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3 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Columbia, SC - 72 Rentals available

Columbia, SC Demographics

  • Total Population131,958
  • Female 68,001
    Male 63,957
  • Median Age28.1

Average Rent for 3 Bedroom apartments in Columbia, SC

  • The average rent for a 3 Bedroom apartment in Columbia, SC, June, 2018$1,004/mo
  • 1 Bedroom$786
  • 2 Bedrooms$940
  • 3 Bedrooms$1,227

Columbia, SC 3 Bedroom Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $701-$1,00046%
  • $1,001-$1,50031%
  • $1,501-$2,00014%
  • > $2,0008%

Columbia, SC 3 Bedroom Apartment Rent Trends

Average Rent All rentals Studio 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds
Jun / 2018 $1,004 $1,227
Sept / 2017 $998 $1,215
May / 2017 $988 $1,208
Jan / 2017 $963 $1,179
Sept / 2016 $954 $1,173
May / 2016 $948 $1,163
Jan / 2016 $937 $1,146
Sept / 2015 $913 $1,122
May / 2015 $889 $1,086
Jan / 2015 $870 $1,070
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Columbia, SC Households

  • Total Number of Households44,506
  • Family 22,317
    Non-family 22,189
  • Children 11,274
    No Children 33,232
  • Average People Per Household2.31
  • Median Household Income$41,260
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$879

Columbia, SC Education Statistics

  • No High School3%
  • Some High School31%
  • Some College30%
  • Associate Degree6%
  • Bachelor Degree19%
  • Graduate Degree12%

Renting a 3 bedroom apartment in Columbia, SC

Upgrading to a 3 bedroom apartment can have its pros and cons. Most renters who are looking for a three bedroom rental is because they need extra space for a home office, or for a child. This size apartment is also practical to share with roommates as it actually saves money on rent when 3 or 4 people get together to rent a 3 bedroom unit. They are very spacious, averaging around 1,134 Sqft. Or you can get even more space if you select “3+” beds in the top menu. The only down side is that they cost more. In Columbia, SC, rents on 3 bedroom apartments go up to $3,079. 26 rental properties offer 3 bedroom units in Columbia, SC to choose from. You are more likely to find 3 bedroom apartments in primarily residential neighborhoods, away from business districts and urban cores.

Tips on finding a cheap 3 bedroom apartment in Columbia, SC

For most renters, the cost of rent is the major pain point. The larger the apartment, the more money comes out of their pocket. For that reason, cheap 3 bedroom apartments are in high demand and hard to come by. Though rent prices can go as low as $640 in Columbia, SC, the market is still tight. But with a little diligence and some handy search tools, you will find an affordable apartment. Try an area that’s further away from the main city attractions, or try an older building that may have cheaper apartments and a ton of charm. Try searching in more affordable neighborhoods, like Broad River Corridor or another nearby. Sometimes lower-priced residential areas have diversity and ethnic authenticity that lend them a lot of character and color.