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Apartments for Rent in Columbus, OH under $500
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    765 South James Road, Columbus, OH 43227
    1 BED $500
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    1549 Frebis Ave, Columbus, OH 43206
    Studio $250
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    Elaine Park, Columbus, OH 43227
    2 BEDS $650
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    East 12Th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43219
    3 BEDS $600
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    Bay Court, Columbus, OH 43227
    2 BEDS $750
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    4860 Wendler Blvd, Columbus, OH 43230
    3 BEDS $440+
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    27 W Jenkins Ave, Columbus, OH 43207
    1 BED $381+
    2 BEDS $453+
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    35 Broadmeadows Blvd., Columbus, OH 43214
    Studio $80
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    1573 East Livingston Ave, Columbus, OH 43205
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    1774 East Main St, Columbus, OH 43205
    1 BED $395+
    2 BEDS $473+
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    1001 Atcheson St, Columbus, OH 43203
    1 BED $396+
    2 BEDS $455+
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    4478 Westport Rd, Columbus, OH 43228
    2 BEDS $465+
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    2626 Kenbridge Drive, Columbus, OH 43219
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    385 West 2Nd Avenue, Columbus, OH 43021
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    Noddymill Lane, Worthington, OH 43085
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    Elaine Court, Columbus, OH 43227
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    4253 E. Broad St, Whitehall, OH 43213
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    4725 Bayview Place, Columbus, OH 43230
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    3180 Elim Manor Court, Columbus, OH 43232
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    3939 Rosland Drive, Columbus, OH 43207
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    2420 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, OH 43211
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    1100 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43205
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    2626 Kenbridge Drive, Columbus, OH 43219
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    542 S. Hamilton Rd, Whitehall, OH 43213
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    3333 Deserette Lane, Columbus, OH 43224
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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 11 Apr 2024.

What are the best apartments in Columbus, OH?

The best apartments in Columbus, OH are: Island Club, Spring Creek, Runaway Bay Apartments, Sonnenblick and River and Rich.

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.

Renting apartments in Columbus, OH under $500

Searching for apartments for rent in Columbus, OH under $500 is not an easy task, but luckily you have come to the right place. Whether you are a student on a budget, a young professional on the move, or simply a frugal person, RentCafe can help you find what you are looking for. Just make sure you know what you consider non-negotiable and what you can compromise on. Your new home is just a few clicks away. In Columbus, OH, where the average rent is $668 per month, there are 61 units available for less than $500. Click on any of these units to see pictures, floor plans, amenities and more. After you have picked your favorite, you can contact the property to check availability. Considering that you are trying to spend as little as possible, looking at 1 bedroom apartments and studio apartments might be a good idea.

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