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Living in Downtown Houston

Downtown is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Houston with 16,724 residents.

Downtown has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Fourth Ward, Midtown, Greater Third Ward, Second Ward, Greater Eastwood, The Museum District and Northside Village.

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Walk Score of Downtown, Houston, TX

Downtown is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Photo of Treebeards - Market Square in Downtown, Houston

Treebeards - Market Square

Photo of Table 7 Bistro in Downtown, Houston

Table 7 Bistro

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Downtown Houston.

Downtown is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Houston with a Walk Score of 75.

Find apartments in Houston's most walkable neighborhoods: Midtown, Neartown - Montrose and Downtown.

Downtown Houston Apartments for Rent

Downtown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown to other Houston neighborhoods.

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Population

1 Midtown 82 83 72 8,364
2 Neartown - Montrose 80 52 77 29,175
3 Downtown 75 89 77 16,724
4 Fourth Ward 74 80 70 4,113
5 Greenway - Upper Kirby 73 50 59 18,892

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 354 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Downtown.

People in Downtown can walk to an average of 9 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Club Quarters in Downtown, Houston

Club Quarters

Photo of Table 7 Bistro in Downtown, Houston

Table 7 Bistro

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Transit Score of Downtown, Houston, TX

Downtown has Excellent Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Downtown has excellent public transportation and about 30 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.

Bike Score of Downtown, Houston, TX

Downtown is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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icon for bike shares in Downtown

Bike sharing is available from Houston B-cycle.

Photo of Club Quarters in Downtown, Houston

Club Quarters

Photo of Urban Harvest City Hall Market in Downtown, Houston

Urban Harvest City Hall Market

Photo of Table 7 Bistro in Downtown, Houston

Table 7 Bistro

Photo of Strip House in Downtown, Houston

Strip House

Photo of Club Quarters in Downtown, Houston

Club Quarters

Photo of Club Quarters in Downtown, Houston

Club Quarters

Photo of SMITH ST @ WALKER ST in Downtown, Houston

SMITH ST @ WALKER ST

Photo of SMITH ST @ WALKER ST in Downtown, Houston

SMITH ST @ WALKER ST

Photo of FANNIN ST @ RUSK ST in Downtown, Houston

FANNIN ST @ RUSK ST

Photo of SAN JACINTO ST @ WALKER ST in Downtown, Houston

SAN JACINTO ST @ WALKER ST

Photo of Caroline Street Downtown in Downtown, Houston

Caroline Street Downtown

Photo of Tennison Lofts in Downtown, Houston

Tennison Lofts

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