Finding Self Storage in Fort Smith, AR: Top Tips
Before beginning your self storage search in Fort Smith, there are a few things you should know. Storage unit prices and availability in Fort Smith 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 Fort Smith, we pulled in data from the US Census.Self Storage and Moving in Fort Smith, AR
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 Fort Smith, that could affect storage unit pricing and availability. We can get a good idea of whether or not many people are moving to or from Fort Smith by looking at the change in population. The Fort Smith metro area grew from 86,354 persons in 2010 to 87,351 persons in 2014 according to the US Census, an increase of 1.15%.The Real Estate Climate and Self Storage in Fort Smith, AR
Housing unit occupancy can give us an idea of what the demand is like for living and storage space in Fort Smith. If housing occupancy rates in Fort Smith are high, it's probably safe to assume that storage facility occupancy rates in Fort Smith are also high, which would push unit prices up. According to US Census estimates, 90.6% of housing units in Fort Smith are occupied, while the vacancy rate is at 9.4%. That's a higher rate than average for US cities, suggesting storage unit occupancy in Fort Smith may also be higher. That might make it harder to find cheap storage in Fort Smith.
There are 2 self storage units in Fort Smith, AR in a 15 mile radius to choose from. This means fewer options for you to choose from, so storage prices in Fort Smith, AR 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 $1.39. This is 39.25% higher with $0.39 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 Fort Smith including:
If storage near Fort Smith, Arkansas is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 5 nearby cities including Arkoma, Barling, Greenwood, Hackett, Van Buren.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Fort Smith. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Fort Smith, AR Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Fort Smith, AR, please visit our Fort Smith, AR Car, Boat & RV Storage Storage page.