Finding Self Storage in Blacksburg, VA: Everything You Need To Know
Before beginning your self storage search in Blacksburg, there are a few things you should know. Blacksburg 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 Blacksburg.Blacksburg, VA Self Storage and Moving
If there are many people moving to or from Blacksburg, prices could be higher than in other cities. That's because self storage if often used as part of a home move. We can get a good idea of whether or not many people are moving to or from Blacksburg by looking at the change in population. From 2010 to 2014, the Blacksburg metro area population grew from 42,696 to 43,985, a growth rate of 3.02% according to the US Census.The Real Estate Climate and Self Storage in Blacksburg, VA
Housing occupancy and vacancy rates in Blacksburg can help us get a better idea of how much demand there is for living and storage space in Blacksburg and thus the kind of storage prices and availability we should expect to find. If housing occupancy rates in Blacksburg are high, it's probably safe to assume that storage facility occupancy rates in Blacksburg are also high, which would push unit prices up. 5.8% of housing units in Blacksburg are vacant according to the US Census, while 94.2% are occupied. The average occupancy rate in US cities is approximately 89%, which is lower than the rate in Blacksburg, suggesting that storage unit inventory might also be tighter in Blacksburg. With fewer units available, storage facilities in Blacksburg may charge higher prices.
There are 2 self storage units in Blacksburg, VA in a 15 mile radius to choose from. This means fewer options for you to choose from, so storage prices in Blacksburg, VA may be higher than average due to less competition.
Using $1.00/sqft as a national average, the average price for a self storage unit is $1.36. This is 36.25% higher with $0.36 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 Blacksburg including:
If storage near Blacksburg, Virginia is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 6 nearby cities including Check, Christiansburg, Copper Hill, Dublin, Radford, Salem.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Blacksburg. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Blacksburg, VA Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Blacksburg, VA, please visit our Blacksburg, VA Vehicle Storage page.