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Living in Downtown Houston

Downtown is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Houston with 17,001 residents.

Downtown has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Fourth Ward, Midtown, Greater Third Ward, Second Ward, Greater Eastwood, Greater Fifth Ward and Binz.

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Walk Score of Downtown, Houston, TX

Downtown is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Photo of Treebeards - Market Square in Downtown, Houston

Treebeards - Market Square

Photo of Table 7 Bistro in Downtown, Houston

Table 7 Bistro

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Downtown Houston.

Downtown is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Houston with a Walk Score of 77.

Find apartments in Houston's most walkable neighborhoods: Midtown, Neartown - Montrose and Downtown.

Downtown Houston Apartments for Rent

View all Downtown apartments on a map.

Rental info for One Park Place in the Downtown area
from $2,600
1 bed
Walk Score 89
Rental info for Bamboo Realty Inc. in the Downtown area
from $1,520
Studio
Walk Score 91
Rental info for Main St & Texas Ave in the Downtown area
$1,450
1 bed
Walk Score 95
Rental info for Louisiana St & Preston St in the Downtown area
$1,800
1 bed
Walk Score 89
Rental info for 1319 Live Oak St in the Downtown area
$2,400
2 bed
Walk Score 63
Rental info for 1457 Dennis St in the Downtown area
$2,500
2 bed
Walk Score 80
Rental info for 1400 Anita St in the Downtown area
$2,200
1 bed
Walk Score 85
Rental info for 1300 Dowling St in the Downtown area
$3,000
3 bed
Walk Score 69

Downtown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown to other Houston neighborhoods.

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 Midtown 81 82 71 8,461
2 Neartown - Montrose 79 53 78 28,790
3 Downtown 77 88 76 17,001
4 Greenway / Upper Kirby Area 73 51 59 19,937
5 Binz 71 63 73 4,535

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 363 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Downtown.

People in Downtown can walk to an average of 12 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Club Quarters in Downtown, Houston

Club Quarters

Photo of Table 7 Bistro in Downtown, Houston

Table 7 Bistro

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Transit Score of Downtown, Houston, TX

Downtown has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Downtown Houston apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Downtown has excellent public transportation and about 57 bus and 1 light rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

Bike Score of Downtown, Houston, TX

Downtown is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Bike sharing is available from Houston B-cycle.

Crime in Downtown

= Lowest Crime

Downtown has less personal crime and less property crime per person than the Houston average.

Downtown Crime Rate

Compared to all Houston neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in Downtown Houston?

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Photo of Club Quarters in Downtown, Houston

Club Quarters

Photo of Urban Harvest City Hall Market in Downtown, Houston

Urban Harvest City Hall Market

Photo of Table 7 Bistro in Downtown, Houston

Table 7 Bistro

Photo of Strip House in Downtown, Houston

Strip House

Photo of Club Quarters in Downtown, Houston

Club Quarters

Photo of Club Quarters in Downtown, Houston

Club Quarters

Photo of SMITH ST @ WALKER ST in Downtown, Houston

SMITH ST @ WALKER ST

Photo of SMITH ST @ WALKER ST in Downtown, Houston

SMITH ST @ WALKER ST

Photo of FANNIN ST @ RUSK ST in Downtown, Houston

FANNIN ST @ RUSK ST

Photo of SAN JACINTO ST @ WALKER ST in Downtown, Houston

SAN JACINTO ST @ WALKER ST

Downtown is Talking About...

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