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Walk Score is available for any address in the United States and Canada. We've also ranked more than 2,800 cities and over 10,000 neighborhoods so you can find a walkable home or apartment.

We believe that walkable neighborhoods with access to public transit, better commutes, and proximity to the people and places you love are the key to a happier, healthier and more sustainable lifestyle.

2020 City & Neighborhood Ranking

  1. The Big Apple is the financial capital of the US and home to Times Square and the Empire State Building. and New York Real Estate.

  2. San Francisco is famous for beauty, bridges, Victorian architecture, hilly landscape and diverse people. and San Francisco Real Estate.

  3. The Athens of America, Boston is a leader in technology and U.S universities including Harvard and MIT. and Boston Real Estate.

    Top neighborhoods:

    1. Beacon Hill
    2. North End
    3. Bay Village
  4. A vibrant city with rich history, Philly is a hub of business, art, education, and cheesesteaks. and Philadelphia Real Estate.

  5. Sunny Miami, Florida, one of America's cleanest cities, is a mecca for beaches, nightlife and bicycles. and Miami Real Estate.

  6. The Windy City, Chicago is a banking hub with the highest US skyscrapers on the shores of Lake Michigan. and Chicago Real Estate.

  7. The Nation's capital of the United States, Washington DC is rich in government jobs and places to live. and Washington D.C. Real Estate.

  8. The Emerald City of Seattle has rapidly growing walkable neighborhoods surrounded by mountains and water. and Seattle Real Estate.

  9. East Bay's Oakland is a vibrant city with art, culture and sunshine in the San Francisco Bay area. and Oakland Real Estate.

  10. Long Beach combines world class urban amenities with small town charm and a laid back lifestyle.

Transit Friendly Cities

  1. 84 Transit Score of New York, NY
    #1
    New York
    Transit Score: 84.3
  2. 80 Transit Score of San Francisco, CA
    #2
    San Francisco
    Transit Score: 80.3
  3. 72 Transit Score of Boston, MA
    #3
    Boston
    Transit Score: 72.5
  4. 71 Transit Score of Washington D.C., DC
    #4
    Washington D.C.
    Transit Score: 70.7
  5. 67 Transit Score of Philadelphia, PA
    #5
    Philadelphia
    Transit Score: 66.8
  6. 65 Transit Score of Chicago, IL
    #6
    Chicago
    Transit Score: 65.3
  7. 60 Transit Score of Seattle, WA
    #7
    Seattle
    Transit Score: 60.1
  8. 57 Transit Score of Minneapolis, MN
    #8
    Minneapolis
    Transit Score: 57.0
  9. 57 Transit Score of Baltimore, MD
    #9
    Baltimore
    Transit Score: 56.9
  10. 57 Transit Score of Miami, FL
    #10
    Miami
    Transit Score: 56.8

Transit Score Methodology

Bike Friendly Cities

  1. 84 Bike Score of Minneapolis, MN
    #1
    Minneapolis
    Bike Score: 83.5
  2. 82 Bike Score of Portland, OR
    #2
    Portland
    Bike Score: 82.4
  3. 73 Bike Score of Chicago, IL
    #3
    Chicago
    Bike Score: 73.2
  4. 73 Bike Score of Denver, CO
    #4
    Denver
    Bike Score: 72.6
  5. 72 Bike Score of San Francisco, CA
    #5
    San Francisco
    Bike Score: 72.2
  6. 70 Bike Score of Boston, MA
    #6
    Boston
    Bike Score: 70.5
  7. 70 Bike Score of Seattle, WA
    #7
    Seattle
    Bike Score: 70.3
  8. 70 Bike Score of New York, NY
    #8
    New York
    Bike Score: 70.0
  9. 69 Bike Score of Washington D.C., DC
    #9
    Washington D.C.
    Bike Score: 69.1
  10. 69 Bike Score of Long Beach, CA
    #10
    Long Beach
    Bike Score: 68.9

Bike Score Methodology

All Cities

The 141 cities we rate with a population of 200,000 or greater have an average Walk Score of 48.

