Finding Self Storage in Gloucester, MA: Everything You Need To Know
Before beginning your self storage search in Gloucester, there are a few things you should know. Storage unit prices and availability in Gloucester 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 Gloucester to help inform your Gloucester self storage search.Self Storage and Moving in Gloucester, MA
Many people use storage as part of their move, so if there are many people moving to Gloucester, 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 Gloucester. The US Census tells us that the metro area population of Gloucester grew from 28,859 in 2010 to 29,626 in 2014, which is a rate of 2.66% growth over four years.The Real Estate Climate and Self Storage in Gloucester, MA
Housing unit occupancy can give us an idea of what the demand is like for living and storage space in Gloucester. If housing occupancy rates in Gloucester are high, it's probably safe to assume that storage facility occupancy rates in Gloucester are also high, which would push unit prices up. The US Census estimates that housing vacancy rates in Gloucester are at 14.2%, while the occupancy rate is at 85.8%. The average occupancy rate in US cities is 89%, so it's likely the case that storage facilities in Gloucester also have higher than average occupancy rates. High occupancy rates in Gloucester will make it more difficult to find a good deal on a storage unit.
There are 5 self storage units in Gloucester, MA in a 15 mile radius to choose from. This means fewer options for you to choose from, so storage prices in Gloucester, MA 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 $1.79. This is 79.27% higher with $0.79 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 Gloucester including:
If storage near Gloucester, Massachusetts is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 15 nearby cities including Beverly, Byfield, Danvers, Essex, Ipswich, Lynn, Lynnfield, Manchester, Manchester By The Sea, Marblehead, Middleton, Newburyport, Peabody, Rowley, Salem.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Gloucester. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Gloucester, MA Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Gloucester, MA, please visit our Gloucester, MA Vehicle Storage page.