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West Columbia Apartments
Last updated February 28 2024 at 2:51 PM

West Columbia, SC
232 Apartments for Rent

West Columbia Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 17,998
Population Density: 2,022.7 people/sq mile

What locals are saying

Mini me: The jury is still out on West Columbia; is it an urban or suburban community? No doubt it's a miniaturized version of the capital city of Columbia, South Carolina -- having expanded from its core -- yet, West Columbia holds on for dear life to the metropolitan landscape, giving residents a feel of exclusivity while living in the "thick" of it.

West Columbia is a charming city seated on the western shore of the Congaree River

West Columbia Crime


Overall Crime

Highest
West Columbia has one of the highest overall crime rates in the nation.

Violent Crime

High
The level of violent crime in West Columbia is high compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Highest
The level of property crime in West Columbia is one of the highest property crime rates in the nation.

Top Schools in West Columbia


Elementary Schools

7 /10
East Point Academy
Charter
PK-7
Charter
PK-7
514 Students
24 Reviews
514
Students
24 Reviews
5 /10
Saluda River Academy For The Arts
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
366 Students
6 Reviews
366
Students
6 Reviews

Middle Schools

7 /10
East Point Academy
Charter
PK-7
Charter
PK-7
514 Students
24 Reviews
514
Students
24 Reviews
5 /10
Northside Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
566 Students
9 Reviews
566
Students
9 Reviews
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Average rent in West Columbia, South Carolina

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in West Columbia is $1,481, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,744. Rent rates updated 6 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in West Columbia, SC


Searching for an apartment for rent in West Columbia, SC? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 232 available rental units listed on Apartment List in West Columbia. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in West Columbia is $1,493 for a studio, $1,481 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,744 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of West Columbia apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next West Columbia, SC apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in West Columbia?

In West Columbia, the average rent is $1,493 for a studio, $1,481 for a 1-bedroom, $1,744 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,798 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in West Columbia, check out our monthly West Columbia Rent Report.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in West Columbia?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find West Columbia apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in West Columbia?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in West Columbia.

How can I find off-campus housing in West Columbia?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around West Columbia. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include University of South Carolina-Columbia, Benedict College, Winthrop University, York Technical College, and University of South Carolina-Sumter.