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    5811 Spring Run Dr, Columbus, OH 43229
    11 Units available
    1 BED $899
    2 BEDS $1,399
    Amenities
    • Washer/Dryer
    • Dishwasher
    • Patio/Balcony
    • Large Closets
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    Kitchen Appliances at National Road Apartments, Whitehall Gorgeous Bedroom at National Road Apartments, Whitehall, OH
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    3574 E Main St A1, Columbus, OH 43213
    25 Units available
    1 BED $699+
    2 BEDS $1,049
    Property reviews
    3/5 Anonymous on Apr 6, 2023

    Too much to write

  • Top Rated for Location
    a kitchen with a large island and stainless steel appliances a kitchen with a long counter and a tv on the wall
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    5711 Menerey Lane, Columbus, OH 43230
    2 Units available
    1 BED $1,125
    2 BEDS $1,325
    Property reviews
    4.5/5 Anonymous on Oct 24, 2023

    Works perfect for me and my family. Very convenient location. According to USAToday Zipcode rated #1 in Top 10 Hottest Places to live.

  • Top Rated for Location
    take a dip in the pool at the bradley braddock road station apartments a swimming pool with lounge chairs and umbrellas in front of a building
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    401 West Rich St, Columbus, OH 43215
    30 Units available
    1 BED $1,369+
    2 BEDS $1,829
    Property reviews
    5/5 Anonymous on Sep 27, 2023

    The best place to live in downtown Columbus, close enough to walk to everything but also far enough to feel like the suburbs. The staff are wonderful! The gym is the best for an apartment complex. Parking easy and not a pain.

    5/5 Autumn G. on Jul 17, 2020

    Everyone is so nice, couldnt pick a better location!

  • Top Rated for Location
    a patio with couches and tables and a fireplace a patio with green couches and chairs and a table and chairs
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    65 S. Washington Ave, Columbus, OH 43215
    16 Units available
    1 BED $1,400+
    2 BEDS $2,280+
    Property reviews
    5/5 Lila on Jan 16, 2024

    This community popped up within the last 6 months and has brought so much life to this side of Downtown Columbus! It has the amenities you need and no hidden fees for them!

    5/5 Erin on Nov 1, 2023

    This is the perfect location for living downtown. It offers secure parking, great walkability to restaurants and other downtown features, park views, and more. The surrounding streets aren't busy at night which is perfect for quiet evenings

  • Resident Rated
    Fully Equipped Kitchen at Runaway Bay, Columbus, OH, 43204 Gorgeous Bedroom at Runaway Bay, Columbus, 43204
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    1480 Runaway Bay Drive, Columbus, OH 43204
    Available
    1 BED $896+
    2 BEDS $1,028+
    Property reviews
    5/5 NIk S. on Nov 17, 2023

    Been here 10 years. I like it it suits my life style

    5/5 Trey K. on Aug 12, 2022

    We've been living here for several years, and truthfully it's been one of the best apartment experience we've ever had. It has a beautiful view of a quarry, a great beach and pool, and the office staff are exceptionally kind and willing to go out of their way to help the tenants. I'm so appreciative of everyone here and am very thankful we've had three wonderful years at Runaway Bay.

  • Resident Rated
    a dining room with a wooden table and chairs and a large window a living room with a couch and a table with a television
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    2225 Montego Blvd, Columbus, OH 43235
    Available
    1 BED $1,017+
    2 BEDS $1,125+
    Property reviews
    4/5 Anonymous on Dec 1, 2023

    The apartment community is in a good location, parking is fine, maintenance is alright.

    4/5 Constance on Nov 29, 2023

    very quiet, New to neighborhood, so I need more time to decide how I feel about this enviornment.

