Tips for Finding Self Storage in Dothan, AL
There are a few things you should know about Dothan self storage before you begin your search. Storage unit prices and availability in Dothan are determined by many different factors, including real estate, population growth, the wealth of the local population, the current economic climate, and more. Using US Census data, we've pieced together a better picture of those factors as they relate to self storage in Dothan.Moving and Storage in Dothan, AL
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 Dothan, prices could be higher and availability lower. Population changes over time are one way of gauging the amount of moving activity in Dothan. From 2010 to 2014, the Dothan metro area population grew from 66,106 to 68,409, a growth rate of 3.48% according to the US Census.Real Estate and Self Storage in Dothan, AL
One way to get an idea of the demand for housing and storage space in Dothan is to look at housing occupancy and vacancy rates. If housing occupancy rates in Dothan are high, it's probably safe to assume that storage facility occupancy rates in Dothan are also high, which would push unit prices up. 8.3% of housing units in Dothan are vacant according to the US Census, while 91.7% are occupied. That's a higher rate than average for US cities, suggesting storage unit occupancy in Dothan may also be higher. That might make it harder to find cheap storage in Dothan.
There are 3 self storage units in Dothan, AL in a 15 mile radius to choose from. This means fewer options for you to choose from, so storage prices in Dothan, AL 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 $1.23. This is 22.50% higher with $0.23 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 Dothan including:
If storage near Dothan, Alabama is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 3 nearby cities including Ashford, Cottonwood, Midland City.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Dothan. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Dothan, AL Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Dothan, AL, please visit our Dothan, AL Vehicle Storage page.