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Living in Downtown Long Beach

Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in Long Beach with 19,300 residents.

Downtown has good public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Willmore City, Saint Mary, Bixby Park, Washington School, Franklin School, Central Long Beach and Southeast Wrigley.

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Walk Score of Downtown, Long Beach, CA

Downtown is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of George's Greek Cafe in Downtown, Long Beach

George's Greek Cafe

Photo of Coffee Caliente in Downtown, Long Beach

Coffee Caliente

Daily errands do not require a car in Downtown Long Beach.

Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in Long Beach with a Walk Score of 91.

Find apartments in Long Beach's most walkable neighborhoods: Downtown, Saint Mary and Franklin School.

Downtown Long Beach Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for Center View in the Downtown area
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Studio
Walk Score 93
Rental info for SOFI at 3rd in the Downtown area
from $1,359
Studio
Walk Score 96
Rental info for City Place in the Downtown area
from $1,635
Studio
Walk Score 97
Rental info for Apartment at Long Beach in the Downtown area
$1,195
2 bed
Walk Score 84
Rental info for Apartment at Long Beach in the Downtown area
$775
Studio
Walk Score 94
Rental info for Apartment at Long Beach in the Downtown area
$925
Studio
Walk Score 89
Rental info for Apartment at Long Beach in the Downtown area
$1,195
2 bed
Walk Score 97
Rental info for Apartment at Long Beach in the Downtown area
$825
Studio
Walk Score 90

Downtown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown to other Long Beach neighborhoods.

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Name

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Population

1 Downtown 91 59 85 19,300
2 Saint Mary 88 57 65 11,742
3 Franklin School 88 21 78 12,528

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 190 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Downtown.

People in Downtown can walk to an average of 10 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Long Beach Cafe in Downtown, Long Beach

Long Beach Cafe

Photo of The Greenhouse Cafe in Downtown, Long Beach

The Greenhouse Cafe

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thumbnail for George's Greek CafeServes delicious Greek favorites in a homey and welcoming atmosphere. Great service too. George himself often swings by to say hello. #patiobar Photo: George’s Greek Cafe

Kelley B.
on George's Greek Cafe

Transit Score of Downtown, Long Beach, CA

Downtown has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Downtown Long Beach apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Downtown has good public transportation and about 4 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.

icon for car shares in Downtown

Downtown has about 2 car shares from RelayRides.

Neighborhood Guides

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East Village

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East Village

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East Village

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Bike Score of Downtown, Long Beach, CA

Downtown is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Photo of The Dinner Detective in Downtown, Long Beach

The Dinner Detective

Photo of The Funnel House in Downtown, Long Beach

The Funnel House

Photo of Aquarium Of The Pacific in Downtown, Long Beach

Aquarium Of The Pacific

Photo of Storeline in Downtown, Long Beach

Storeline

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East Village

Photo of East Village in Downtown, Long Beach

East Village

thumbnail for Coffee CalienteThis place is all about their bagel sandwiches. Great coffee and good service too. Bonus: About a 2-minute walk from the beach. #sidewalkcafe Photo: Karina P. | Yelp

Kelley B.
on Coffee Caliente

Photo of East Village in Downtown, Long Beach

East Village

Photo of St. Mary's Court in Downtown, Long Beach

St. Mary's Court

Photo of The Lafayette Apartments in Downtown, Long Beach

The Lafayette Apartments

Photo of 1st Art Work in Downtown, Long Beach

1st Art Work

Photo of Street Art in Downtown, Long Beach

Street Art

Photo of Atlantic & Ocean in Downtown, Long Beach

Atlantic & Ocean

Photo of Modica's Deli in Downtown, Long Beach

Modica's Deli

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