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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.

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Club Quarters

Photo of Urban Harvest City Hall Market in Downtown, Houston

Urban Harvest City Hall Market

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

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Rental info for The Rice in the Downtown area
from $1,095
Studio
Walk Score 92
Rental info for Lofts at the Ballpark in the Downtown area
from $1,268
1 bed
Walk Score 85
Rental info for Houston House in the Downtown area
from $1,075
Studio
Walk Score 83
Rental info for 1358 Dennis Street in the Downtown area
$2,575
2 bed
Walk Score 83
Rental info for 1608 Colorado St in the Downtown area
$3,100
3 bed
Walk Score 62
Rental info for 3127 Crawford Street in the Downtown area
$3,460
3 bed
Walk Score 79
Rental info for 1308 Dowling St in the Downtown area
$3,150
3 bed
Walk Score 70
Rental info for 1403 Anita St in the Downtown area
$2,150
1 bed
Walk Score 85

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 364 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 Table 7 Bistro in Downtown, Houston

Table 7 Bistro

Photo of Strip House in Downtown, Houston

Strip House

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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 Table 7 Bistro in Downtown, Houston

Table 7 Bistro

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

Downtown is Talking About...

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SAN JACINTO ST @ WALKER ST

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Caroline Street Downtown

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