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Living in Downtown Portland

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

Downtown is somewhat bikeable.

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

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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 City Center in Downtown, Portland

City Center

Photo of City Center in Downtown, Portland

City Center

Daily errands do not require a car in Downtown Portland.

Downtown is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in Portland with a Walk Score of 93.

Find apartments in Portland's most walkable neighborhoods: West Bayside, Downtown and Parkside.

Downtown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown to other Portland neighborhoods.

Rank

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Population

1 West Bayside 94 - 85 2,320
2 Downtown 93 - 69 2,572
3 Parkside 93 - 67 3,912
4 East Bayside - India Street 93 - 82 2,432

Eating & Drinking

There are about 242 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Downtown.

People in Downtown can walk to an average of 21 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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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

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Downtown has about 1 car shares from RelayRides.

Bike Score of Downtown, Portland, ME

Downtown is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Portland City Hall in Downtown, Portland

Portland City Hall

Photo of Hobson's Wharf in Downtown, Portland

Hobson's Wharf

Photo of Casablanca Comics in Downtown, Portland

Casablanca Comics

Photo of Exchange St in Downtown, Portland

Exchange St

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