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    8900 Lyra Dr., Columbus, OH 43240
    22 Units available
    Studio $1,252+
    1 BED $1,344+
    2 BEDS $1,827+
    Overview

    The Pointe at Polaris welcomes you to one of the first urban living communities along Polaris Parkway. With elegant details, including inviting courtyards and parks, you'll experience the serenity of Columbus that you never knew before. Imagine yourself living close to peaceful parks and lush green scenic routes all while being near premier shopping, dining, and entertainment - you'll never run out of things to do!You will feel like you're living in a community that's the best-kept secret in Columbus, all while being in the hustle and bustle of a booming part of the city. Here, you'll discover an apartment that comes equipped with the best modern finishes and furnishings. Then you can venture outside to explore the many welcoming amenities offered in our community - relieve your stress with our heated saltwater pool and tanning spa or relax near our outdoor bar, perfect for watching sports games or movies during the summer.

    Amenities
    • Air Conditioner
    • Pets Allowed
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    Heathermoor and Bedford Commons apartments kitchen with white cabinets and stainless appliances Heathermoor and Bedford Commons apartments kitchen with stainless steel appliances and white cabinets
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    2645 Hard Rd Bedford, Columbus, OH 43235
    25 Units available
    1 BED $1,037+
    2 BEDS $1,304+
    Property reviews
    5/5 Brenda L. on Sep 7, 2023

    Yes the apartments are very beautiful and I would like to know a little bit more about them and is there an application fee because I do not have dogs or cat so that's why I was going ahead but it's a quiet neighborhood I know some people that used to live there but didn't even got to stay and my brother used to live up off of hard road so I will give this excellent thought and I would just like to know when I can be able to check them out again

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    4577 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43214
    10 Units available
    1 BED $1,179
    2 BEDS $1,259+
    Overview

    $1000 off your 1st month's rent when you move in by March 31st! Now under new management! Welcome to Olentangy Terrace—a charming community nestled in the Northwest neighborhood of Columbus. Our community offers spacious 1- and 2-bedroom boutique apartments featuring granite countertops, hardwood-style flooring, and stainless steel appliances for modern comfort and style. Conveniently located near SR 315, our residents enjoy easy access to Clintonville, The Ohio State University, Downtown Columbus, and the beautiful Whetstone Park with its 13-acre green space and rose garden. Welcome to your new home at Olentangy Terrace—where convenience meets charm!

    Amenities
    • Air Conditioner
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Fitness Center
    • Pets Allowed
  • Top Rated for Location
    Living Room at Sonnenblick Apartments in Short North, Victorian Village, and Grandview Ohio Bedroom at Sonnenblick Apartments in Short North, Victorian Village, and Grandview Ohio
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    730 Thurber Drive West, Columbus, OH 43215
    3 Units available
    Studio Ask for Pricing
    1 BED Ask for Pricing
    2+ BEDS $1,440
    Property reviews
    4.5/5 Anonymous on May 4, 2023

    Management is great to work with and loving my neighbors. Laundry facilities, gym and community center are well-kept all 24 hours of the day. Location is perfect.

    4/5 Anonymous on Oct 31, 2023

    I have overall liked living her, I have struggled being by the pool with the noise in the summer so keep that in mind on what unit you picked. I have also had some trouble with the noise since there are so many units right next to each other. The size for the price is great, having a basement and a back patio has been amazing and is what really pulled me in. They have gone through 3 managers but the most current one seems to be working hard to improve the the grounds which is nice.

  • Top Rated for Location
    a large kitchen with stainless steel appliances and wooden cabinets a model of a restaurant with a counter and a lobby
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    190 S. High Street, Columbus, OH 43215
    11 Units available
    Studio $1,044+
    1 BED $1,323+
    2 BEDS $1,575+
    Property reviews
    5/5 Anonymous on Sep 30, 2023

    Perfect location, convenient parking, kind staff and maintenance

    5/5 Anonymous on Apr 23, 2023

    I enjoy my apartment and the maintenance team is phenomenal.

  • Top Rated for Location
    a kitchen and dining area in a 555 waverly unit a kitchen with blue cabinets and a long counter with plates of food on it
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    601 Flarestar Ave, Columbus, OH 43240
    10 Units available
    1 BED $1,512+
    2 BEDS $1,968+
    Property reviews
    5/5 Anonymous on Dec 2, 2023

    Great place and location. Good amenities!!!

