Picture a walkable neighborhood. You lose weight each time you walk to the grocery store. You stumble home from last call without waiting for a cab. You spend less money on your car - or you don't own a car. When you shop, you support your local economy. You talk to your neighbors.

According to Walk Score, there is no "Walker's Paradise" in Jacksonville. However, there are a few urban districts in Jacksonville that qualify as being walkable neighborhoods. 

Walk Score Scorecard

  • Walker's Paradise (dark green): 100 - 90
  • Very Walkable (light green): 89 - 70
  • Somewhat Walkable (yellow): 69 - 50
  • Car-Dependent (red): 49 - 0

Statistical Data:

  • 4% of Jacksonville residents have a Walk Score of 70 or above.
  • Jacksonville's least walkable neighborhoods are Eagle Bend, Otis, Black Hammock Island.
  • 20% have a Walk Score of at least 50.
  • 80% of Jacksonville residents live in Car-Dependent neighborhoods.

Jacksonville's 10 most walkable neighborhoods

What makes a neighborhood walkable?