Finding Self Storage in Bloomington, IL: Top Tips
If you're searching for self storage in Bloomington, there are a few things you should keep in mind. The pricing and availability of storage units in Bloomington will depend on several factors such as the real estate climate, the number of people moving into or throughout the area, housing conditions in the city, and the general wealth and prosperity of the area. In order to give you a better idea of these factors in Bloomington, we pulled in data from the US Census.Bloomington, IL Self Storage and Moving
One of the primary uses of self storage is as a safe place to keep your things between moving homes. If many people are moving to or from Bloomington, prices could be higher and availability lower. By looking at population changes in Bloomington, we should be able to get an idea of how many people are moving to or from the city. From 2010 to 2014, the Bloomington metro area population grew from 76,757 to 78,730, a growth rate of 2.57% according to the US Census.Real Estate and Self Storage in Bloomington, IL
One way to get an idea of the demand for housing and storage space in Bloomington is to look at housing occupancy and vacancy rates. Low rates of vacancy in Bloomington housing could indicate that real estate is in short supply. Self storage units in Bloomington may then also be in short supply, which means Bloomington storage unit prices may be higher. According to US Census estimates, 92.2% of housing units in Bloomington are occupied, while the vacancy rate is at 7.8%. The average occupancy rate in US cities is 89%, so it's likely the case that storage facilities in Bloomington also have higher than average occupancy rates. High occupancy rates in Bloomington will make it more difficult to find a good deal on a storage unit.
There are 7 self storage units in Bloomington, IL in a 15 mile radius to choose from. This means fewer options for you to choose from, so storage prices in Bloomington, IL 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 $1.16. This is 16.50% higher with $0.16 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 Bloomington including:
If storage near Bloomington, Illinois is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 9 nearby cities including Danvers, El Paso, Goodfield, Heyworth, Hudson, Le Roy, Lexington, Normal, Towanda.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Bloomington. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Bloomington, IL Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Bloomington, IL, please visit our Bloomington, IL Vehicle Storage page.