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Cheap Apartments for Rent in Greater Columbia, SC - 153 Rentals available

Apartments Under $500

  • Apartment
    169 Brook Pines Drive, Columbia, SC 29210
    $450 - $710
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Available Today!
    (844) 846-0332

Apartments Under $700

Apartments Under $800

  • Apartment
    1513 Farrington Way, Columbia, SC 29210
    $700 - $1,065
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2.5 Baths
    Available Today!
    (803) 772-0884
  • Apartment
    1200 North Eden Drive, Cayce, SC 29033
    $700 - $1,405
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today!
    (803) 796-8765
  • Apartment
    900 Gracern Road, Columbia, SC 29210
    $725 - $1,350
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2.5 Baths
    Available Today!
    (803) 772-6500
  • Apartment
    500 Harbison Blvd., Columbia, SC 29212
    $736 - $4,210
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-3 Baths
    Available Today!
    (844) 515-8325
  • Apartment
    501 Pelham Dr, Columbia, SC 29209
    $750 - $975
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today!
    (855) 736-8223
  • Apartment
    1800 Killian Lakes Drive, Columbia, SC 29203
    $750 - $1,070
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today!
    (844) 554-1421
  • Apartment
    100 Fairforest Road, Columbia, SC 29212
    $765
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (803) 373-1616
  • Apartment
    100 Rice Terrace Dr, Columbia, SC 29229
    $765 - $2,120
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2.5 Baths
    (803) 865-1695

Apartments Under $900

  • Apartment
    34 Woodcross Drive, Columbia, SC 29212
    $850 - $1,150
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (803) 407-3332

Apartments Under $1,300

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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.

Greater Columbia, SC Demographics

  • Total Population744,903
  • Female 361,974
    Male 382,929
  • Median Age38.6

Average Rent in Greater Columbia, SC

  • Greater Columbia, SC Average Rental Price, May 2019$1,031/mo

Greater Columbia, SC Apartment Rent Ranges

  • < $5001%
  • $501-$70014%
  • $701-$1,00050%
  • $1,001-$1,50026%
  • $1,501-$2,0005%
  • > $2,0005%

Greater Columbia, SC Rent Trends

Average Rent Jan / 2016 May / 2016 Sept / 2016 Jan / 2017 May / 2017 Sept / 2017 Jan / 2018 May / 2018 May / 2019
Greater Columbia, SC $943 $954 $959 $967 $994 $1,000 $1,006 $1,007 $1,031
National $1,290 $1,319 $1,334 $1,329 $1,354 $1,366 $1,366 $1,381 $1,396
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Greater Columbia, SC Households

  • Total Number of Households281,739
  • Family 179,531
    Non-family 102,208
  • Children 88,003
    No Children 193,736
  • Average People Per Household2.7
  • Median Household Income$46,880
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$751

Greater Columbia, SC Education Statistics

  • No High School3%
  • Some High School35%
  • Some College25%
  • Associate Degree8%
  • Bachelor Degree19%
  • Graduate Degree10%

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