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18 Apartments under 600 for rent in Columbus, OH

Last updated December 17 at 4:53am UTC
Century City Apartments
6300 Century City S
Columbus, OH
Updated December 17 at 12:48am UTC
1 Bedroom
$575
2 Bedrooms
$640
East Worthington Village
869 East Dublin Granville Road
Columbus, OH
Updated December 16 at 10:46am UTC
1 Bedroom
$580
2 Bedrooms
$720
Winterwood Apartments
4388 Walford Street
Columbus, OH
Updated December 16 at 10:46am UTC
1 Bedroom
$550
2 Bedrooms
$640
Winterwood Gardens
1980 Belcher Drive
Columbus, OH
Updated December 16 at 10:46am UTC
Studio
$430
1 Bedroom
$550
2 Bedrooms
Ask
Woodlands
5354 Deerbrook Ln
Columbus, OH
Updated December 14 at 10:44pm UTC
Studio
$529
1 Bedroom
$573
2 Bedrooms
$799
Amesbury Apartments
3155 Harshman Dr
Columbus, OH
Updated December 14 at 10:46pm UTC
Studio
$549
1 Bedroom
$654
Plumwood
1050 Plumrose Dr
Columbus, OH
Updated December 14 at 10:45pm UTC
Studio
$599
1 Bedroom
$649
2 Bedrooms
$822
Lindendale
3554 Lindendale Drive
Columbus, OH
Updated December 17 at 12:37am UTC
Studio
$519
1 Bedroom
$625
2 Bedrooms
$775
Summit Park Apartments
4370 Lemarie Ct
Columbus, OH
Updated October 29 at 11:51pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$575
2 Bedrooms
$670
3 Bedrooms
$855
3411 Bexvie Avenue
Linwood
Columbus, OH
Updated December 17 at 4:53am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$599
875 North Meadows Court
Salem Village
Columbus, OH
Updated December 17 at 4:53am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$559
90 Northwoods Blvd Suite B1-7
Northwoods
Columbus, OH
Updated December 17 at 4:53am UTC
Studio
$500
1144 Farmhurst - 1
Holly Hill
Columbus, OH
Updated December 17 at 4:53am UTC
1 Bedroom
$535
3090 E Livingston Ave
Eastmoor
Columbus, OH
Updated November 30 at 11:06am UTC
1 Bedroom
$585
221 Lechner Ave
Central Hilltop
Columbus, OH
Updated November 30 at 11:04am UTC
Studio
$100
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Alexander Hamilton Plaza
496 S Hamilton Rd
Whitehall, OH
Updated December 16 at 6:12pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$525
2 Bedrooms
$639

December 2018 Columbus Rent Report

Welcome to the December 2018 Columbus Rent Report. Columbus rents declined 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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December 2018 Columbus Rent Report

Welcome to the December 2018 Columbus Rent Report. Columbus rents declined 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 declined over the past month

Columbus rents have remained flat over the past month, however, they have increased marginally by 0.9% year-over-year. Currently, median rents in Columbus stand at $740 for a one-bedroom apartment and $950 for a two-bedroom. Columbus' year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 0.7%, but trails the national average of 1.3%.

Rents rising across cities in Ohio

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 Ohio, 6 of them have seen prices rise. The state as a whole logged rent growth of 0.7% 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, Westerville is the most expensive of all Ohio's major cities, with a median two-bedroom rent of $1,180; of the 10 largest Ohio cities that we have data for, 4 have seen rents fall year-over-year, with Cleveland experiencing the fastest decline (-2.0%).
  • Westerville, Lakewood, and Cincinnati have all experienced year-over-year growth above the state average (4.0%, 2.2%, and 1.2%, respectively).

Columbus rents more affordable than many comparable cities nationwide

As rents have increased marginally in Columbus, a few other large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more quickly. Columbus is still more affordable than most similar cities across the country.

  • Columbus' median two-bedroom rent of $950 is below the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.3% over the past year compared to the 0.9% increase in Columbus.
  • While Columbus' rents rose marginally over the past year, the city of Seattle saw a decrease of 0.4%.
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Columbus than most other large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,100, 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.
City Median 1BR price Median 2BR price M/M price change Y/Y price change
Columbus $740 $950 -0.1% 0.9%
Dublin $870 $1,130 -0.1% -1.1%
Westerville $910 $1,180 -1.3% 4.0%
Reynoldsburg $780 $1,010 -0.6% 1.9%
Grove City $860 $1,110 -0.6% 5.0%
Hilliard $720 $930 -1.4% -0.4%

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.