Finding Self Storage in Oakland, CA: Top Tips
Just starting your Oakland self storage search? There are a few things you should know. If you're wondering how much you should expect to pay for self storage in Oakland, 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. We used US Census data on Oakland to give you a better idea of these factors.Self Storage and Moving in Oakland, 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 Oakland, prices could be higher and availability lower. We can get a good idea of whether or not many people are moving to or from Oakland by looking at the change in population. From 2010 to 2014, the Oakland metro area population grew from 391,716 to 413,775, a growth rate of 5.63% according to the US Census.The Relationship Between Real Estate and Self Storage in Oakland, CA
Housing occupancy and vacancy rates in Oakland can help us get a better idea of how much demand there is for living and storage space in Oakland and thus the kind of storage prices and availability we should expect to find. If there's low vacancy rates in Oakland housing, there's likely low vacancy at Oakland storage facilities. This would allow storage facilities in Oakland to charge higher prices for their units. According to US Census estimates, 90.6% of housing units in Oakland are occupied, while the vacancy rate is at 9.4%. The average occupancy rate in US cities is approximately 89%, which is lower than the rate in Oakland, suggesting that storage unit inventory might also be tighter in Oakland. With fewer units available, storage facilities in Oakland may charge higher prices.
There are 65 self storage units in Oakland, CA in a 15 mile radius to choose from with over 65 units available for rent
Using $1.00/sqft as a national average, the average price for a self storage unit is $3.18. This is 218.38% higher with $2.18 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 Oakland including:
If storage near Oakland, California is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 15 nearby cities including Alameda, Belvedere Tiburon, Benicia, Berkeley, Burlingame, Castro Valley, Colma, Concord, Corte Madera, Daly City, Danville, Dublin, El Cerrito, El Sobrante, Emeryville.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Oakland. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Oakland, CA Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Oakland, CA, please visit our Oakland, CA Car, Boat & RV Storage Storage page.