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Living in Downtown Des Moines

Downtown is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in Des Moines with 4,067 residents.

Downtown is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Cheatom Park, Sherman Hill, King-Irving Park, Drake Park, River Bend, East Village and Woodland Heights.

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Walk Score of Downtown, Des Moines, IA

Downtown is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Downtown Des Moines.

Downtown is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in Des Moines with a Walk Score of 78.

Find apartments in Des Moines's most walkable neighborhoods: Carpenter, Downtown and Sherman Hill.

Downtown Des Moines Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for Confluence on 3rd in the Downtown area
from $987
Studio
Walk Score 80
Rental info for The Randolph in the Downtown area
from $982
1 bed
Walk Score 86
Rental info for R & T Lofts in the Downtown area
from $875
Studio
Walk Score 81
Rental info for The Edge at Gray's Landing in the Downtown area
from $860
1 bed
Walk Score 53
Rental info for Vine Street Lofts in the Downtown area
from $910
1 bed
Walk Score 84
Rental info for 210 E Walnut St in the Downtown area
from $1,062
1 bed
Walk Score 82
Rental info for The Brady Apartments 650 - 16th Street in the Downtown area
from $650
Rental info for 200 10th St in the Downtown area
from $1,200
1 bed
Walk Score 74

Downtown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown to other Des Moines neighborhoods.

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Population

1 Carpenter 78 - 59 798
2 Downtown 78 - 76 4,067
3 Sherman Hill 77 - 74 1,638
4 Drake Park 74 - 69 822

Eating & Drinking

There are about 131 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Downtown.

People in Downtown can walk to an average of 9 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Bike Score of Downtown, Des Moines, IA

Downtown is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Bike sharing is available from Des Moines B-cycle.

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