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Tips for Finding Self Storage in Amsterdam, NY

Just starting your Amsterdam self storage search? There are a few things you should know. Storage unit prices and availability in Amsterdam are determined by many different factors, including real estate, population growth, the wealth of the local population, the current economic climate, and more. In order to give you a better idea of these factors in Amsterdam, we pulled in data from the US Census.

Moving and Storage in Amsterdam, NY

Many people use storage as part of their move, so if there are many people moving to Amsterdam, you might expect storage prices to be higher and unit availability to be lower. Population changes over time are one way of gauging the amount of moving activity in Amsterdam. The Amsterdam metro area saw its population decline from 18,637 persons in 2010 to 18,135 persons in 2014 according to the US Census, a decrease of -2.69%.

Real Estate and Self Storage in Amsterdam, NY

Vacancy and occupancy rates in the Amsterdam housing market can help us gauge the demand for living space and thus self-storage space in Amsterdam, and may hint at storage availability and pricing. High occupancy rates can indicate a lack of housing supply in Amsterdam, which may correlate to a lack of storage unit inventory and thus higher rental rates for self storage in the Amsterdam area. The US Census estimates that housing vacancy rates in Amsterdam are at 14.7%, while the occupancy rate is at 85.3%. The average occupancy rate in US cities is approximately 89%, which is lower than the rate in Amsterdam, suggesting that storage unit inventory might also be tighter in Amsterdam. With fewer units available, storage facilities in Amsterdam may charge higher prices.