Tips for Finding Self Storage in Pittsfield, MA
Before beginning your self storage search in Pittsfield, there are a few things you should know. Pittsfield 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. In order to give you a better idea of these factors in Pittsfield, we pulled in data from the US Census.Pittsfield, MA 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 Pittsfield, prices could be higher and availability lower. We can get a good idea of whether or not many people are moving to or from Pittsfield by looking at the change in population. US Census data tells us that the Pittsfield metro area's population shrank from 44,701 in 2010 to 43,697 in 2014, a decline of -2.25%.Self Storage and Real Estate in Pittsfield, MA
Housing unit occupancy can give us an idea of what the demand is like for living and storage space in Pittsfield. Low rates of vacancy in Pittsfield housing could indicate that real estate is in short supply. Self storage units in Pittsfield may then also be in short supply, which means Pittsfield storage unit prices may be higher. According to US Census estimates, 91.5% of housing units in Pittsfield are occupied, while the vacancy rate is at 8.5%. The average occupancy rate in US cities is 89%, so it's likely the case that storage facilities in Pittsfield also have higher than average occupancy rates. High occupancy rates in Pittsfield will make it more difficult to find a good deal on a storage unit.
There are 2 self storage units in Pittsfield, MA in a 15 mile radius to choose from. This means fewer options for you to choose from, so storage prices in Pittsfield, MA 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 $1.71. This is 70.75% higher with $0.71 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 Pittsfield including:
If storage near Pittsfield, Massachusetts is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 6 nearby cities including Canaan, East Chatham, Lanesborough, Nassau, New Lebanon, West Lebanon.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Pittsfield. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Pittsfield, MA Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Pittsfield, MA, please visit our Pittsfield, MA Vehicle Storage page.