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Self Storage in Carlisle: FAQ

Does Carlisle, PA offer plenty of options when it comes to different storage facilities?

Over the course of your search you'll likely be comparing a number of facilities against one another to find the right option for you. Most would agree that the more storage businesses there are to compare, the better. After all, who doesn't like options? How many facilties are operating in Carlisle?

Analysts at SelfStorage.com report that there are an estimated 9 storage facilities located in the Carlisle area. Other cities in Pennsylvania are home to an average 5 facilities, 4 less than Carlisle, meaning Carlisle's storage coverage is slightly-higher than average. Furthermore, Carlisle accounts for a full 1.84% of facilities in Pennsylvania and ranks as the 13th-largest storage market out of all 105 cities in Pennsylvania. Compared to other cities across the US, Carlisle's 9 storage facilities are perfectly average.

But how does Carlisle compare to the rest of Pennsylvania and the nation on a per capita basis? After all, not controlling for population makes most city comparisons obsolete. Are the 9 storage facilities providing the 18,572 people living in Carlisle with enough storage space? It turns out that Carlisle actually does have a decent amount of storage space for its size, with a few more facilities than average. Cities with populations of 10,000 to 25,000 average 6 storage facilities, 3 fewer than in Carlisle. When we next look at Carlisle's actual per person self-storage facility count, our former conclusions seem to be demonstrated beyond any reasonable doubt: the Carlisle community has plenty of facilities for its size. On a storage facilities per capita basis, Carlisle ranks in the 76th percentile nationwide, meaning that it has a very high number of facilities for each resident compared with other cities. How does Carlisle compare to its neighbors in Pennsylvania? It seems that even compared to other cities in Pennsylvania, Carlisle still has a large amount of storage space on offer for its population, as it sits in the 61st percentile for facilities per capita.

Finally, it also seems that Carlisle is undergoing a modest level of population growth. According to the US Census, Carlisle grew by 2.3% from 2000 to 2010, which, though not insignificant, is 1.1% less than the 3.4% growth Pennsylvania saw. On top of that relatively-low population growth, Carlisle offers a high number of storage businesses for the size of its population, meaning there should be no shortage of storage supply in Carlisle.

On average, what should I expect to pay per month for a self storage unit in Carlisle?

You'll have a hard time telling a good price on storage from a great price when you're unfamiliar with how much self storage in Carlisle typically costs to begin with. Comparing rates at facilities you booked storage at in other cities can give the wrong expectations, as the average price for storage could be hundreds of dollars different in that location. But you needn't fret, need to fret,as our analysts have sifted through the data and have all the figures on storage in Carlisle that you might need.

Rental rates on storage in Carlisle average $56 per month. That's roughly $672 a year, for those of you whose need for storage is of a lengthier nature. It must be noted that that rate averages all sizes of units in Carlisle, and so shouldn't necessarily be used as a definitive yardstick during your search. The prices you'll actually see on units will largely depend upon their size. In Carlisle you'll have the option of renting six standard storage unit sizes, such as 5x10, 10x10, 10x15, 10x20, and 10x30. Here are the average monthly rental rates for each size:

Storage Unit SizeAverage Price in Carlisle, PA
5x10$64.42
10x10$90.02
10x15$108.51
10x20$130.84
10x30$165

Is self storage in Carlisle inexpensive?

Some storage seekers are able to find much cheaper rates by looking in nearby communities in addition to their own. A great way of scoring a dirt-cheap storage unit is expanding the area in which you're searching. The sum you'll save each month could totally be worth the extra drive, especially if you'll only need to visit your unit on the rare occasion. But is it worth expanding your search, or is self-storage (commonly called mini storage or public storage) cheaper in Carlisle than its surroundings? We asked the analysts at SelfStorage.com to find out.

Carlisle's average price of $56 a month for a unit ranks it as the 79th most expensive city for self-storage in Pennsylvania, which itself ranks as the 14th most expensive state for storage. In more exact terms, storage in Carlisle costs an average of $24.95 less than the average storage unit in Pennsylvania, which goes for 80.95.

