Storage prices on one side of Hyattsville can be totally different on the other side of the city. Those trying to find the cheapest storage in Hyattsville would do well by looking at facilities in the 20785 ZIP code, where storage units go for an average of $100.16 a month, the cheapest in all of Hyattsville. Rental rates are costliest in the 20781 ZIP code, where they go for an average $158.22 per month.
If your area is well-served by a large number of facilities, finding the right unit might be easier for you than for others in communities where less storage space is on offer. So how many storage businesses are located in Hyattsville?
SelfStorage.com has 13 storage facilities in Hyattsville, MD listed on its network. The average city in Maryland hosts 5 storage businesses, 8 less than what's on offer in Hyattsville. In other words, Hyattsville offers great storage coverage for its state. It should come as no surprise then that Hyattsville has the 4th-highest count of facilities out of all 48 cities on our network in Maryland, acting as home to 5.54% of facilities in Maryland. How does Hyattsville fare against cities outside of Maryland? On a national scale, it still has more facilities than the average city, 4 more than the average 9, to be more precise.
But making comparisons between any cities, whether it be comparing Hyattsville to its neighbors in Maryland or on a national scale, isn't a very fruitful excercise when we ignore a city's population. Are the 13 storage facilities providing the 15,604 people living in Hyattsville with enough storage space? Other cities in the 10,000 to 25,000 population bracket have an average 6 storage facilities listed on our network, 7 fewer than Hyattsville. By that number, we can confidently say that Hyattsville, MD has plenty of extra storage space. Hyattsville's above average number of facilities seems to be validated when we look at the actual per capita number of facilities. In Hyattsville, there's plenty of extra space to go around: on a self-storage facilities per capita basis, the city ranks in the 87th percentile nationwide, and so has a comparatively-huge amount of storage space for each of its 15,604 inhabitants. On a state level, Hyattsville still has a good amount of storage space per person, ranking in at the 80th percentile for cities in Maryland.
In order to conclude our discussion of facilities per person, we think it's worth mentioning the fact that Hyattsville has seen a decrease in the number of people who call it home in recent years. The 2010 census reported a 0.3% loss versus the 2000 census, indicating that more people are leaving the city than deciding to settle there. At the same time, however, Maryland as a whole saw its population rise by 9%. Add that low rate of growth to the fact that Hyattsville also has a high number of facilities per capita, and you get what appears to be an excellent place to find a storage unit.
Searching storage in Hyattsville without knowing how much a unit should cost is no way to go about finding a good price. Past experience booking storage in other cities can be misleading, as average prices will be totally different in other cities--even other cities in MD. 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 Hyattsville storage you might need.
Self storage rental rates average $60.99 a month in Hyattsville. Those of you searching for a long term storage solution should know that that's an average of $731.88 per year. Now, that number doesn't discriminate by unit size, instead averaging all together, so it shouldn't be taken as an incredibly accurate figure. Units of different dimensions will of course go for different prices. Self storage in Hyattsville comes in these standard sizes: 5x5, 5x10, 10x10, 10x15, and 10x20. Here are the average monthly rental rates for each size:
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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. One of the best pieces of advice we can give customers looking for the cheapest storage in their area is to expand the breadth of their search. 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. But is it worth expanding your search, or is self-storage (commonly called mini storage or public storage) cheaper in Hyattsville than its surroundings? We asked the analysts at SelfStorage.com to find out.
Hyattsville is the 39th most expensive city for self storage in the state of Maryland, with the average price of a storage unit there coming in at $60.99. Maryland itself is the 2nd most expensive state for storage. When searching for storage in Hyattsville, expect to pay $41.21 less than Maryland's average price of $102.20.
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. 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. In Maryland, the median income is $67,551.00 a year, which would make the average $60.99 unit in Hyattsville cost 1.08% of a median earner's monthly income. As a percentage of the local median income this is actually a very cheap price to pay for self-storage. Indeed, when compared to other cities in Maryland, the relative price of self-storage in Hyattsville ranks at the 18th percentile.
In addition to being very cheap at the state level, storage in Hyattsville is also very cheap on the national scale, ranking at the 19th percentile when compared to other cities nationwide. To put that in more concrete terms, storage in Hyattsville should cost an average of $11.16 less than the national average price of 72.15.
If you do your comparison shopping for storage units a few months from now, you might be surprised to see that prices have changed. That's because the self storage market is highly seasonal. The high season typically begins in April or May and lasts till August or September, with prices dropping back down to their lowest in the late fall and winter. 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. Smaller unit sizes are often more strongly affected by seasonality, as college students make up a decent portion of those moving in the summer and tend to book 5x5 and 5x10 units.
The high season isn't as relatively high, nor the low season as low, in Hyattsville, where according to our data seasonality has a lesser effect on storage prices. 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 Hyattsville during the month of April, where they hit an average price of $147.85, while prices are at their lowest in January, where they go for a low $60.99 a month.
Are you trying to book the absolute best bargain on a self storage unit in Hyattsville, MD? You'll find the absolute lowest prices during January within the 20785 ZIP code. The worst time of the year to look for storage is April, the month during which prices hit their year-long peak, and beware that the 20781 area is the most expensive part of town for storage.
Hyattsville self storage typically costs between $62 and $305 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, Hyattsville had an average home value of $212,000 which in the past year is up 0.143%.