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Living in Downer Woods Milwaukee

Downer Woods is the 83rd most walkable neighborhood in Milwaukee with 4,979 residents.

Downer Woods has good public transportation.

Nearby neighborhoods: Upper East Side, Cambridge Heights, Murray Hill, Northpoint, Riverside Park, Riverwest and Lower East Side.

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Walk Score of Downer Woods, Milwaukee, WI

Downer Woods is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Some errands can be accomplished on foot in Downer Woods Milwaukee.

Downer Woods is the 83rd most walkable neighborhood in Milwaukee with a Walk Score of 52.

Find apartments in Milwaukee's most walkable neighborhoods: Juneau Town, Lower East Side and Yankee Hill.

Downer Woods Milwaukee Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for Ben's Place in the Downer Woods area
from $950
2 bed
Walk Score 76
Rental info for Myhouse in the Downer Woods area
$700
3 bed
Walk Score 72
Rental info for 3402 N. Oakland in the Downer Woods area
$750
1 bed
Walk Score 73

Downer Woods Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downer Woods to other Milwaukee neighborhoods.

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Name

Walk Score

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Population

81 Hawley Farms 52 42 - 1,613
82 Fernwood 52 39 - 2,899
83 Downer Woods 52 59 - 4,979
84 Jackson Park 52 42 - 8,050
85 Tippecanoe 51 39 - 5,946

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 20 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Downer Woods.

People in Downer Woods can walk to an average of 2 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for University of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeThe UWM sign on the corner of Downer and Kennelworth. UWM is a large part of the Downer Woods neighborhood. #DownerWoods

Tim Albert
on University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Transit Score of Downer Woods, Milwaukee, WI

Downer Woods has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Downer Woods Milwaukee apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Downer Woods has good public transportation and about 6 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Downer Woods has about 2 car shares from Zipcar.

Photo of UWM Bookstore Neebo in Downer Woods, Milwaukee

UWM Bookstore Neebo

Photo of Downer Woods UWM in Downer Woods, Milwaukee

Downer Woods UWM

Photo of Hartford Avenue Elementary School in Downer Woods, Milwaukee

Hartford Avenue Elementary School

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Downer Avenue Milwaukee

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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Dogg Haus

thumbnail for University of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeHome to the under appreciated and legendary UWM Panthers. This campus stands as friend to the community home to the early GIS tools founding fathers.

Dee C
on University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

thumbnail for UWM Bookstore NeeboThis property has more reinventions than Flava Flav. One thing students and locals have some to expect from this spot is the campus bookstore and book exchange is off campus in this building.

Dee C
on UWM Bookstore Neebo

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thumbnail for Downer Woods UWMThe area is filled with lush green spaces. The area is kid friendly and also a great place for a picnic lunch.

Dee C
on Downer Woods UWM

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