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Finding Self Storage in Sun Prairie, WI: Everything You Need To Know

Before beginning your self storage search in Sun Prairie, there are a few things you should know. If you're wondering how much you should expect to pay for self storage in Sun Prairie, consider the fact that storage prices are closely related to factors like the real estate climate, the economic prospects of the city, and population growth. In order to give you a better idea of these factors in Sun Prairie, we pulled in data from the US Census.

Self Storage and Moving in Sun Prairie, WI

If there are many people moving to or from Sun Prairie, prices could be higher than in other cities. That's because self storage if often used as part of a home move. A city with a high amount of moving activity should see substantial changes in population, so by looking at population data for Sun Prairie we can get a better idea of the amount of moving activity. The US Census tells us that the metro area population of Sun Prairie grew from 29,615 in 2010 to 31,752 in 2014, which is a rate of 7.22% growth over four years.

Real Estate and Self Storage in Sun Prairie, WI

Housing occupancy and vacancy rates in Sun Prairie can help us get a better idea of how much demand there is for living and storage space in Sun Prairie and thus the kind of storage prices and availability we should expect to find. High occupancy rates can indicate a lack of housing supply in Sun Prairie, which may correlate to a lack of storage unit inventory and thus higher rental rates for self storage in the Sun Prairie area. 6.3% of housing units in Sun Prairie are vacant according to the US Census, while 93.7% are occupied. That's a lower vacancy rate than the average for cities in the United States, and suggests that storage facility vacancy in Sun Prairie may also be lower. Low vacancy allows storage facilities to charge higher rent, so a cheap storage unit could be trickier to find in Sun Prairie than in other cities.