    5/5 Anonymous on Mar 17, 2023

    Overall good place

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    550 Branden Bush Ct, Columbus, OH 43228
    7 Units available
    1 BED $1,144+
    2 BEDS $1,199+
    Overview

    Welcome to Oak Run Apartments, the cozy home that you are looking for! Our recently renovated, loft-inspired units have so much to offer. We have flexible leases, convenient amenities, and an ideal location merely 26 minutes away from the downtown area. Our apartments on Norton Road, Columbus, Ohio offer you the comfortable, carefree lifestyle that you want and deserve.  Tucked away in the peaceful, green area of Lincoln Village, OH, our community is the definition of suburban bliss. Bathe in sunlight in our courtyard to the sound of birds chirping and young residents laughing at the playground. Leave the car at the carport and take a short walk to one of the shops and eateries that are close by, such as La Michoacana Market and Las Tapias Birria. You will never have to worry about being stuck in traffic, either, since we are close to Norton Road & Brandenberry Drive bus stops. To make life even more stress-free, we offer on-site management, maintenance, recycling, and package-receiving services.   Home is where your heart is, and we are ready to catch yours with one of our apartments in West Columbus, Ohio. They come in one and two-bedroom layouts with luxury finishes such as granite countertops and laminate hardwood floorings. What's more, all the units are appointed with efficient, black appliances and washer/dryer sets to make chores a breeze. Large closets, skylights, and covered porches are also part of the deal. Feel free to enjoy all of these delightful amenities together with your furry companions, since we are pet-friendly.  Do not pass on the opportunity to shape your best life in this great environment. Get in touch with us today to schedule a private tour of our Norton Rd apartments on the West Side of Columbus, Ohio!

    Amenities
    • Air Conditioner
    • Washer/Dryer
    • Dishwasher
    • Patio/Balcony
  • Top Rated for Location
    an empty living room with a kitchen and a carpeted floor a row of houses in a parking lot with trees
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    149 Sanctuary Village Drive, Worthington, OH 43235
    6 Units available
    1 BED $998+
    2 BEDS $1,172+
    Property reviews
    5/5 Anonymous on Sep 29, 2023

    Ive been here for about 4 months so far and am enjoying the location alot! The area is quiet and neighbors seem noce as well. The office is helpful and maintenance has been timely with few things that i wanted them to check when i moved in ??

    5/5 Anonymous on Sep 15, 2023

    Nice place to live. Community is quiet and neighbors are respectful

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    The Residence at Christopher Wren apartments kitchen with stainless appliances and white cabinetry The Residence at Christopher Wren apartments spacious apartment home with eat-in kitchen and open-concept living room
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    1390 Christopher Wren Dr, Gahanna, OH 43230
    26 Units available
    1 BED $958+
    2 BEDS $1,256+
    Property reviews
    5/5 Anonymous on Sep 3, 2023

    Its awesome all the time every day. Yes it is

    5/5 Anonymous on Jul 25, 2023

    Great place to stay great environment good maintenance

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    Living room of apartment Apartment kitchen
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    3691 Albany Chase Road, Columbus, OH 43230
    17 Units available
    1 BED $1,043+
    2 BEDS $1,529+
    Property reviews
    5/5 Anonymous on May 16, 2023

    Best place EVER! Hardest working staff I have ever dealt with and will not be going anywhere else for a very long time ??

    3/5 Anonymous on Oct 24, 2022

    The rudest staff you will find apartments need updating. Carpet is old and nasty. They try to clean it but its just sticky and gross move to the nicer and newer complexes even if the ppl are rude at least the apartment makes up for it

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    Kitchen Bedroom
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    2875 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43202
    15 Units available
    Studio $1,329+
    1 BED $1,459+
    2 BEDS $1,979+
    Property reviews
    5/5 Anonymous on Jan 31, 2023

    Great place, residents are nice, staff is friendly and helpful! Two things about the gym, I wish there was at least one barbell and bench with plates! Also, I wish there were some jump ropes!

