102 Apartments for rent in Hilliard, OH

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Last updated December 12 at 3:07am UTC
5417 Taylor Ln
Hilliard, OH
Updated November 29 at 11:37am UTC
3 Bedrooms
4608 Profile Lane
Hilliard, OH
Updated December 5 at 9:55am UTC
3 Bedrooms
3516 Fishinger Mill Drive
Mill Run
Hilliard, OH
Updated October 18 at 1:35am UTC
2 Bedrooms
2434 Oakthorpe Drive
Hilliard, OH
Updated September 7 at 10:22am UTC
4 Bedrooms
5377 Crescent Drive
Hilliard, OH
Updated December 10 at 12:01pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
4482 Braithway Street
Hilliard, OH
Updated November 16 at 12:23pm UTC
5 Bedrooms
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5713 Shannon Heights Boulevard
Shannon Heights
Dublin, OH
Updated December 2 at 1:08am UTC
3 Bedrooms
5315 Stonemeadow Ave Unit A
Henderson Heights
Columbus, OH
Updated November 1 at 10:27am UTC
2 Bedrooms
5576 Viningbrook Drive
Tuttle West
Dublin, OH
Updated December 1 at 12:07pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
2964 Papin Street
Columbus, OH
Updated December 9 at 10:55am UTC
3 Bedrooms
5309 Bay Meadows Court
Dexter Falls
Columbus, OH
Updated November 20 at 11:10am UTC
4 Bedrooms
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City Guide
Living in Hilliard

The city of Hilliard, located in Franklin County, is home to more than 28,400 people. It is a large suburb of Columbus and is made up of about 13 square miles. This mostly residential area has plenty of shopping options and a few larger companies, but is mostly all about enjoying life, and battling a rather short commute into work.

Neighborhoods in Hilliard

The city itself only has one neighborhood designation. Most of Hilliard is a moderately sized town with residential streets. However, there are pockets of apartments in Hilliard as well as some areas with mostly condos for rent. Consider the region of the city right for you before looking at homes for rent here.

North Columbus: This is the only truly distinct neighborhood in Hilliard. It is a complete combination of commercial and residential living. Mostly a moderately priced area, it is possible to find highly affordable homes here. It is also very near to Columbus (hence it's name!). This makes it an ideal place to call home if you are looking for a short commute into the city. You will find condo rentals, houses for rent, duplexes for rent, as well as numerous apartments, including a few high-rise apartment complexes here.

Life in Hilliard

Though it seems like your traditional small town, Hilliard is pretty well spread out making it possible to rent a home with a large backyard or one with numerous bedrooms. The commute into Columbus is about 20 to 30 minutes, depending on the time of day and location.

Renting in Hilliard

If you are looking for rental property in Hilliard, it's a good idea to consider apartment rentals. Have a good credit score, and be sure to have proof of employment. About 19 percent of the properties in this city are rented. Of the thousands available, about 4 percent remain unoccupied at any given time. Most landlords do expect a reference or two as well as one to three months of a security deposit.

Will you find an apartment with utilities included in Hilliard? This is an option, though is less common for house rentals. Will you find the most modern apartment with incredible views? That may not be as possible in this small town.

Rent Report

December 2017 Hilliard Rent Report

Welcome to the December 2017 Hilliard Rent Report. Hilliard rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Hilliard rental market, including comparisons to similar cities nationwide.

Hilliard rents declined over the past month

Hilliard rents have declined 1.5% over the past month, but are up moderately by 3.0% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Hilliard stand at $720 for a one-bedroom apartment and $930 for a two-bedroom. This is the fourth straight month that the city has seen rent decreases after an increase in July. Hilliard's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 2.6%, as well as the national average of 2.7%.

Hilliard rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased moderately in Hilliard, large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Hilliard is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Hilliard's median two-bedroom rent of $930 is below the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.7% over the past year compared to the 3.0% rise in Hilliard.
  • While Hilliard's rents rose moderately over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including Miami (-0.4%) and New York (-0.1%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Hilliard than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,050, which is more than three times the price in Hilliard.

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.

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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.

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