Everything You Need to Know About Finding Self Storage in Portsmouth, NH
Before beginning your self storage search in Portsmouth, there are a few things you should know. Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth to help inform your Portsmouth self storage search.Portsmouth, NH Self Storage and Moving
Self storage is commonly used as a secure place to store one's belongings when moving into a new home. If there's a high amount of moving activity in Portsmouth, that could affect storage unit pricing and availability. Population changes over time are one way of gauging the amount of moving activity in Portsmouth. From 2010 to 2014, the Portsmouth metro area population grew from 21,220 to 21,598, a growth rate of 1.78% according to the US Census.The Relationship Between Real Estate and Self Storage in Portsmouth, NH
One way to get an idea of the demand for housing and storage space in Portsmouth is to look at housing occupancy and vacancy rates. High occupancy rates can indicate a lack of housing supply in Portsmouth, which may correlate to a lack of storage unit inventory and thus higher rental rates for self storage in the Portsmouth area. The US Census estimates that housing vacancy rates in Portsmouth are at 5.8%, while the occupancy rate is at 94.2%. The average occupancy rate in US cities is approximately 89%, which is lower than the rate in Portsmouth, suggesting that storage unit inventory might also be tighter in Portsmouth. With fewer units available, storage facilities in Portsmouth may charge higher prices.
There are 7 self storage units in Portsmouth, NH in a 15 mile radius to choose from. This means fewer options for you to choose from, so storage prices in Portsmouth, NH 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 $1.69. This is 69.48% higher with $0.69 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 Portsmouth including:
If storage near Portsmouth, New Hampshire is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 15 nearby cities including Barrington, Berwick, Brentwood, Cape Neddick, Dover, Eliot, Epping, Exeter, Fremont, Greenland, Hampton, Hampton Falls, Kingston, Kittery, Lee.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Portsmouth. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Portsmouth, NH Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Portsmouth, NH, please visit our Portsmouth, NH Vehicle Storage page.