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Living in Downtown Detroit

Downtown is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in Detroit with 18,435 residents.

Downtown has good public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: University, Chene, Jeffries, Kettering-butzel, Indian Village, Central and Gold Coast.

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Walk Score of Downtown, Detroit, MI

Downtown is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Downtown Detroit.

Downtown is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in Detroit with a Walk Score of 73.

Find apartments in Detroit's most walkable neighborhoods: University, Downtown and Central.

Downtown Detroit Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for Elmwood Park Plaza in the Downtown area
from $735
1 bed
Walk Score 79
Rental info for Detroit City Apartments in the Downtown area
from $1,210
1 bed
Walk Score 94
Rental info for Pavilion Apartments in the Downtown area
from $1,031
Studio
Walk Score 75
Rental info for Fenimore Court in the Downtown area
from $788
1 bed
Walk Score 56
Rental info for New Seasons in the Downtown area
$1,250
1 bed
Walk Score 73
Rental info for Waters Edge in the Downtown area
$1,703
2 bed
Walk Score 46
Rental info for Midtown Place in the Downtown area
from $626
2 bed
Walk Score 90
Rental info for Cityside Apartments & Townhomes in the Downtown area
from $750

Downtown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown to other Detroit neighborhoods.

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Population

1 University 84 52 76 14,625
2 Downtown 73 51 58 18,435
3 Central 66 44 68 12,502
4 Vernor 63 32 71 36,918

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 366 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Downtown.

People in Downtown can walk to an average of 7 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Transit Score of Downtown, Detroit, MI

Downtown has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Downtown Detroit apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Downtown has good public transportation and about 17 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Downtown on public transit.

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Downtown has about 1 car shares from RelayRides.

Bike Score of Downtown, Detroit, MI

Downtown is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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