Finding Self Storage in Columbus, IN: Everything You Need To Know
Just starting your Columbus self storage search? There are a few things you should know. If you're wondering how much you should expect to pay for self storage in Columbus, 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. In order to give you a better idea of these factors in Columbus, we pulled in data from the US Census.Self Storage and Moving in Columbus, IN
One of the primary uses of self storage is as a safe place to keep your things between moving homes. If many people are moving to or from Columbus, prices could be higher and availability lower. We can get a good idea of whether or not many people are moving to or from Columbus by looking at the change in population. The US Census tells us that the metro area population of Columbus grew from 44,117 in 2010 to 46,124 in 2014, which is a rate of 4.55% growth over four years.Self Storage and Real Estate in Columbus, IN
One way to get an idea of the demand for housing and storage space in Columbus is to look at housing occupancy and vacancy rates. High occupancy rates can indicate a lack of housing supply in Columbus, which may correlate to a lack of storage unit inventory and thus higher rental rates for self storage in the Columbus area. According to US Census estimates, 90.3% of housing units in Columbus are occupied, while the vacancy rate is at 9.7%. That's a lower vacancy rate than the average for cities in the United States, and suggests that storage facility vacancy in Columbus may also be lower. Low vacancy allows storage facilities to charge higher rent, so a cheap storage unit could be trickier to find in Columbus than in other cities.
There are 8 self storage units in Columbus, IN in a 15 mile radius to choose from. This means fewer options for you to choose from, so storage prices in Columbus, IN 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 $1.28. This is 27.55% higher with $0.28 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 Columbus including:
If storage near Columbus, Indiana is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 6 nearby cities including Edinburgh, Hope, Nashville, North Vernon, Seymour, Trafalgar.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Columbus. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Columbus, IN Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Columbus, IN, please visit our Columbus, IN Vehicle Storage page.