    4.5/5 Anonymous on Jul 2, 2023

    Perfect location Clean and beautiful Close to osu A great comunity

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    Polaris Place Kitchen Polaris Place Bedroom
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    8901 Antares Park Drive, Columbus, OH 43240-2235
    Available
    1 BED $1,131+
    2 BEDS $1,479+
    Property reviews
    5/5 Anthony S. on Sep 1, 2023

    Polaris Parkway is very convenient to the surrounding area and the staff is top notch with quick responses and helpful in every way day or night.

    5/5 Adul S. on Aug 28, 2023

    I have been living this community since 2019 and we have family friends are living same community. we all love this place. hazel free maintenance good staff.

  • Top Rated for Maintenance
    Updated kitchen with white cabinets and black appliances at Trinity Lakes Apartments in Columbus Ohio 43228 Newly renovated kitchen with white cabinets, black appliances and white countertops at Trinity Lakes Apartments in Columbus Ohio 43228
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    600 Trinity Marsh, Columbus, OH 43228
    Available
    1 BED $1,035+
    2 BEDS $1,160+
    Property reviews
    5/5 Farhan on May 30, 2023

    I am living here since Jun 2018. Very nice place and average for rent.

    4/5 Farhan O. on Nov 1, 2023

    I have nothing bad to say about my experience living here for more than 5 years

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    1881 Solera Dr, Columbus, OH 43229
    1 BED $909
    2 BEDS Ask for Pricing
    3 BEDS Ask for Pricing
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    4150 Silver Springs Ln, Columbus, OH 43230
    1 BED $1,060+
    2 BEDS $1,395+
    3 BEDS $2,180+
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    2399 Dawnlight Ave, Columbus, OH 43211
    2 BEDS $950
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    1844 Forest Village Ln, Columbus, OH 43229
    1 BED $845
    2 BEDS $955
    3 BEDS $1,685
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    5811 Spring Run Dr, Columbus, OH 43229
    1 BED $899
    2 BEDS $1,399
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Average rent in Columbus, OH

$1,230/mo Columbus, OH average rental price, November 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Columbus, OH is $1,230.

Columbus, OH apartment rent ranges

About 50% of apartment rents in Columbus, OH range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 14% of apartments. Around 26% of Columbus’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 5% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

Columbus, OH rent trends

Getting around in Columbus, OH

52 /100
Somewhat Walkable
46 /100
Some Transit
48 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 52, Transit Score®: 46, Bike Score®: 48

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Columbus, OH last updated?

Prices and availability in Columbus, OH were last updated on 2 Mar 2024.

What are the best apartments in Columbus, OH?

The best apartments in Columbus, OH are: Residences at Topiary Park, River and Rich, Island Club, National Road Apartments and Spring Creek.

What is the average rent in Columbus, OH?

The average rent in Columbus, OH is $1,230. Start your search for apartments in Columbus, OH now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Columbus, OH?

The price range for a studio apartment in Columbus, OH is between $250 and $3,421. View all studio apartments in Columbus, OH.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Columbus, OH?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Columbus, OH is between $381 and $3,823. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Columbus, OH now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Columbus, OH?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Columbus, OH is between $453 and $9,999,999. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Columbus, OH.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Columbus, OH?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Columbus, OH is between $511 and $4,147. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Columbus, OH.

What type of rental buildings are in Columbus, OH?

In Columbus, 55% of the residents are renting compared to 45% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 10% of Columbus’s rentals, 72% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 18% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Columbus, OH?

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 Columbus are about 36 years old, on average. Of these, 30% 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 94% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 8% are mid-rises, and 2% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Columbus, OH?

