Scoring a great deal on a storage unit in Abbeville has everything to do with knowing what kind of price range to expect. You can't even use past experiences booking storage elsewhere, as average prices will be totally different in other cities, even other cities in LA. In order to make sure you don't go into your storage search unprepared, we've had our analysts comb through all the data on Abbeville storage you might need.
In Abbeville, storage units rent at an average of $40 a month. If your storage needs are of a longer term, remember that at those rates you'll be paying approximately $480 a year. Keep in mind that that average does not differentiate between the different sizes of units, and so should be taken with a grain of salt. The price you end up paying will depend on the size of the unit you decide to book. The standard sizes of storage available in Abbeville include 5x10, 10x10, and 10x20. For each standard size, here's how much you might expect to pay per month in Abbeville:
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Just like real estate prices, prices on storage can be totally different in different parts of the same city. A great way of scoring a dirt-cheap storage unit is expanding the area in which you're searching. Though you may have to travel farther to access your unit, the additional savings might just be worth it. We've had our analysts go over the data on self-storage (sometimes known as public self storage or mini storage) in Abbeville to see how it compares with other cities in its state.
An average price of $40 a month for a storage unit makes Abbeville the 36th most expensive city in Louisiana for self-storage, while Louisiana itself is the 19th most expensive state. In general, storage units in Abbeville go for $35.17 less than the state average of $75.17.
An average price alone, however, doesn't tell you if storage is or isn't more affordable in one city versus another, as the cost of living will also be different. We use our 'relative price' scale to calculate the relative affordability of storage in a given area using the state median income. A storage unit in Abbeville will on average cost 1.18% of a median earner's monthly income, given that the yearly median income in Louisiana is $40,599.00. When compared to the price of storage as a percent of income in all Louisiana cities, Abbeville ranks at the 12th percentile, meaning that storage here is extremely affordable.
The same holds true on a national scale, where storage in Abbeville is comparatively very cheap, ranking at the 25th percentile among cities 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 $32.15 less than that for self storage in Abbeville.
Successfully booking the storage unit you're looking for will have much to do with the number of self storage businesses in your city, as the more facilities there are the more options you'll have available. If I'm searching for storage in Abbeville, should I expect plenty of available storage facilities, or only a few?
7 storage facilities in Abbeville, LA are listed on SelfStorage.com's facility network. That's a somewhat-low number of storage facilties serving the Abbeville community, at least when compared to other cities in Louisiana, which have an average 11 operational facilities, 4 more than in Abbeville. Abbeville accounts for only 1.47% of facilities in Louisiana, ranking as the 19th largest storage market out of all 42 cities in the state. Abbeville also has a below-average number of storage facilities when placed in comparison with cities nationwide. Its 7 facilities are 2 fewer than the 9 that can be found in the average American city.
On the other hand, comparing the total number of storage facilities in one city to another irrespective of the number of people that live in each city makes little sense, even when we're comparing Abbeville to other cities in Louisiana. 12,229 people make Abbeville their home. Is 7 a relatively high or low number of storage facilities for such a population? For its size, Abbeville is actually a bit above average in terms of the number of self-storage facilities servicing the community, as the average among cities in the 10,000 to 25,000 population bracket is 6 facilities, 1 below Abbeville. We've further validated Abbeville's relative surplus of storage space by examining its per capita count of facilities. In Abbeville, there's plenty of extra space to go around: on a self-storage facilities per capita basis, the city ranks in the 79th percentile nationwide, and so has a comparatively-huge amount of storage space for each of its 12,229 inhabitants. The same goes for Abbeville when we compare it to other cities in Louisiana: just as it achieves a high rank for per capita storage facilities versus cities nationwide, it ranks in the 68th percentile for cities in Louisiana.
Finally, it also seems that Abbeville is undergoing a high level of population growth. According to the US Census, Abbeville grew by 2.6% from 2000 to 2010, 1.2% more than the 1.4% growth Louisiana saw. Thankfully, Abbeville's robust number of storage facilities per person should be able to handle any extra demand created by a large influx of new residents.
Abbeville self storage typically costs between $40 and $100 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, the average price of a home in Abbeville is $135,000.