Finding Self Storage in Columbia, IL: Top Tips
Just starting your Columbia self storage search? There are a few things you should know. Columbia storage unit prices and availability are closely related to things like real estate prices, the type of housing available in the area, the city's wealth, and whether or not many people are moving to the area. The US Census keeps accurate data relating to all of these factors, so we've used their data on Columbia to help inform your Columbia self storage search.Columbia, IL Self Storage and Moving
Many people use storage as part of their move, so if there are many people moving to Columbia, you might expect storage prices to be higher and unit availability to be lower. Population changes over time are one way of gauging the amount of moving activity in Columbia. From 2010 to 2014, the Columbia metro area population grew from 9,719 to 10,121, a growth rate of 4.14% according to the US Census.The Relationship Between Real Estate and Self Storage in Columbia, IL
Housing unit occupancy can give us an idea of what the demand is like for living and storage space in Columbia. If there's low vacancy rates in Columbia housing, there's likely low vacancy at Columbia storage facilities. This would allow storage facilities in Columbia to charge higher prices for their units. 4.7% of housing units in Columbia are vacant according to the US Census, while 95.3% are occupied. The average occupancy rate in US cities is 89%, so it's likely the case that storage facilities in Columbia also have higher than average occupancy rates. High occupancy rates in Columbia will make it more difficult to find a good deal on a storage unit.
There are 50 self storage units in Columbia, IL in a 15 mile radius to choose from with over 50 units available for rent
Using $1.00/sqft as a national average, the average price for a self storage unit is $1.44. This is 43.56% higher with $0.44 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 Columbia including:
If storage near Columbia, Illinois is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 15 nearby cities including Arnold, Barnhart, Belleville, Brentwood, Cahokia, Dupo, East Carondelet, East St. Louis, Fenton, Herculaneum, High Ridge, House Springs, Imperial, Kirkwood, Madison.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Columbia. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Columbia, IL Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Columbia, IL, please visit our Columbia, IL Car, Boat & RV Storage Storage page.