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Cheap Apartments for Rent in Columbia, SC - 210 Rentals available

Apartments Under $100

Apartments Under $600

  • Apartment
    169 Brook Pines Drive, Columbia, SC 29210
    $546 - $1,050
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Edward Rose & Sons
    Available Today! Last updated 29 May 2020
    (844) 846-0332

Apartments Under $700

Apartments Under $800

Apartments Under $900

Apartments Under $1,000

  • Apartment
    1200 North Eden Drive, Cayce, SC 29033
    $685 - $1,440
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    WRH Realty Services
    Available Today! Last updated 29 May 2020
    (803) 796-8765
  • Apartment
    100 Riverbend Drive, West Columbia, SC 29169
    $600 - $875
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    First Communities
    Available Today! Last updated 29 May 2020
    (866) 804-5598
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Renting a Cheap Apartment in Columbia

A historic Southern city, downtown Columbia is quickly transforming into a forward-thinking city center. A former warehouse district, the 3-mile-long Congaree Vista, is now full of restaurants, galleries and shops, many in historic buildings brought up to modern standards. Energy, technology and insurance are among the thriving companies here, and there are diverse job opportunities for a relatively small urban setting. Columbia is home to the flagship campus of the University of South Carolina, whose students bring youthful exuberance to the city’s dynamic. Warm weather, beautiful Finlay Park, a thriving art and theatre scene, and numerous cultural festivals are among the boasting points used by locals. Nearby Congaree National Park includes one of the largest expanses of old growth forest in North America.

Columbia, SC Demographics

  • Total Population133,352
  • Female 67,812
    Male 65,540
  • Median Age28.3

Average Rent in Columbia, SC

  • Columbia, SC Average Rental Price, February 2020 $1,090 /mo

    Columbia, SC Apartment Rent Ranges

    • $501-$70011%
    • $701-$1,00053%
    • $1,001-$1,50024%
    • $1,501-$2,0006%
    • > $2,0006%

    Columbia, SC Rent Trends

    Average Rent Nov / 2016 Mar / 2017 Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Feb / 2020
    Columbia, SC $956 $965 $989 $999 $1,009 $1,020 $1,030 $1,044 $1,071 $1,084 $1,090
    National $1,340 $1,337 $1,368 $1,371 $1,374 $1,408 $1,417 $1,422 $1,458 $1,466 $1,468
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    Columbia, SC Households

    • Total Number of Households46,822
    • Family 22,477
      Non-family 24,345
    • Children 11,431
      No Children 35,391
    • Average People Per Household2.23
    • Median Household Income$45,663
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$938

    Columbia, SC Education Statistics

    • No High School2%
    • Some High School35%
    • Some College20%
    • Associate Degree6%
    • Bachelor Degree22%
    • Graduate Degree15%

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