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Storage units in San Francisco, CA

398 available units | 25 facilities | Average street rate: $370

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How much is a storage unit in San Francisco, CA?

The average price for a non-climate-controlled self storage unit in San Francisco, CA, is now $270 per month. To ensure easy access and a safe environment for your belongings, the storage facilities listed on StorageCafe feature amenities such as drive-up access, electric gates, security cameras, climate control, elevators and more. View all of the storage units located near you, select the unit size and amenities that work best for you, and contact the facility operator to book your San Francisco, CA self storage unit.

When searching for a storage unit in San Francisco, CA you have plenty of options! Depending on your needs, you might choose a thrifty small unit or go for maximum space with a large unit. Monthly rent for a storage unit in San Francisco, CA starts at $12 and goes up to $1,256 for current listings.

Non Climate-Controlled Units*
Unit Size Avg. Street Rate
5x5 $127
5x10 $204
10x10 $370
10x15 $515
10x20 $629
10x30 $740
Average all sizes $431
Climate-Controlled Units*
Unit Size Avg. Street Rate
5x5 $126
5x10 $209
10x10 $367
10x15 $515
10x20 $626
10x30 $740
Average all sizes $430
*Average monthly rates for San Francisco, CA in April 2024

Find your ideal self storage unit in San Francisco, CA, today!

Interested in finding a storage unit for rent in San Francisco, CA? Search through the 25 storage facilities located in San Francisco, CA, that provide safe and accessible storage units. Check out the storage units in your area and sort them based on price and amenities. Get details about unit sizes, type of access, climate control, presence of security cameras, and other features. Find out how much it costs to rent a small storage unit in San Francisco, CA, and decide if it’s the right option for you.

Storage facilities usually rent units on a monthly basis, which gives you the flexibility of moving in and out whenever you need to. Rent your San Francisco, CA, self storage unit for just a month or keep it for an entire year – whichever works best for you. You can always extend your rental period, or switch to a bigger or smaller unit, as needed. Pick the storage unit that's right for you and rent it today!

The self storage variety in San Francisco, CA

If you're a San Francisco resident, self storage can assist you in various instances — whether you turn to renting a self storage unit for moving, downsizing or for keeping belongings away from home temporarily. Cars, RVs and other kinds of items are also routinely put in storage. Let's take a look at the popular types of self storage in San Francisco:

Non-climate-controlled self storage provision in San Francisco, CA

Self storage units in San Francisco come in many shapes and sizes as they serve various needs. Non-climate-controlled units are the most common ones and they're usually situated outdoors. That means they often offer the perk of drive-up access. Most people store items such as patio furniture, kitchen items and gardening tools in non-climate-controlled units. You can also rent indoor units — the smaller ones are also known as lockers.

The cost of a non-climate-controlled storage stands at around $269/month in San Francisco.

Climate-controlled self storage in San Francisco, CA

Climate-controlled storage units ensure constant temperature and humidity levels throughout the year, regardless of the weather outside. Thus, climate-controlled storage is the ideal solution for expensive and delicate belongings, including collectibles, electronics, antiques, artworks, expensive clothing and accessories.

There are around 17 climate-controlled facilities in San Francisco.

The monthly rate for a climate-controlled unit in San Francisco hovers around $261.

Vehicle storage in San Francisco, CA

Self storage in San Francisco can also be used for storing the vehicles that you don't use on daily basis, including cars, motorcycles and ATVs. Around 223,174 of the households in San Francisco have registered vehicles, and self storage can assist with keeping them safe while not in use. Instead of blocking precious garage space with a car or another vehicle that you seldomly use, rent a self storage unit to keep it safe long term.

There are 2 facilities in San Francisco that offer units suitable for vehicle storage.

Renting a unit for vehicle storage in San Francisco costs around $165 per month.

Why renting self storage in San Francisco, CA, makes sense

Some of the common cases when self storage can help if you're a San Francisco resident include:

Self storage can streamline your move to San Francisco, CA

San Francisco is a popular moving destination that currently has about 865,933 residents, with around 132,516 people moving here in 2021 alone.

Compared to 10 years ago, San Francisco's population grew 7.20%.

Here's how the population of San Francisco changed over the last 10 years:

Numbers are total population figures in San Francisco, CA, as per the U.S. Census.

The new residents are ready to enjoy San Francisco's many opportunities in terms of jobs, education and entertainment – and self storage can assist with the transition to a new place.

Whether you're relocating to San Francisco from another city, or even if you're planning a local move, self storage can help you make the entire process easier. Rent a self storage unit next to your new home and drive or ship your possessions there as you pack them, simplifying moving day as much as possible.

Self storage supports the San Francisco, CA, housing market

The San Francisco housing market is made up of 62% renters and 38% homeowners, and about 6% of adults in California are living in multigenerational homes. The average size of homes in San Francisco is 1,344 sq. ft. Homes in San Francisco come with 1 bedroom more commonly than with any other configuration. If you're looking to maximize living space in your home, you can keep bulky and seasonal items in a storage unit.

An apartment in San Francisco offers 739 sq. ft. on average. If you're looking to maximize living space in your home, you can keep bulky and seasonal items in a storage unit.

Moreover, if you're a homeowner and you wish to engage in some type of home improvement project, self storage can also lend a helping hand. To assist you during the renovation time – which can take months – the contents of a room, or any items close to the construction site, can sit in a storage unit until the project is done to prevent cluttering your home even more.

College students can benefit from self storage

In San Francisco, there are 18 colleges and universities. If you're a college student here, you can also use self storage at the end of the academic year. Instead of moving all your belongings back home — which can be expensive and time-consuming — it's easier to put your things in a storage unit until the next academic year begins. Self storage presents the same type of advantage for international students as they don't need to bring their belongings back if they visit their home country for the summer.

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Find the Ideal Storage Unit Near You at the Best Price by Browsing the Largest Selection of Listings Online on StorageCafe!

Are you looking to declutter your home and free up living space? You can now browse storage units near you that suit both your needs and your budget. StorageCafe listings include units of different sizes and prices and have a wide array of available amenities, so you don’t have to worry about your personal belongings. Here, you can easily look up storage facilities in your neighborhood or your ZIP code. Ideally, for easy access, you should try to find a unit within a 3-to-5-mile radius of your home. StorageCafe also makes it easy for you to explore storage listings in other cities, if you’re thinking about relocating, for example. Your perfect storage unit in San Francisco, CA is now only a few clicks away!

The demographic data is from proprietary websites, Yardi Matrix and the 2021 American Community Survey (the latest U.S. Census Bureau release). No guarantee is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information used for specific neighborhoods and/or ZIP Codes.

The following ZIP Codes are included in this demographic data: 94132, 94133, 94134, 94158, 94115, 94116, 94117, 94118, 94121, 94122, 94123, 94124, 94127, 94129, 94130, 94131, 94102, 94103, 94104, 94105, 94107, 94108, 94109, 94110, 94111, 94112, 94114.