Tips for Finding Self Storage in Mercer Island, WA
Just starting your Mercer Island self storage search? There are a few things you should know. Storage unit prices and availability in Mercer Island 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 Mercer Island, we pulled in data from the US Census.Self Storage and Moving in Mercer Island, WA
Many people use storage as part of their move, so if there are many people moving to Mercer Island, 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 Mercer Island. From 2010 to 2014, the Mercer Island metro area population grew from 22,751 to 24,326, a growth rate of 6.92% according to the US Census.Real Estate and Self Storage in Mercer Island, WA
Vacancy and occupancy rates in the Mercer Island housing market can help us gauge the demand for living space and thus self-storage space in Mercer Island, and may hint at storage availability and pricing. Low rates of vacancy in Mercer Island housing could indicate that real estate is in short supply. Self storage units in Mercer Island may then also be in short supply, which means Mercer Island storage unit prices may be higher. Mercer Island is estimated to have a 91.7% housing occupancy rate, while the vacancy rate is at 8.3%. The average occupancy rate in US cities is approximately 89%, which is lower than the rate in Mercer Island, suggesting that storage unit inventory might also be tighter in Mercer Island. With fewer units available, storage facilities in Mercer Island may charge higher prices.
There are 27 self storage units in Mercer Island, WA in a 15 mile radius to choose from with over 27 units available for rent
Using $1.00/sqft as a national average, the average price for a self storage unit is $2.40. This is 140.32% higher with $1.40 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 Mercer Island including:
If storage near Mercer Island, Washington is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 15 nearby cities including Auburn, Bainbridge Island, Bellevue, Bothell, Burien, Covington, Edmonds, Federal Way, Issaquah, Kenmore, Kent, Kirkland, Lynnwood, Maple Valley, Mill Creek.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Mercer Island. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Mercer Island, WA Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Mercer Island, WA, please visit our Mercer Island, WA Vehicle Storage page.