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Living in Downtown Portland

Downtown is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Portland with 2,572 residents.

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

Nearby neighborhoods: West Bayside, East Bayside - India Street, West End, Parkside, East End, Valley Street and Oakdale.

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93 Walk Score of Downtown, Portland, ME

Downtown is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Photo of Exchange St in Downtown, Portland

Exchange St

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Old Port

Daily errands do not require a car in Downtown Portland.

Downtown is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Portland with a Walk Score of 93.

Find apartments in Portland's most walkable neighborhoods: East Bayside - India Street, West Bayside and Downtown.

Downtown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown to other Portland neighborhoods.

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Name

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Population

1 East Bayside - India Street 95 523 78 2,432
2 West Bayside 95 523 77 2,320
3 Downtown 93 523 84 2,572
4 Parkside 93 523 88 3,912
5 Valley Street 88 523 76 1,408

thumbnail for Exchange StThis famous street was built up from pre-war buildings left to languish as the old Red Light district. It now bustles with shops of every type.

David Pollack
on Exchange St

84 Bike Score of Downtown, Portland, ME

Downtown is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Photo of Hobson's Wharf in Downtown, Portland

Hobson's Wharf

Photo of City Center in Downtown, Portland

City Center

Photo of City Center in Downtown, Portland

City Center

Photo of Portland City Hall in Downtown, Portland

Portland City Hall

Photo of Hobson's Wharf in Downtown, Portland

Hobson's Wharf

Photo of Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad in Downtown, Portland

Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad

Photo of Casablanca Comics in Downtown, Portland

Casablanca Comics

Photo of Exchange St in Downtown, Portland

Exchange St

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