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150 Condos for rent in Columbia, MD

Last updated November 17 at 5:32pm UTC
9038 WATCHLIGHT COURT
Long Reach
Columbia, MD
Updated November 17 at 5:32pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,875
5903 MORNINGBIRD LN
Oakland Mills
Columbia, MD
Updated November 17 at 5:21pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,095
5917 PERFECT CALM CT #A4-12
River Hill
Columbia, MD
Updated November 17 at 5:21pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,950
9602 LAMBETH CT
Savage - Guilford
Columbia, MD
Updated November 17 at 5:21pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,700
7172 TALISMAN LN
Owen Brown
Columbia, MD
Updated November 17 at 5:21pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,400
7474 HICKORY LOG CIR
Owen Brown
Columbia, MD
Updated November 17 at 5:21pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,100
5037 SOUTHERN STAR TER
Harpers Choice
Columbia, MD
Updated November 17 at 5:21pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,500
6011 POURING GLORIES WAY #A4-22
River Hill
Columbia, MD
Updated November 17 at 5:21pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,950
6327 GRAY SEA WAY
Long Reach
Columbia, MD
Updated November 17 at 5:20pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,250
6041 BLUE POINT COURT
River Hill
Columbia, MD
Updated November 16 at 1:56am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,650
7615 WEATHER WORN WAY
Kings Contrivance
Columbia, MD
Updated November 15 at 9:30pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
11510 Little Patuxent Parkway 402
Hickory Ridge
Columbia, MD
Updated November 15 at 12:02pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,450
6008 Thoroughbred Way
Downtown Columbia
Columbia, MD
Updated November 15 at 11:59am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,000
5910 GREAT STAR DRIVE
River Hill
Columbia, MD
Updated November 15 at 9:43am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,250
9111 GRACIOUS END COURT
Owen Brown
Columbia, MD
Updated November 15 at 9:42am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,775
5354 CHASE LIONS WAY
Fairway Hills
Columbia, MD
Updated November 14 at 10:03pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,400
10205 WINCOPIN CIRCLE
Downtown Columbia
Columbia, MD
Updated November 14 at 1:47pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,400
5767 YELLOWROSE COURT
Long Reach
Columbia, MD
Updated November 14 at 6:12am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,800
5858 THUNDER HILL ROAD
Oakland Mills
Columbia, MD
Updated November 13 at 10:01pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,250
6768 GREEN MILL WAY
Hickory Ridge
Columbia, MD
Updated November 13 at 9:50am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,750
6097 MAJORS LANE
Long Reach
Columbia, MD
Updated November 13 at 6:02am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,300
10229 BRIGHTON RIDGE WAY
Downtown Columbia
Columbia, MD
Updated November 12 at 11:16pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,550
10907 TROTTING RIDGE WAY
Hickory Ridge
Columbia, MD
Updated November 12 at 1:46am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,800
5384 FALLRIVER ROW CT
Harpers Choice
Columbia, MD
Updated November 17 at 5:21pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,895

November 2018 Columbia Rent Report

Welcome to the November 2018 Columbia Rent Report. Columbia rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Columbia rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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November 2018 Columbia Rent Report

Welcome to the November 2018 Columbia Rent Report. Columbia rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Columbia rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Columbia rents held steady over the past month

Columbia rents have declined 0.1% over the past month, but are up slightly by 1.0% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Columbia stand at $1,530 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,920 for a two-bedroom. Columbia's year-over-year rent growth is level with the state average of 1.0%, but lags the national average of 1.1%.

Rents rising across the Baltimore Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Columbia, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Baltimore metro, 8 of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Odenton has the most expensive rents in the Baltimore metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,290; the city has also seen rent growth of 2.8% over the past year, the fastest in the metro.
  • Over the past year, Towson has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 3.4%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,470, while one-bedrooms go for $1,170.
  • Essex has the least expensive rents in the Baltimore metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,120; rents increased 0.2% over the past month and 1.8% over the past year.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Columbia

As rents have increased slightly in Columbia, a few large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more quickly. Compared to most large cities across the country, Columbia is less affordable for renters.

  • Columbia's median two-bedroom rent of $1,920 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.1% over the past year compared to the 1.0% rise in Columbia.
  • While Columbia's rents rose slightly over the past year, the city of Nashville saw a decrease of 0.2%.
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Columbia than most large cities. For example, Detroit has a median 2BR rent of $890, where Columbia is more than twice that price.

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.
City Median 1BR price Median 2BR price M/M price change Y/Y price change
Baltimore $940 $1,180 0.4% -1.6%
Columbia $1,530 $1,920 -0.1% 1.0%
Glen Burnie $1,180 $1,480 0.3% 2.0%
Ellicott City $1,480 $1,860 0.0% 1.2%
Dundalk $940 $1,180 -0.4% 0.1%
Towson $1,170 $1,470 -0.1% -3.4%
Catonsville $1,120 $1,400 0.9% 2.4%
Essex $890 $1,120 0.2% 1.8%
Annapolis $1,480 $1,850 -0.5% 2.8%
Odenton $1,820 $2,290 -0.3% 2.8%
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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.

Methodology:

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.

About Rent Reports:

Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

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.