Finding Self Storage in Yelm, WA: Top Tips
Just starting your Yelm self storage search? There are a few things you should know. Storage unit prices and availability in Yelm 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 Yelm.Moving and Storage in Yelm, WA
If there are many people moving to or from Yelm, 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 Yelm we can get a better idea of the amount of moving activity. According to the US Census, the Yelm metro area's population grew from 6,907 in 2010 to 8,223 in 2014, a growth rate of 19.05%.Self Storage and Real Estate in Yelm, WA
One way to get an idea of the demand for housing and storage space in Yelm is to look at housing occupancy and vacancy rates. If housing occupancy rates in Yelm are high, it's probably safe to assume that storage facility occupancy rates in Yelm are also high, which would push unit prices up. 8.9% of housing units in Yelm are vacant according to the US Census, while 91.1% are occupied. The average occupancy rate in US cities is approximately 89%, which is lower than the rate in Yelm, suggesting that storage unit inventory might also be tighter in Yelm. With fewer units available, storage facilities in Yelm may charge higher prices.
There are 7 self storage units in Yelm, WA in a 15 mile radius to choose from. This means fewer options for you to choose from, so storage prices in Yelm, 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 $1.90. This is 89.53% higher with $0.90 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 Yelm including:
If storage near Yelm, Washington is not close enough to you, you may be interested in the 12 nearby cities including Dupont, Graham, Lacey, Lakewood, Olympia, South Hill, Spanaway, Steilacoom, Tacoma, Tenino, Tumwater, University Pl.
We also have specialized storage to choose from in Yelm. If you require a climate controlled unit where temperature and humidity are important, please check out our Yelm, WA Climate Controlled Storage, page. If you need to store a boat, car, or RV near Yelm, WA, please visit our Yelm, WA Vehicle Storage page.