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Living in Downtown Providence

Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in Providence with 4,581 residents.

Downtown has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Upper South Providence, College Hill, Smith Hill, Federal Hill, Fox Point, Mt. Hope and Valley.

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Walk Score of Downtown, Providence, RI

Downtown is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of EXCHANGE TERRACE FAR SIDE EXCHANGE ST in Downtown, Providence

EXCHANGE TERRACE FAR SIDE EXCHANGE ST

Photo of EXCHANGE TERRACE FAR SIDE EXCHANGE ST in Downtown, Providence

EXCHANGE TERRACE FAR SIDE EXCHANGE ST

Daily errands do not require a car in Downtown Providence.

Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in Providence with a Walk Score of 94.

Find apartments in Providence's most walkable neighborhoods: Downtown, Federal Hill and Fox Point.

Downtown Providence Apartments for Rent

Downtown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown to other Providence neighborhoods.

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Population

1 Downtown 94 75 87 4,581
2 Federal Hill 92 60 84 7,700
3 Fox Point 92 51 89 4,325

Eating & Drinking

There are about 221 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Downtown.

People in Downtown can walk to an average of 26 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for EXCHANGE TERRACE FAR SIDE EXCHANGE STSinking boat in the park of downtown. Very unique

Poopy Acosta
on EXCHANGE TERRACE FAR SIDE EXCHANGE ST

Transit Score of Downtown, Providence, RI

Downtown has Excellent Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Downtown has excellent public transportation and about 59 bus 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 14 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Bike Score of Downtown, Providence, RI

Downtown is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Photo of Downtown Providence Farmers' Market in Downtown, Providence

Downtown Providence Farmers' Market

Photo of KENNEDY PLAZA AT BERTH D in Downtown, Providence

KENNEDY PLAZA AT BERTH D

Photo of KENNEDY PLAZA STOP Q in Downtown, Providence

KENNEDY PLAZA STOP Q

Photo of Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel in Downtown, Providence

Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel

Photo of Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel in Downtown, Providence

Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel

Photo of Amtrak Station - PVD in Downtown, Providence

Amtrak Station - PVD

thumbnail for EXCHANGE TERRACE FAR SIDE EXCHANGE STThese baskets of flowers are all over downtown providence on every light pole

Poopy Acosta
on EXCHANGE TERRACE FAR SIDE EXCHANGE ST

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