Finding Self Storage in Crystal Lake, IL: Top Tips
Just starting your Crystal Lake self storage search? There are a few things you should know. Storage unit prices and availability in Crystal Lake are determined by many different factors, including real estate, population growth, the wealth of the local population, the current economic climate, and more. We used US Census data on Crystal Lake to give you a better idea of these factors.Self Storage and Moving in Crystal Lake, IL
Many people use storage as part of their move, so if there are many people moving to Crystal Lake, 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 Crystal Lake. US Census data tells us that the Crystal Lake metro area's population shrank from 40,762 in 2010 to 40,493 in 2014, a decline of -0.66%.The Real Estate Climate and Self Storage in Crystal Lake, IL
Housing unit occupancy can give us an idea of what the demand is like for living and storage space in Crystal Lake. If housing occupancy rates in Crystal Lake are high, it's probably safe to assume that storage facility occupancy rates in Crystal Lake are also high, which would push unit prices up. Crystal Lake is estimated to have a 95% housing occupancy rate, while the vacancy rate is at 5%. That's a lower vacancy rate than the average for cities in the United States, and suggests that storage facility vacancy in Crystal Lake may also be lower. Low vacancy allows storage facilities to charge higher rent, so a cheap storage unit could be trickier to find in Crystal Lake than in other cities.
There are 17 self storage units in Crystal Lake, IL in a 15 mile radius to choose from with up to 17 storage facilities, you may find cheaper storage prices in Crystal Lake comparable to the national average price.
Using $1.00/sqft as a national average, the average price for a self storage unit is $1.41. This is 40.77% higher with $0.41 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 Crystal Lake including:
If storage near Crystal Lake, Illinois is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 15 nearby cities including Algonquin, Antioch, Arlington Heights, Arlington Hts, Barrington, Bartlett, Buffalo Grove, Carpentersville, Cary, Dundee, East Dundee, Elgin, Fox Lake, Grayslake, Hainesville.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Crystal Lake. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Crystal Lake, IL Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Crystal Lake, IL, please visit our Crystal Lake, IL Vehicle Storage page.