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Living in Downtown Sacramento

Downtown is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in Sacramento with 6,512 residents.

Downtown has good public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: Midtown, Upper Land Park, Land Park, Curtis Park, Natomas Corporate Center, North Oak Park and Med Center.

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Walk Score of Downtown, Sacramento, CA

Downtown is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Sacramento Downtown Plaza Certified Farmers' Market

Daily errands do not require a car in Downtown Sacramento.

Downtown is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in Sacramento with a Walk Score of 92.

Find apartments in Sacramento's most walkable neighborhoods: Midtown, Downtown and Old North Sacramento.

Downtown Sacramento Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for Legado de Ravel Apartment Homes in the Downtown area
from $1,675
Rental info for The Orleans in the Downtown area
from $1,499
1 bed
Walk Score 92
Rental info for Fremont Mews in the Downtown area
from $1,534
Studio
Walk Score 88
Rental info for Capitol Yards Apartments in the Downtown area
from $1,557
Studio
Walk Score 96
Rental info for 800 J Lofts in the Downtown area
from $1,444
Studio
Walk Score 97
Rental info for Capitol Towers in the Downtown area
from $1,200
Studio
Walk Score 90
Rental info for The Penthouses at Capitol Park in the Downtown area
from $2,500
Rental info for 120 I STREET in the Downtown area
$1,495
Studio
Walk Score 90

Downtown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown to other Sacramento neighborhoods.

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Population

1 Midtown 93 52 100 8,586
2 Downtown 92 66 98 6,512
3 Old North Sacramento 81 46 90 4,508
4 North Oak Park 78 42 95 4,388

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 337 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Downtown.

People in Downtown can walk to an average of 29 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Enter a locationHistoric picture palace. In 1995, the Crest received a one million dollar restoration bringing Sacramento's last picture palace back to it's glittery 1940's appearance. The Crest boasts one of the most elegant settings Sacramento has to offer, featuring a fabulous gold leaf art deco interior. 1997 saw the addition of two additional theatres where the Crest runs a 7 day a week film program of art, documentary and indie films.

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Transit Score of Downtown, Sacramento, CA

Downtown has Good Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Downtown has good public transportation and about 32 bus and 3 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.

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Downtown has about 2 car shares from Zipcar.

Bike Score of Downtown, Sacramento, CA

Downtown is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Crime in Downtown

= Lowest Crime

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

Downtown Crime Rate

Compared to all Sacramento neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in Downtown Sacramento?

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Jamba Juice

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First Northern Bank

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Bret Harte Elementary School

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Hot Dog On A Stick

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