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Self Storage in Kingsport, TN: Frequently Asked Questions

How many self storage facilities are there in Kingsport, TN? Are there plenty of options available?

The more facilities there are in the area you're searching, the more options you'll have. How many facilties are operating in Kingsport?

According to our estimates, there are approximately 19 storage businesses operating facilities in Kingsport. Other cities in Tennessee are home to an average 13 facilities, 6 less than Kingsport, meaning Kingsport's storage coverage is slightly-higher than average. Out of all 31 cities in Tennessee listed on the SelfStorage.com network, Kingsport ranks as the 9th-highest in terms of number of storage businesses, accounting for 4.7% of facilities. And Kingsport doesn't just have a lot of storage facilities for its state, either: it also surpasses the national average of 9 facilities per city by 10.

Since, however, there are huge disparities in population between Kingsport and other cities in Tennessee, comparing the number of storage businesses in each tells us very little. So how does Kingsport, with its population of 44,758, compare to cities with similar populations? Other cities in the 25,000 to 50,000 population bracket have an average 7 storage facilities listed on our network, 12 fewer than Kingsport. By that number, we can confidently say that Kingsport, TN has plenty of extra storage space. Indeed, that Kingsport has a good number of storage facilities for its population is verified once more when we look at its per person facility count. On a per capita basis versus other cities nationwide, Kingsport ranks in the 72nd percentile, meaning that it offers its residents a somewhat-large amount of storage space. Just as Kingsport appears to have a large amount of storage space per person compared to cities across the nation, the same goes when we restrict the comparison to Tennessee, where Kingsport lands in the 60th percentile for facilities per capita among cities in the state.

Finally, it bears mentioning that Kingsport has been experiencing a downward trend in population growth in recent years, losing 1.3% of its population from 2000 to 2010, according to the US Census. Meanwhile, the rest of Tennessee as a whole saw a population increase of 11.5% over that same period. Combine Kingsport's lower population growth than the rest of Tennessee with its above-average number of facilities per capita for the state, and you get a recipe for relatively low storage demand, which should make the job of finding a unit easier.

On average, what should I expect to pay for a storage unit in Kingsport?

Finding the best price on a storage unit in Kingsport can be tough if you don't know what a good price is. You can't even use past experiences booking storage elsewhere, as average prices will be totally different in other cities, even other cities in TN. That's why, in order to make sure you go into your storage search as well-informed as possible, we've gone ahead and gathered the data for you.

Rental rates average $75 a month for a storage unit in Kingsport. If your storage needs are of a longer term, remember that at those rates you'll be paying approximately $900 a year. Don't, however, take that number too seriously, as it doesn't discriminate by unit size. You can, after all, end up paying twice as much for the larger unit sizes than the smaller sizes. Storage units in Kingsport come in these standard sizes: 5x10, 10x10, 10x15, 10x20, and 10x30. The average prices for each are:

Storage Unit SizeAverage Price in Kingsport, TN

Is self storage in Kingsport pricey?

Some storage seekers are able to find much cheaper rates by looking in nearby communities in addition to their own. That's why those looking for the best deal on a storage unit should expand the area of their search as far and wide as possible. To some, the greater distance to the facility is worth the greater savings. We've had our analysts go over the data on self-storage (sometimes known as public self storage or mini storage) in Kingsport to see how it compares with other cities in its state.

Kingsport is the 6th most expensive city for self storage in the state of Tennessee, with the average price of a storage unit there coming in at $75. Tennessee itself is the 39th most expensive state for storage. In general, storage units in Kingsport go for $14.89 more than the state average of $60.11.

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. We use our 'relative price' scale to calculate the relative affordability of storage in a given area using the state median income. Given that the average price of a storage unit in Kingsport is $75 and the median income in Tennessee is $41,044.00 a year, we can determine that a storage unit would require 2.19% of a median earner's monthly paycheck. This is a very high percentage of income compared to other cities in Tennessee, ranking in at the 82nd percentile statewide, which leads us to conclude that storage in Kingsport is not cheap.

In addition, storage in Kingsport is also somewhat expensive on the national scale, ranking at the 74th percentile compared to other cities across the nation. To put that in more concrete terms, storage in Kingsport should cost an average of $2.85 more than the national average price of 72.15.

Kingsport self storage typically costs between $55 and $119 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, Kingsport had an average home value of $140,900 which in the past year is up 0.038%.

SelfStorage.com Renters' Score

Review of Kingsport Self Storage
Overall Average: 4.6 out of 5
Average Value: 4.4 out of 5
Average Time Spent on Paperwork: 4.6 out of 5
Average Security: 4.4 out of 5
Average Service: 4.8 out of 5
Average Cleanliness: 4.8 out of 5
Based on 6 reviews
The SelfStorage Renters' Score provides a review of Kingsport 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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Storage Plex

Kingsport, TN 37660
3.2 miles away
5x10 Unit
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Rocky Top Self Storage - Kingsport

Kingsport, TN 37664
6.4 miles away
5x5 Unit
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Brookside Mini Storage

Kingsport, TN 37660
2.3 miles away
5x5 Unit
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Attic Storage - Carters Valley I

Church Hill, TN 37642
4.6 miles away
8x10 Unit
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Aaa Self Storage

Mt Carmel, TN 37645
6.05 miles away

Big Boyz Toyz Mini Storage

Kingsport, TN 37660
5.02 miles away

Ideal Storage

Kingsport, TN 37664
6.45 miles away

All Season Storage

Kingsport, TN 37663
5.71 miles away

Plantboy Mini Storage

Kingsport, TN 37664
3.64 miles away

American Storage Center

Kingsport, TN 37660
1.93 miles away

Allandale Mini Storage

, TN 37660
3.28 miles away

A Stor Place - Gray

Johnson City, TN 37615
10.13 miles away

Willowbrook Mini Storage

Johnson City, TN 37615
14.08 miles away

A Stor Place

Johnson City, TN 37615
14.11 miles away

Ar Enterprises Self Storage

Johnson City, TN 37615
9.51 miles away

Stowaway Self Service Storage

Johnson City, TN 37615
9.76 miles away

All Star Self Storage

Blountville, TN 37617
9.14 miles away

Blountville Short Stop Storage

Blountville, TN 37617
12.51 miles away

AAA Mini Storage

Johnson City, TN 37615
11.17 miles away

Moreland Drive Mini Storage

Kingsport, TN 37664
4.47 miles away
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