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Saint Louis Self Storage Units and Mini Storage in Saint Louis, Missouri

Self Storage in St Louis: FAQ

St. Louis may have lost some of its former glory, but with new tech companies moving in and a low cost of living, the city is seeing the first glimmers of growth since World War II. With draws like the Gateway Arch and a strong baseball culture, St. Louis is a classic American city. If you're a St. Louisan then of course none of that is new to you. But do you know which ZIP codes are cheapest for storage in St. Louis, or how much you should expect to pay for a unit there?

How much should I expect to pay per month for my St Louis self storage unit?

Figuring out if a certain storage facility's offered price is any good is a hard call to make if you don't know how much a unit in St Louis ought to cost in the first place. Even if you've booked storage units in other cities in the past, prices could be very different in your current city, which makes it difficult to know what is standard. In order to help you along your storage search the analysts at SelfStorage.com have crunched the numbers and processed the data so that you can know what kind of prices to expect.

Storage rentals in St Louis have an average montly rate of $49.25. If your storage needs are of a longer term, remember that at those rates you'll be paying approximately $591 a year. This average does encompass all storage unit sizes, so it should be taken with a large grain of salt. Different unit sizes will of course go for very different prices. There are six standard sizes of storage units in St Louis, including: 5x5, 5x10, 10x10, 10x15, and 10x20. For each standard size, here's how much you might expect to pay per month in St Louis:

Storage Unit SizeAverage Price in St Louis, MO
5x5$47
5x10$65.39
10x10$111.02
10x15$216.67
10x20$231.42

St Louis, MO storage price seasonality: Why it's better to book in April than October

One of the most prominent factors involved with finding a cheap storage unit is the time of year you go searching for that unit, as storage prices change due to seasonal demand. Storage prices generally reach their peak during the period from May to September, coinciding with moving season. The high season is considered to be in full swing on National Moving Day, also called 'Crazy Tuesday,' the day after Memorial 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.

The difference in price between high and low seasons is negligible in St Louis, which experiences low seasonal effects, according to our data. Even so, it's often a good idea to book at the lowest price and then lock in that rate with the facility. With its average price of $46.85, April is the cheapest month to book storage in St Louis. With an average price of $146.71, October is the most expensive month to rent storage in St Louis.

Is storage in St Louis more expensive than other cities?

It's often true that certain areas in a city offer much lower storage rental rates than others. By expanding your search into areas you might not have thought to look, you might be able to happen upon some excellent deals. Sure, it might be more of a pain to drive to the facility, but hundreds of dollars in potential savings might alleviate that. If we can show that self-storage (also known as public self storage and mini storage) in St Louis is more expensive than its surroundings, then you'll know to expand your search.

With its average price of $49.25 a month for a unit, St Louis is the 27th most expensive city for self-storage in the state of Missouri, which itself is the 32nd most-expensive state for storage. To give you a better idea of what this means, St Louis's average price is $14.05 less than the state average of $63.3.

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. That's why we've developed a 'relative price' scale that takes state median income into account. A storage unit in St Louis will on average cost 1.27% of a median earner's monthly income, given that the yearly median income in Missouri is $46,518.00. Compared to the price-as-percent-of-income in other Missouri cities, St Louis ranks at the 27th percentile, making storage here relatively affordable.

In addition, storage in St Louis is also relatively cheap on the national scale, ranking at the 29th percentile compared to other cities across the nation. Expect to pay $22.90 less than the national average of $72.15 when searching for self storage in St Louis.

Does St Louis, MO offer plenty of options when it comes to different storage facilities?

Finding the unit you need at the price you want has everything to do with what's available in your area, with more facilities offering more options. So how many storage facilities are there in St Louis?

There are 40 total storage facilities in St Louis, MO on the SelfStorage.com network. How does that number compare to other communities? It's a full 33 facilities more than the average city in Missouri, where there are an average 7 facilities in each city. It makes sense then that St Louis is also the 2nd largest in terms of facilities out of all 37 cities in Missouri listed on our storage network, accounting for approximately 15.16% of self storage facilities listed in that state. How does St Louis fare against cities outside of Missouri? On a national scale, it still has more facilities than the average city, 31 more than the average 9, to be more precise.

But of course, comparing the raw number of storage facilities in St Louis to other cities in Missouri and nationwide without taking population into account tells us very little. 318,069 people make St Louis their home. Is 40 a relatively high or low number of storage facilities for such a population? St Louis comes in a little bit below the mark, as it turns out, offering fewer facilities than is average for a city its size. Other cities with populations of 250,000 to 1,000,000 offer an average of 49 facilities, 9 more than St Louis does. That St Louis has few facilities for its size seems to be further verified when we look at St Louis's actual per capita storage facility coverage. St Louis's 40 self-storage facilities for its 318,069 residents ranks it in the 33rd percentile for storage facilities per capita among cities across the country. That low rank means that there isn't as much storage space for each person in St Louis as there is in most other cities. Does St Louis perform any better in terms of per capita facilities for cities in Missouri? Apparently even then the city is somewhat low on storage space, only ranking in the 38th percentile for facilities per person in Missouri.

