Everything You Need to Know About Finding Self Storage in Wilmington, NC
Just starting your Wilmington self storage search? There are a few things you should know. Storage unit prices and availability in Wilmington are determined by many different factors, including real estate, population growth, the wealth of the local population, the current economic climate, and more. Using US Census data, we've pieced together a better picture of those factors as they relate to self storage in Wilmington.Self Storage and Moving in Wilmington, NC
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 Wilmington, prices could be higher and availability lower. Population changes over time are one way of gauging the amount of moving activity in Wilmington. From 2010 to 2014, the Wilmington metro area population grew from 106,820 to 113,657, a growth rate of 6.4% according to the US Census.Real Estate and Self Storage in Wilmington, NC
Housing occupancy and vacancy rates in Wilmington can help us get a better idea of how much demand there is for living and storage space in Wilmington and thus the kind of storage prices and availability we should expect to find. If housing occupancy rates in Wilmington are high, it's probably safe to assume that storage facility occupancy rates in Wilmington are also high, which would push unit prices up. Wilmington is estimated to have a 87.9% housing occupancy rate, while the vacancy rate is at 12.1%. That's a lower vacancy rate than the average for cities in the United States, and suggests that storage facility vacancy in Wilmington may also be lower. Low vacancy allows storage facilities to charge higher rent, so a cheap storage unit could be trickier to find in Wilmington than in other cities.
There are 11 self storage units in Wilmington, NC in a 15 mile radius to choose from with up to 11 storage facilities, you may find cheaper storage prices in Wilmington comparable to the national average price.
Using $1.00/sqft as a national average, the average price for a self storage unit is $1.25. This is 24.79% higher with $0.25 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 Wilmington including:
If storage near Wilmington, North Carolina is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 7 nearby cities including Bolivia, Carolina Beach, Castle Hayne, Leland, Rocky Point, Southport, Winnabow.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Wilmington. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Wilmington, NC Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Wilmington, NC, please visit our Wilmington, NC Vehicle Storage page.