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Living in Westwood Des Moines

Westwood is the 46th most walkable neighborhood in Des Moines with 1,107 residents.

Westwood does not have many bike lanes.

Nearby neighborhoods: Waterbury, Frisbie Park, Ingersoll Park, Salisbury Oaks, Waveland Woods, Waveland Park and North of Grand.

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Walk Score of Westwood, Des Moines, IA

Westwood is a Car-Dependent neighborhood

Almost all errands require a car.

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Photo of Des Moines Art Center in Westwood, Des Moines

Des Moines Art Center

Photo of Des Moines Art Center in Westwood, Des Moines

Des Moines Art Center

Almost all errands require a car in Westwood Des Moines.

Westwood is the 46th most walkable neighborhood in Des Moines with a Walk Score of 24.

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

Westwood Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Westwood to other Des Moines neighborhoods.

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Population

44 Sheridan Gardens 28 - 38 6,682
45 Southwestern Hills 25 - 35 5,817
46 Westwood 24 - 39 1,107
47 Gray's Woods 23 - 35 2,666
48 Laurel Hill 23 - 33 750

Eating & Drinking

There are about 16 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Westwood.

People in Westwood can walk to an average of 0.3 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Bill Riley TrailEntrance to Bill Riley trail at ashworth park. This trail can take you anywhere in the metro. The trail has some great scenery as well. #Greenwood

Evan Corkrean
on Bill Riley Trail

Bike Score of Westwood, Des Moines, IA

Westwood is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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thumbnail for Greenwood Park AmpitheaterA great place to catch some occasional musical performances. A best kept secret of Des Moines! #greenwood

Evan Corkrean
on Greenwood Park Ampitheater

thumbnail for Cute HousesA good representation of houses in the Westwood area. #Westwood

Evan Corkrean
on Cute Houses

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