Finding Self Storage in Florence, AL: Top Tips
Before beginning your self storage search in Florence, there are a few things you should know. Florence storage unit prices and availability are closely related to things like real estate prices, the type of housing available in the area, the city's wealth, and whether or not many people are moving to the area. Using US Census data, we've pieced together a better picture of those factors as they relate to self storage in Florence.Florence, AL Moving and Storage
Self storage is commonly used as a secure place to store one's belongings when moving into a new home. If there's a high amount of moving activity in Florence, that could affect storage unit pricing and availability. Population changes over time are one way of gauging the amount of moving activity in Florence. According to the US Census, the Florence metro area's population grew from 39,356 in 2010 to 40,215 in 2014, a growth rate of 2.18%.The Relationship Between Real Estate and Self Storage in Florence, AL
One way to get an idea of the demand for housing and storage space in Florence is to look at housing occupancy and vacancy rates. If housing occupancy rates in Florence are high, it's probably safe to assume that storage facility occupancy rates in Florence are also high, which would push unit prices up. 10.5% of housing units in Florence are vacant according to the US Census, while 89.5% are occupied. That's a lower vacancy rate than the average for cities in the United States, and suggests that storage facility vacancy in Florence may also be lower. Low vacancy allows storage facilities to charge higher rent, so a cheap storage unit could be trickier to find in Florence than in other cities.
There are 10 self storage units in Florence, AL in a 15 mile radius to choose from. This means fewer options for you to choose from, so storage prices in Florence, 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 $1.28. This is 27.79% 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 Florence including:
If storage near Florence, Alabama is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 5 nearby cities including Killen, Leighton, Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, Tuscumbia.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Florence. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Florence, AL Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Florence, AL, please visit our Florence, AL Car, Boat & RV Storage Storage page.