted Plate

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www.olympiafurnishedhomes.com Furnished Duplex Home

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Rainy Day Records

thumbnail for Intercity TransitThe main hub for all the Olympia busses, you can get pretty much anywhere with Intercity Transit, including Seattle! The bus drivers are some of the nicest in the country.

Whitney Rosita Raines
on Intercity Transit

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www.olympiafurnishedhomes.com Furnished Townhome

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www.olympiafurnishedhomes.com Furnished Duplex Home

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507 - 17th Ave SE Furnished Duplex Home

Photo of 507 - 17th Ave SE Furnished Duplex Home in Olympia

507 - 17th Ave SE Furnished Duplex Home

thumbnail for Bearded Lady Food CoThis intimate restaurant was spawned from a local couple who got their start baking goods to sell at other restaurants and stores in town. After much success, they decided to open a store front which has grown from weekend nights only to now serving breakfast Saturday and Sunday mornings. They come up with some incredible concoctions sure to please any taste buds.

Whitney Rosita Raines
on Bearded Lady Food Co

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507 - 17th Ave SE Furnished Duplex Home

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Ricardo's Restaurant

thumbnail for Capitol Lake ParkThis is a great place to go for a stroll or have a picnic lunch. Also the site of Lake Fair in July.

Whitney Rosita Raines
on Capitol Lake Park

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