Everything You Need to Know About Finding Self Storage in New Bedford, MA
Just starting your New Bedford self storage search? There are a few things you should know. Storage unit prices and availability in New Bedford 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 New Bedford to give you a better idea of these factors.New Bedford, MA Self Storage and Moving
Many people use storage as part of their move, so if there are many people moving to New Bedford, you might expect storage prices to be higher and unit availability to be lower. By looking at population changes in New Bedford, we should be able to get an idea of how many people are moving to or from the city. From 2010 to 2014, the New Bedford metro area population fell from 95,024 to 94,845, a loss of -0.19% according to the US Census.Real Estate and Self Storage in New Bedford, MA
Vacancy and occupancy rates in the New Bedford housing market can help us gauge the demand for living space and thus self-storage space in New Bedford, and may hint at storage availability and pricing. If there's low vacancy rates in New Bedford housing, there's likely low vacancy at New Bedford storage facilities. This would allow storage facilities in New Bedford to charge higher prices for their units. According to US Census estimates, 90.3% of housing units in New Bedford are occupied, while the vacancy rate is at 9.7%. That's a higher rate than average for US cities, suggesting storage unit occupancy in New Bedford may also be higher. That might make it harder to find cheap storage in New Bedford.
There are 4 self storage units in New Bedford, MA in a 15 mile radius to choose from. This means fewer options for you to choose from, so storage prices in New Bedford, MA 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 $1.86. This is 85.95% higher with $0.86 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 New Bedford including:
If storage near New Bedford, Massachusetts is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 15 nearby cities including Acushnet, Assonet, Bourne, Bristol, Dighton, East Falmouth, East Wareham, Fairhaven, Fall River, Falmouth, Lakeville, Mattapoisett, Middleboro, Middleborough, North Dartmouth.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in New Bedford. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our New Bedford, MA Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near New Bedford, MA, please visit our New Bedford, MA Vehicle Storage page.