It's hard to tell a good price on storage from a great one when you're unaware of how much self storage in White Plains should 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. But don't worry: we've gone ahead and calculated everything you might need to know about the price of storage in White Plains.
Expect to pay an average of $48.6 a month for a storage unit in White Plains. If you have long term storage needs, keep in mind that that's an average price of $583.2 a year. However, it's important to note that this is the average for all storage unit sizes. As you might expect, monthly rates will change depending on the size of the unit you choose. In White Plains you'll have the option of booking six standard storage unit sizes, such as 5x5, 5x10, 10x10, and 10x15. The following are the average prices for each size:
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When it comes to finding self-storage, the more really is the merrier: more storage businesses in your area means more unit options available, and more options mean a greater chance you'll be able to choose a unit that satisfies your storage needs. So how many storage facilities are there in White Plains?
According to the data on our facility network, there are 6 storage businesses operating in White Plains, NY. In fact, the New York state average is also 6 facilities. Among the 113 cities in NY, White Plains has the 25th highest facility count, with 0.88% of all facilities. Nationally, however, a below-average number of storage facilities are located in White Plains, 3 less than the average 9, to be exact.
Of course, simply comparing cities irrespective of their various populations tells us very little about these cities, even when we're comparing White Plains to other cities in New York. How, then, does White Plains with its 57,468 people compare to cities of a like size? As it turns out, White Plains offers a below-average amount of storage space for a city its size. It's only a bit below average--5 facilities, to be precise--but it does come in under the average 11 storage facilities that cities in the 50,000 to 100,000 population bracket have. That White Plains has few facilities for its size seems to be further affirmed when we look at White Plains's actual per capita storage facility coverage. Compared to cities across the US, White Plains ranks in the 27th percentile for storage facilities per person. In other words, there's not exactly a ton of extra storage space for its 57,468 inhabitants. Is White Plains still relatively low on storage space compared to other cities in New York? Indeed, it seems as if it is, as White Plains only ranks in the 28th percentile for per capita storage space among cities in New York.
In discussing facilities per capita, we also feel that we should mention the fact that White Plains's population is growing, and by a significant margin. Its population saw a 7.8% increase in the first decade of this century, which is 5.7% more than the 2.1% increase the whole state of New York experienced. But of course, a surging population isn't the only reason to think that storage in White Plains might be in high demand: combine that with a low number of facilities per person and you've got a recipe for a red-hot storage market.
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. A more expansive search could help uncover some hidden storage gems. To some, the greater distance to the facility is worth the greater savings. In order to help you know whether or not to expand your search, the analysts at SelfStorage.com have done the math to figure out whether self-storage (also called mini storage or public self storage) in White Plains is relatively more or less expensive than other cities.
An average price of $48.6 a month for a storage unit makes White Plains the 102nd most expensive city in New York for self-storage, while New York itself is the 6th most expensive state. In more exact terms, storage in White Plains costs an average of $47.98 less than the average storage unit in New York, which goes for 96.58.
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. 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 New York, the median income is $50,994.00 a year, which would make the average $48.6 unit in White Plains cost 1.14% of a median earner's monthly income. As a percentage of income this is actually a very cheap price to pay for a storage unit. Indeed, when compared to other cities in New York, the relative price of storage in White Plains ranks at the 9th percentile.
In addition, storage in White Plains is also very cheap on the national scale, ranking at the 22nd percentile compared to other cities across the nation. Nationwide, storage costs an average $72.15 a month. Expect to pay about $23.55 less than that for self storage in White Plains.
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. 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. The single busiest day for self-storage businesses is typically the notorious 'National Moving Day' (which facility operators have dubbed 'Crazy Tuesday' for the chaotic scene at many facilities) the day after Memorial Day. College students looking for a place to keep their things during the summer holiday can also have an effect on high season prices, pushing up prices on smaller units in particular, which is something to keep in mind if you live in a college town.
Seasonality is not particularly pronounced in White Plains, meaning that month-to-month prices vary less than they do elsewhere. But even if price changes are less of a risk in White Plains, locking in a rate is almost always a smart, safe move. The best month to go searching for storage in White Plains is January, when the average unit goes for a low $48.6 a month. The worst month, on the other hand, is June, when units hit a high of $117.8.
White Plains self storage typically costs between $67 and $349 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, White Plains had an average home value of $499,000 which in the past year is up 0.043%.