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Apartments for Rent in Columbus, OH under $500 – 8 Rentals available


Columbus, OH Demographics

  • Total Population878,553
  • Female 429,868
    Male 448,685
  • Median Age32.2

Average Rent in Columbus, OH

  • Columbus, OH Average Rental Price, March 2021 $1,007 /mo

Columbus, OH Apartment Rent Ranges

  • < $5001%
  • $501-$70014%
  • $701-$1,00044%
  • $1,001-$1,50033%
  • $1,501-$2,0006%
  • > $2,0002%

Columbus, OH Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021
Columbus, OH $877 $884 $911 $914 $922 $941 $941 $960 $982 $979 $1,007
National $1,315 $1,346 $1,355 $1,359 $1,356 $1,391 $1,398 $1,400 $1,390 $1,395 $1,407
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Columbus, OH Households

  • Total Number of Households357,128
  • Family 190,471
    Non-family 166,657
  • Children 101,032
    No Children 256,096
  • Average People Per Household2.39
  • Median Household Income$53,745
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,013

Columbus, OH Education Statistics

  • No High School3%
  • Some High School33%
  • Some College24%
  • Associate Degree7%
  • Bachelor Degree23%
  • Graduate Degree11%

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, RENTCafé 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 $584 per month, there are 8 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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