Tips for Finding Self Storage in Olathe, KS
Before beginning your self storage search in Olathe, there are a few things you should know. Olathe storage unit prices and availability are closely related to things like real estate prices, the type of housing available in the area, the city's wealth, and whether or not many people are moving to the area. Using US Census data, we've pieced together a better picture of those factors as they relate to self storage in Olathe.Olathe, KS Moving and Storage
If there are many people moving to or from Olathe, 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 Olathe. The US Census tells us that the metro area population of Olathe grew from 126,221 in 2010 to 133,062 in 2014, which is a rate of 5.42% growth over four years.Self Storage and Real Estate in Olathe, KS
Housing occupancy and vacancy rates in Olathe can help us get a better idea of how much demand there is for living and storage space in Olathe and thus the kind of storage prices and availability we should expect to find. High occupancy rates can indicate a lack of housing supply in Olathe, which may correlate to a lack of storage unit inventory and thus higher rental rates for self storage in the Olathe area. Olathe is estimated to have a 95% housing occupancy rate, while the vacancy rate is at 5%. The average occupancy rate in US cities is approximately 89%, which is lower than the rate in Olathe, suggesting that storage unit inventory might also be tighter in Olathe. With fewer units available, storage facilities in Olathe may charge higher prices.
There are 19 self storage units in Olathe, KS in a 15 mile radius to choose from with up to 19 storage facilities, you may find cheaper storage prices in Olathe comparable to the national average price.
Using $1.00/sqft as a national average, the average price for a self storage unit is $1.51. This is 51.45% higher with $0.51 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 Olathe including:
If storage near Olathe, Kansas is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 15 nearby cities including Basehor, Belton, Bonner Springs, De Soto, Edwardsville, Eudora, Gardner, Grandview, Kansas City, Lenexa, Merriam, Mission, Overland Park, Shawnee, Spring Hill.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Olathe. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Olathe, KS Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Olathe, KS, please visit our Olathe, KS Car, Boat & RV Storage Storage page.