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Living in Downtown Santa Monica

Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in Santa Monica with 2,328 residents.

Downtown has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Wilshire-Montana, Ocean Park, Mid-City, North of Montana, Pico, Northeast Santa Monica and Sunset Park.

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Walk Score of Downtown, Santa Monica, CA

Downtown is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Ocean / Santa Monica

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Santa Monica Pier Museum

Daily errands do not require a car in Downtown Santa Monica.

Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in Santa Monica with a Walk Score of 91.

Find apartments in Santa Monica's most walkable neighborhoods: Downtown, Ocean Park and Mid-City.

Downtown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown to other Santa Monica neighborhoods.

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Population

1 Downtown 91 77 85 2,328
2 Ocean Park 91 63 90 11,990
3 Mid-City 90 68 84 12,722

Eating & Drinking

There are about 257 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Downtown.

People in Downtown can walk to an average of 39 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Transit Score of Downtown, Santa Monica, CA

Downtown has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Downtown Santa Monica apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Downtown has excellent public transportation and about 18 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 1 car shares from RelayRides.

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Matthew Gaskill

Real estate professional with Sotheby's and amateur short story writer. Flâneur. | CalBRE# 01934613

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Photo of Santa Monica Pier Museum in Downtown, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Pier Museum

Photo of Santa Monica Pier Museum in Downtown, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Pier Museum

Photo of Santa Monica Pier in Downtown, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Pier

Bike Score of Downtown, Santa Monica, CA

Downtown is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Photo of Santa Monica Pier Museum in Downtown, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Pier Museum

Photo of Santa Monica Pier Museum in Downtown, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Pier Museum

Photo of Santa Monica Pier Museum in Downtown, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Pier Museum

Photo of Santa Monica Pier in Downtown, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Pier

Photo of Santa Monica Pier in Downtown, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Pier

Photo of Santa Monica Pier in Downtown, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Pier

Photo of The Georgian Hotel in Downtown, Santa Monica

The Georgian Hotel

Photo of The Georgian Hotel in Downtown, Santa Monica

The Georgian Hotel

Photo of Third St LTD in Downtown, Santa Monica

Third St LTD

Photo of Ocean / Santa Monica in Downtown, Santa Monica

Ocean / Santa Monica

Photo of Ocean / Colorado in Downtown, Santa Monica

Ocean / Colorado

Photo of Santa Monica Pier Museum in Downtown, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Pier Museum

Photo of Santa Monica Pier Museum in Downtown, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Pier Museum

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