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5407 Edwards Plantation Drive Columbus, OH
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$1,278 - 3,865
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5412 Edwards Farms Road Columbus, OH
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$1,240 - 2,415
4120 Quentin Blvd Columbus, OH
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$1,125 - 3,365
1820 Holt Road Columbus, OH
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$1,197 - 2,007
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5199 Edwards Farms Road Columbus, OH
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$1,133 - 4,171
2550 Quarry Lk Columbus, OH
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$1,090 - 1,773
1245 Mt. Vernon Ave Columbus, OH
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$999 - 1,489
1286 North Hague Avenue Columbus, OH
1 - 4 BR | Available Now
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$1,850 - 3,000
Columbus, OH
3 BR | May. 2, 2024
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$1,400 - 1,650
Columbus, OH
2 BR | Available Now
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$1,800 - 1,900
Columbus, OH
3 BR | Aug. 6, 2024
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$1,353 - 4,572
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4.0
12 W Gay St Columbus, OH
Studio - 3 BR | Available Now
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$3,600 - 3,900
Columbus, OH
4 BR | Available Now
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$2,600 - 3,000
Columbus, OH
5 BR | Jul. 10, 2024
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$1,350 - 1,752
8 E Long St Columbus, OH
1 - 2 BR | Available Now
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$1,018 - 1,537
5795 Chatterton Road Columbus, OH
1 - 4 BR | Available Now
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$699 - 750
257 S Central Ave Columbus, OH
1 BR | Available Now
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$1,349
7465 High Cross Blvd Columbus, OH
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$1,299 - 1,399
Columbus, OH
2 BR | Jul. 17, 2024
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$1,250 - 1,499
Columbus, OH
2 BR | Jul. 11, 2024
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$2,099
4200 Stelzer Rd Columbus, OH
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$739 - 999
2143 Winslow Dr Columbus, OH
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$970 - 2,075
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4426 Calderwood Dr Columbus, OH
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$2,000
Columbus, OH
4 BR | Jul. 16, 2024
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$1,200 - 1,800
Columbus, OH
2 - 3 BR | Aug. 1, 2024
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$2,800
Columbus, OH
4 BR | Jul. 11, 2024
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$1,200
Columbus, OH
2 BR | Available Now
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$850 - 1,499
Columbus, OH
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$840 - 1,700
2981 Olentangy River RD Columbus, OH
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8555 Lyra Dr Columbus, OH
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How much does it cost to rent an apartment in Columbus?

Columbus Apartments
Bed Type Average Rent Range
Studio $950 $650 - $1,490
1BR $1,310 $780 - $2,010
2BR $1,400 $890 - $2,750
3BR $1,730 $1,110 - $2,690
4+BR $2,720 $1,440 - $11,080

Find a Columbus Apartment

The largest city in Ohio and holds the title as the 15th largest city in the U.S. It’s well known for its football fans and active sports life. It’s perfectly natural for the streets of downtown to be deserted during football games, and city residents could easily be called professional tailgaters. Though the Midwest has a reputation for being “white bread,” this city embraces cultural and ethnic diversity, including large communities of migrants and immigrants. This results in a lively community and lots of fantastic ethnic restaurants. Being home to Ohio State University, the city takes pride in its thriving intellectual community.

When to Search

With more than 60,000 students attending OSU, there's an extremely large population of college age renters. Both schools begin in late August, so savvy renters will begin their search in the late spring or early summer.

Searching for an apartment can be tough. That's why we scour the web to get all best listings around town. And our team of local experts verify the quality and accuracy of those listings to make sure that you have the best prices, images and information available. So unlike searching for an apartment on Craigslist, you can be sure that Rentable’s apartment listings are safe, trustworthy and accurate.

Staying in the Know

Although a lot of students will search for an apartment in the University District, there's a significant pool of apartment rentals in the South Campus district off King Avenue.

Life in Columbus

Transportation

The University District is great for bike riders with plenty of dedicated lanes and bike-friendly roads. Getting around outside of the campus is pretty simple with a road system that conforms to a grid system and solid transportation options provided by Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA).

Where to play

There are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy all four seasons, including hiking, cycling and river activities like kayaking. The densely populated University District is conveniently located near N. High Street, which features dozens of dining and nightlife options.

