Boise City Self Storage Market Statistics:

Rent Prices, Local Inventory and Development Trends (January 2023)

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. Boise City offers plenty of self storage options to cater to all needs and budgets.

How much does a storage unit cost in Boise City, ID?

Currently, the average cost of a 10x10 storage unit in Boise City is $115/month, an increase of 1.8% compared to last year. Nationally, self storage street rates for 10×10 non-climate-controlled units saw a 2.3% year-over-year decrease, registering an average of $126 in January, 2023.

Boise City self storage prices by unit size

Besides the standard 10x10 unit, the Boise City 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 Boise City rents for $57, while a 5x10 unit would cost $77/month. Average street rates for a 10x20 unit stand at $157/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 $57
5x10 $77
10x10 $115
10x15 $127
10x20 $157
10x30 $236
Climate-Controlled Units*
Unit Size Avg. Street Rate
5x5 $67
5x10 $94
10x10 $134
10x15 $161
10x20 $223
10x30 $258

* Average monthly rates for Boise City in January 2023.

Average storage unit cost in Boise City 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 Boise City storage units in Southeast Boise City, where the standard self storage unit goes for $80/mo. on average, in Boise Airport, where renters pay $129/mo. on average, and in Southwest Ada County Alliance, where the average street rates hover around $135/mo.

If you’re looking for other great deals, check out self storage listings, and their average street rates, in Vista ($146) and Maple Grove - Franklin ($160).

Compare average storage prices in Boise City neighborhoods

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

How Boise City, ID, Self Storage Compares With Other Cities

How self storage costs in Boise City compare to prices in other nearby cities

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

# City Average Street Rate
1 Boise City, ID $115
2 Kuna, ID $105
3 Nampa, ID $101
4 Meridian, ID $98
5 Hayden, ID $96
6 Post Falls, ID $91
7 Coeur D'Alene, ID $89
8 Caldwell, ID $86
9 Eagle, ID $84
10 Payette, ID $65

Average street rates for non-climate-controlled 10x10 units for January 2023.

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

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

# City Average Street Rate
1 New York City, NY $245
2 Phoenix, AZ $124
3 Las Vegas, NV $120
4 Austin, TX $119
5 Tucson, AZ $118
6 Dallas, TX $115
7 Boise City, ID $115
8 San Antonio, TX $112
9 Houston, TX $95
10 Indianapolis, IN $85

Average street rates for non-climate-controlled 10x10 units for January 2023.

Self storage market size in Boise City, ID

Boise City self storage market statistics

No. of self storage units approx. 1,582
No. of self storage facilities 50
Local self storage inventory (sq. ft.) 3,833,916
Self storage sq. ft. per capita 10.9
New self storage facilities set for delivery in 2023 3
New self storage supply set for delivery in 2023 (sq. ft.) 491,174
Average self storage rent in Boise City for a standard 10x10 unit $115

Boise City self storage construction trends

The self storage sector has maintained an active development pipeline in recent years.

Currently, there are 50 self storage facilities and approx. 1,582 storage units in Boise City. The local inventory encompasses 3,833,916 square feet of storage space, offering 10.9 square feet per capita.

A total of 491,174 square feet of self storage space is projected for completion in 2023.

What’s driving demand for self storage?

Quick overview of the Boise City housing market

Total no. of households 94,449
Y-o-y change in no. of households 3.2%
Renter households in Boise City 36,176
Homeowner households in Boise City 58,273
Households with mortgages in Boise City 40,037
Median number of rooms (all housing units) 5.5
Average apartment size (sq. ft.) 872
Average home size (sq. ft.) N/A
Average apartment rent $1,640
Median home value $282,700
Working from home (% of total working population) 6.2%

Self storage for residential clients: key facts and figures about the Boise City 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 Boise City 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.

Boise City is home to 36,176 renters and 58,273 homeowners. The average apartment size in Boise City is 872 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 Boise City 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 Boise City 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 StorageCafe, an online self storage search portal featuring nearly 27,000 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 30,000 self storage facilities across the U.S.

Average home size data is from PropertyShark, while demographic data is from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey.