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Living in Downtown Des Moines

Downtown is the 2nd 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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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 Vue Apartments in the Downtown area
from $995
1 bed
Walk Score 67
Rental info for Velocity in the Downtown area
from $995
Studio
Walk Score 80
Rental info for Cityville On 9th in the Downtown area
from $895
Studio
Walk Score 40
Rental info for The Des Moines Building in the Downtown area
from $825
Studio
Walk Score 90
Rental info for The Maxwell in the Downtown area
from $975
Studio
Walk Score 76
Rental info for Vine Street Lofts in the Downtown area
from $935
1 bed
Walk Score 84
Rental info for 14Forty in the Downtown area
from $1,015
1 bed
Walk Score 72
Rental info for 7th St Brownstones in the Downtown area
from $2,020
3 bed
Walk Score 65

Downtown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown to other Des Moines neighborhoods.

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Population

1 Carpenter 78 40 54 798
2 Downtown 78 58 57 4,067
3 Sherman Hill 77 50 48 1,638
4 Drake Park 74 40 50 822

Eating & Drinking

There are about 133 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 Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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