Finding Self Storage in Lansing, MI: Top Tips
If you're searching for self storage in Lansing, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Lansing 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. We used US Census data on Lansing to give you a better idea of these factors.Moving and Storage in Lansing, MI
Many people use storage as part of their move, so if there are many people moving to Lansing, you might expect storage prices to be higher and unit availability to be lower. We can get a good idea of whether or not many people are moving to or from Lansing by looking at the change in population. According to the US Census, the Lansing metro area's population grew from 114,323 in 2010 to 114,620 in 2014, a growth rate of 0.26%.The Real Estate Climate and Self Storage in Lansing, MI
Housing unit occupancy can give us an idea of what the demand is like for living and storage space in Lansing. If there's low vacancy rates in Lansing housing, there's likely low vacancy at Lansing storage facilities. This would allow storage facilities in Lansing to charge higher prices for their units. 10.6% of housing units in Lansing are vacant according to the US Census, while 89.4% are occupied. That's a lower vacancy rate than the average for cities in the United States, and suggests that storage facility vacancy in Lansing may also be lower. Low vacancy allows storage facilities to charge higher rent, so a cheap storage unit could be trickier to find in Lansing than in other cities.
There are 10 self storage units in Lansing, MI in a 15 mile radius to choose from. This means fewer options for you to choose from, so storage prices in Lansing, MI 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 $1.40. This is 39.52% higher with $0.40 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 Lansing including:
If storage near Lansing, Michigan is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 15 nearby cities including Bath, Charlotte, Dewitt, Dimondale, Eagle, East Lansing, Eaton Rapids, Grand Ledge, Haslett, Holt, Mason, Okemos, Onondaga, Perry, Potterville.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Lansing. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Lansing, MI Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Lansing, MI, please visit our Lansing, MI Vehicle Storage page.