Arlington 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. 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 $95/month, a change of 10.5% 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.

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 $40, while a 5x10 unit would cost $60/month. Average street rates for a 10x20 unit stand at $159/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 $40
5x10 $60
10x10 $95
10x15 $126
10x20 $159
10x30 $201
Climate-Controlled Units*
Unit Size Avg. Street Rate
5x5 $45
5x10 $69
10x10 $112
10x15 $146
10x20 $196
10x30 $282

* Average monthly rates for Arlington in October 2021.

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 storage units in Arlington in Pilant Acres, where the standard self storage unit goes for $80/mo. on average, in Arlington South Industrial Park and Stoneridge, where renters pay $92/mo. on average, and in Manhattan Park, where the average street rates hover around $93/mo.

If you’re looking for other great deals, check out listings in Matlock Manor and Treetop, where self storage street rates start at $35/mo. and $40/mo., respectively.

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 $207, followed by Gsid.

Cheapest Neighborhoods for Self Storage
# Neighborhood Average Street Rate
1 Pilant Acres $80
2 Arlington South Industrial Park $92
3 Stoneridge $92
4 Manhattan Park $93
5 Matlock Manor $99
6 Treetop $100
7 Watsonville Heights $100
8 Newton A $102
9 Gsid South $103
10 Downtown Arlington $104
Most Expensive Neighborhoods for Self Storage
# Neighborhood Average Street Rate
1 Northwest Industrial $207
2 Gsid $160
3 Southwest Plaza $158
4 Highpoint $153
5 Springridge $152
6 Courtright $149
7 Walnut $149
8 Windmill Meadows $147
9 Arbor Oaks Estates $144
10 Eden Gardens $142

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 Hurst, TX $116
2 Bedford, TX $114
3 Euless, TX $111
4 Richland Hills, TX $109
5 Grand Prairie, TX $105
6 Mansfield, TX $100
7 Arlington, TX $95
8 Haltom City, TX $94
9 Forest Hill, TX $90
10 Kennedale, TX $88

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

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 $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 Houston, TX $95
9 Arlington, TX $95
10 Indianapolis, IN $86

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

Self storage market size in Arlington, TX

Arlington self storage market statistics

No. of self storage units approx. 2,865
No. of self storage facilities 60
Local self storage inventory (sq. ft.) 3,689,402
Self storage sq. ft. per capita 5.7
New self storage facilities set for delivery in 2021 1
New self storage supply set for delivery in 2021 (sq. ft.) 111,744
Average self storage rent in Arlington for a standard 10x10 unit $95

Arlington self storage construction trends

The self storage sector has maintained an active development pipeline in recent years. In 2020 alone, about 416,306 square feet of self storage space came online in Arlington, representing 11.3% of the existing inventory.

Currently, there are 60 self storage facilities and approx. 2,865 storage units in Arlington. The local inventory encompasses 3,689,402 square feet of storage space, offering 5.7 square feet per capita.

A total of 111,744 square feet of self storage space is projected for completion in 2021.

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 $1,200
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 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.