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Finding Self Storage in Buchanan, MI: Everything You Need To Know

If you're searching for self storage in Buchanan, there are a few things you should keep in mind. If you're wondering how much you should expect to pay for self storage in Buchanan, 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. The US Census keeps accurate data relating to all of these factors, so we've used their data on Buchanan to help inform your Buchanan self storage search.

Buchanan, MI Moving and Storage

Many people use storage as part of their move, so if there are many people moving to Buchanan, you might expect storage prices to be higher and unit availability to be lower. A city with a high amount of moving activity should see substantial changes in population, so by looking at population data for Buchanan we can get a better idea of the amount of moving activity. The US Census tells us that the metro area population of Buchanan declined from 4,455 in 2010 to 4,390 in 2014, a loss of -1.46%.

Self Storage and Real Estate in Buchanan, MI

Housing occupancy and vacancy rates in Buchanan can help us get a better idea of how much demand there is for living and storage space in Buchanan 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 Buchanan, which may correlate to a lack of storage unit inventory and thus higher rental rates for self storage in the Buchanan area. 11.1% of housing units in Buchanan are vacant according to the US Census, while 88.9% are occupied. The average occupancy rate in US cities is 89%, so it's likely the case that storage facilities in Buchanan also have higher than average occupancy rates. High occupancy rates in Buchanan will make it more difficult to find a good deal on a storage unit.