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Brewery District

A Columbus Neighborhood


This nearly 200-year-old neighborhood can never be accused of lacking character. It gained its name from hosting 5 breweries before prohibition. This district still retains remnants of its industrial past, while becoming a favorite hangout for OSU students and other Columbus residents. Naturally, there are a number of pubs and craft breweries in the area. Blooming around these breweries are delectable local restaurants, making this neighborhood a must-see for foodies. The nightlife here is certainly present, but it is a much more mature, subdued kind of nightlife than what one might find in the Arena District. Located relatively close of OSU, the Brewery District is an ideal neighborhood for students who want a slice of downtown living without raging hustle and bustle.


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September Rent Report

Welcome to the September 2020 Columbus Apartment Report. In this assessment of the local rental market, ABODO data scientists and rental experts break down the September 2020 key findings and figures for the Columbus rental landscape.

Our experts analyze the pricing trends — one-bedroom, two-bedroom, year-over-year and month-over-month — in Columbus and surrounding areas and provide comparisons to the entire metro area, nearby cities and some of the most desirable and expensive cities in the United States. Take a look at the last 12 months of Columbus rent prices in the chart below.

Monthly Rent Report

Columbus Rent Prices Increase From August to September

Columbus rent prices increased over the last month. From August to September, the city experienced a 0.85% increase for the price of a one-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Columbus one-bedroom apartments currently stands at $1,069.0.

When we take a look at the two-bedroom comparison from August to September, Columbus experienced a -0.17% decrease for the price of a two-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Columbus two-bedroom apartments currently stands at $1,177.0.

September Prices: Columbus vs. Surrounding Areas

Rent Prices in Columbus and Surrounding Areas

Rent prices have increased in Columbus over the last month. But how have the surrounding areas fared when it comes to the recent volatility in apartment prices? Rent prices in 5 of the Columbus suburbs increased last month. On the other hand, 2 local areas experienced a decrease in the price of a one-bedroom apartment.

More key findings include:

  • Rent increased in Dublin, OH, Hilliard, OH, Canal Winchester, OH, Gahanna, OH, Reynoldsburg, OH .

  • Rent decreased in Westerville, OH, Lewis Center, OH.

  • 1 suburb is currently priced higher than the city of Columbus.

  • 6 suburbs are currently priced lower than the city of Columbus.

September 2020 Pricing Trends: Columbus vs. National Comparisons

Columbus Rent Prices More Affordable Than Major Cities

Rent growth in Columbus over the past year has been on the rise. When compared to major cities nearby, along with some of the most expensive cities in the country, Columbus rent prices appear to be relatively affordable for local residents.

The price for a Columbus one-bedroom apartment remains vastly more affordable than four of the largest cities in the United States — New York City, Washington, D.C. San Francisco and Los Angeles. And pricing compares quite similarly to nearby Midwest cities.

You can view the full rundown of ABODO's September 2020 National Apartment Report and data set here.

For more information about Columbus and surrounding area rent prices, take a look at the complete data set below.

Data set for Columbus and suburbs

1 BR September 1 BR M/M % Change 2 BR September 2 BR M/M % Change
Columbus, OH $1,060.0 2.61% $1,179.0 1.29%
Dublin, OH $1,089.0 0.28% $1,413.0 0.28%
Westerville, OH $970.0 -0.21% $1,184.0 0.60%
Hilliard, OH $954.0 1.71% $1,263.0 -1.41%
Lewis Center, OH $1,030.0 -1.15% $1,375.0 -8.70%
Canal Winchester, OH $964.0 0.31% $1,155.0 1.49%
Gahanna, OH $945.0 2.94% $1,292.0 1.10%
Reynoldsburg, OH $814.0 2.78% $965.0 1.15%


Each month, using over 1 million ABODO listings across the United States, we calculate the median 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom rent prices by city, state, and nation, and track the month-over-month percent change. To avoid small sample sizes, we restrict the analysis for our reports to cities meeting minimum population and property count thresholds.