Studio apartments in Columbus are around 3% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 38% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 51% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

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Living in Columbus, OH

Living in location

In the heart of central Ohio where the Scioto and Olentangy rivers intertwine, the large city of Columbus pulses with a thriving downtown, historic neighborhoods, and a tremendous arts and sports scene (featuring the NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets, as well as the Columbus Crew, The Ohio State University Buckeyes and the Columbus Clippers). The apartments for rent in Columbus are 70 miles east of Dayton, OH; 105 miles northeast of Cincinnati; and 140 miles southwest of Cleveland. The city's low cost of living, combined with The Ohio State University, draw renters who are students, professionals and families. Renters in Columbus often find careers in education, technology, government, research, insurance and health care. Renting in Columbus also offers excellent American, Italian, Mexican, Chinese, Mediterranean, Japanese, Indian, Vietnamese, Thai and Ethiopian cuisines. Additionally, the Columbus City School District provides renters with more than 100 schools.

Columbus is not only a hub for education and sports but also an incubator for innovation and entrepreneurship. Its vibrant business environment includes several Fortune 500 companies, fostering job opportunities across various sectors. The city is also known for its lush parks and outdoor spaces, including the Scioto Mile, a string of parks along the river with interactive fountains and scenic pathways, making it an ideal locale for nature lovers and families alike. Cultural enthusiasts will appreciate the Columbus Museum of Art and the Wexner Center for the Arts, which contribute to the city's rich tapestry of artistic expression.

Renting in Columbus, OH

Renting in Columbus offers a handful of distinctly beautiful neighborhoods to choose from. For instance, for a historic neighborhood feel, German Village has restored, mid-1800s single-family houses and apartments for rent with brick exteriors. In contrast, downtown Columbus has modern condos and high-rise apartments for rent, whereas, north of the university, Clintonville has Tudor-style and Craftsman houses for rent near the water with greater rentals availability in Central Clintonville. Meanwhile, Old Town East has more than 50 styles of architecture, including stunning Dutch Colonial and bungalow rentals, in addition to condominium apartments for rent. Otherwise, Short North Arts District is an LGBT-friendly neighborhood with converted warehouse loft rentals and renovated condominium apartments for rent. Or, for a traditional suburban vibe, check out the single-family houses, townhouses and historic Victorian rentals in Bexley. The most affordable rentals are in Franklinton.

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Shopping in Columbus, OH

The Mall at Tuttle Crossing offers renters a varied selection of department stores, like Champs, H&M and rue21. Likewise, the Arena District, Easton Town Center and Polaris Fashion Place are other shopping hotspots when renting in Columbus. The Arena District has local brands at Experience Columbus and Easton Town Center boasts luxury brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and Express, and is conveniently located just 15 minutes east of downtown Columbus rentals. Or, Polaris Fashion Place, which is north of downtown, has popular stores such as Sak's Fifth Avenue, Madewell and lululemon. Renters also have fresh local foods and international cuisines at the renowned North Market, which also hosts a weekly farmers' market. For unique boutique shopping, renters recommend The Brass Hands, The Look on Broadway and Red Giraffe Designs. And, for discounted shopping options, Tanger Outlets is just a short drive north on I-71.

Transportation in Columbus, OH

Renters are well-connected to the greater Columbus area via I-71, I-70, I-270, and I-670, and the Central Ohio Transit Authority operates more than 40 bus routes and on-demand services. Special routes like the Zoo Bus take renters to the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium, while Bus Route 9 takes renters to the Center of Science of Industry and the Franklin Park Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Bus Route 9 also takes renters to the Easton area, and the AirConnect route takes renters from John Glenn International Airport to downtown Columbus. The CBUS also takes renters on a circle from the North Arts District to the Brewery District. While renters in Columbus don't have access to Amtrak or any light rail system. Columbus promotes cycling with protected bike lanes and has options like Lyft, Uber, Zipcar, Free2Move, and scooter and bike rentals with Bird Scooters, Lime Scooters, CoGo Bike Share and pedicab services. Finally, John Glenn Columbus International Airport and Rickenbacker International Airport are the two major airports when renting in Columbus.

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