Finding Self Storage in Grimes, IA: Top Tips
Before beginning your self storage search in Grimes, there are a few things you should know. Grimes 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 Grimes.Self Storage and Moving in Grimes, IA
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 Grimes, 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 Grimes by looking at the change in population. According to the US Census, the Grimes metro area's population grew from 8,359 in 2010 to 9,786 in 2014, a growth rate of 17.07%.The Real Estate Climate and Self Storage in Grimes, IA
Housing unit occupancy can give us an idea of what the demand is like for living and storage space in Grimes. High occupancy rates can indicate a lack of housing supply in Grimes, which may correlate to a lack of storage unit inventory and thus higher rental rates for self storage in the Grimes area. Grimes is estimated to have a 95.2% housing occupancy rate, while the vacancy rate is at 4.8%. That's a higher rate than average for US cities, suggesting storage unit occupancy in Grimes may also be higher. That might make it harder to find cheap storage in Grimes.
There are 12 self storage units in Grimes, IA in a 15 mile radius to choose from with up to 12 storage facilities, you may find cheaper storage prices in Grimes comparable to the national average price.
Using $1.00/sqft as a national average, the average price for a self storage unit is $1.26. This is 25.62% higher with $0.26 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 Grimes including:
If storage near Grimes, Iowa is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 15 nearby cities including Adel, Altoona, Ankeny, Bondurant, Clive, Cumming, De Soto, Des Moines, Huxley, Johnston, Norwalk, Polk City, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Grimes. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Grimes, IA Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Grimes, IA, please visit our Grimes, IA Car, Boat & RV Storage Storage page.