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City

State

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

New York NY 88.3 84.3 70.0 8,175,133
Los Angeles CA 68.2 52.6 58.7 3,792,621
Chicago IL 77.4 65.3 73.2 2,695,598
Houston TX 47.9 36.9 50.7 2,099,451
Philadelphia PA 78.8 66.8 67.4 1,526,006
Phoenix AZ 41.0 36.0 55.9 1,445,632
San Antonio TX 34.8 35.7 44.5 1,327,407
San Diego CA 51.3 36.9 43.0 1,307,402
Dallas TX 46.0 39.7 51.4 1,197,816
San Jose CA 49.0 41.2 61.5 945,942
Jacksonville FL 25.7 23.0 42.7 821,784
Indianapolis IN 30.5 23.3 45.4 820,445
San Francisco CA 87.4 80.3 72.2 805,235
Austin TX 41.1 33.5 54.0 790,390
Columbus OH 40.5 32.8 49.9 787,033
Fort Worth TX 34.7 20.9 41.1 741,206
Charlotte NC 26.3 28.7 33.9 731,424
Detroit MI 53.2 38.8 54.9 713,777
El Paso TX 40.9 30.7 42.0 649,121
Memphis TN 36.1 -- 43.6 646,889
Baltimore MD 64.8 56.9 56.0 620,961
Boston MA 82.0 72.5 70.5 617,594
Seattle WA 74.0 60.1 70.3 608,660
Washington D.C. DC 75.9 70.7 69.1 601,723
Nashville-Davidson TN 28.3 24.3 29.7 601,222
Denver CO 61.0 47.5 72.6 600,158
Louisville-Jefferson KY 33.9 28.2 43.3 597,337
Milwaukee WI 62.7 48.4 59.1 594,833
Portland OR 66.6 51.6 82.4 583,776
Las Vegas NV 40.6 33.9 46.5 583,756
Oklahoma City OK 33.6 16.5 43.2 579,999
Albuquerque NM 41.6 30.0 62.1 545,852
Tucson AZ 42.2 35.1 66.9 520,116
Fresno CA 44.9 31.5 59.4 494,665
Sacramento CA 45.3 33.9 68.1 466,488
Long Beach CA 72.4 51.7 68.9 462,257
Kansas City MO 34.7 29.0 35.0 459,787
Mesa AZ 37.3 27.1 60.6 439,041
Virginia Beach VA 32.1 20.6 44.0 437,994
Atlanta GA 47.8 47.2 44.7 420,003
Colorado Springs CO 35.0 18.7 44.7 416,427
Omaha NE 46.8 26.9 43.9 408,958
Raleigh NC 30.5 29.9 41.3 403,892
Miami FL 77.6 56.8 65.5 399,457
Cleveland OH 59.5 44.6 55.2 396,815
Tulsa OK 38.9 22.7 47.2 391,906
Oakland CA 73.8 56.2 65.4 390,724
Minneapolis MN 70.5 57.0 83.5 382,578
Wichita KS 35.3 19.7 47.5 382,368
Arlington TX 37.8 0.3 41.0 365,438
Bakersfield CA 34.1 27.4 43.7 347,483
New Orleans LA 58.9 43.9 66.4 343,829
Honolulu HI 64.6 57.3 51.0 337,256
Anaheim CA 54.8 37.0 52.3 336,265
Tampa FL 49.4 33.5 56.9 335,709
Aurora CO 43.1 38.3 55.4 325,078
Santa Ana CA 66.3 45.1 61.0 324,528
St. Louis MO 65.5 45.3 61.9 319,294
Pittsburgh PA 62.9 56.0 57.3 305,704
Corpus Christi TX 40.5 29.7 48.5 305,215
Riverside CA 41.9 32.6 49.5 303,871
Cincinnati OH 49.8 43.6 43.3 296,943
Lexington-Fayette KY 33.6 23.8 45.7 295,803
Anchorage AK 27.8 21.2 51.8 291,826
Stockton CA 42.7 27.8 56.5 291,707
Toledo OH 45.3 -- 49.6 287,208
St. Paul MN 59.8 47.8 66.9 285,068
Newark NJ 78.8 65.1 60.6 277,140
Greensboro NC 29.3 -- 35.2 269,666
