Tips for Finding Self Storage in Columbia, MD
Before beginning your self storage search in Columbia, 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. We used US Census data on Columbia to give you a better idea of these factors.Real Estate and Self Storage in Columbia, MD
Housing occupancy and vacancy rates in Columbia can help us get a better idea of how much demand there is for living and storage space in Columbia and thus the kind of storage prices and availability we should expect to find. Low rates of vacancy in Columbia housing could indicate that real estate is in short supply. Self storage units in Columbia may then also be in short supply, which means Columbia storage unit prices may be higher. Columbia is estimated to have a 95.9% housing occupancy rate, while the vacancy rate is at 4.1%. That's a lower vacancy rate than the average for cities in the United States, and suggests that storage facility vacancy in Columbia may also be lower. Low vacancy allows storage facilities to charge higher rent, so a cheap storage unit could be trickier to find in Columbia than in other cities.
There are 16 self storage units in Columbia, MD in a 15 mile radius to choose from with up to 16 storage facilities, you may find cheaper storage prices in Columbia comparable to the national average price.
Using $1.00/sqft as a national average, the average price for a self storage unit is $1.52. This is 52.22% higher with $0.52 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, Maryland is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 15 nearby cities including Adelphi, Baltimore, Beltsville, Bladensburg, Bowie, Brentwood, Burtonsville, Catonsville, College Park, Crofton, Curtis Bay, Dundalk, Eldersburg, Elkridge, Ellicott City.
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, MD Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Columbia, MD, please visit our Columbia, MD Vehicle Storage page.