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Living in Downtown St. Paul

Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in St. Paul with 6,810 residents.

Downtown has excellent public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Mt. Airy, Capitol, Riverview, North Frogtown, South Frogtown, South of Maryland and Baker - Annapolis.

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Walk Score of Downtown, St. Paul, MN

Downtown is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Photo of Union Depot in Downtown, St. Paul

Union Depot

Photo of W 7th Pl in Downtown, St. Paul

W 7th Pl

Daily errands do not require a car in Downtown St. Paul.

Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in St. Paul with a Walk Score of 92.

Find apartments in St. Paul's most walkable neighborhoods: Downtown, South Frogtown and Merriam Park East.

Downtown St. Paul Apartments for Rent

Downtown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown to other St. Paul neighborhoods.

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Population

1 Downtown 92 77 66 6,810
2 South Frogtown 83 62 81 2,530
3 Merriam Park East 79 59 78 3,889

Eating & Drinking

There are about 154 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.

Photo of Faces Mears Park in Downtown, St. Paul

Faces Mears Park

Photo of Union Depot in Downtown, St. Paul

Union Depot

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thumbnail for Rice ParkA beautiful St Paul park with tall trees borders the Ordway Center for performing arts, the Landmark Center, and the St Paul Central Library. #downtown

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Transit Score of Downtown, St. Paul, MN

Downtown has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Downtown St. Paul apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Downtown has excellent public transportation and about 29 bus 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.

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Photo of Union Depot in Downtown, St. Paul

Union Depot

Photo of W 7th Pl in Downtown, St. Paul

W 7th Pl

Photo of Mears Park in Downtown, St. Paul

Mears Park

Bike Score of Downtown, St. Paul, MN

Downtown is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Bike sharing is available from Nice Ride Minnesota.

Photo of Mears Park in Downtown, St. Paul

Mears Park

Photo of Mississippi National River and Recreation Area in Downtown, St. Paul

Mississippi National River and Recreation Area

Photo of St. Paul Cathedral in Downtown, St. Paul

St. Paul Cathedral

Photo of Galtier Plaza in Downtown, St. Paul

Galtier Plaza

Photo of St Paul Farmers Market in Downtown, St. Paul

St Paul Farmers Market

Photo of Heartland Restaurant in Downtown, St. Paul

Heartland Restaurant

thumbnail for St Paul Central LibraryThe Saint Paul Central library is easily the most beautiful library in the Twin Cities. It features both a traditional library and the extensive James J. Hill business library.

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on St Paul Central Library

thumbnail for W 7th PlWest 7th Place provides multiple restaurants, bars, entertainment, and shopping. #downtown

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on W 7th Pl

Photo of Bike Problem in Downtown, St. Paul

Bike Problem

Photo of Galtier Plaza in Downtown, St. Paul

Galtier Plaza

Photo of Wells Fargo in Downtown, St. Paul

Wells Fargo

thumbnail for Mears ParkMears Park is a community focal point, with local residents tending to the gardens. Mears Park hosts many events throughout the year, including the St Paul Jazz Fest, St Paul Art Crawl, and Music in Mears events. #downtown

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