Scoring an excellent price on a storage unit in Ventura often comes down to knowing what kind of price range to expect. 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. But you needn't fret, need to fret,as our analysts have sifted through the data and have all the figures on storage in Ventura that you might need.
On average, a self storage unit in Ventura will rent for $65 a month. If your're in need of storage for a longer term, remember that at that rate a unit will cost you approximately $780 a year. This average does include all storage unit sizes, which means that it should be taken with a grain of salt. The prices you'll actually see on units will largely depend upon their size. The standard sizes of storage units available in Ventura include 5x5, 5x10, 10x10, 10x15, 10x20 and 10x30. The average rental rates for each size of storage unit found in Ventura are:
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When it comes to finding self-storage, the more really is the merrier: more storage businesses in your area means more unit options available, and more options mean a greater chance you'll be able to choose a unit that satisfies your storage needs. So how many self-storage businesses are operating in Ventura?
According to the data on our facility network, there are 14 storage businesses operating in Ventura, CA. Ventura's 14 facilities make it one of the larger cities for storage in California: the state average is 9 facilities per city, 5 less than what's available in Ventura. Furthermore, Ventura accounts for a full 0.64% of facilities in California and ranks as the 39th-largest storage market out of all 253 cities in California. When compared against the national average of 9 storage facilities in each city, Ventura still offers a full 5 more than the average.
But of course, there are vast differences in population between Ventura and other cities in California, and even more so nationwide, so not controlling for population makes little sense. We ought to be comparing Ventura, with its population of 106,433, to cities of similar size. For its 100,000 to 250,000 population bracket, Ventura comes a bit under the mark in terms of number of self-storage facilities. Cities in this bracket average 18 facilities, 4 more than what can be found in Ventura. One may of course argue that measuring Ventura against cities of a like size isn't the best yardstick and does not prove that there are few storage facilities for the number of people who live there. In order to address these concerns we've looked at Ventura's facilities per person, which seems to have substantiated our former conclusions. The 106,433 people living in Ventura have access to 14 self-storage facilities, which puts them in the 35th percentile for facilities per capita nationwide. That's not a very high rank, meaning that Ventura doesn't offer a ton of storage businesses for its 106,433 residents to choose from. Compared to other cities in California, on the other hand, Ventura doesn't seem so lacking in storage facilities per capita. In the scope of its state, Ventura ranks in the 61st percentile.
Much like real estate values, storage prices can be totally different on one side of a city as they are on another. This should be of little surprise given storage's conection to the real estate industry. By expanding your search into areas you might not have thought to look, you might be able to happen upon some excellent deals. The longer trip to the facility could easily be worth the monthly savings, particularly if you only plan on accessing your unit occassionally. However, if self-storage (often called mini storage or public self storage) in Ventura is relatively cheap for the area then searching farther afield might do little good. So how do prices in Ventura stack up to the rest of the state?
Ventura is the 168th most expensive city for self storage in the state of California, with the average price of a storage unit there coming in at $65. California itself is the 9th most expensive state for storage. In more exact terms, storage in Ventura costs an average of $26.36 less than the average storage unit in California, which goes for 91.36.
These average prices don't necessarily tell you how affordable storage in one city is compared to another, as the cost of living changes from place to place. We use our 'relative price' scale to calculate the relative affordability of storage in a given area using the state median income. The median income in California is $54,681.00, which means the average storage unit in Ventura would require 1.43% of a median earner's monthly income. Compared to the price-as-percent-of-income in other California locations, Ventura ranks at the 32nd percentile, making self-storage here moderately affordable.
In addition to being relatively cheap at the state level, storage in Ventura is also relatively cheap on the national scale, ranking at the 39th percentile when compared to other cities nationwide. Nationwide, storage costs an average $72.15 a month. Expect to pay about $7.15 less than that for self storage in Ventura.
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, Ventura had an average home value of $489,000 which in the past year is up 0.160%.