Last updated January 17 2020 at 5:23 PM

11 Apartments for rent in Columbus, IN

Last updated January 17 at 04:21pm
10 Units Available
Quail Run
1182 Quail Run Dr, Columbus, IN
1 Bedroom
729 sqft
2 Bedrooms
920 sqft
3 Bedrooms
1242 sqft
Floor plans range from spacious one-bedrooms to three-bedroom townhomes on expansive, landscaped grounds that include a gym, pool, and basketball court. Just two miles from Cummins Headquarters and across the street from Greenbelt Golf Course.
Last updated January 17 at 12:51pm
11 Units Available
Briarwood Columbus
2350 Thornybrook Drive, Columbus, IN
1 Bedroom
2 Bedrooms
3 Bedrooms
Modern apartments with luxury comforts, including a basketball court, hot tub, tennis court, pool and 24-hour gym. Stylish interiors include ample storage, fireplaces and a refrigerator. Private patio or balcony included.
Last updated January 17 at 12:03pm
12 Units Available
Fox Pointe
4740 Fox Trail Lane, Columbus, IN
1 Bedroom
614 sqft
2 Bedrooms
962 sqft
Fox Pointe Apartments is located in the heart of Columbus, Indiana, the town that Lady Bird Johnson once called "Athens on the Prairie".
Last updated January 17 at 06:07pm
17 Units Available
Charleston Square
2410 Charleston Place, Columbus, IN
1 Bedroom
728 sqft
2 Bedrooms
767 sqft
Charleston Square is located in the heart of Columbus, Indiana, the town that Lady Bird Johnson once called "Athens on the Prairie".
Last updated January 17 at 06:13pm
12 Units Available
Eastlake Woods
1020 Thicket Ct, Columbus, IN
1 Bedroom
694 sqft
2 Bedrooms
930 sqft
3 Bedrooms
1305 sqft
Eastlake Woods was designed and built as a community that reflects stability, prestige and convenience. At Eastlake Woods, you'll discover dependable maintenance, conscientious management and a quality environment.
Last updated January 17 at 04:21pm
7 Units Available
The Cole
200 Jackson St, Columbus, IN
1 Bedroom
831 sqft
2 Bedrooms
1090 sqft
Found between 3rd and 2nd streets and close to Mill Race Park. Modern apartments with a patio/balcony, private laundry facilities and a stylish, fully equipped kitchen. Residents have use of a gym and concierge service.
Last updated January 17 at 03:27pm
1 Unit Available
4672 Willowbrook Dr
4672 Willowbrook Drive, Columbus, IN
3 Bedrooms
1700 sqft
Columbus IN - 3 BR home - Three bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2 story home with over 1700 square feet in Bridge Point subdivision in Columbus IN. Gas heat, AC, 2 car garage. Stove, refrigerator, dishwasher and microwave provided. Near Poshard Dr & Marr Rd.
Last updated January 17 at 03:34pm
1 Unit Available
3351 Cessna Drive
3351 Cessna Drive, Columbus, IN
3 Bedrooms
1500 sqft
Welcome home to this like new 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath in Columbus. Walking in you will find the spacious family room, half bath, and kitchen and dining area.
Last updated January 17 at 05:08pm
1 Unit Available
947 Peregrine Drive
947 Peregrine Drive, Columbus, IN
4 Bedrooms
4364 sqft
Wonderful Parkside home next to walking trails! 4 bed/3.
Results within 5 miles of Columbus
Last updated January 17 at 03:34pm
1 Unit Available
2810 South 900 East
2810 S 900 E, Bartholomew County, IN
3 Bedrooms
1290 sqft
This all brick ranch home is located in the country near Burnsville. It has 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths. This home has a two car attached garage, hard wood floors, and updated bathrooms. This home is located in the Rock Creek School district.
Results within 10 miles of Columbus
Last updated January 17 at 05:08pm
1 Unit Available
7322 Old State Road 46 E
7322 Old State Road 46, Brown County, IN
3 Bedrooms
1592 sqft
Brown County Rental Home!! This ranch style home features hardwood floors in the Living Room, Dining Room, and Three Bedrooms.

