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Everything You Need to Know About Finding Self Storage in Moscow, ID

There are a few things you should know about Moscow self storage before you begin your search. Moscow storage unit prices and availability are closely related to things like real estate prices, the type of housing available in the area, the city's wealth, and whether or not many people are moving to the area. Using US Census data, we've pieced together a better picture of those factors as they relate to self storage in Moscow.

Moscow, ID Self Storage and Moving

Self storage is commonly used as a secure place to store one's belongings when moving into a new home. If there's a high amount of moving activity in Moscow, that could affect storage unit pricing and availability. We can get a good idea of whether or not many people are moving to or from Moscow by looking at the change in population. According to the US Census, the Moscow metro area's population grew from 23,861 in 2010 to 24,767 in 2014, a growth rate of 3.8%.

Real Estate and Self Storage in Moscow, ID

Vacancy and occupancy rates in the Moscow housing market can help us gauge the demand for living space and thus self-storage space in Moscow, and may hint at storage availability and pricing. If housing occupancy rates in Moscow are high, it's probably safe to assume that storage facility occupancy rates in Moscow are also high, which would push unit prices up. According to US Census estimates, 92.9% of housing units in Moscow are occupied, while the vacancy rate is at 7.1%. That's a lower vacancy rate than the average for cities in the United States, and suggests that storage facility vacancy in Moscow may also be lower. Low vacancy allows storage facilities to charge higher rent, so a cheap storage unit could be trickier to find in Moscow than in other cities.