THE BOTTOM LINE ON ST LOUIS SELF STORAGE:

Trying to reserve an inordinately cheap self storage unit in St Louis, MO? Storage in St Louis is least expensive in April, while prices are at their highest in October.

St Louis, MO self storage typically costs between $40 and $500 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, Saint Louis had an average home value of $124,900 which in the past year is up 0.015%.

SelfStorage.com Renters' Score

Review of Saint Louis Self Storage
Overall Average: 4.0 out of 5
Average Value: 3.8 out of 5
Average Time Spent on Paperwork: 3.7 out of 5
Average Security: 3.8 out of 5
Average Service: 4.2 out of 5
Average Cleanliness: 4.0 out of 5
Based on 9 reviews
The SelfStorage Renters' Score provides a review of Saint Louis Self Storage facilities based on the feedback from the community of online renters. Be sure to read renters' reviews of individual facilities before you book.
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A-American Self Storage - St Louis Midtown

St Louis, MO 63110
1.8 miles away
22x35 Unit
$19.95 Move-in Special! Includes: First Month\'s Rent, FREE truck, Gas & Driver, $2500 of insurance photo of A-American Self Storage - St Louis Midtown1
3.5 out of 5 stars
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A Storage Inn - Kingshighway

St Louis, MO 63116
4.9 miles away
10x10 Unit
$1 First Month's Rent photo of A Storage Inn - Kingshighway2
4 out of 5 stars
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Ace Storage - Cahokia

Cahokia, IL 62206
7.9 miles away
5x5 Unit
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Storage Banc of Overland/Olivette

Saint Louis, MO 63114
7.5 miles away
5x10 Unit
$34.99 Move In. Incl 1st Month's Rent, High-Security Lock and Ins. subj to avail and restrictions photo of Storage Banc of Overland/Olivette4
4 out of 5 stars
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Second Attic Mini Storage

St Louis, MO 63114
7.3 miles away
5x10 Unit
Six month special pricing photo of Second Attic Mini Storage5
3.5 out of 5 stars
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Storage Banc Of University City

University City, MO 63132
7.6 miles away
5x5 Unit
$34.99 Move In. Incl 1st Month's Rent, High-Security Lock and Ins. subj to avail and restrictions photo of Storage Banc Of University City6
3.5 out of 5 stars
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Ace Storage - Pontoon

PONTOON BEACH, IL 62040
8.6 miles away
10x5 Unit
Thank you for Choosing Ace Storage! photo of Ace Storage - Pontoon7
4 out of 5 stars
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Storage Banc - Brentwood/Galleria

Brentwood, MO 63144
6.8 miles away
5x10 Unit
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3 out of 5 stars
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Storage Banc - Florissant

Florissant, MO 63033
9.8 miles away
5x5 Unit
Move in for $34.99. Includes 1st Month, Lock, and Property Protection. Restrictions apply. photo of Storage Banc - Florissant9
4 out of 5 stars
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A1 U Store It - Watson

St. Louis, MO 63119
7.2 miles away
6x5 Unit
No admin fee with your online reservation! photo of A1 U Store It - Watson10
3 out of 5 stars
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Uncle Bob's Self Storage - St Louis - Manchester Ave

St Louis, MO 63139
4.4 miles away
10x10 Unit
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Storage Banc - Bellefontaine

St Louis, MO 63137
8.4 miles away
5x8 Unit
$1.00 pays your first month's rent! (with admin fee paid, purchase of lock and insurance) photo of Storage Banc - Bellefontaine12
3.5 out of 5 stars
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Wave Self Storage

St. Louis, MO 63103
1.7 miles away
10x10 Unit
Free Lock With All Rentals! photo of Wave Self Storage13 Check Availability

A1 U Store It - Dunn Road East

St. Louis, MO 63138
8.5 miles away
5x15 Unit
No admin fee with your online reservation! photo of A1 U Store It - Dunn Road East14 Check Availability

Ace Storage - Granite

Granite City, IL 62040
8.9 miles away
5x5 Unit
Thank you for choosing Ace Storage! photo of Ace Storage - Granite15
4.5 out of 5 stars
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Grand Slam Storage Center

St Louis, MO 63136
7.3 miles away
5x5 Unit
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4 out of 5 stars
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A1 U Store It - Page

St Louis, MO 63132
8.9 miles away
6x12 Unit
Winter Clearance photo of A1 U Store It - Page17
4.5 out of 5 stars
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Access Mini Storage

Granite City, IL 62040
7.8 miles away
10x25 Unit
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Gray Moving Storage

St Louis, MO 63113
1.03 miles away

Storage Banc Of U City

St Louis, MO 63132
7.58 miles away
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