But average prices don't necessarily tell you how affordable storage is in a given city, as money goes further in some states than it does in others. That's why we've developed a 'relative price' scale that takes state median income into account. In Pennsylvania, the median income is $49,874.00 a year, which would make the average $56 unit in Carlisle cost 1.35% of a median earner's monthly income. As a percentage of the local median income this is very cheap compared to other cities in Pennsylvania, ranking Carlisle at the 25th percentile statewide. We feel comfortable then saying that self-storage in Carlisle is extremely affordable.

In addition to being relatively cheap at the state level, storage in Carlisle is also relatively cheap on the national scale, ranking at the 34th percentile when compared to other cities nationwide. Nationwide, storage costs an average $72.15 a month. Expect to pay about $16.15 less than that for self storage in Carlisle.

Are storage rental rates seasonal? Do storage unit prices in Carlisle, PA change depending on the time of year?

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. Late spring to late summer is typically considered the high season, while fall, winter, and early spring are when prices are usually at their lowest. The day after Memorial Day (which those in the moving and storage industries often refer to as 'Crazy Tuesday') is typically seen as the start of the high season and is frequently the most expensive day to rent storage during that season. 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.

Our data shows that the average price of a storage unit does not change throughout the year in Carlisle to the same degree as it does in most cities, so seasonality should be less of a hassle for those looking for storage in Carlisle. Despite the fact that seasonal price changes are less of a risk in Carlisle, they're not impossible, so a good idea might be to play it safe and lock in your rate for the entirety of your stay, if possible. Those looking for self storage in Carlisle will find the lowest prices in May, with its average price of $40. March, however, is the most expensive month, averaging $110.

SELF STORAGE IN CARLISLE, PA: THE BOTTOM LINE

Are you trying to book an incredibly low price on a self storage unit in Carlisle, PA? Storage in Carlisle is cheapest in May, while the most expensive month is March.

Carlisle self storage typically costs between $55 and $115 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, Carlisle had an average home value of $148,900 which in the past year is up 0.014%.

SelfStorage.com Renters' Score

Review of Carlisle Self Storage
Overall Average: 4.4 out of 5
Average Value: 4.4 out of 5
Average Time Spent on Paperwork: 4.2 out of 5
Average Security: 4.1 out of 5
Average Service: 4.8 out of 5
Average Cleanliness: 4.4 out of 5
Based on 10 reviews
The SelfStorage Renters' Score provides a review of Carlisle 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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Carlisle

Carlisle, PA 17013
1.3 miles away
5x10 Unit
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4 out of 5 stars
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Uncle Bob's Self Storage - Mechanicsburg

Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
10.3 miles away
5x10 Unit
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5 out of 5 stars
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Trindle Rd. Self Storage

Carlisle, PA 17015
4.2 miles away
5x15 Unit
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4.5 out of 5 stars
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Storage Depot - South

Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
10.6 miles away
5x5 Unit
3 MONTHS FOR ONLY $99 TOTAL!! photo of Storage Depot - South4
4 out of 5 stars
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Dillsburg Rent-A-Space

Dillsburg, PA 17019
10.1 miles away
5x10 Unit
Pay 3 full months in advance get 4th month FREE. photo of Dillsburg Rent-A-Space5
4.5 out of 5 stars
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CaGe Self Storage

Dillsburg, PA 17019
10.5 miles away
5x10 Unit
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5 out of 5 stars
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Space Mart - Mechanicsburg

Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
12.4 miles away
5x5 Unit
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4 out of 5 stars
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Storage Center of Camp Hill

Camp Hill, PA 17011
13 miles away
20x15 Unit
1/2 Off first full month with Penske truck rental!

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3.5 out of 5 stars
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Big Bee Storage

Duncannon, PA 17020
14.8 miles away
6x8 Unit
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Paul's Stor - All

Carroll Township, PA 17068
13.02 miles away

Lindham Court Storage

Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
11.51 miles away

Capital Self Storage

Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
11.23 miles away

Triangle Car Wash & Mini Storage

Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
9.67 miles away

Alinda Storage

Landisburg, PA 17040
10.97 miles away

Capital Self Storage

Enola, PA 17025
14.93 miles away

Cage Self Storage

Dillsburg, PA 17019
12.33 miles away

South Central Storage

Dillsburg, PA 17019
10.16 miles away

Stor - Mor

Middlesex Township, PA 17013
1.54 miles away

Iron Forge Storage

Carlisle, PA 17013
1.64 miles away

Price - Less Storage

Carlisle, PA 17013
1.56 miles away
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