Finding Self Storage in Gulfport, MS: Top Tips
Just starting your Gulfport self storage search? There are a few things you should know. The pricing and availability of storage units in Gulfport will depend on several factors such as the real estate climate, the number of people moving into or throughout the area, housing conditions in the city, and the general wealth and prosperity of the area. Using US Census data, we've pieced together a better picture of those factors as they relate to self storage in Gulfport.Moving and Storage in Gulfport, MS
If there are many people moving to or from Gulfport, prices could be higher than in other cities. That's because self storage if often used as part of a home move. A city with a high amount of moving activity should see substantial changes in population, so by looking at population data for Gulfport we can get a better idea of the amount of moving activity. According to the US Census, the Gulfport metro area's population grew from 67,939 in 2010 to 71,750 in 2014, a growth rate of 5.61%.Self Storage and Real Estate in Gulfport, MS
Housing unit occupancy can give us an idea of what the demand is like for living and storage space in Gulfport. If there's low vacancy rates in Gulfport housing, there's likely low vacancy at Gulfport storage facilities. This would allow storage facilities in Gulfport to charge higher prices for their units. The US Census estimates that housing vacancy rates in Gulfport are at 16.8%, while the occupancy rate is at 83.2%. The average occupancy rate in US cities is 89%, so it's likely the case that storage facilities in Gulfport also have higher than average occupancy rates. High occupancy rates in Gulfport will make it more difficult to find a good deal on a storage unit.
There are 9 self storage units in Gulfport, MS in a 15 mile radius to choose from. This means fewer options for you to choose from, so storage prices in Gulfport, MS 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 27.73% 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 Gulfport including:
If storage near Gulfport, Mississippi is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 8 nearby cities including Biloxi, Diamondhead, Diberville, Long Beach, Ocean Springs, Pass Christian, Saucier, Waveland.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Gulfport. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Gulfport, MS Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Gulfport, MS, please visit our Gulfport, MS Vehicle Storage page.