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Apartments for Rent in Ellicott City, MD
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    840 Oella Avenue, Ellicott City, MD 21043
    Studio $1,907+
    1 BED $2,183+
    2 BEDS $2,484+
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    6081 Otterbein Lane, Ellicott City, MD 21043
    1 BED $2,110+
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    3113 Pine Orchard Lane, Ellicott City, MD 21042
    1 BED $2,033+
    2 BEDS $2,056+
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    3005 Oak Green Circle, Ellicott City, MD 21043
    1 BED $1,795+
    2 BEDS $2,005+
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    8120 Randolph Way, Ellicott City, MD 21043
    2 BEDS $2,272+
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    3252 Pine Orchard Lane, Ellicott City, MD 21042
    3 BEDS $3,195
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    8700 Ridge Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043
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    8720 Ridge Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043
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    10401 Twin Rivers Rd., Columbia, MD 21044
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    1 BED $1,780+
    2 BEDS $2,520
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    10401 Twin Rivers Rd, Columbia, MD 21044
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    10401 Twin Rivers Rd, Columbia, MD 21044
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    1 BED $1,780+
    2 BEDS $1,990+
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    Unit 101, Columbia, MD 21044
    3 BEDS $2,400
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    6067 Majors Lane Unit 6, COLUMBIA, MD 21045
    3 BEDS $2,150
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    7260 Eden Brook Drive, Columbia, MD 21406
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    2 BEDS $2,126
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    1106 Harwall Rd, Gwynn Oaks, MD 21207
    3 BEDS $1,500
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    7000 Barnett Lane, Elkridge, MD 21075
    3 BEDS $3,750+
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    6211 Greenfield Road, Elkridge, MD 21075
    2 BEDS $2,117+
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    1037 Maiden Choice Lane, BALTIMORE, MD 21229
    1 BED $1,150
    2 BEDS $1,250
    3 BEDS $1,350+
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    4504 Westchester Road, Baltimore, MD 21216
    2 BEDS $1,175+
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    1332 Londontown Boulevard, Eldersburg, MD 21784
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    7307 Park Heights Avenue, Pikesville, MD 21208
    1 BED $2,419+
    2 BEDS $2,924+
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    305 9Th Street, Laurel, MD 20707
    2 BEDS $1,350+
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    5258 St Charles Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215
    4 BEDS $1,800
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    903 Nichols Drive, Laurel, MD 20707
    2 BEDS $1,700
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    2533 Calverton Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21216
    3 BEDS $1,700
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Average rent in Ellicott City, MD

$1,957/mo Ellicott City, MD average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Ellicott City, MD is $1,957.

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Getting around in Ellicott City, MD

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Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Ellicott City, MD last updated?

Prices and availability in Ellicott City, MD were last updated on 28 May 2024.

What are the best apartments in Ellicott City, MD?

The best apartments in Ellicott City, MD are: Oella Mill, The Wexley at 100, Orchard Park, Ellicott Grove and Kaiser Park.

What is the average rent in Ellicott City, MD?

The average rent in Ellicott City, MD is $1,957. Start your search for apartments in Ellicott City, MD now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Ellicott City, MD?

The price range for a studio apartment in Ellicott City, MD is between $1,907 and $2,533. View all studio apartments in Ellicott City, MD.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ellicott City, MD?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ellicott City, MD is between $1,795 and $2,876. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Ellicott City, MD now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Ellicott City, MD?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Ellicott City, MD is between $1,907 and $3,086. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Ellicott City, MD.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Ellicott City, MD?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Ellicott City, MD is between $2,033 and $3,078. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Ellicott City, MD.

What type of rental buildings are in Ellicott City, MD?

In Ellicott City 28% of the housing is rented out compared to 72% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 15% of Ellicott City’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 77% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 8% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Ellicott City, MD?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Ellicott City are about 38 years old, on average. Of these, 33% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 3 stories. About all of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 3% are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Ellicott City, MD?

Rental apartments in Ellicott City come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 0.3% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 42% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 54% of all rentals in Ellicott City. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Ellicott City, MD

Located just 14 miles west of Baltimore, MD, Ellicott City is a small town with a rich history. The benefits of living in Ellicott City are numerous with a suburban feel that’s downright neighborly. For big-city opportunities in jobs, entertainment and culture, the proximity to Baltimore makes it even more appealing for renters. Many people work within the scientific, technical or healthcare industries in the area. The climate is very seasonal in Ellicott City, with very cold and snowy winters and hot and hot and humid summers Ellicott City gets a lot of cloudy days over the year, but that doesn’t stop residents from enjoying the outdoors with Centennial Park, Tiber Park and Meadowbrook Park attracting families with children to play on the outdoor playground equipment.

Renting in Ellicott City, MD

Renters make up about a quarter of the population in Ellicott City, since most residents own homes in the area. The schools are very highly rated, as part of the Howard County School System. The downtown area, known as the Ellicott City Historic District, offers many luxury apartments, attracting young professionals with disposable income to spend. Other popular neighborhoods are made up of historic brick townhomes for rent in the Font Hill area and modern lofts to cater to the tastes of the Millennial crowd of renters. Large apartment buildings and townhomes, with views of nature and wooded areas, are another benefit to renting an apartment in any spot around Ellicott City.

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Shopping in Ellicott City, MD

Shopping in Old Ellicott City is a blast with local shops, artisan boutiques and tasty dining options for renters to explore. Many studios and galleries are also located in this historic area that’s on Main Street. Antique shopping is very popular in Ellicott City and many visitors come specifically to the town to experience old-world shopping that you can’t find anywhere else in unique vintage finds. For local grocery stores, renters have access to a Sprouts Farmers Market, a Giant Food and a Safeway. Target is located in the Long Gate Shopping Center, which also has Kohl’s, a Staples and an Old Navy. It’s very easy for renters to get everything they need and then some thanks to the many shopping choices all around Ellicott City.

Transportation in Ellicott City, MD

Public transportation is a popular option for renters to avoid traffic going into Baltimore. Ellicott City is served by the transportation authority of the Regional Transportation Agency of Central Maryland (RTA) and the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), with train and bus services running all around the town and into Baltimore for commuters. For air travel, the Baltimore-Washington International Airport is only 10 miles away for domestic and international flyers. Airport shuttles are a convenient way of getting to and from the airport. Ridesharing services such as Lyft and Uber are very popular in the area, since the city is so close to Baltimore.

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