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Palmetto Storage of Chester

1840 J A Cochran Bypass Chester, SC 29706 Chester SC 29706 | 1.50 miles away

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Tips for Finding Self Storage in Chester, SC

If you're searching for self storage in Chester, there are a few things you should keep in mind. The pricing and availability of storage units in Chester 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 Chester to give you a better idea of these factors.

Chester, SC Moving and Storage

Many people use storage as part of their move, so if there are many people moving to Chester, you might expect storage prices to be higher and unit availability to be lower. We can get a good idea of whether or not many people are moving to or from Chester by looking at the change in population. The US Census tells us that the metro area population of Chester declined from 5,604 in 2010 to 5,494 in 2014, a loss of -1.96%.

Self Storage and Real Estate in Chester, SC

One way to get an idea of the demand for housing and storage space in Chester is to look at housing occupancy and vacancy rates. If housing occupancy rates in Chester are high, it's probably safe to assume that storage facility occupancy rates in Chester are also high, which would push unit prices up. According to US Census estimates, 83.7% of housing units in Chester are occupied, while the vacancy rate is at 16.3%. That's a lower vacancy rate than the average for cities in the United States, and suggests that storage facility vacancy in Chester may also be lower. Low vacancy allows storage facilities to charge higher rent, so a cheap storage unit could be trickier to find in Chester than in other cities.