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  • Columbia Pointe Apartment Homes
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    $1,670+

    3.5/5 stars based on 382 reviews
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    Columbia Pointe Apartment Homes

    5764 Stevens Forest Rd, Columbia, MD, 21044

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    10+ Units Available
    (410) 698-6710
  • The Greens at Columbia
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    $1,846+

    3.5/5 stars based on 101 reviews
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    The Greens at Columbia

    12215 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, MD, 21044

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    10+ Units Available
    (410) 709-1787
  • eaves Columbia Town Center
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    $1,775+

    4.5/5 stars based on 416 reviews
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    eaves Columbia Town Center

    10300 Hickory Ridge Rd, Columbia, MD, 21044

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    10+ Units Available
    (410) 246-4790
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  • Columbia Choice
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    $1,475+

    4.5/5 stars based on 4 reviews
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    Columbia Choice

    5351 Harpers Farm Rd, Columbia, MD, 21044

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    (410) 695-8246
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  • Orchard Crossing
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    $1,335+

    3.5/5 stars based on 2 reviews
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    Orchard Crossing

    4810 Circling Hunter Dr, Columbia, MD, 21045

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    (443) 393-3663
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  • The Verona at Oakland Mills
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    $1,280+

    3/5 stars based on 15 reviews
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    The Verona at Oakland Mills

    9650 Whiteacre Rd, Columbia, MD, 21045

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    (410) 609-9984
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  • Townes at Pine Orchard
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    $3,125

    Townes at Pine Orchard

    3252 Pine Orchard Lane, Ellicott City, MD, 21042

    3 Beds • 2 Bath

    5 Units Available
    (443) 840-7761
  • Renaissance Hills at Ellicott City
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    $1,795+

    3.5/5 stars based on 466 reviews
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    Renaissance Hills at Ellicott City

    3182 Normandy Woods Dr, Ellicott City, MD, 21043

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    10+ Units Available
    (443) 420-9330
  • Oakmont Village Apartments
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    $1,735+

    Oakmont Village Apartments

    11090 Resort Rd, Ellicott City, MD, 21042

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    (410) 927-8464
  • Westerlee Apartment Homes
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    3.5/5 stars based on 33 reviews
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    Westerlee Apartment Homes

    8 Poolside Ct, Catonsville, MD, 21228

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    10+ Units Available
    (410) 514-6784
  • The Village at Elkridge
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    $1,500+

    2.5/5 stars based on 3 reviews
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    The Village at Elkridge

    7100 Ducketts Ln, Elkridge, MD, 21075

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    10+ Units Available
    (410) 927-6908
  • Chadwick Manor
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    1.5/5 stars based on 3 reviews
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    Chadwick Manor

    21 Doray Ct, Windsor Mill, MD, 21244

    1–3 Beds • 1 Bath

    (667) 218-2094

Columbia Apartment Options

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Studio - $2,550+40%
1 Bed - $1,744-19%
2 Beds - $1,952-11%
3 Beds - $2,210-39%
Last updated 8/10/2022

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Overview of Columbia

Voted one of the best places to live in the country in 2012 by Money Magazine, Columbia has a population of about 99,700. Make this city your home when you look for Columbia apartments for rent. A planned community located near historic Ellicott City, Md., Columbia is filled with tons of big-box stores and a giant arena. The city has laid out a plan to revitalize Columbia over the next 30 years. Development plans for projects in the years ahead will include neighborhood design guidelines, environmental restoration, public amenities and infrastructure. According to the city of Columbia, 13 million square feet of retail, up to 5,500 residential units, 4.3 million square feet of commercial office space, 1.25 million square feet of retail space and 640 hotel rooms will encompass the new plan for the city, making Columbia apartments for rent part of an up and coming area.

Living in Columbia

While you're looking for Columbia apartments for rent, check out some of the local attractions. The city boasts a vibrant town center featuring Lake Kittamaqundi, a promenade, restaurants, a mall with a variety of shops, department stores and a megaplex movie cinema. There are quality recreational and child care services, schools that rank among the highest in the state, and acres of parks, lakes, ponds and wooded pathways. According to CNN Money, a new development in the community, Blandair Park, will include 20 acres of forest, wetlands, meadows and a historic farm complex for residents to enjoy.

Columbia Apartments and Cost of Living

While it is pricey to live in Columbia, AreaVibes gives the city an "A+" for amenities and an "A" grade for jobs, so you'll be on the road to success once you find Columbia apartments. AreaVibes says that the cost of living in Columbia is 31.6 percent greater than the Maryland average. The cost of living in apartments in Columbia is 64.6 percent greater than the national average. Renting in this beautiful area is also expensive, with AreaVibes reporting that the median rental rates in Columbia are 11.3 percent greater than the Maryland average and 67.9 percent greater than the national average.

Apartments in Columbia Work and Study

Howard County has many employers including major companies like SAIC, Giant Food, Lorien Health Systems and Verizon Wireless. For those students looking for apartments for rent in Columbia, some of the esteemed nearby schools include the University of Maryland, Howard Community College and Towson University.


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