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Average Rent in Columbus, OH

Average Rent in Columbus, OH

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Studio - $1,265+10%
1 Bed - $1,414+6%
2 Beds - $1,531-3%
Last updated 2/27/2024

Average Apartment Cost in Columbus, OH

The average rent for apartments in Columbus, OH, is between $1,265 and $1,531 in 2024. For a studio apartment in Columbus, OH, the average rent is $1,265. When it comes to 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent in Columbus, OH, is $1,414. For a 2-bedroom apartment, the average rent is $1,531.

Apartment Rent Ranges in Columbus, OH

Apartment PricesProportion
1%
13%
32%
25%
28%

Neighborhood Apartment Rent Trends in Columbus, OH

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Polaris$1,949+13%
Weinland Park$1,615+8%
East Columbus$1,560+144%
South Campus$1,400--
Fifth by Northwest$1,400+79%
Victorian Village$1,385--
Downtown$1,382+11%
Northeast Columbus$1,342-6%
Easton$1,342-6%
Franklinton$1,3350%
Dennison Place$1,228+3%
University District$1,208+1%
Italian Village$1,200--
Arena District$1,195+5%
Discovery District$1,195+9%
Short North$1,049-3%
Indianola Terrace$1,020--
Northwest Columbus$1,0140%
South Columbus$902+9%
Clintonville$8240%
Hilltop$800--
Northgate$754+7%
Tri-Village$729-7%
Independence Village$720--
Northern Woods$7100%
Iuka Ravine$695--
East of High$6500%
Forest Park East$650+12%
Near East Columbus$639+7%
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Weinland Park$1,775+19%
Fifth by Northwest$1,772+77%
Dennison Place$1,745+24%
Harrison West$1,680-9%
Northeast Columbus$1,675+1%
Easton$1,675+1%
Downtown$1,632+5%
University District$1,631+7%
Victorian Village$1,541+10%
Southwest Columbus$1,535--
Short North$1,522-1%
Brewery District$1,517-11%
Blacklick$1,513+78%
Italian Village$1,482-5%
Northwest Columbus$1,463+5%
Polaris$1,454+1%
Franklinton$1,430+98%
German Village$1,410--
Arena District$1,366+1%
Olde Town East$1,345--
Discovery District$1,227-18%
West Albany$1,1990%
South Columbus$1,110+31%
Merion Village$1,100--
East Columbus$1,033+20%
Westland$999+18%
Hilltop$965+6%
Northern Lights$957-14%
Iuka Ravine$9000%
Clintonville$8990%
Independence Village$890--
Indianola Terrace$850+15%
South Campus$850--
Near East Columbus$839+14%
Northern Woods$830-6%
Tri-Village$825-18%
East of High$800--
North Linden$750--
Hyde Park$749+10%
Northgate$745+3%
Forest Park East$739+9%
Old North Columbus$700--
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Harrison West$2,545+19%
Downtown$2,330+9%
Fifth by Northwest$2,245+45%
Italian Village$2,180-3%
Short North$2,145-15%
Victorian Village$2,132--
Weinland Park$2,124-11%
Polaris$2,102+11%
Franklinton$1,9850%
Brewery District$1,895-10%
Blacklick$1,883+71%
Northwest Columbus$1,877+8%
Northeast Columbus$1,8330%
Easton$1,8330%
Discovery District$1,822+87%
Olde Town East$1,815+32%
Southwest Columbus$1,730--
Arena District$1,667-2%
Dennison Place$1,475-40%
West Albany$1,459+3%
Merion Village$1,450--
Hilltop$1,437+40%
Tri-Village$1,3550%
University District$1,350-43%
Independence Village$1,265--
East Columbus$1,262+20%
South Columbus$1,251+26%
South Campus$1,250--
Old North Columbus$1,200--
East of High$1,200+9%
Indianola Terrace$1,165+3%
Westland$1,139+6%
Clintonville$1,1290%
North Linden$1,129--
Near East Columbus$1,089-9%
Iuka Ravine$1,0500%
Northern Woods$1,010-18%
Northern Lights$957-9%
Southern Orchards$900--
Northgate$900-1%
Forest Park East$849+4%
Hyde Park$834+9%

