Finding Self Storage in Urbandale, IA: Everything You Need To Know
Just starting your Urbandale self storage search? There are a few things you should know. Urbandale 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. Using US Census data, we've pieced together a better picture of those factors as they relate to self storage in Urbandale.Urbandale, IA Moving and Storage
Many people use storage as part of their move, so if there are many people moving to Urbandale, 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 Urbandale. From 2010 to 2014, the Urbandale metro area population grew from 39,601 to 43,150, a growth rate of 8.96% according to the US Census.Self Storage and Real Estate in Urbandale, IA
One way to get an idea of the demand for housing and storage space in Urbandale is to look at housing occupancy and vacancy rates. High occupancy rates can indicate a lack of housing supply in Urbandale, which may correlate to a lack of storage unit inventory and thus higher rental rates for self storage in the Urbandale area. The US Census estimates that housing vacancy rates in Urbandale are at 4.4%, while the occupancy rate is at 95.6%. That's a higher rate than average for US cities, suggesting storage unit occupancy in Urbandale may also be higher. That might make it harder to find cheap storage in Urbandale.
There are 27 self storage units in Urbandale, IA in a 15 mile radius to choose from with over 27 units available for rent
Using $1.00/sqft as a national average, the average price for a self storage unit is $1.35. This is 34.86% higher with $0.35 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 Urbandale including:
If storage near Urbandale, Iowa is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 15 nearby cities including Adel, Altoona, Ankeny, Bevington, Bondurant, Clive, Cumming, De Soto, Des Moines, Grimes, Huxley, Johnston, Mitchellville, Norwalk, Polk City.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Urbandale. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Urbandale, IA Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Urbandale, IA, please visit our Urbandale, IA Vehicle Storage page.