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Living in Downtown Des Moines

Downtown is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Des Moines with 4,067 residents.

Downtown has good public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

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

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77 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 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Des Moines with a Walk Score of 77.

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

Downtown Des Moines Apartments for Rent

Downtown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown to other Des Moines neighborhoods.

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Population

1 Carpenter 82 41 50 798
2 Drake Park 78 42 50 822
3 Downtown 77 58 56 4,067
4 North of Grand 76 33 63 3,180
5 Sherman Hill 70 50 50 1,638

Eating & Drinking

There are about 126 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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56 Bike Score of Downtown, Des Moines, IA

Downtown is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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