Walk Score Logo
Go
Locate me

Living in Olympia

Olympia has an average Walk Score of 38 with 46,478 residents.

Olympia has some public transportation.

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

Nearby Apartments

Walk Score of Olympia, WA

Olympia is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

Walk Score Map

25
100
Photo of Capitol Lake Park in Olympia

Capitol Lake Park

Photo of King Solomons Reef in Olympia

King Solomons Reef

Most errands require a car in Olympia.

Olympia Apartments for Rent

View all Olympia apartments on a map.

Rental info for Capitol Steps in the Olympia area
from $1,050
Studio
Walk Score 82
Rental info for Westridge Apartments in the Olympia area
from $1,135
1 bed
Walk Score 35
Rental info for Capitol Crossing in the Olympia area
from $1,045
1 bed
Walk Score 76
Rental info for Olympic Heights in the Olympia area
from $1,005
1 bed
Walk Score 76
Rental info for Little Tuscany Apartments - LUXURY LIVING in the Olympia area
from $1,025
Rental info for Cambridge Court Apartments in the Olympia area
from $985
1 bed
Walk Score 68
Rental info for Abalon Pointe in the Olympia area
from $875
1 bed
Walk Score 76
Rental info for Capitol Heights in the Olympia area
$1,275
2 bed
Walk Score 33

Olympia Neighborhoods

Rank

#

Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 Downtown 75 54 - 2,243
2 Eastside 59 41 - 2,405
3 Upper Eastside 56 39 - 802
4 Carlyon North 55 37 - 834
5 South Capitol 55 44 - 957
6 South Westside 53 42 - 4,291
7 Northwest Olympia 47 38 - 2,781
8 North East 33 27 - 4,149
9 Cain Road 18 25 - 1,667

Eating & Drinking

There are about 306 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.

Photo of Quality Burrito in Olympia

Quality Burrito

Photo of Traditions Fair Trade in Olympia

Traditions Fair Trade

Restaurant Choices Map

= More Choices

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

Transit Score of Olympia, WA

Olympia has Some Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Olympia has some public transportation and about 22 bus lines.

Transit Time

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

icon for car shares in Olympia

Olympia has about 1 car shares from RelayRides.

Neighborhood Guides

Thinking of renting an apartment or buying in Olympia? Ask our neighborhood guides a question.

Photo of Capitol Lake Park in Olympia

Capitol Lake Park

Photo of King Solomons Reef in Olympia

King Solomons Reef

Photo of Quality Burrito in Olympia

Quality Burrito

Photo of Olympia Film Society in Olympia

Olympia Film Society

Photo of Olympia Film Society in Olympia

Olympia Film Society

Photo of YMCA in Olympia

YMCA

Photo of Painted Plate in Olympia

Painted Plate

Photo of www.olympiafurnishedhomes.com Furnished Duplex Home in Olympia

www.olympiafurnishedhomes.com Furnished Duplex Home

Photo of Rainy Day Records in Olympia

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

Photo of www.olympiafurnishedhomes.com Furnished Townhome in Olympia

www.olympiafurnishedhomes.com Furnished Townhome

Photo of www.olympiafurnishedhomes.com Furnished Duplex Home in Olympia

www.olympiafurnishedhomes.com Furnished Duplex Home

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

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

Olympia is Talking About...

play fair king solomon's reef car drink washington school walk downtown fish tale brew pub beer coffee pizza weird oly breakfast reading eat sleep downtown olympia

Olympia is all about:

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

507 - 17th Ave SE Furnished Duplex Home

Photo of Ricardo's Restaurant in Olympia

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

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.