Tips for Finding Self Storage in Opelika, AL
There are a few things you should know about Opelika self storage before you begin your search. The pricing and availability of storage units in Opelika 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 Opelika to give you a better idea of these factors.Opelika, AL Self Storage and Moving
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 Opelika, prices could be higher and availability lower. We can get a good idea of whether or not many people are moving to or from Opelika by looking at the change in population. The Opelika metro area grew from 26,475 persons in 2010 to 29,171 persons in 2014 according to the US Census, an increase of 10.18%.Self Storage and Real Estate in Opelika, AL
Vacancy and occupancy rates in the Opelika housing market can help us gauge the demand for living space and thus self-storage space in Opelika, and may hint at storage availability and pricing. If housing occupancy rates in Opelika are high, it's probably safe to assume that storage facility occupancy rates in Opelika are also high, which would push unit prices up. Opelika is estimated to have a 89.5% housing occupancy rate, while the vacancy rate is at 10.5%. The average occupancy rate in US cities is approximately 89%, which is lower than the rate in Opelika, suggesting that storage unit inventory might also be tighter in Opelika. With fewer units available, storage facilities in Opelika may charge higher prices.
There are 5 self storage units in Opelika, AL in a 15 mile radius to choose from. This means fewer options for you to choose from, so storage prices in Opelika, AL 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 $1.52. This is 51.57% higher with $0.52 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 Opelika including:
If storage near Opelika, Alabama is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 5 nearby cities including Auburn, Cusseta, Lanett, Smiths, Valley.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Opelika. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Opelika, AL Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Opelika, AL, please visit our Opelika, AL Car, Boat & RV Storage Storage page.