Changing seasonal demand often causes storage prices to swing between highs and lows during different parts of the year. This seasonality is primarily driven by moving season, which lasts from May to September and generally causes storage prices to spike. The day following Memorial Day is typically the busiest of the high season, and is known in the industry as 'National Moving Day' and 'Crazy Tuesday for the number of people who decided to move and rent storage on that day. Those looking for storage in areas with a large population of college students might find that seasonality affects prices on smaller unit sizes in particular, as students book 5x5s and 5x10s to store their things while they go home for the summer.
Analysts at SelfStorage.com have found that seasonal price changes on self storage in Avon are marginally higher than in other cities, with a greater average difference between low and high seasons. In cities such as Avon that have highly-seasonal prices, its often a good idea to agree on a length of stay and a single monthly rate with the facility, and to get that agreement down in writing. You're most likely to get a good deal on a storage unit in Avon during the month of January, when the average price is at its lowest, $53.1 a month. You're least likely to get a good deal in July, when the average price is a high $145.
Scoring an excellent price on a storage unit in Avon 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 CO. In order to prevent you from going into your storage search in the dark, we've had our analysts comb through all the data on Avon storage you might need.
The average rental rate of a self storage unit in Avon is $53.1 a month. If your storage needs are longer-term, keep in mind that that would equate to an average price of $637.2 per year. Keep in mind though that prices for all unit sizes in Avon were included when calculating that figure, so comparing it any individual unit will do you little good. Prices for the various unit sizes are, of course, very different from each other. The standard sizes of storage units available in Avon include 5x5, 5x10, 10x10, 10x15, and 10x20. Here are the average monthly rates for each standard unit size in Avon:
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Some communities are home to plenty of storage businesses, offering those looking for storage a wide variety of choices, while other communities are less-well served and may need to expand their search into neighboring cities and suburbs. When it comes to the number of facilities operating in Avon, how many options are available?
SelfStorage.com has 2 storage facilities in Avon, CO listed on its network. 2 facilities is a very low number compared to other cities in Colorado, where the average city has 12 storage businesses listed on our network, a whopping 10 more than in Avon. To put it into more perspective, that's only 0.56% of the facilities in Colorado listed on our storage network, which places Avon as only the 24th largest city in terms of storage business count out of all 30 cities in Colorado. Just as it has few facilities relative to other cities in its state, Avon also has a meager number of self-storage facilities compared to other cities nationwide, 7 less than the national average of 9.
Since, however, there are huge disparities in population between Avon and other cities in Colorado, comparing the number of storage businesses in each tells us very little. The population of Avon, CO is 6,720. With 2 self-storage facilities, does Avon offer relatively good or bad storage coverage? Comparing Avon to other cities in the 5,000 to 10,000 population bracket, we find that Avon doesn't quite have as many self storage facilities as average. Other cities in that bracket average 4 facilities, while Avon has 2 fewer. But is there indeed a relative shortage of storage space in Avon for the size of its population? Per capita data seems to have disproven this. In terms of self-storage facilities per capita, Avon ranks in the 61st percentile nationwide, meaning that it has a moderately-high amount of storage space for its 6,720 residents. Among cities in Colorado, Avon still has a high number of storage businesses listed on our network per inhabitant, ranking in at the 65th percentile statewide.
Lastly, US Census data shows that Avon is growing fast, its population jumping by 18.3% from 2000 to 2010, a 1.4% higher increase than the 16.9% growth that Colorado saw as a whole. But even after all that population growth, Avon still offers more facilities per person than many other cities. All that extra space may help even out the demand created by its new residents.
Sometimes storage prices in the next town or suburb over are significantly cheaper than those in your immediate area. If you're searching for the cheapest storage unit out there, a good rule of thumb is to look farther abroad than you originally set out to. This might make it more difficult to access your unit, but the extra money in your pocket every month may just be worth it. If self-storage (often known as public self storage and mini storage) in Avon is more expensive than elsewhere, then you should definitely broaden your search. So we asked our analysts to find out.
Avon is the 23rd most expensive city for self storage in the state of Colorado, with the average price of a storage unit there coming in at $53.1. Colorado itself is the 17th most expensive state for storage. When searching for storage in Avon, expect to pay $24.73 less than Colorado's average price of $77.83.
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. In order to establish some kind of index of affordability for Avon storage, we've developed a 'relative price' scale which takes the cost of living in terms of state median income into account. Given that the average price of a storage unit in Avon is $53.1 and the median income in Colorado is $60,381.00 a year, we can determine that a storage unit would require 1.06% of a median earner's monthly paycheck. Comparing this percentage to other cities in Colorado shows us that it ranks at the 26th percentile and is therefore a somewhat cheap place to rent a self-storage unit.
If we measure according to the national scale and compare it to cities across the country, self-storage rates in Avon are still very cheap, ranking at the 18th percentile in terms of relative expense. To put that in more concrete terms, storage in Avon should cost an average of $19.05 less than the national average price of 72.15.
Certain areas of Avon can be significantly cheaper or more expensive for storage than others. Look for a cheap unit in the 44011 ZIP code, where the average price of $69.55 is the lowest in Avon. You might want to avoid searching in the 81620 ZIP code, which, with its average unit price of $225.50 a month, is the costliest place for self storage in Avon.
Searching for the cheapest rate ever on a self storage unit in Avon, CO? January is the best month to conduct your search for storage, while the top bargains will be located in the 44011 ZIP code. The worst time of the year to look for storage is July, when unit prices reach their apex, and be mindful of the fact that 81620 area is the most expensive in Avon for storage.
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, Avon had an average home value of $694,000 which in the past year is up 0.017%.