Finding Self Storage in Charleston, WV: Top Tips
Before beginning your self storage search in Charleston, there are a few things you should know. If you're wondering how much you should expect to pay for self storage in Charleston, 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. Using US Census data, we've pieced together a better picture of those factors as they relate to self storage in Charleston.Moving and Storage in Charleston, WV
If there are many people moving to or from Charleston, 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 Charleston by looking at the change in population. From 2010 to 2014, the Charleston metro area population fell from 51,327 to 50,404, a loss of -1.8% according to the US Census.The Relationship Between Real Estate and Self Storage in Charleston, WV
Vacancy and occupancy rates in the Charleston housing market can help us gauge the demand for living space and thus self-storage space in Charleston, and may hint at storage availability and pricing. Low rates of vacancy in Charleston housing could indicate that real estate is in short supply. Self storage units in Charleston may then also be in short supply, which means Charleston storage unit prices may be higher. According to US Census estimates, 89.5% of housing units in Charleston are occupied, while the vacancy rate is at 10.5%. That's a higher rate than average for US cities, suggesting storage unit occupancy in Charleston may also be higher. That might make it harder to find cheap storage in Charleston.
There are 8 self storage units in Charleston, WV in a 15 mile radius to choose from. This means fewer options for you to choose from, so storage prices in Charleston, WV 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 $1.24. This is 23.88% higher with $0.24 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, West Virginia is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 2 nearby cities including Cabin Creek, Cross Lanes.
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, WV Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Charleston, WV, please visit our Charleston, WV Vehicle Storage page.