Tips for Finding Self Storage in Council Bluffs, IA
If you're searching for self storage in Council Bluffs, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Storage unit prices and availability in Council Bluffs are determined by many different factors, including real estate, population growth, the wealth of the local population, the current economic climate, and more. In order to give you a better idea of these factors in Council Bluffs, we pulled in data from the US Census.Moving and Storage in Council Bluffs, IA
If there are many people moving to or from Council Bluffs, prices could be higher than in other cities. That's because self storage if often used as part of a home move. A city with a high amount of moving activity should see substantial changes in population, so by looking at population data for Council Bluffs we can get a better idea of the amount of moving activity. From 2010 to 2014, the Council Bluffs metro area population fell from 62,386 to 62,245, a loss of -0.23% according to the US Census.Self Storage and Real Estate in Council Bluffs, IA
One way to get an idea of the demand for housing and storage space in Council Bluffs is to look at housing occupancy and vacancy rates. High occupancy rates can indicate a lack of housing supply in Council Bluffs, which may correlate to a lack of storage unit inventory and thus higher rental rates for self storage in the Council Bluffs area. According to US Census estimates, 93.2% of housing units in Council Bluffs are occupied, while the vacancy rate is at 6.8%. That's a higher rate than average for US cities, suggesting storage unit occupancy in Council Bluffs may also be higher. That might make it harder to find cheap storage in Council Bluffs.
There are 8 self storage units in Council Bluffs, IA in a 15 mile radius to choose from. This means fewer options for you to choose from, so storage prices in Council Bluffs, IA 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 $1.25. This is 24.94% higher with $0.25 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 Council Bluffs including:
If storage near Council Bluffs, Iowa is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 11 nearby cities including Bellevue, Bennington, Carter Lake, Elkhorn, Glenwood, La Vista, Omaha, Pacific Junction, Papillion, Plattsmouth, Ralston.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Council Bluffs. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Council Bluffs, IA Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Council Bluffs, IA, please visit our Council Bluffs, IA Car, Boat & RV Storage Storage page.