Tips for Finding Self Storage in Pekin, IL
Just starting your Pekin self storage search? There are a few things you should know. Pekin 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. The US Census keeps accurate data relating to all of these factors, so we've used their data on Pekin to help inform your Pekin self storage search.Self Storage and Moving in Pekin, IL
Many people use storage as part of their move, so if there are many people moving to Pekin, you might expect storage prices to be higher and unit availability to be lower. Population changes over time are one way of gauging the amount of moving activity in Pekin. The Pekin metro area saw its population decline from 34,087 persons in 2010 to 33,824 persons in 2014 according to the US Census, a decrease of -0.77%.The Relationship Between Real Estate and Self Storage in Pekin, IL
Housing unit occupancy can give us an idea of what the demand is like for living and storage space in Pekin. If housing occupancy rates in Pekin are high, it's probably safe to assume that storage facility occupancy rates in Pekin are also high, which would push unit prices up. According to US Census estimates, 93.9% of housing units in Pekin are occupied, while the vacancy rate is at 6.1%. The average occupancy rate in US cities is 89%, so it's likely the case that storage facilities in Pekin also have higher than average occupancy rates. High occupancy rates in Pekin will make it more difficult to find a good deal on a storage unit.
There are 7 self storage units in Pekin, IL in a 15 mile radius to choose from. This means fewer options for you to choose from, so storage prices in Pekin, IL 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 $1.12. This is 11.74% higher with $0.12 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 Pekin including:
If storage near Pekin, Illinois is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 15 nearby cities including Bartonville, Creve Coeur, Dunlap, East Peoria, Glasford, Goodfield, Groveland, Hopedale, Mapleton, Metamora, Morton, Mossville, North Pekin, Peoria, South Pekin.
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