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Tallahassee Self Storage Market Statistics:

Rent Prices, Local Inventory and Development Trends (October 2021)

Self storage has become crucial for navigating major life events. It can be particularly useful for events such as moving, downsizing and when changes in household composition occur, as well as when engaging in home remodeling projects and organizational endeavors. Tallahassee offers plenty of self storage options to cater to all needs and budgets.

How much does a storage unit cost in Tallahassee, FL?

Currently, the average cost of a 10x10 storage unit in Tallahassee is $101/month, a change of -1% compared to last year. Nationally, self storage street rates for 10×10 non-climate-controlled units saw a 8.5% year-over-year change, registering an average of $128 in October, 2021.

Tallahassee self storage prices by unit size

Besides the standard 10x10 unit, the Tallahassee self storage market includes several other types of units that can vary in terms of size and amenities, and naturally, price.

For instance, a 5x5 self storage unit in Tallahassee rents for $49, while a 5x10 unit would cost $71/month. Average street rates for a 10x20 unit stand at $162/month. Non-climate-controlled units typically come with lower price tags than their climate-controlled counterparts of the same size.

Non-Climate-Controlled Units*
Unit Size Avg. Street Rate
5x5 $49
5x10 $71
10x10 $101
10x15 $129
10x20 $162
10x30 $196
Climate-Controlled Units*
Unit Size Avg. Street Rate
5x5 $58
5x10 $82
10x10 $128
10x15 $171
10x20 $221
10x30 $280

* Average monthly rates for Tallahassee in October 2021.

Average storage unit cost in Tallahassee by neighborhood

Self storage prices can vary depending on location as some neighborhoods might offer more budget-friendly self storage rates than others. You can find cheap storage units in Tallahassee in Eastgate, where the standard self storage unit goes for $95/mo. on average, in Lake Jackson, where renters pay $104/mo. on average, and in Greater Brandt Hills, where the average street rates hover around $118/mo.

If you’re looking for other great deals, check out listings in Woodland Drives and Chaires, where self storage street rates start at $39/mo. and $40/mo., respectively.

Other neighborhoods, on the other hand, come with higher street rates. The most expensive neighborhood in Tallahassee is Meadowbrook with a monthly average street rate of $176, followed by Frenchtown.

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Want to find the best self storage deals? Browse listings in your preferred Tallahassee neighborhoods and Tallahassee Zip Codes for more details on what’s available and compare rent prices, unit sizes and amenities.

How Tallahassee, FL, Self Storage Compares With Other Cities

How self storage costs in Tallahassee compare to prices in other nearby cities

Check out the table below to see how self storage in Tallahassee compares rent-wise to other places in the state of Florida.

# City Average Street Rate
1 Panama City Beach, FL $133
2 Destin, FL $130
3 Fort Walton Beach, FL $119
4 Gainesville, FL $104
5 Tallahassee, FL $101
6 Panama City, FL $96
7 Newberry, FL $96
8 Alachua, FL $86
9 Dunnellon, FL $79
10 Crawfordville, FL $73

Average street rates for non-climate-controlled 10x10 units for October 2021.

How self storage costs in Tallahassee compare to rates in other sought-after cities in the US

Check out the table below to see how self storage rent in Tallahassee compares to other popular cities in the US.

# City Average Street Rate
1 New York City, NY $247
2 Phoenix, AZ $127
3 Las Vegas, NV $125
4 Austin, TX $119
5 Dallas, TX $116
6 Tucson, AZ $114
7 San Antonio, TX $109
8 Tallahassee, FL $101
9 Houston, TX $95
10 Indianapolis, IN $86

Average street rates for non-climate-controlled 10x10 units for October 2021.

Self storage market size in Tallahassee, FL

Tallahassee self storage market statistics

No. of self storage units approx. 1,147
No. of self storage facilities 34
Local self storage inventory (sq. ft.) 2,398,447
Self storage sq. ft. per capita 9.3
New self storage facilities set for delivery in 2021 2
New self storage supply set for delivery in 2021 (sq. ft.) 98,090
Average self storage rent in Tallahassee for a standard 10x10 unit $101

Tallahassee self storage construction trends

The self storage sector has maintained an active development pipeline in recent years. In 2020 alone, about 59,602 square feet of self storage space came online in Tallahassee, representing 2.5% of the existing inventory.

Currently, there are 34 self storage facilities and approx. 1,147 storage units in Tallahassee. The local inventory encompasses 2,398,447 square feet of storage space, offering 9.3 square feet per capita.

A total of 98,090 square feet of self storage space is projected for completion in 2021.

What’s driving demand for self storage?

Quick overview of the Tallahassee housing market

Total no. of households 75,949
Y-o-y change in no. of households 0.6%
Renter households in Tallahassee 45,567
Homeowner households in Tallahassee 30,382
Households with mortgages in Tallahassee 20,196
Median number of rooms (all housing units) 4.9
Average apartment size (sq. ft.) 1,046
Average home size (sq. ft.) 1,721
Average apartment rent $1,392
Median home value $203,700
Working from home (# of total working population) 3.2%

Self storage for residential clients: key facts and figures about the Tallahassee housing market

Generally associated with life events, the self storage industry is equipped to respond to people with changing housing situations, whether that means moving, downsizing, welcoming a new baby, or embracing multi-generational living. Lifestyle choices are also a demand driver for self storage, including preferences for snowbirding, digital nomading and RV travelling.

Looking at the type of residential customers that the Tallahassee self storage sector serves, it caters to both renters and homeowners, acting as extensions of their homes when living spaces are not big enough for the things people own.

Tallahassee is home to 45,567 renters and 30,382 homeowners. The average apartment size in Tallahassee is 1,046 sq. ft. and the average Tallahassee home size is 1,721 sq. ft.

Self storage for business

Alongside the residential sector, self storage responds to needs arising from conducting business. Entrepreneurs and small business owners, including brick-and-mortar retailers, can turn to self storage to store their merchandise all while keeping it accessible.

Legal and medical professionals often turn to self storage as they are generally required to keep hard copies of their records. Realtors and interior designers also find self storage particularly useful for temporarily storing staging furniture. Moreover, blue collar businesses can benefit from storing their heavy equipment and supplies close to their work site.

Self storage interest: How customers search for Tallahassee self storage

Interest for self storage has been growing over the last decade, as Google Trends data shows. We’ve looked at the most popular keyword used in conjunction with Tallahassee self storage-related searches, "self storage", to see the latest trends in consumer search habits. June, July and August are generally the most popular months for self storage searches.

Data Source:  Google Trends

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Where does our data come from?

All data related to self storage was compiled by STORAGECafé, an online self storage search portal featuring more than 25,000 listings across the U.S.

The self storage rental statistics on this page were sourced from our sister company, Yardi Matrix, the industry's most comprehensive market intelligence tool for investment professionals, equity investors, lenders and property managers who underwrite and manage investments in the multifamily, student housing, self storage, office and industrial sectors. Yardi Matrix maintains operational profiles for over 29,000 self storage facilities across the U.S.