How Other Cities Compare to Columbus, OH

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Dublin$1,675+20%
Grandview Heights$1,325--
Lancaster$1,030+8%
Hilliard$1,0140%
Westerville$978-1%
Reynoldsburg$720--
Mount Vernon$710+7%
Marysville$650+9%
Delaware$625+5%
Springfield$625+9%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Dublin$1,727+21%
Grandview Heights$1,675--
New Albany$1,597+6%
Upper Arlington$1,562--
Powell$1,4990%
Canal Winchester$1,477--
Groveport$1,427--
Pickerington$1,355--
Lewis Center$1,298-15%
Gahanna$1,260--
Hilliard$1,255-12%
Grove City$1,2340%
Westerville$1,230-5%
Lancaster$1,110+15%
Marysville$1,009+6%
Worthington$985-18%
Mount Vernon$920+20%
Reynoldsburg$8900%
Delaware$750-47%
Springfield$740+9%
Bellefontaine$725--
Marion$725-2%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Grandview Heights$2,500--
Upper Arlington$2,322--
Dublin$2,261+32%
Groveport$1,885--
New Albany$1,843-11%
Canal Winchester$1,837--
Hilliard$1,802+2%
Marysville$1,711+5%
Pickerington$1,695--
Gahanna$1,674-11%
Lewis Center$1,563-4%
Worthington$1,550+7%
Powell$1,549-6%
Westerville$1,544-3%
Lancaster$1,350-1%
Grove City$1,295-8%
Reynoldsburg$1,290+21%
Delaware$1,100-35%
Mount Vernon$957+15%
Marion$850+6%
Springfield$775-9%
Bellefontaine$754+25%

Columbus, OH Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds
Feb 2023Mar 2023Apr 2023May 2023Jun 2023Jul 2023Aug 2023Sep 2023Oct 2023Nov 2023Dec 2023Jan 2024Feb 2024
$1147$1147$1142$1195$1196$1267$1275$1270$1250$1242$1245$1243$1269
$1335$1337$1345$1437$1363$1366$1401$1408$1448$1479$1422$1407$1414
$1586$1586$1541$1530$1519$1500$1480$1512$1639$1602$1547$1541$1531
$1537$1449$1407$1792$1792$1894$1894$1908$1897$1625$1792$1800$1889

Neighborhood Information for Columbus, OH

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Columbus, OH?

The most affordable neighborhoods in Columbus are Old North Columbus, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $700, Forest Park East, where renters pay $739 on average for a 1-bedroom apartment, and Northgate, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $745. If you're looking for other great deals, check out the listings in Hyde Park ($749 for a 1-bedroom apartment) or North Linden ($750 for a 1-bedroom apartment), compared to the $1,414 average for a Columbus 1-bedroom apartment.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Columbus, OH?

The most affordable neighborhoods in Columbus are Weinland Park, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $1,775, Fifth by Northwest, where renters pay $1,772 on average for a 1-bedroom apartment, and Dennison Place, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $1,745. If you're looking for other great deals, check out the listings in Harrison West ($1,680 for a 1-bedroom apartment) or Northeast Columbus ($1,675 for a 1-bedroom apartment), compared to the $1,414 average for a Columbus 1-bedroom apartment.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Columbus, OH?

The most popular neighborhoods in Columbus are Indianola Terrace, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $850, East of High, where renters pay $800 on average for a 1-bedroom apartment, and Weinland Park, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $1,775. If you're looking for other popular neighborhoods, check out the listings in Dennison Place ($1,745 for a 1-bedroom apartment) or Italian Village ($1,482 for a 1-bedroom apartment), compared to the $1,414 average for a Columbus 1-bedroom apartment.

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