Attractions

The city has quite a few attractions to offer, but there are some hot spots that locals continue to visit again and again. You can explore the Franklin Park Conservatory, which offers permanent indoor and outdoor exhibits, as well as temporary artists exhibits throughout the year. The lovely butterfly sanctuary is one of its more distinctive features. Want to see a more lively side of Mother Nature? Head to the Zoo and Aquarium, which boasts over 700 different species and has garnered international acclaim for its interactive exhibits and conservation efforts. Craving some adventure? Take a two-hour zipline tour of the treetops in the northern part of the city. you'll get beautiful views and a few thrills all rolled into one!

Dining

Eating your way through Arch City is a unique experience that few get to enjoy. For one, it's known for the many breakfast delights. Savory delights can be had at Hang Over Easy and Northstar Café. For a sweet breakfast, snatch up some Nutella Pancake Balls at Katalina’s Café Corner. If you're searching for something a little more adventurous, head over to the beloved North Market Farmer’s Market. This huge indoor market offers dozens of stands featuring local farmers, butchers, and chefs. Delicious desserts can be found just about everyone, ranging from macaroons to traditional hand churned ice cream. For a late dinner, consider grabbing some delectable Korean barbeque at San-Sun. More interested in drunk eats? Grab a greasy slice of pizza at The Rossi before 1am or devour a gyro burger (yes, you are seeing those two words right next to each other) at Easy Street Café.

Bars

When it comes to libations, there's a little bit of everything. If you're looking for a more grown-up atmosphere, head over to Curio for a finely crafted cocktail made by bartenders who take liquor seriously. Take a look at the quirky Asian lounge Double Happiness if you want a unique drink – like their specially infused soju – with a little side of atmosphere. Not surprisingly, there are plenty of college drive bars in the area where you can enjoy a cheap drink served with a side of Buckeye pride. Great times and awesome happy hours can be had at the Ugly Tuna, Four Kegs, and Red Zone.

Culture

Known for being a cultural center in Ohio and beyond. The city is home to a number of intriguing museums, including the Museum of Art and the Wexner Center for the Arts, each featuring some outstanding art collections in both the European and American traditions. If you're hoping to see the latest band touring through town, look to the Nationwide Arena – a favorite venue for live music acts. Lovers of live theater can explore the many performing arts institutions that add flavor to the city, including the Opera, BalletMet, and Shadowbox Live.

Events

With countless events throughout the year, the community turnout is always through the roof. Why? Because this city rarely hosts a mediocre event! The Ohio State Fair attracts people from across the state with its amusement park rides, classic fair food, and live music. Foodies can revel in the Food Truck Festival, where you can spend a delicious weekend sampling over 40 food trucks to relaxing tunes performed by local bands. More interested in beer? Enjoy Oktoberfest in late September, when the Ohio Expo Center becomes a classic German beer hall filled with laughter and overflowing steins! Basically if you find yourself bored on the weekend, particularly during warmer months, then you're not trying hard enough.

Shopping

You should have no problem finding fantastic shopping destinations in Arch City. In fact, it's has been ranked in the top 5 best cities to shop in by Forbes. If you love the mall shopping experience, then you'll fall hard for the Easton Town Center. This huge shopping center features many national chains that range from luxury brands to moderately priced brands. Fashionistas can hit up Polaris Fashion Place, a two level mall with an outdoor shopping area that contains many different stores, including luxury chains. For access to more unique mom-and-pop shops, take a look at the Short North Arts District, which boasts many quirky shops and art galleries that are perfect for browsing or spending a few dollars.

Sports

Though the Ohio State Buckeyes are a college team, "Buckeye Fever" is highly contagious, seeping off of campus into the entire metro area. Some might say that this city loves their college team just as much (maybe even more) than some of their professional teams. After all, it's not unusual to see The Ohio Stadium completely full – even just for regular games. Of course, that doesn't mean that the city's professional teams don't get a little love. Residents also enjoy supporting the the Crew (soccer), Clippers (baseball), and Blue Jackets (ice hockey).

