Arlington Self Storage Market Statistics:

Rent Prices, Local Inventory and Development Trends (April 2022)

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

How much does a storage unit cost in Arlington, TX?

Currently, the average cost of a 10x10 storage unit in Arlington is $98/month, an increase of 5.4% compared to last year. Nationally, self storage street rates for 10×10 non-climate-controlled units saw a 4.8% year-over-year increase, registering an average of $130 in April, 2022.

Arlington self storage prices by unit size

Besides the standard 10x10 unit, the Arlington 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 Arlington rents for $41, while a 5x10 unit would cost $61/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 $41
5x10 $61
10x10 $98
10x15 $129
10x20 $162
10x30 $212
Climate-Controlled Units*
Unit Size Avg. Street Rate
5x5 $46
5x10 $72
10x10 $113
10x15 $149
10x20 $199
10x30 $287

* Average monthly rates for Arlington in April 2022.

Average storage unit cost in Arlington 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 Arlington storage units in Pilant Acres, where the standard self storage unit goes for $83/mo. on average, in Arlington South Industrial Park, where renters pay $93/mo. on average, and in Stoneridge, where the average street rates hover around $94/mo.

If you’re looking for other great deals, check out self storage listings, and their average street rates, in Manhattan Park ($95) and Matlock Manor ($99).

Other neighborhoods, on the other hand, come with higher street rates. The most expensive neighborhood in Arlington is Northwest Industrial with a monthly average street rate of $218, followed by Highpoint.

Cheapest Neighborhoods for Self Storage
# Neighborhood Average Street Rate
1 Pilant Acres $83
2 Arlington South Industrial Park $93
3 Stoneridge $94
4 Manhattan Park $95
5 Matlock Manor $99
6 Watsonville Heights $100
7 Treetop $102
8 Gsid South $104
9 Hunter's Creek $106
10 Newton A $107
Most Expensive Neighborhoods for Self Storage
# Neighborhood Average Street Rate
1 Northwest Industrial $218
2 Highpoint $170
3 Springridge $164
4 Gsid $161
5 Southwest Plaza $156
6 Windmill Meadows $156
7 Walnut $151
8 Eden Gardens $147
9 Arbor Oaks Estates $145
10 Courtright $145

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

How Arlington, TX, Self Storage Compares With Other Cities

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

Check out the table below to see how self storage in Arlington compares rent-wise to other places within a 50-mile radius.

# City Average Street Rate
1 Forest Hill, TX $428
2 Bedford, TX $117
3 Hurst, TX $113
4 Grand Prairie, TX $110
5 Euless, TX $110
6 Richland Hills, TX $103
7 Mansfield, TX $100
8 Arlington, TX $98
9 Haltom City, TX $95
10 Kennedale, TX $88

Average street rates for non-climate-controlled 10x10 units for April 2022.

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

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

# City Average Street Rate
1 New York City, NY $253
2 Las Vegas, NV $130
3 Phoenix, AZ $129
4 Austin, TX $121
5 Tucson, AZ $119
6 Dallas, TX $117
7 San Antonio, TX $112
8 Houston, TX $98
9 Arlington, TX $98
10 Indianapolis, IN $90

Average street rates for non-climate-controlled 10x10 units for April 2022.

Self storage market size in Arlington, TX

Arlington self storage market statistics

No. of self storage units approx. 3,045
No. of self storage facilities 61
Local self storage inventory (sq. ft.) 3,787,265
Self storage sq. ft. per capita 5.9
New self storage facilities set for delivery in 2022 1
New self storage supply set for delivery in 2022 (sq. ft.) 122,977
Average self storage rent in Arlington for a standard 10x10 unit $98

Arlington self storage construction trends

The self storage sector has maintained an active development pipeline in recent years. In 2021 alone, about 111,744 square feet of self storage space came online in Arlington, representing 3% of the existing inventory. Compared to the year before, self storage inventory in Arlington has increased by 3%.

Currently, there are 61 self storage facilities and approx. 3,045 storage units in Arlington. The local inventory encompasses 3,787,265 square feet of storage space, offering 5.9 square feet per capita.

A total of 122,977 square feet of self storage space is projected for completion in 2022, an increase of 10.1% compared to last year.

What’s driving demand for self storage?

Quick overview of the Arlington housing market

Total no. of households 135,333
Y-o-y change in no. of households 0.3%
Renter households in Arlington 60,598
Homeowner households in Arlington 74,735
Households with mortgages in Arlington 48,251
Median number of rooms (all housing units) 5.3
Average apartment size (sq. ft.) 826
Average home size (sq. ft.) 1,753
Average apartment rent $1,281
Median home value $174,400
Working from home (# of total working population) 5.5%

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

Arlington is home to 60,598 renters and 74,735 homeowners. The average apartment size in Arlington is 826 sq. ft. and the average Arlington home size is 1,753 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.

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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 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.

Average home size data is from PropertyShark, while demographic data is from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey.