Finding Self Storage in Yakima, WA: Everything You Need To Know
There are a few things you should know about Yakima self storage before you begin your search. Storage unit prices and availability in Yakima are determined by many different factors, including real estate, population growth, the wealth of the local population, the current economic climate, and more. The US Census keeps accurate data relating to all of these factors, so we've used their data on Yakima to help inform your Yakima self storage search.Self Storage and Moving in Yakima, WA
If there are many people moving to or from Yakima, prices could be higher than in other cities. That's because self storage if often used as part of a home move. A city with a high amount of moving activity should see substantial changes in population, so by looking at population data for Yakima we can get a better idea of the amount of moving activity. According to the US Census, the Yakima metro area's population grew from 91,619 in 2010 to 93,357 in 2014, a growth rate of 1.9%.Real Estate and Self Storage in Yakima, WA
One way to get an idea of the demand for housing and storage space in Yakima is to look at housing occupancy and vacancy rates. If housing occupancy rates in Yakima are high, it's probably safe to assume that storage facility occupancy rates in Yakima are also high, which would push unit prices up. Yakima is estimated to have a 95% housing occupancy rate, while the vacancy rate is at 5%. That's a higher rate than average for US cities, suggesting storage unit occupancy in Yakima may also be higher. That might make it harder to find cheap storage in Yakima.
There are 6 self storage units in Yakima, WA in a 15 mile radius to choose from. This means fewer options for you to choose from, so storage prices in Yakima, WA 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 $1.45. This is 44.50% higher with $0.45 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 Yakima including:
If storage near Yakima, Washington is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 6 nearby cities including Cowiche, Moxee, Selah, Tieton, Union Gap, Wapato.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Yakima. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Yakima, WA Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Yakima, WA, please visit our Yakima, WA Vehicle Storage page.