Average Rent in Columbus

Last updated Dec. 2019
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Columbus is $794, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $957.
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City GuideColumbus
Columbus, IN may be considered an Indy suburb to some, but to those who live or visit here, it’s a whole lot more. With a population of only a smidge over 44,000 folks, Columbus has earned itself some big awards. The Chicago Tribune travel section even went so far as to claim that “Columbus. . .is a town that lifts your spirits.” It sounds like you’ve chosen the perfect new town, now let’s find you a Columbus apartment for rent.
Life in Columbus

While the official median rent for a Columbus apartment is $844, you’ll find the range is typically between $650 and $825. If you prefer to rent a townhouse, you’ll pay close to $900, or more. Most Columbus houses and apartments were built in the 1960s.

If luxury living is your thing, try to hang on until the mixed-use Cole Apartments complex, in downtown Columbus, is complete. When it’s finished it will have shops and eateries on the ground floor and lots of luxurious apartments above.

Bargain hunters aren’t left out when it comes to inexpensive Columbus apartments. While studio apartments aren’t abundant, there are some very inexpensive ones in town. Try the Willowood Apartments on Cardinal Court. They’re offering a studio for an amazing $449 and that includes water and sewer. Cute little buggers, they have Murphy beds – the ones that pull down from the wall – so you won’t even have to buy much furniture.

Although four-bedroom apartments are almost unheard of in most cities this size, you’ll find them in Columbus. Check out Arbors at Water’s Edge over on W. Columbus for 4-bedroom apartments that rent for $799 to $870.

No discussion of apartment hunting anywhere in this great country of ours is complete without mentioning pet-friendly apartments. The entire town of Columbus is pretty dog friendly and even a lot of the hotels allow dogs. If you work up a thirst when you’re out walking the pooch, hit the Tropical Smoothie Café, where canines are always welcome. Columbus landlords, overall, seem to love kitties and pups as well. Snag a two-bedroom town home with a fireplace and tennis courts on-site at Briarwood Apartments on Thornybrook. They actually advertise their love of pets, so be sure to check them out.

Although Columbus isn’t a large city, it’s the winner of numerous awards and usually lands near the top of America’s Safest City lists. It’s most well known for its very cool collection of modern architecture, but there’s more to the city than eye-catching sculptures. If you like hiking and biking you’ll enjoy the city’s 20 miles of trails and 700 acres of parks. Other city amenities include the Donner Aquatic Center, Hamilton Center Ice Arena. In the summertime, the living is easy in Columbus and lots of folks take to the Driftwood River in kayaks, canoes and rafts.

Somebody seems to have taken the steel wool to Columbus, scrubbing the rust out of this rust belt city. Because of that, we think you’ll enjoy living in Columbus and we want to be the first to welcome you home.

January 2020 Columbus Rent Report

Welcome to the January 2020 Columbus Rent Report. Columbus rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Columbus rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

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January 2020 Columbus Rent Report

Welcome to the January 2020 Columbus Rent Report. Columbus rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Columbus rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

Columbus rents increased significantly over the past month

Columbus rents have increased 0.4% over the past month, and have increased slightly by 1.0% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Columbus stand at $794 for a one-bedroom apartment and $957 for a two-bedroom. This is the third straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in September. Columbus' year-over-year rent growth lags the state and national averages, which both stand at 1.4%.

    Rents rising across cities in Indiana

    Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Columbus, but across the entire state. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in Indiana, 9 of them have seen prices rise. The state as a whole logged rent growth of 1.4% over the past year. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the state.

    • Looking throughout the state, Carmel is the most expensive of all Indiana's major cities, with a median two-bedroom rent of $1,227; of the 10 largest cities in the state that we have data for, Fishers, where a two-bedroom goes for $1,144, is the only major city to see rents fall year-over-year (-4.7%).
    • Carmel, Fort Wayne, and Indianapolis have all experienced year-over-year growth above the state average (3.0%, 2.1%, and 2.0%, respectively).

    Columbus rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

    As rents have increased slightly in Columbus, a few large cities nationwide have also seen rents grow modestly. Columbus is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

    • Columbus' median two-bedroom rent of $957 is below the national average of $1,192. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.4% over the past year compared to the 1.0% increase in Columbus.
    • While Columbus' rents rose slightly over the past year, many cities nationwide also saw increases, including Phoenix (+3.8%), Dallas (+2.2%), and Seattle (+1.8%).
    • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Columbus than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,088, which is more than three times the price in Columbus.

    For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.

    Methodology - Recent Updates:

    Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

    Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.


    Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

    Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

    Read more about our methodology here.

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    We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.

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