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Living in Downtown Baltimore

Downtown is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in Baltimore with 6,138 residents.

Downtown has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Mount Vernon, Penn - Fallsway, Otterbein, University of MD at Baltimore, Seton Hill, Ridgely's Delight and Jonestown.

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Walk Score of Downtown, Baltimore, MD

Downtown is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Photo of Baltimore Farmers Market & Bazaar in Downtown, Baltimore

Baltimore Farmers Market & Bazaar

Photo of City Hall in Downtown, Baltimore

City Hall

Daily errands do not require a car in Downtown Baltimore.

Downtown is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in Baltimore with a Walk Score of 98.

Find apartments in Baltimore's most walkable neighborhoods: Mount Vernon, Downtown and University of MD at Baltimore.

Downtown Baltimore Apartments for Rent

View all Downtown apartments on a map.

Rental info for The Equitable Building in the Downtown area
from $1,201
Studio
Walk Score 97
Rental info for 10 Light in the Downtown area
from $1,304
Studio
Walk Score 98
Rental info for The Redwood in the Downtown area
from $1,460
1 bed
Walk Score 94
Rental info for 39 West Lexington in the Downtown area
from $1,290
Studio
Walk Score 98
Rental info for The 501 in the Downtown area
from $1,015
Studio
Walk Score 97
Rental info for The Standard at Preston Gardens in the Downtown area
from $1,210
Rental info for 222 Saratoga Apartments in the Downtown area
from $1,305
1 bed
Walk Score 99
Rental info for Charles Towers in the Downtown area
from $1,185
Studio
Walk Score 100

Downtown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown to other Baltimore neighborhoods.

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Name

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Population

1 Mount Vernon 98 88 77 3,156
2 Downtown 98 91 78 6,138
3 University of MD at Baltimore 97 92 77 635
4 Fells Point 96 64 83 5,289

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 410 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Downtown.

People in Downtown can walk to an average of 38 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Lexington MarketIconic Lexington Market, a must see in Downtown. Stop by for fresh produce, seafood, and prepared food. Not only is this a great place to grab a bite but a must see historical site

Katie O'Connor-Jenkins
on Lexington Market

Transit Score of Downtown, Baltimore, MD

Downtown is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Downtown Baltimore apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Downtown has world-class public transportation and about 36 bus, 1 subway and 1 light rail 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 11 car shares from Zipcar and Hertz On Demand.

Bike Score of Downtown, Baltimore, MD

Downtown is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Crime in Downtown

= Lowest Crime

Downtown has less personal crime and less property crime per person than the Baltimore average.

Downtown Crime Rate

Compared to all Baltimore neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in Downtown Baltimore?

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Photo of Lexington Market in Downtown, Baltimore

Lexington Market

Photo of Enoch Pratt Free Library in Downtown, Baltimore

Enoch Pratt Free Library

Photo of Rash Field in Downtown, Baltimore

Rash Field

Photo of Chesapeake Commons Apartments in Downtown, Baltimore

Chesapeake Commons Apartments

Photo of 225 North Charles Street in Downtown, Baltimore

225 North Charles Street

Photo of Basilica of the Assumption in Downtown, Baltimore

Basilica of the Assumption

thumbnail for Power Plant Live!This is THE place to be on weekend nights. Power plant has a bar or restaurant to fit everyone's preference. Amazing to be outdoors enjoying a beverage and watching a live show. You can't say you've been there till you've rode the bull at PBR.

Katie O'Connor-Jenkins
on Power Plant Live!

Photo of Power Plant Live! in Downtown, Baltimore

Power Plant Live!

Photo of Baltimore Farmers Market & Bazaar in Downtown, Baltimore

Baltimore Farmers Market & Bazaar

Photo of 218-222 North Charles Street in Downtown, Baltimore

218-222 North Charles Street

Photo of 99-1 Charles Plaza in Downtown, Baltimore

99-1 Charles Plaza

thumbnail for Enoch Pratt Free LibraryEnoch Public Library is not only a beautiful building in the heart of downtown it is key to the community. Beyond the aisles of great literature the library offers many community events and hosts guest speakers.

Katie O'Connor-Jenkins
on Enoch Pratt Free Library

Photo of 1st Mariner Arena in Downtown, Baltimore

1st Mariner Arena

Photo of Druid Hill Park Swimming Pool in Downtown, Baltimore

Druid Hill Park Swimming Pool

thumbnail for 225 North Charles StreetCenter Plaza is a perfect lunch spot for those who work downtown. Weekly events in the summer make it a perfect happy hour venue as well. Not to mention a place to relax any time.

Katie O'Connor-Jenkins
on 225 North Charles Street

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