Finding Self Storage in Ann Arbor, MI: Top Tips
If you're searching for self storage in Ann Arbor, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Ann Arbor 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 Ann Arbor.Moving and Storage in Ann Arbor, MI
Many people use storage as part of their move, so if there are many people moving to Ann Arbor, you might expect storage prices to be higher and unit availability to be lower. By looking at population changes in Ann Arbor, we should be able to get an idea of how many people are moving to or from the city. According to the US Census, the Ann Arbor metro area's population grew from 114,008 in 2010 to 117,770 in 2014, a growth rate of 3.3%.The Relationship Between Real Estate and Self Storage in Ann Arbor, MI
Vacancy and occupancy rates in the Ann Arbor housing market can help us gauge the demand for living space and thus self-storage space in Ann Arbor, and may hint at storage availability and pricing. If there's low vacancy rates in Ann Arbor housing, there's likely low vacancy at Ann Arbor storage facilities. This would allow storage facilities in Ann Arbor to charge higher prices for their units. 5.5% of housing units in Ann Arbor are vacant according to the US Census, while 94.5% are occupied. That's a higher rate than average for US cities, suggesting storage unit occupancy in Ann Arbor may also be higher. That might make it harder to find cheap storage in Ann Arbor.
There are 17 self storage units in Ann Arbor, MI in a 15 mile radius to choose from with up to 17 storage facilities, you may find cheaper storage prices in Ann Arbor comparable to the national average price.
Using $1.00/sqft as a national average, the average price for a self storage unit is $1.58. This is 58.00% higher with $0.58 net increase in cost per square foot. You'll be paying more in medium to large cities as storage prices are generally higher in densely populated areas.
Choose from multiple self storage facilities in Ann Arbor including:
If storage near Ann Arbor, Michigan is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 15 nearby cities including Belleville, Brighton, Canton, Chelsea, Dexter, Farmington, Farmington Hills, Garden City, Inkster, Livonia, Manchester, Milan, Milford, New Boston, Northville.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Ann Arbor. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Ann Arbor, MI Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Ann Arbor, MI, please visit our Ann Arbor, MI Vehicle Storage page.