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Columbus

Ohio’s capital city exudes history, creativity, and innovation

  • Affordable
  • Historic
  • Vibrant
  • Diverse
  • Artistic
  • Entertainment
  • Amenities

Nestled in the heart of Central Ohio, Columbus is the state’s capital and largest city. With access to Rickenbacker International Airport and several interstate highways, commuting and traveling is easy for Columbus residents. This bustling city houses Ohio State University, bringing a youthful energy and fierce love for college football to town. Creativity and innovation permeate Columbus, lending to a host of artistic amenities and top-notch eateries. Should you choose to rent an affordable apartment or condo in Columbus, you’ll have the opportunity to access a multitude of wonderful amenities. Gallery hop in Short North Arts District, or maybe order baked goods and a coffee at Fox in the Snow Café. Take a riverside stroll at Bicentennial Park and Scioto Mile Park, or check out the latest exhibit at the Center of Science and Industry.

Enjoy a play at the Ohio Theater, and learn more about wildlife at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. German Village offers unique shops and picturesque historic architecture. For your final stop, cheer on the Ohio State Buckeyes for a game at Ohio Stadium. There’s something for everyone in this entertaining, affordable, and vibrant capital city!

Explore the City

The Scioto River in Downtown Columbus

The Columbus skyline from the river

The Ohio Statehouse was built in 1839 and is a National Historic Landmark

A statue of Christopher Columbus in front of City Hall

Rent Trends

As of October 2018, the average apartment rent in Columbus, OH is $740 for a studio, $812 for one bedroom, $918 for two bedrooms, and $1,050 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Columbus has increased by 2.8% in the past year.

Beds Avg Sq Ft Avg Rent
Studio 414 $740
1 BR 673 $812
2 BR 993 $918
3 BR 1,252 $1,050

Ratings

56 Walk Score® Somewhat Walkable
41 Transit Score® Some Transit
58 Bike Score® Bikeable

Living in Columbus

  • Highlights

    Ohio State University, Columbus Museum of Art, Scioto Mile Park, Ohio Theater, Ohio Stadium, Center of Science and Industry, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Short North Arts District, Historic German Village, the Book Loft, Rickenbacker International Airport

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330 Homes Available

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  • 2 hrs
    1148 W 6th Ave
    Columbus, OH 43212
    $1,195 House for Rent Available Now
    614-452-5408
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    2243 Marcia Dr
    Columbus, OH 43211
    $950 House for Rent Available Now
    614-454-3028
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    89 W 9th Ave
    Columbus, OH 43201
    $2,550 House for Rent Available 08/06/19
    614-461-3345
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  • 5 hrs
    225 E Blake Ave
    Columbus, OH 43202
    $1,625 House for Rent Available 08/06/19
    844-684-9254
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  • 5 hrs
    227 E Blake Ave
    Columbus, OH 43202
    $1,625 House for Rent Available 08/06/19
    844-492-6763
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    1388 Summit St
    Columbus, OH 43201
    $2,000 House for Rent Available 08/05/19
    844-392-4456
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    87 W 9th Ave
    Columbus, OH 43201
    $2,550 House for Rent Available 08/06/19
    614-310-4929
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    91 W 9th Ave
    Columbus, OH 43201
    $2,550 House for Rent Available 08/06/19
    614-310-4631
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    93 W 9th Ave
    Columbus, OH 43201
    $2,550 House for Rent Available 08/05/19
    614-461-3278
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    317 Chittenden Ave
    Columbus, OH 43201
    $2,000 House for Rent Available 08/01/19
    614-434-8934
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    319 Chittenden Ave
    Columbus, OH 43201
    $2,000 House for Rent Available 12/31/18
    614-379-1703
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  • 6 hrs
    1641 N 4th St
    Columbus, OH 43201
    $2,750 House for Rent Available 08/15/19
    614-796-2567
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  • 7 hrs
    2188 Indiana Ave
    Columbus, OH 43201
    $3,900 House for Rent Available 08/15/19
    614-245-3213
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  • 7 hrs
    2174 Summit St
    Columbus, OH 43201
    $3,000 House for Rent Available 08/15/19
    614-379-1021
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  • 7 hrs
    187 E Northwood Ave
    Columbus, OH 43201
    $4,725 House for Rent Available 08/15/19
    614-641-0011
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  • 7 hrs
    1988 Summit St
    Columbus, OH 43201
    $3,250 House for Rent Available 08/15/19
    614-259-7810
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  • 7 hrs
    1986 Summit St
    Columbus, OH 43201
    $2,800 House for Rent Available 08/15/19
    614-259-7858
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  • 7 hrs
    103 W Norwich Ave
    Columbus, OH 43201
    $2,800 House for Rent Available 08/15/19
    614-541-2282
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  • 7 hrs
    170 E Oakland Ave
    Columbus, OH 43201
    $3,125 House for Rent Available 08/15/19
    614-669-2953
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  • 7 hrs
    2177 Indiana Ave
    Columbus, OH 43201
    $2,700 House for Rent Available 08/15/19
    614-583-8776
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  • 7 hrs
    2141 Summit St
    Columbus, OH 43201
    $3,250 House for Rent Available 08/15/19
    614-300-5398
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  • 7 hrs
    1984 Summit St
    Columbus, OH 43201
    $2,800 House for Rent Available 08/15/19
    614-379-1068
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  • 7 hrs
    2183 Indiana Ave
    Columbus, OH 43201
    $1,950 House for Rent Available 08/15/19
    614-259-7937
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  • 7 hrs
    2166 Summit St
    Columbus, OH 43201
    $3,000 House for Rent Available 08/15/19
    614-245-3536
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  • 7 hrs
    55 E Oakland Ave
    Columbus, OH 43201
    $4,725 House for Rent Available 08/15/19
    614-541-2263
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Homes for Rent in Columbus, OH

Maybe you’re tired of apartment living, maybe you want more space, or maybe you’ve just always dreamed of living in a house. Whatever it is, you’re looking for houses for rent in Columbus to find your next home. A rental house is the perfect place to make your own, with plenty of space for your family to grow. With hundreds of thousands of active listings all across the country, Apartments.com can help you find the perfect OH house for rent near you. Click on any rental house listing to find out more about the neighborhood, house features, nearby transit, parking, and more. Take a look at photos, too, and start envisioning how you’ll make your new Columbus rental house into a home. Let Apartments.com be your foundation while you search for your new rental home in Columbus, OH.

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