Average Rent In Ohio For December 2020

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2020-12-07
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What is the average rent in Ohio?

According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in Ohio for December 2020 is $1,095. With an averge apartment size of 1,226 sqft, the average price per square foot in Ohio is $0.893.

Compared to the national average of $1,650, Ohio rent costs -33.6% less. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how Ohio ranks.

Here's a look at how average rents have changed over time:

Worst Places To Live In Ohio

How Does Ohio Rent Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

StatisticOHUSA% Difference
Average Rent $1,095$1,650 -33.6%
Average $/sqft $0.893$1.135 -21.3%
M-o-M Change $0$0 nan%
Y-o-Y Change $70$5 1300.0%
M-o-M % Change 0.0%0.0% -
Y-o-Y % Change 6.8%0.3% -

Median Rent By Bedrooms In Ohio


As you would expect, the median price for rent in Ohio increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in Ohio clocking in at $800, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $1,397 per month.

We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $975 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $349/room/month.

Read on to find out more or for more on Ohio check out:

Month Over Month Ohio Rent Statistics

M-o-M Increase
M-o-M Increase

Ohio has experienced a $0 change in rent over the past month going from $1,095 to $1,095. That change comes out to 0.0%.

For reference, the US national average rent changed $0 in the past month or 0.0%.

Here's a look at the month over month change for each month since 2010 for Ohio:

Year Over Year Ohio Rent Statistics

Y-o-Y Increase
Y-o-Y Increase

Over the past year, the average rent in Ohio changed $70 from $1,025 to $1,095. A change of $70 means that rents changed 6.8% in a year.

That compares to the US national change of $5 in the past year or 0.3%.

Here's a look at the year over year change by month since 2011 for Ohio:

The 10 Places With The Highest Rent In Ohio

Hudson, OH

Population: 22,250
Median Rent: $2,200
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Beachwood, OH
Source: Public domain

Population: 11,743
Median Rent: $1,779
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Powell, OH

Population: 12,658
Median Rent: $1,741
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New Albany, OH
Source: Public domain

Population: 10,253
Median Rent: $1,708
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Aurora, OH
Source: Public domain

Population: 15,766
Median Rent: $1,576
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Brecksville, OH
Source: Public domain

Population: 13,522
Median Rent: $1,564
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Dublin, OH

Population: 44,442
Median Rent: $1,398
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Avon Lake, OH

Population: 23,489
Median Rent: $1,343
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Avon, OH

Population: 22,538
Median Rent: $1,282
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Solon, OH

Population: 23,068
Median Rent: $1,278
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About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

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