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Columbia

Baltimore suburb celebrates diversity and nature.

  • Family-Friendly
  • Scenic
  • Inclusive
  • Diverse
  • Luxurious

Columbia is a lush, inclusive community situated about halfway between Baltimore and Washington, DC. A particularly unique aspect of Columbia is its planning, which celebrates socioeconomic diversity. Ranked Money Magazine’s #1 Small City to Live In, Columbia is the second most populous city in Maryland after Baltimore.

Full of trees and natural features, Columbia takes great pride in its natural beauty. Popular outdoor venues in Columbia include Lake Kittamaqundi, Centennial Park, Lake Elkhorn Park, and Robinson Nature Center. Columbia is also home to the expansive Mall in Columbia, boasting high-end department stores and over 200 specialty shops. Plays, concerts, and dance performances are always happening at Jim Rouse Theatre and Performing Arts Center.

Should you seek the excitement of a bigger city, Columbia sits just 20 miles south of Baltimore and 29 miles north of Washington, DC. Access to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Airport as well as I-95 and U.S. 29 makes traveling and commuting from Columbia simple.

Explore the City

The black-eyed Susan is the Maryland state flower

Explore the natural beauty in Columbia's nearby parks

Rent Trends

As of September 2018, the average apartment rent in Columbia, MD is $1,437 for a studio, $1,448 for one bedroom, $1,654 for two bedrooms, and $2,032 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Columbia has increased by 3.0% in the past year.

Beds Avg Sq Ft Avg Rent
Studio 531 $1,437
1 BR 787 $1,448
2 BR 1,039 $1,654
3 BR 1,291 $2,032

Ratings

39 Walk Score® Car-Dependent
31 Transit Score® Some Transit

Top 10 Apartments in Columbia

  1. eaves Columbia Town Center, 1-3 Bed, $1,385 - 2,125
  2. Merion, 1-2 Bed, $1,365 - 1,855
  3. TENmflats, Studio - 3 Bed, $1,450 - 4,712
  4. Alta Wilde Lake, 1-3 Bed, $1,700 - 2,345
  5. Autumn Crest, 1-3 Bed, $1,225 - 1,885
  6. The Bluffs at Clary's Forest Apartments, 1-2 Bed, $1,137 - 1,500
  7. Avalon at Fairway Hills, 1-3 Bed, $1,290 - 2,140
  8. The Elms at Falls Run, 1-3 Bed, $1,365 - 2,315
  9. Paragon At Columbia Overlook, 1-2 Bed, $1,548 - 2,611
  10. Sherwood Crossing, 1-3 Bed, $1,340 - 2,620

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  • eaves Columbia Town Center
    10300 Hickory Ridge Rd, Columbia, MD 21044
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    New
    $1,385 - 2,125 1-3 Bed Available Now
    443-577-4214
  • Merion
    12290 Green Meadow Dr, Columbia, MD 21044
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    New
    $1,365 - 1,855 1-2 Bed Available 09/24/18
    844-442-3071
  • TENmflats
    10101 Twin Rivers Rd, Columbia, MD 21044
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    New
    $1,450 - 4,712 Studio - 3 Bed Available Now
    443-539-8751
  • Alta Wilde Lake
    5420 Lynx Ln, Columbia, MD 21044
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    New
    $1,700 - 2,345 1-3 Bed Available Now
    844-415-3255
  • Autumn Crest
    5664 Stevens Forest Rd, Columbia, MD 21045
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    New
    $1,225 - 1,885 1-3 Bed Available Now
    410-505-4262
  • Avalon at Fairway Hills
    5441 Columbia Rd, Columbia, MD 21044
    1 / 29
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    $1,290 - 2,140 1-3 Bed Available Now
    844-549-5663
  • The Elms at Falls Run
    8401 Oakton Ln, Ellicott City, MD 21043
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    1 hr
    $1,365 - 2,315 1-3 Bed Available Now
    866-592-2915
  • Paragon At Columbia Overlook
    8151 Robinson Jefferson Dr, Elkridge, MD 21075
    1 / 29
    New
    $1,548 - 2,611 1-2 Bed Available Now
    443-219-3808
  • Sherwood Crossing
    6731 Old Waterloo Rd, Elkridge, MD 21075
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    8 hrs
    $1,340 - 2,620 1-3 Bed Available Now
    844-365-4053
  • Cedar Place Apartments
    5458 Harpers Farm Rd, Columbia, MD 21044
    1 / 22
    New
    $1,375 - 1,979 1-3 Bed Available Now
    844-824-2571
  • Alister Columbia
    8909 E Early April Way, Columbia, MD 21046
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    2 hrs
    $1,328 - 2,063 1-3 Bed Available Now
    844-883-4619
  • Chimneys of Cradlerock
    6531 Quiet Hours, Columbia, MD 21045
    1 / 12
    9 hrs
    $1,159 - 3,599 1-3 Bed Available 09/21/18
    443-393-3678
  • The Hamilton at Kings Place
    7525 Murray Hill Rd, Columbia, MD 21046
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    New
    $1,275 - 2,055 1-2 Bed Available Now
    844-271-7869
  • The Brook At Columbia
    5361 Brook Way, Columbia, MD 21044
    1 / 32
    New
    $1,221 - 2,600 1-5 Bed Available Now
    866-865-5155
  • Columbia Pointe Apartment Homes
    5764 Stevens Forest Rd, Columbia, MD 21045
    1 / 28
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    $1,040 - 2,366 Studio - 3 Bed Available Now
    443-393-3690
  • Huntington Square Apartments
    9705 Clocktower Ln, Columbia, MD 21046
    1 / 91
    1 day
    $1,400 - 2,545 1-2 Bed Available Now
    240-398-3092
  • Ashton Green Apartments
    5320 Cedar Ln, Columbia, MD 21044
    1 / 111
    1 day
    $1,450 - 2,965 1-3 Bed Available Now
    866-686-2526
  • Columbia Commons
    7601 Woodpark Ln, Columbia, MD 21046
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    1 day
    $1,275 - 1,999 1-3 Bed Not Available
    844-843-1241
  • Columbia Choice
    5351 Harpers Farm Rd, Columbia, MD 21044
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    1 day
    $1,349 - 1,999 1-3 Bed Available Now
    410-927-5686
  • Stonehaven
    7030 Gentle Shade Rd, Columbia, MD 21046
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    1 wk
    $1,629 - 2,195 1-3 Bed Available Now
    844-674-0304
  • Monarch Mills
    7213-7233 Oakland Mills Rd, Columbia, MD 21046
    1 / 35
    1 wk
    $1,529 - 2,020 1-3 Bed Available Now
    844-589-6573
  • Columbia Landing
    8905 Tamar Dr, Columbia, MD 21045
    1 / 20
    2 wks
    $1,199 - 1,399 1-2 Bed Available Now
    844-662-2186

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