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Living in Downtown Los Angeles

Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in Los Angeles with 37,811 residents.

Downtown has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: South Central LA, Historic Cultural, Westlake, Central Alameda, Pico Union, Boyle Heights and MacArthur Park.

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Walk Score of Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

Downtown is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of Dearden's in Downtown, Los Angeles

Dearden's

Photo of Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles in Downtown, Los Angeles

Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles

Daily errands do not require a car in Downtown Los Angeles.

Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in Los Angeles with a Walk Score of 95.

Find apartments in Los Angeles's most walkable neighborhoods: Downtown, MacArthur Park and Central Hollywood.

Downtown Los Angeles Apartments for Rent

Downtown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown to other Los Angeles neighborhoods.

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Population

1 Downtown 95 98 72 37,811
2 MacArthur Park 94 81 60 28,660
3 Central Hollywood 93 65 74 16,763

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 1,317 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Downtown.

People in Downtown can walk to an average of 33 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of El Pollo Loco in Downtown, Los Angeles

El Pollo Loco

Photo of Les Noces Du Figaro in Downtown, Los Angeles

Les Noces Du Figaro

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Most kid-friendly park in Downtown Los Angeles. Next to FIDM and across the street from Ralph's, Starbucks. Has security patrol and is locked at dusk so it doesn't turn into a homeless camp.

Colin Sullivan
on Grand Hope Park

Transit Score of Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

Downtown is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Downtown Los Angeles apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Downtown has world-class public transportation and about 16 bus 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 8 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

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Photo of Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles in Downtown, Los Angeles

Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles

Photo of California Broadway Trade Center in Downtown, Los Angeles

California Broadway Trade Center

Photo of California Broadway Trade Center in Downtown, Los Angeles

California Broadway Trade Center

Bike Score of Downtown, Los Angeles, CA

Downtown is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Photo of California Broadway Trade Center in Downtown, Los Angeles

California Broadway Trade Center

Photo of Down & Out in Downtown, Los Angeles

Down & Out

Photo of Pershing Square Farmers Market in Downtown, Los Angeles

Pershing Square Farmers Market

Photo of Angels Knoll Park in Downtown, Los Angeles

Angels Knoll Park

Photo of La Cafe in Downtown, Los Angeles

La Cafe

Photo of Los Angeles Theater in Downtown, Los Angeles

Los Angeles Theater

Photo of California Broadway Trade Center in Downtown, Los Angeles

California Broadway Trade Center

Photo of Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Downtown, Los Angeles

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

Photo of Dark knight Exhibit in Downtown, Los Angeles

Dark knight Exhibit

Photo of Dark knight Exhibit in Downtown, Los Angeles

Dark knight Exhibit

Photo of The Los Angeles Public Library in Downtown, Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Public Library

Photo of Blossom Restaurant in Downtown, Los Angeles

Blossom Restaurant

Photo of Nickel Diner in Downtown, Los Angeles

Nickel Diner

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