Storage prices can vary widely depending on which part of Myrtle Beach you're in Searching for storage in the 29575 ZIP code should yield the cheapest rental rates, as units there average $45.40 a month, lower than anywhere else in Myrtle Beach. Myrtle Beach's priciest area for storage lies within the 29572 ZIP code, where storage rental rates are an average $139.26 a month.
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. About how many storage facilties are serving the Myrtle Beach area?
Industry experts at SelfStorage.com estimate that there are approximately 17 storage facilities servicing the Myrtle Beach, SC community. When compared to other cities in the state, Myrtle Beach offers a slightly-higher number of facilities, 8 more than the state average of 9 per city. Myrtle Beach accounts for a surprising 4.55% of all facilities listed in South Carolina, coming in at 6th out of 40 cities in terms of facility count. Outside of South Carolina, Myrtle Beach still has a sizeable supply of storage facilities, 8 more than the 9 that other cities across the nation average.
But of course, there are vast differences in population between Myrtle Beach and other cities in South Carolina, and even more so nationwide, so not controlling for population makes little sense. 31,968 people make Myrtle Beach their home. Is 17 a relatively high or low number of storage facilities for such a population? Compared to other cities in the 25,000 to 50,000 population bracket, Myrtle Beach is home to a substantially-higher number of facilities, with 10 more facilities than the average 7 in that bracket. In other words, Myrtle Beach has tons of storage space. We've further supported Myrtle Beach's relative surplus of storage space by examining its per capita count of facilities. The 31,968 people who call Myrtle Beach home should have little trouble finding the extra storage space they need, as the city's facilities per capita rank it in the 78th percentile nationwide, indicating a very high number of storage businesses. How does Myrtle Beach compare to its neighbors in South Carolina? It seems that even compared to other cities in South Carolina, Myrtle Beach still has a large amount of storage space on offer for its population, as it sits in the 53rd percentile for facilities per capita.
Finally, according to US Census data, Myrtle Beach's population grew by 32.1% between the 2000 and 2010 censuses, a surprising 16.8% more growth than the 15.3% that South Carolina grew as a whole. On the other hand, Myrtle Beach's large number of facilities per person seems to indicate that storage businesses in the area have kept pace with population growth and any extra demand that has created for storage units.
The self storage market being of a seasonal nature, the prices on offer at the moment could be substantially different from those you'll see two months from now. Storage prices generally reach their peak during the period from May to September, coinciding with moving season. 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. Cities with high proportions of university students may see more pronounced seasonal highs and lows, as many students book storage units during the summer.
Myrtle Beach self storage prices on average change very little throughout the year relative to other cities, making seasonal price changes less of a worry for renters. Even though you shouldn't have to worry as much about your rates changing later in the year, it's always best to lock in your rate with the facility if possible. With its average price of $62.94, April is the cheapest month to book storage in Myrtle Beach. With an average price of $90.15, August is the most expensive month to rent storage in Myrtle Beach.
Sometimes storage prices in the next town or suburb over are significantly cheaper than those in your immediate area. The more expansive your search, the more facilities you'll be able to compare, and the more options you'll have. 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. If self-storage (often known as public self storage and mini storage) in Myrtle Beach is more expensive than elsewhere, then you should definitely broaden your search. So we asked our analysts to find out.
Myrtle Beach's average price of $72.67 a month for a unit ranks it as the 16th most expensive city for self-storage in South Carolina, which itself ranks as the 16th most expensive state for storage. In general, storage units in Myrtle Beach go for $5.86 less than the state average of $78.53.
While average prices will give you a good idea of how much you should expect to spend, they don't necessarily tell us if storage is relatively affordable in that city. 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. A storage unit in Myrtle Beach will on average cost 2.1% of a median earner's monthly income, given that the yearly median income in South Carolina is $41,549.00. As a percentage of the local median income, storage costs rank at the 61st percentile among cities in South Carolina, making Myrtle Beach more expensive than most cities.
In addition to being somewhat expensive at the state level, storage in Myrtle Beach is also somewhat expensive on the national scale, ranking at the 71st percentile when compared to other cities nationwide. Expect to pay $0.52 more than the national average of $72.15 when searching for self storage in Myrtle Beach.
Your hunt for a cheap storage unit won't be easy if you don't know how much a unit in Myrtle Beach should cost. 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. To prevent you from going into your storage search in the dark, the analysts at SelfStorage.com have prepared the numbers you need to know.
Storage businesses in Myrtle Beach rent out their units at an average price of $72.67 a month. Those of you searching for a long term storage solution should know that that's an average of $872.04 per year. Don't, however, put too much weight on that number, as it does not discriminate by unit size. As should be expected, monthly rates will be quite different depending on thedimensions of the unit you choose. Self storage in Myrtle Beach comes in these standard sizes: 5x5, 5x10, 10x10, 10x15, 10x20, and 10x30. By size, the average monthly rates in Myrtle Beach are:
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Trying to find the lowest rate ever on a self storage unit in Myrtle Beach, SC? April is the best time to find inexpensive storage, while the cheapest units can be found in the 29575 ZIP code. Try not to start your search in August, when the cost of storage is at its apogee and remember that the 29572 area is the priciest in Myrtle Beach for storage.
Myrtle Beach, SC self storage typically costs between $49 and $208 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, Myrtle Beach had an average home value of $139,900 which in the past year is up 0.127%.