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Living in Downtown Olympia

Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in Olympia with 2,243 residents.

Downtown has good public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: South Capitol, Eastside, Carlyon North, South Westside, Northwest Olympia, North East and Upper Eastside.

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Walk Score of Downtown, Olympia, WA

Downtown is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Photo of Capitol Lake Park in Downtown, Olympia

Capitol Lake Park

Photo of King Solomons Reef in Downtown, Olympia

King Solomons Reef

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Downtown Olympia.

Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in Olympia with a Walk Score of 75.

Find apartments in Olympia's most walkable neighborhoods: Downtown, Eastside and Upper Eastside.

Downtown Olympia Apartments for Rent

Downtown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown to other Olympia neighborhoods.

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Population

1 Downtown 75 55 75 2,243
2 Eastside 59 42 74 2,405
3 Upper Eastside 56 39 76 802

Eating & Drinking

There are about 127 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Downtown.

People in Downtown can walk to an average of 11 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Quality Burrito in Downtown, Olympia

Quality Burrito

Photo of Ricardo's Restaurant in Downtown, Olympia

Ricardo's Restaurant

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thumbnail for Heritage ParkLocated right in the heart of downtown, this small park is often filled with local youth making music or playing frisbee.

Whitney Rosita Raines
on Heritage Park

Transit Score of Downtown, Olympia, WA

Downtown has Good Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Downtown has good public transportation and about 21 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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Photo of Quality Burrito in Downtown, Olympia

Quality Burrito

Photo of Olympia Film Society in Downtown, Olympia

Olympia Film Society

Photo of Olympia Film Society in Downtown, Olympia

Olympia Film Society

Bike Score of Downtown, Olympia, WA

Downtown is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Photo of Olympia Film Society in Downtown, Olympia

Olympia Film Society

Photo of Olympia Film Society in Downtown, Olympia

Olympia Film Society

Photo of YMCA in Downtown, Olympia

YMCA

Photo of Painted Plate in Downtown, Olympia

Painted Plate

Photo of Rainy Day Records in Downtown, Olympia

Rainy Day Records

Photo of www.olympiafurnishedhomes.com Furnished Townhome in Downtown, Olympia

www.olympiafurnishedhomes.com Furnished Townhome

thumbnail for Intercity TransitThe main hub for all the Olympia busses, you can get pretty much anywhere with Intercity Transit, including Seattle! The bus drivers are some of the nicest in the country.

Whitney Rosita Raines
on Intercity Transit

thumbnail for Bearded Lady Food CoThis intimate restaurant was spawned from a local couple who got their start baking goods to sell at other restaurants and stores in town. After much success, they decided to open a store front which has grown from weekend nights only to now serving breakfast Saturday and Sunday mornings. They come up with some incredible concoctions sure to please any taste buds.

Whitney Rosita Raines
on Bearded Lady Food Co

thumbnail for Capitol Lake ParkThis is a great place to go for a stroll or have a picnic lunch. Also the site of Lake Fair in July.

Whitney Rosita Raines
on Capitol Lake Park

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