Everything You Need to Know About Finding Self Storage in Charleston, IL
If you're searching for self storage in Charleston, there are a few things you should keep in mind. The pricing and availability of storage units in Charleston 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. We used US Census data on Charleston to give you a better idea of these factors.Charleston, IL Moving and Storage
Many people use storage as part of their move, so if there are many people moving to Charleston, 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 Charleston we can get a better idea of the amount of moving activity. The Charleston metro area saw its population decline from 21,868 persons in 2010 to 21,838 persons in 2014 according to the US Census, a decrease of -0.14%.The Relationship Between Real Estate and Self Storage in Charleston, IL
Housing unit occupancy can give us an idea of what the demand is like for living and storage space in Charleston. High occupancy rates can indicate a lack of housing supply in Charleston, which may correlate to a lack of storage unit inventory and thus higher rental rates for self storage in the Charleston area. The US Census estimates that housing vacancy rates in Charleston are at 8.3%, while the occupancy rate is at 91.7%. The average occupancy rate in US cities is 89%, so it's likely the case that storage facilities in Charleston also have higher than average occupancy rates. High occupancy rates in Charleston will make it more difficult to find a good deal on a storage unit.
There is 1 self storage unit in Charleston, IL in a 15 mile radius to choose from. This means fewer options for you to choose from, so storage prices in Charleston, 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 $1.89. This is 88.89% higher with $0.89 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 Charleston including:
If storage near Charleston, Illinois is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 2 nearby cities including Kansas, Mattoon.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Charleston. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Charleston, IL Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Charleston, IL, please visit our Charleston, IL Car, Boat & RV Storage Storage page.