Finding Self Storage in San Rafael, CA: Top Tips
Before beginning your self storage search in San Rafael, there are a few things you should know. If you're wondering how much you should expect to pay for self storage in San Rafael, consider the fact that storage prices are closely related to factors like the real estate climate, the economic prospects of the city, and population growth. Using US Census data, we've pieced together a better picture of those factors as they relate to self storage in San Rafael.San Rafael, CA Moving and Storage
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 San Rafael, that could affect storage unit pricing and availability. Population changes over time are one way of gauging the amount of moving activity in San Rafael. The San Rafael metro area grew from 57,815 persons in 2010 to 59,237 persons in 2014 according to the US Census, an increase of 2.46%.Self Storage and Real Estate in San Rafael, CA
Housing unit occupancy can give us an idea of what the demand is like for living and storage space in San Rafael. Low rates of vacancy in San Rafael housing could indicate that real estate is in short supply. Self storage units in San Rafael may then also be in short supply, which means San Rafael storage unit prices may be higher. 5.2% of housing units in San Rafael are vacant according to the US Census, while 94.8% are occupied. The average occupancy rate in US cities is 89%, so it's likely the case that storage facilities in San Rafael also have higher than average occupancy rates. High occupancy rates in San Rafael will make it more difficult to find a good deal on a storage unit.
There are 10 self storage units in San Rafael, CA in a 15 mile radius to choose from. This means fewer options for you to choose from, so storage prices in San Rafael, CA 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 $3.38. This is 238.46% higher with $2.38 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 San Rafael including:
If storage near San Rafael, California is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 15 nearby cities including American Canyon, Belvedere Tiburon, Berkeley, Corte Madera, Daly City, El Cerrito, El Sobrante, Emeryville, Greenbrae, Kentfield, Larkspur, Mill Valley, Novato, Pinole, Richmond.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in San Rafael. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our San Rafael, CA Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near San Rafael, CA, please visit our San Rafael, CA Car, Boat & RV Storage Storage page.