Finding Self Storage in Norfolk, VA: Everything You Need To Know
Just starting your Norfolk self storage search? There are a few things you should know. The pricing and availability of storage units in Norfolk 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. We used US Census data on Norfolk to give you a better idea of these factors.Moving and Storage in Norfolk, VA
Many people use storage as part of their move, so if there are many people moving to Norfolk, you might expect storage prices to be higher and unit availability to be lower. A city with a high amount of moving activity should see substantial changes in population, so by looking at population data for Norfolk we can get a better idea of the amount of moving activity. According to the US Census, the Norfolk metro area's population grew from 242,943 in 2010 to 245,428 in 2014, a growth rate of 1.02%.Real Estate and Self Storage in Norfolk, VA
Vacancy and occupancy rates in the Norfolk housing market can help us gauge the demand for living space and thus self-storage space in Norfolk, and may hint at storage availability and pricing. If housing occupancy rates in Norfolk are high, it's probably safe to assume that storage facility occupancy rates in Norfolk are also high, which would push unit prices up. The US Census estimates that housing vacancy rates in Norfolk are at 9%, while the occupancy rate is at 91%. That's a higher rate than average for US cities, suggesting storage unit occupancy in Norfolk may also be higher. That might make it harder to find cheap storage in Norfolk.
There are 55 self storage units in Norfolk, VA in a 15 mile radius to choose from with over 55 units available for rent
Using $1.00/sqft as a national average, the average price for a self storage unit is $1.41. This is 41.09% higher with $0.41 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 Norfolk including:
If storage near Norfolk, Virginia is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 10 nearby cities including Carrollton, Chesapeake, Grafton, Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Smithfield, Virginia Bch, Virginia Beach.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Norfolk. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Norfolk, VA Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Norfolk, VA, please visit our Norfolk, VA Vehicle Storage page.