Buffalo NY 67.5 49.2 65.4 261,310
Plano TX 39.5 17.3 55.0 259,841
Lincoln NE 42.7 24.3 60.6 258,379
Henderson NV 29.0 23.7 43.5 257,729
Fort Wayne IN 30.1 21.7 46.9 253,691
Jersey City NJ 86.8 70.6 70.3 247,597
St. Petersburg FL 43.7 34.7 61.1 244,769
Chula Vista CA 43.2 35.7 41.2 243,916
Norfolk VA 45.0 35.6 51.3 242,803
Orlando FL 41.1 32.6 59.9 238,300
Chandler AZ 34.6 24.3 57.5 236,123
Laredo TX 41.4 -- 44.5 236,091
Madison WI 48.3 38.6 65.1 233,209
Winston-Salem NC 23.4 -- 29.2 229,617
Lubbock TX 38.2 22.0 48.6 229,573
Baton Rouge LA 40.8 -- 46.7 229,493
Durham NC 29.0 29.4 41.4 228,330
Garland TX 39.7 29.3 45.4 226,876
Glendale AZ 40.2 34.2 58.6 226,721
Sydney AU-NSW 62.6 -- -- 3,908,642
Central Coast AU-NSW 41.0 -- -- 297,713
Newcastle AU-NSW 49.1 -- -- 308,308
Wollongong AU-NSW 48.0 -- -- 245,942
Surrey CA-BC 46.1 47.1 55.9 468,251
Burnaby CA-BC 60.1 66.8 59.5 223,218
Vancouver CA-BC 79.8 74.4 78.9 603,502
Winnipeg CA-MB 48.5 51.2 61.1 663,617
Calgary CA-AB 39.1 49.5 50.1 1,096,833
Saskatoon CA-SK 45.7 45.0 31.7 222,189
Edmonton CA-AB 40.2 48.6 39.5 812,201
Windsor CA-ON 42.4 37.9 52.3 210,891
Kitchener CA-ON 44.6 46.8 54.9 219,153
Ottawa CA-ON 45.1 49.5 63.6 883,391
Vaughan CA-ON 34.8 42.8 44.3 288,301
Hamilton CA-ON 49.6 45.4 50.3 519,949
Mississauga CA-ON 48.9 56.0 54.1 713,443
Brampton CA-ON 42.5 53.3 54.8 523,911
Gatineau CA-QC 37.4 40.8 57.6 265,349
Toronto CA-ON 61.0 78.2 61.0 2,615,060
London CA-ON 38.6 45.0 52.8 366,151
Longueuil CA-QC 54.4 52.5 69.6 231,409
Québec CA-QC 44.6 46.9 59.3 516,622
Montréal CA-QC 65.4 67.0 72.6 1,649,519
Laval CA-QC 43.1 46.3 57.3 401,553
Markham CA-ON 34.5 49.3 46.8 301,709
Reno NV 38.1 27.6 52.0 225,221
Hialeah FL 68.7 39.0 58.2 224,669
Paradise NV 48.4 38.1 54.2 223,167
Chesapeake VA 21.0 13.2 40.3 222,209
Scottsdale AZ 31.3 25.6 56.4 217,385
North Las Vegas NV 33.1 31.8 48.5 216,961
Irving TX 43.8 31.3 45.7 216,290
Fremont CA 48.3 36.1 54.4 214,089
Irvine CA 42.5 27.1 69.4 212,375
Birmingham AL 35.4 25.3 30.7 212,237
Rochester NY 64.9 43.2 60.6 210,565
San Bernardino CA 43.4 35.4 43.6 209,924
Spokane WA 48.6 35.7 52.1 208,916
Gilbert AZ 28.3 15.1 53.8 208,453
Arlington VA 69.2 61.7 71.7 207,627
Montgomery AL 26.1 16.4 38.3 205,764
Boise City ID 39.5 22.5 62.4 205,671
Richmond VA 52.2 -- 52.1 204,214
Des Moines IA 44.9 30.0 41.7 203,433
Fayetteville NC 21.4 -- 33.2 200,564
Melbourne AU-VIC 57.0 -- -- 3,707,530
Brisbane AU-QLD 51.2 -- -- 1,874,427
Gold Coast AU-QLD 47.8 -- -- 478,107
Sunshine Coast AU-QLD 44.5 -- -- 209,263
Adelaide AU-SA 53.6 -- -- 1,103,979
Perth AU-WA 50.2 -- -- 1,627,576
Canberra AU-ACT 39.9 -- -- 355,596