Apartment hunting? Here are the 20 cheapest ZIP codes in Georgia for renters

Finding the right apartment that fits your needs, commute and price can become a long and tedious process, especially if you have no idea where to start.

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To help narrow down the search and cater to renters' whose top priority is affordability, analysts at nationwide apartment search website RentCafe compiled data from real estate research company Yardi Matrix to determine the least and most expensive ZIP codes for apartment renters.

Researchers studied rent prices as of March 2017 in 15 million apartment complexes across 125 U.S. markets and solely focused on apartments with 50 or more rental units.

In addition, only ZIP codes with at least three apartment properties were included in the study.

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Of the more than 950 ZIP codes in the state, the company found the least expensive ZIP code in Georgia is 31903 (Columbus), where monthly rent averages $482.

Four ZIP codes on the list are in the metro Atlanta region (city of Atlanta, Avondale Estates, Decatur and Ellenwood).

Here are the 20 cheapest ZIP codes in Georgia, according to RentCafe:

  1. 31903 (Columbus): $482
  2. 31204 (Macon): $566
  3. 31093 (Warner Robbins): $577
  4. 31206 (Macon): $582
  5. 31211 (Macon) $587
  6. 30906 (Augusta): $593
  7. 31906 (Columbus): $616
  8. 30904 (Augusta): $617
  9. 30742 (Fort Oglethorpe): $624
  10. 30297 (Forest Park): $646
  11. 30002 (Avondale Estates): $656
  12. 30721 (Dalton): $698
  13. 31408 (Garden City): $702
  14. 30720 (Dalton): $708
  15. 31069 (Perry): $713
  16. 30311 (Atlanta) $722
  17. 30032 (Decatur): $733
  18. 30294 (Ellenwood): $734
  19. 31907 (Columbus): $767
  20. 30296 (Riverdale): $768

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