More facilities in an area mean more options, with some cities offering storage-searchers a wide range and others one that's much more narrow. About how many storage facilties are serving the Littleton area?
12 storage facilities in Littleton, CO are listed on SelfStorage.com's facility network. 12 is also the same as the state average for facilities per city. Of these 30 cities in Colorado, Littleton ranks as the 10th-biggest storage market, with 3.33% of Colorado's facilities. Though Littleton was average for a city in Colorado, its 12 facilities give it 3 more than the 9 that can be found in the average US city.
But of course, comparing Littleton to other cities in Colorado or across the nation regardless of population tells us very little. Are the 12 storage facilities providing the 41,084 people living in Littleton with enough storage space? Comparing Littleton to other cities in the 25,000 to 50,000 population bracket, we find that Littleton has a few more facilities than average. That bracket's average is 7 facilities per city, 5 less than what can be found in Littleton. One might point out that comparing Littleton to cities of a similar size doesn't prove its healthy supply of storage space for the size of the population, and that a better measure would be actually looking at its facilities per capita. Well, we have, and it has firmly validated our former results. On a per capita basis versus other cities nationwide, Littleton ranks in the 60th percentile, meaning that it offers its residents a somewhat-large amount of storage space. Just as Littleton appears to have a large amount of storage space per person compared to cities across the nation, the same goes when we restrict the comparison to Colorado, where Littleton lands in the 62nd percentile for facilities per capita among cities in the state.
We feel we should also mention the fact that Littleton has seen moderate population increases in the past decade, jumping 1.5% from 2000 to 2010. That's not an inconsequential increase, however it is 15.4% less than the 16.9% growth the state of Colorado saw in total. With fewer people moving in than elsewhere in the state and a high number of facilities per person, Littleton seems to be the ideal place in Colorado to search for a storage unit.
If you're new to searching for self storage in Littleton you might not know what kind of prices should be expected. Even though you may have booked storage units in other cities in the past, prices could be quite different in your current location, which makes it difficult to know what the standard price is. That's why, in order to help you go into your storage search as knowledgeable as possible, we've had our storage analysts go over all the data on Littleton we have available.
Rental rates on storage in Littleton average $67.62 per month. For you long-term storage seekers out there, that's about $811.44 per year. Note that this average disregards the different unit sizes and so shouldn't be taken too literally. The amount you'll actually end up paying will depend on the size of the unit you decide to rent. In Littleton you'll have the option of renting six standard storage unit sizes, such as 5x10, 10x10, 10x15, and 10x20. Here are the average monthly rates for each standard unit size in Littleton:
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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. This seasonality, which is primarily generated by national moving patterns, hits its zenith in the late spring and early summer, and its nadir in the fall and winter. 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. In addition to families moving between homes, college students renting storage for the summer also contribute to demand during the high season, particularly in college towns.
There's not as much of a difference between prices during the high and low seasons in Littleton as there is in other cities, meaning seasonality is less of a concern here. Despite the low level of seasonality, those looking for a self storage unit may still want to lock in their price at the time of booking. Storage prices are at their highest in Littleton during the month of September, where they hit an average price of $157.5, while prices are at their lowest in February, where they go for a low $67.62 a month.
It's often the case that storage prices can swing to the opposite end of the spectrum within a few blocks in the same city, just as real estate values are liable to do. That's why those looking for the best deal on a storage unit should expand the area of their search as far and wide as possible. 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 we can show that self-storage (also known as public self storage and mini storage) in Littleton is more expensive than its surroundings, then you'll know to expand your search.
Littleton is the 13th most expensive city for self storage in the state of Colorado, with the average price of a storage unit there coming in at $67.62. Colorado itself is the 17th most expensive state for storage. In more exact terms, storage in Littleton costs an average of $10.21 less than the average storage unit in Colorado, which goes for 77.83.
While average prices will give you a good idea of how much you should expect to spend, they don't necessarily tell us if storage is relatively affordable in that city. 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. A storage unit in Littleton will on average cost 1.34% of a median earner's monthly income, given that the yearly median income in Colorado is $60,381.00. When we compare this storage price as a percent of the local median income to other cities in Colorado, we find that it ranks in the 60th percentile, making it a moderately expensive place to rent storage.
But on the other hand, storage in Littleton is relatively cheap when we compare it to cities across our national network, ranking at the 34th percentile nationwide. The national average monthly price of a storage unit is $72.15. Depending on the size of unit you rent and the time of year, you should expect to pay approximately $4.53 less than that for self storage in Littleton.
Just as home prices will differ from neighborhood to neighborhood in Littleton, so will self-storage rates. The cheapest neighborhood for storage space in Littleton is within the 80126 ZIP code. The average unit there goes for $133.80 a month. Storage prices are highest within the 80128 ZIP code of Littleton, where rentals average $188.20 a month.
Are you looking for an insanely low price on a self storage unit in Littleton, CO? February offers the lowest average prices on storage, while the best area to find storage is in the 80126 ZIP code. Try not to start your search in September, when units cost the most, and be aware that the 80128 area is the most expensive part of town for storage.
Littleton self storage typically costs between $69 and $269 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, Littleton had an average home value of $289,900 which in the past year is up 0.065%.