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Houses for Rent in East Lake, Columbia, SC
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the advantages of renting a house in East Lake, Columbia, SC?

Renting a house in East Lake, Columbia, SC comes with more space, both indoor and outdoor.

What are the downsides of renting a house apartment in East Lake, Columbia, SC?

Houses for rent in East Lake, Columbia, SC are usually located in non-central areas. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RENTCafé apartments for rent in East Lake, Columbia, SC.

East Lake, Columbia, SC Demographics

  • Total Population33,523
  • Female 16,193
    Male 17,330
  • Median Age36.9

Average Rent in East Lake, Columbia, SC

  • East Lake, Columbia, SC Average Rental Price, September 2021 $1,057 /mo

East Lake, Columbia, SC Apartment Rent Ranges

East Lake, Columbia, SC Rent Trends

Average Rent Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Sep / 2021
East Lake, Columbia, SC $889 $900 $905 $916 $942 $955 $956 $1,002 $1,002 $1,057
National $1,347 $1,356 $1,361 $1,393 $1,400 $1,402 $1,393 $1,397 $1,485 $1,510
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East Lake, Columbia, SC Households

  • Total Number of Households13,487
  • Family 8,311
    Non-family 5,176
  • Children 3,868
    No Children 9,619
  • Average People Per Household2.41
  • Median Household Income$57,200
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$996

East Lake, Columbia, SC Education Statistics

Renting a house in East Lake, Columbia, SC

Regardless of the type of house you are going to rent, location is important. That can be quite a lot to choose from. If you’re on a tight budget and are looking for cheap houses for rent, make your life easier and set up a maximum price filter in the top menu. You may be renting on a budget and 1 bedroom duplexes will do just fine or you may be able to spend a bit more and are looking at 4 bedroom single family homes for rent. Either way, choose wisely. Don’t fall for the impeccable lawn or a pool. Although these things are nice to have they aren’t worth a penny if you’re not able to enjoy them because of loud neighbors or a lack of time. Speaking of lack of time…

Renting a house with children

But if you have children there’s so much more to consider. A resource we all seem to lack: time. Avoiding a nightmare commute may be more important than deciding between a 2 bedroom or a 3 bedroom house. Although you could spend several hours in the car with your children and count it as family time, it’d be much nicer to spend this time around the dinner table. When you’re browsing through our rental homes, keep in mind the dreaded morning kindergarten-school-office Bermuda Triangle that is swallowing precious time out of your life. Draw a radius or a polygon around the school or the kindergarten you’ve chosen in East Lake, Columbia, SC and explore all the homes for rent located close by. Finding a house close to your kids’ school will drastically cut down your commute time. It will also help you see other things in your life more clearly, generally speaking. After all, choosing from 4 houses can be complicated and you’ve managed just fine.

Finding a home nearby is easier than you think. Check out our Apartments Near Me page and take your pick!