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  • 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.

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The black-eyed Susan is the Maryland state flower

Explore the natural beauty in Columbia's nearby parks

Rent Trends

As of August 2017, the average apartment rent in Columbia, MD is $1,263 for a studio, $1,410 for one bedroom, $1,654 for two bedrooms, and $2,063 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Columbia has increased by 3.7% in the past year.

Beds
Avg Sq Ft
Avg Rent
Studio
533
$1,263
1 BR
790
$1,410
2 BR
1,043
$1,654
3 BR
1,327
$2,063
Beds
Avg Sq Ft
Avg Rent

Ratings

41 Walk Score® Car-Dependent
22 Transit Score® Minimal Transit
0 Bike Score® Somewhat Bikeable

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Columbia Pointe Apartment Homes
5764 Stevens Forest Rd, Columbia, MD 21045
1 / 23
New
$1,085 - 2,070 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
443-393-3690
Merion
12290 Green Meadow Dr, Columbia, MD 21044
1 / 48
10 hrs
$1,325 - 1,515 1 Bed Not Available
844-327-4723
TENmflats
11100 Broken Land Pky, Columbia, MD 21044
1 / 8
New
$1,280 - 1,862 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
443-539-8751
Harpers Forest Apartments
5980 Turnabout Ln, Columbia, MD 21044
1 / 32
New
$1,199 - 1,534 1-2 Bed Available Now
844-232-3880
eaves Columbia Town Center
10300 Hickory Ridge Rd, Columbia, MD 21044
1 / 23
1 day
$1,350 - 1,585 1-3 Bed Available Now
443-577-4214
Avalon at Fairway Hills
5441 Columbia Rd, Columbia, MD 21044
1 / 29
New
$1,285 - 1,555 1-3 Bed Available Now
844-549-5663
The Bluffs at Clary's Forest
12100 Little Patuxent Pky, Columbia, MD 21044
1 / 33
2 days
$1,182 - 1,352 1-2 Bed Available Now
844-303-6661
Autumn Crest
5664 Stevens Forest Rd, Columbia, MD 21045
1 / 64
New
$1,175 - 1,520 1-2 Bed Available Now
410-505-4262
The Greens at Columbia
12215 Little Patuxent Pky, Columbia, MD 21044
1 / 23
New
$1,300 - 2,410 1-2 Bed Available Now
443-472-4336
Tamar Meadow Apartments
8600 Cobblefield Dr, Columbia, MD 21045
1 / 23
1 hr
$1,290 - 2,135 1-2 Bed Available Now
888-325-0807
Cedar Place Apartments
5458 Harpers Farm Rd, Columbia, MD 21044
1 / 66
1 hr
$1,340 - 1,691 1-3 Bed Available Now
844-824-2571
The Elms at Kendall Ridge
8399 Tamar Dr, Columbia, MD 21045
1 / 51
New
$1,370 - 1,485 1-2 Bed Available Now
866-374-6359
The Madison at Eden Brook
7310 Eden Brook Dr, Columbia, MD 21046
1 / 61
New
$1,300 - 1,975 1-2 Bed Available Now
844-382-0481
Huntington Square Apartments
9705 Clocktower Ln, Columbia, MD 21046
1 / 91
New
$1,350 - 1,815 1 Bed Available Now
240-398-3092
Chimneys of Cradlerock
6531 Quiet Hours, Columbia, MD 21045
1 / 49
New
$1,088 - 3,043 1-2 Bed Available Now
443-393-3678
The Bluffs at Fairway Hills
4965 Columbia Rd, Columbia, MD 21044
1 / 13
2 days
$1,129 - 1,432 1-2 Bed Available Now
301-256-0736
Columbia Choice
5351 Harpers Farm Rd, Columbia, MD 21044
1 / 27
2 days
$1,299 - 1,590 1-2 Bed Available Now
410-927-5686
Columbia Commons
7601 Woodpark Ln, Columbia, MD 21046
1 / 5
3 days
$1,275 - 1,499 1-2 Bed Available Now
844-843-1241
Ashton Green
5320 Cedar Ln, Columbia, MD 21044
1 / 86
1 wk
$1,350 - 1,680 1-3 Bed Available Now
866-686-2526
Lakehouse
10201 Wincopin Cir, Columbia, MD 21044
New
$1,325 - 1,495 Studio - 1 Bed Not Available
844-692-2769
Columbia Town Center
10360 Swift Stream Pl, Columbia, MD 21044
1 hr
$1,395 - 1,915 1 Bed Available Now
844-833-2511
Alister Columbia
8909 E Early April Way, Columbia, MD 21046
1 hr
$1,406 - 1,673 1-3 Bed Available Now
844-883-4619
Beechs Farm
7260 Eden Brook Dr, Columbia, MD 21046
New
$1,285 - 1,655 1-2 Bed Available Now
844-450-5647

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