Tips for Finding Self Storage in Oak Forest, IL
If you're searching for self storage in Oak Forest, there are a few things you should keep in mind. If you're wondering how much you should expect to pay for self storage in Oak Forest, consider the fact that storage prices are closely related to factors like the real estate climate, the economic prospects of the city, and population growth. Using US Census data, we've pieced together a better picture of those factors as they relate to self storage in Oak Forest.Moving and Storage in Oak Forest, IL
If there are many people moving to or from Oak Forest, prices could be higher than in other cities. That's because self storage if often used as part of a home move. Population changes over time are one way of gauging the amount of moving activity in Oak Forest. The Oak Forest metro area grew from 27,983 persons in 2010 to 28,174 persons in 2014 according to the US Census, an increase of 0.68%.The Relationship Between Real Estate and Self Storage in Oak Forest, IL
Housing unit occupancy can give us an idea of what the demand is like for living and storage space in Oak Forest. Low rates of vacancy in Oak Forest housing could indicate that real estate is in short supply. Self storage units in Oak Forest may then also be in short supply, which means Oak Forest storage unit prices may be higher. The US Census estimates that housing vacancy rates in Oak Forest are at 4.3%, while the occupancy rate is at 95.7%. That's a lower vacancy rate than the average for cities in the United States, and suggests that storage facility vacancy in Oak Forest may also be lower. Low vacancy allows storage facilities to charge higher rent, so a cheap storage unit could be trickier to find in Oak Forest than in other cities.
There are 61 self storage units in Oak Forest, IL in a 15 mile radius to choose from with over 61 units available for rent
Using $1.00/sqft as a national average, the average price for a self storage unit is $1.72. This is 71.57% higher with $0.72 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 Oak Forest including:
If storage near Oak Forest, Illinois is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 15 nearby cities including Alsip, Bedford Park, Beecher, Berwyn, Blue Island, Bolingbrook, Bridgeview, Broadview, Brookfield, Burbank, Burr Ridge, Calumet City, Chicago, Chicago Heights, Chicago Ridge.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Oak Forest. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Oak Forest, IL Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Oak Forest, IL, please visit our Oak Forest, IL Car, Boat & RV Storage Storage page.