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Living in Des Moines

Des Moines has an average Walk Score of 41 with 29,673 residents.

Des Moines has some public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

The most walkable Des Moines neighborhoods are Marina District, Pacific Ridge and Central Des Moines.

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41 Walk Score of Des Moines, WA

Des Moines is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Most errands require a car in Des Moines.

Des Moines Apartments for Rent

Des Moines Neighborhoods




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1 Marina District 76 - 47 914
2 Pacific Ridge 58 - 49 4,947
3 Central Des Moines 44 - 44 4,718
4 South Des Moines 39 - 43 4,317
5 Woodmont 39 - 40 4,096
6 North Hill 37 - 32 4,905
7 Redondo 31 - 20 1,306
8 Zenith 23 - 38 4,030

Eating & Drinking

There are about 95 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Des Moines.

People in Des Moines can walk to an average of 0.2 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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37 Transit Score of Des Moines, WA

Des Moines has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Des Moines apartments for rent on Redfin.

Public Transit Routes

Des Moines has some public transportation and about 5 bus lines.

Transit Time

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

40 Bike Score of Des Moines, WA

Des Moines is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.


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