The self storage market being of a seasonal nature, the prices on offer at the moment could be substantially different from those you'll see two months from now. Peaking in May through September, when most people in the United States move, and dropping to their lowest in October through March, when far fewer people move homes, storage prices and closely linked to moving patterns. National Moving Day (the day following Memorial Day) is typically seen as the first real day of the high season and is often the busiest day of the year for storage facilities. College towns often see more radical seasonal swings, as their student populations drive demand on smaller units in particular up during the summer.
Seasonal price effects are somewhat more noticeable in Chatsworth than in other cities, so expect a decent amount of change between high and low seasons. To avoid these seasonal changes as much as possible, try to lock in a rate during the slow season that will remain unchanged through the high season. May is the least expensive month for storage in Chatsworth, with an average price of $90.23 for a storage unit. February is the most expensive month, when storage goes for an average rate of $257.38.
It's nearly impossible to know what a good monthly rate on a storage unit is if you don't know what kind of prices to expect in Chatsworth. Past experience booking storage in other cities can be misleading, as average prices will be totally different in other cities--even other cities in CA. Which is why, in order to ensure that you go into your storage search as well informed as possible, we've gone ahead and processed the data for you.
You should expect to pay an average of $153.8 a month for self storage in Chatsworth. That's roughly $1845.6 a year, for those of you whose need for storage is of a lengthier nature. Keep in mind though that prices for all unit sizes in Chatsworth were included when calculating that figure, so comparing it any individual unit will do you little good. The prices you'll actually see on units will largely depend upon their size. In Chatsworth you'll have the option of renting six standard storage unit sizes, such as 5x5, 5x10, 10x10, 10x15, 10x20, and 10x30. Here are the average monthly rental rates for each size:
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Finding the unit you need at the price you want has everything to do with what's available in your area, with more facilities offering more options. So does Chatsworth offer plenty of options when it comes to different storage facilities?
There are 9 total storage facilities in Chatsworth, CA on the SelfStorage.com network. In fact, 9 facilities is also the average for both cities in California and nationwide. Among other cities in its state, Chatsworth is ranked 81st out of 253, and represents 0.42% of all storage facilities in California.
Since, however, there are huge disparities in population between Chatsworth and other cities in California, comparing the number of storage businesses in each tells us very little. Do the 9 self storage facilities in Chatsworth offer the 41,255 people living there enough extra storage space? How does Chatsworth compare to similarly-sized cities? It turns out that Chatsworth actually does have a decent amount of storage space for its size, with a few more facilities than average. Cities with populations of 25,000 to 50,000 average 7 storage facilities, 2 fewer than in Chatsworth. One may of course argue that measuring Chatsworth against cities of a like size isn't the best yardstick and does not prove that there are plenty of storage facilities for the number of people who live there. In order to address these concerns we've looked at Chatsworth's facilities per person, which seems to have substantiated our former conclusions. On a national scale, Chatsworth ranks moderately high for its self-storage facilities per capita, placing it in the 52nd percentile. In other words, there should be plenty of extra storage space for the 41,255 people living there. How does Chatsworth compare to its neighbors in California? It seems that even compared to other cities in California, Chatsworth still has a large amount of storage space on offer for its population, as it sits in the 80th percentile for facilities per capita.
Some storage seekers are able to find much cheaper rates by looking in nearby communities in addition to their own. A more expansive search could help uncover some hidden storage gems. While it's true that accessing the unit will be more cumbersome the farther it is away, the potential savings could make you complacent with any extra inconvenience. Knowing whether or not you should look in nearby cities depends on whether or not self-storage (sometimes called mini storage or public self storage) in those cities is less expensive than in Chatsworth. We've gone ahead and figured that out for you.
An average price of $153.8 a month for a storage unit makes Chatsworth the 29th most expensive city in California for self-storage, while California itself is the 9th most expensive state. In more exact terms, storage in Chatsworth costs an average of $62.44 more than the average storage unit in California, which goes for 91.36.
But average prices don't necessarily tell you how affordable storage is in a given city, as money goes further in some states than it does in others. To give you a better idea of affordability, we've created a 'relative price' scale that estimates how expensive storage is for median income earners in that state. The median income in California is $54,681.00, which means the average storage unit in Chatsworth would require 3.38% of a median earner's monthly income. As a percent of the average local income, self-storage in Chatsworth is quite expensive, with its relative price ranking in at the 88th percentile in California.
Chatsworth self-storage prices are very expensive on the national scale as well. When compared with cities on our national network they rank in the 93rd percentile. Nationwide, storage costs an average $72.15 a month. Expect to pay about $81.65 more than that for self storage in Chatsworth.
Chatsworth self storage typically costs between $55 and $259 a month. Storage is currently in stock.
If you’re considering buying/selling a home instead of renting, it’s crucial to find a storage unit that will last you through the purchase or sale process. Especially when, according to Zillow, Los Angeles had an average home value of $549,000 which in the past year is up 0.223%.