Finding Self Storage in Monterey, CA: Top Tips
There are a few things you should know about Monterey self storage before you begin your search. Storage unit prices and availability in Monterey are determined by many different factors, including real estate, population growth, the wealth of the local population, the current economic climate, and more. We used US Census data on Monterey to give you a better idea of these factors.Self Storage and Moving in Monterey, CA
One of the primary uses of self storage is as a safe place to keep your things between moving homes. If many people are moving to or from Monterey, prices could be higher and availability lower. A city with a high amount of moving activity should see substantial changes in population, so by looking at population data for Monterey we can get a better idea of the amount of moving activity. The US Census tells us that the metro area population of Monterey grew from 27,439 in 2010 to 28,276 in 2014, which is a rate of 3.05% growth over four years.The Relationship Between Real Estate and Self Storage in Monterey, CA
Vacancy and occupancy rates in the Monterey housing market can help us gauge the demand for living space and thus self-storage space in Monterey, and may hint at storage availability and pricing. High occupancy rates can indicate a lack of housing supply in Monterey, which may correlate to a lack of storage unit inventory and thus higher rental rates for self storage in the Monterey area. 10.3% of housing units in Monterey are vacant according to the US Census, while 89.7% are occupied. That's a lower vacancy rate than the average for cities in the United States, and suggests that storage facility vacancy in Monterey may also be lower. Low vacancy allows storage facilities to charge higher rent, so a cheap storage unit could be trickier to find in Monterey than in other cities.
There are 6 self storage units in Monterey, CA in a 15 mile radius to choose from. This means fewer options for you to choose from, so storage prices in Monterey, CA 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 $2.73. This is 173.44% higher with $1.73 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 Monterey including:
If storage near Monterey, California is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 9 nearby cities including Carmel, Carmel Valley, Castroville, Del Rey Oaks, Marina, Pacific Grove, Salinas, Sand City, Seaside.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Monterey. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Monterey, CA Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Monterey, CA, please visit our Monterey, CA Vehicle Storage page.