Tips for Finding Self Storage in El Cajon, CA
There are a few things you should know about El Cajon self storage before you begin your search. Storage unit prices and availability in El Cajon are determined by many different factors, including real estate, population growth, the wealth of the local population, the current economic climate, and more. The US Census keeps accurate data relating to all of these factors, so we've used their data on El Cajon to help inform your El Cajon self storage search.El Cajon, CA Moving and Storage
If there are many people moving to or from El Cajon, prices could be higher than in other cities. That's because self storage if often used as part of a home move. By looking at population changes in El Cajon, we should be able to get an idea of how many people are moving to or from the city. The El Cajon metro area grew from 99,756 persons in 2010 to 103,091 persons in 2014 according to the US Census, an increase of 3.34%.The Relationship Between Real Estate and Self Storage in El Cajon, CA
One way to get an idea of the demand for housing and storage space in El Cajon is to look at housing occupancy and vacancy rates. If housing occupancy rates in El Cajon are high, it's probably safe to assume that storage facility occupancy rates in El Cajon are also high, which would push unit prices up. According to US Census estimates, 95.2% of housing units in El Cajon are occupied, while the vacancy rate is at 4.8%. The average occupancy rate in US cities is 89%, so it's likely the case that storage facilities in El Cajon also have higher than average occupancy rates. High occupancy rates in El Cajon will make it more difficult to find a good deal on a storage unit.
There are 70 self storage units in El Cajon, CA in a 15 mile radius to choose from with over 70 units available for rent
Using $1.00/sqft as a national average, the average price for a self storage unit is $1.74. This is 73.56% higher with $0.74 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 El Cajon including:
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We also have specialized storage to choose from in El Cajon. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our El Cajon, CA Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near El Cajon, CA, please visit our El Cajon, CA Car, Boat & RV Storage Storage page.