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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 May 2018, the average apartment rent in Columbia, MD is $1,313 for a studio, $1,406 for one bedroom, $1,608 for two bedrooms, and $1,933 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Columbia has decreased by 0.0% in the past year.

Beds Avg Sq Ft Avg Rent
Studio 531 $1,313
1 BR 787 $1,406
2 BR 1,039 $1,608
3 BR 1,290 $1,933

Ratings

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

Top 10 Apartments in Columbia

  1. eaves Columbia Town Center, 1-3 Bed, $1,360 - 2,160
  2. Avalon at Fairway Hills, 1-3 Bed, $1,300 - 1,970
  3. Paragon At Columbia Overlook, 1-2 Bed, $1,579 - 2,739
  4. Merion, 1-2 Bed, $1,355 - 1,850
  5. TENmflats, Studio - 3 Bed, $1,450 - 3,851
  6. Columbia Pointe Apartment Homes, Studio - 3 Bed, $1,119 - 2,637
  7. Alta Wilde Lake, 1-3 Bed, $2,035 - 2,335
  8. The Bluffs at Clary's Forest Apartments, 1-2 Bed, $1,108 - 1,452
  9. Autumn Crest, 1-3 Bed, $1,185 - 1,825
  10. The Elms at Kendall Ridge, 1-3 Bed, $1,295 - 1,810

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  • eaves Columbia Town Center
    10300 Hickory Ridge Rd, Columbia, MD 21044
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    New
    $1,360 - 2,160 1-3 Bed Available Now
    443-577-4214
  • Avalon at Fairway Hills
    5441 Columbia Rd, Columbia, MD 21044
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    New
    $1,300 - 1,970 1-3 Bed Available Now
    844-549-5663
  • Paragon At Columbia Overlook
    8151 Robinson Jefferson Dr, Elkridge, MD 21075
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    1 hr
    $1,579 - 2,739 1-2 Bed Available Now
    443-219-3808
  • Merion
    12290 Green Meadow Dr, Columbia, MD 21044
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    2 hrs
    $1,355 - 1,850 1-2 Bed Not Available
    844-442-3071
  • TENmflats
    10101 Twin Rivers Rd, Columbia, MD 21044
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    2 hrs
    $1,450 - 3,851 Studio - 3 Bed Available Now
    443-539-8751
  • Columbia Pointe Apartment Homes
    5764 Stevens Forest Rd, Columbia, MD 21045
    1 / 22
    New
    $1,119 - 2,637 Studio - 3 Bed Available Now
    443-393-3690
  • Alta Wilde Lake
    5420 Lynx Ln, Columbia, MD 21044
    1 / 102
    New
    $2,035 - 2,335 1-3 Bed Available Now
    844-415-3255
  • Autumn Crest
    5664 Stevens Forest Rd, Columbia, MD 21045
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    1 wk
    $1,185 - 1,825 1-3 Bed Available Now
    410-505-4262
  • The Elms at Kendall Ridge
    8399 Tamar Dr, Columbia, MD 21045
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    1 hr
    $1,295 - 1,810 1-3 Bed Available Now
    866-374-6359
  • Chimneys of Cradlerock
    6531 Quiet Hours, Columbia, MD 21045
    1 / 12
    2 hrs
    $1,238 - 5,518 1-3 Bed Available Now
    443-393-3678
  • The Hamilton at Kings Place
    7525 Murray Hill Rd, Columbia, MD 21046
    1 / 55
    2 hrs
    $1,340 - 1,870 1-2 Bed Available Now
    844-271-7869
  • The Brook At Columbia
    5361 Brook Way, Columbia, MD 21044
    1 / 40
    New
    $1,285 - 2,833 1-5 Bed Available Now
    866-865-5155
  • Cedar Place Apartments
    5458 Harpers Farm Rd, Columbia, MD 21044
    1 / 25
    3 hrs
    $1,215 - 1,898 1-3 Bed Available Now
    844-824-2571
  • Tamar Meadow Apartments
    8600 Cobblefield Dr, Columbia, MD 21045
    1 / 22
    New
    $1,285 - 2,870 1-3 Bed Available Now
    888-325-0807
  • Huntington Square Apartments
    9705 Clocktower Ln, Columbia, MD 21046
    1 / 91
    New
    $1,340 - 2,215 1-2 Bed Available Now
    240-398-3092
  • Ashton Green Apartments
    5320 Cedar Ln, Columbia, MD 21044
    1 / 111
    New
    $1,345 - 3,000 1-3 Bed Available Now
    866-686-2526
  • Lakehouse
    10201 Wincopin Cir, Columbia, MD 21044
    1 / 33
    New
    $1,410 - 5,500 Studio - 3 Bed Available Now
    844-692-2769
  • Columbia Landing
    8905 Tamar Dr, Columbia, MD 21045
    1 / 20
    9 hrs
    $1,199 - 1,440 1-2 Bed Available Now
    844-662-2186
  • The Verona at Oakland Mills
    9650 White Acre Rd, Columbia, MD 21045
    1 / 11
    4 days
    $1,090 - 1,600 1-3 Bed Available Now
    888-463-9129
  • Monarch Mills
    7213-7233 Oakland Mills Rd, Columbia, MD 21046
    1 / 37
    4 days
    $1,529 - 2,020 1-3 Bed Available Now
    844-589-6573
  • Columbia Commons
    7601 Woodpark Ln, Columbia, MD 21046
    1 / 18
    4 days
    $1,275 - 1,999 1-3 Bed Available Now
    844-843-1241
  • Clarys Crossing
    11301-11389 Little Patuxent Pky, Columbia, MD 21044
    1 / 6
    1 wk
    $1,365 - 2,000 1-3 Bed Available Now
    866-538-6139

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