Outdoors

Looking for an escape from that confining city feel? Check out one of the many lush parks and have a relaxing day amongst towering trees and serene ponds. Schiller Park, nestled in German Village, boasts 23 acres of beautiful green space, as well as a lovely outdoor amphitheater that hosts free Shakespeare plays during the summer. Goodale Park is also celebrated amongst locals as the oldest park in the city. It also hosts Comfest, the largest art event in the area. If you're looking for a park with more vibrant landscaping, check out the Whetstone Park of Roses, which features flowers as rustic and graceful as its name suggests.

Neighborhoods

One of the greatest parts about this place is that you can truly get your “bang for your buck” on apartments, while still living in a great town. There are also over 300 neighborhoods to choose from, each with their own unique history and personality.

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Columbus:
April Rent Report

Welcome to the April 2024 Columbus Apartment Report. In this assessment of the local rental market, Rentable data scientists and rental experts break down the April 2024 key findings and figures for the Columbus rental landscape.

Our experts analyze the pricing trends — one-bedroom, two-bedroom, year-over-year and month-over-month — in Columbus and surrounding areas and provide comparisons to the entire metro area, nearby cities and some of the most desirable and expensive cities in the United States. Take a look at the last 12 months of Columbus average rent prices in the chart below.

Monthly Rent Report

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Columbus Rent Prices Increase From March to April

Columbus rent prices increased over the last month. From March to April, the city experienced a 2.35% increase for the price of a one-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Columbus one-bedroom apartments currently stands at $1,264.0.

When we take a look at the two-bedroom comparison from March to April, Columbus experienced a 1.68% increase for the price of a two-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Columbus two-bedroom apartments currently stands at $1,391.0.

April Prices: Columbus vs. Surrounding Areas

Dublin, OH
Columbus, OH
Hilliard, OH
Westerville, OH
Galloway, OH
Gahanna, OH
Reynoldsburg, OH
$1,336
$1,235
$1,207
$1,189
$1,018
$935
$900
$0
$450
$900
$1,350
$1,800
Median 1 BR Rent

Rent Prices in Columbus and Surrounding Areas

Rent prices have increased in Columbus over the last month. But how have the surrounding areas fared when it comes to the recent volatility in apartment prices? Rent prices in 4 of the Columbus suburbs increased last month. On the other hand, 2 local areas experienced a decrease in the price of a one-bedroom apartment.

More key findings include:

  • Rent increased in Dublin, OH, Reynoldsburg, OH, Hilliard, OH, Gahanna, OH .

  • Rent decreased in Westerville, OH, Galloway, OH.

  • 1 suburb is currently priced higher than the city of Columbus.

  • 5 suburbs are currently priced lower than the city of Columbus.

April 2024 Pricing Trends: Columbus vs. National Comparisons

New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC
Los Angeles, CA
Chicago, IL
Minneapolis, MN
Columbus, OH
Pittsburgh, PA
$3,994
$3,038
$2,355
$2,347
$1,893
$1,300
$1,264
$1,145
$0
$1,300
$2,600
$3,900
$5,200
Median Rent

Columbus Rent Prices More Affordable Than Major Cities

Rent growth in Columbus over the past year has been on the rise. When compared to major cities nearby, along with some of the most expensive cities in the country, Columbus average rent prices appear to be relatively affordable for local residents.

The price for a Columbus one-bedroom apartment remains vastly more affordable than four of the largest cities in the United States — New York City, Washington, D.C. San Francisco and Los Angeles. And pricing compares quite similarly to nearby Midwest cities.

For more information about Columbus and surrounding area rent prices, take a look at the complete data set below.

Data set for Columbus and suburbs

1 BR April 1 BR M/M % Change 2 BR April 2 BR M/M % Change
Columbus, OH $1,235.0 0.33% $1,368.0 1.03%
Dublin, OH $1,336.0 0.98% $1,823.0 1.11%
Westerville, OH $1,189.0 -0.50% $1,509.0 -0.59%
Reynoldsburg, OH $900.0 0.22% $1,196.0 -0.08%
Galloway, OH $1,018.0 0.00% $1,227.0 0.00%
Hilliard, OH $1,207.0 1.60% $1,742.0 0.81%
Gahanna, OH $935.0 0.11% $1,282.0 0.47%

Methodology

Each month, using over 1 million Rentable listings across the United States, we calculate the median 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom rent prices by city, state, and nation, and track the month-over-month percent change. To avoid small sample sizes, we restrict the analysis for our reports to cities meeting minimum population and property count thresholds.