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Storage units in Santa Cruz, CA, and nearby areas

173 available units | 5 facilities | Average street rate: $281

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How much is a storage unit in Santa Cruz, CA?

The average price for a non-climate-controlled self storage unit in Santa Cruz, CA, is now $281 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 Santa Cruz, CA self storage unit.

When searching for a storage unit in Santa Cruz, 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 Santa Cruz, CA starts at $56 and goes up to $730 for current listings.

Non Climate-Controlled Units*
Unit Size Avg. Street Rate
5x5 $110
5x10 $152
10x10 $281
10x15 $358
10x20 $487
Average all sizes $278
Climate-Controlled Units*
Unit Size Avg. Street Rate
5x5 $97
5x10 $143
10x10 $239
10x15 $300
10x20 $450
Average all sizes $246
*Average monthly rates for Santa Cruz, CA in March 2024

Find your ideal self storage unit in Santa Cruz, CA, today!

Interested in finding a storage unit for rent in Santa Cruz, CA? Search through the 5 storage facilities located in Santa Cruz, 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 Santa Cruz, 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 Santa Cruz, 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!

What kind of self storage is there in Santa Cruz, CA?

When you live in Santa Cruz, you can easily make use of self storage to make your life easier in various circumstances. You could be turning to storage to help you better manage seasonal and bulky belongings that would otherwise clutter your living space. Different types of storage in Santa Cruz serve different purposes and they can be classified into a few groups, as listed below.

Non-climate-controlled self storage options in Santa Cruz, CA

The standard storage unit is typically non-climate-controlled, and it can assist you in various ways. It is designed to hold items that are not sensitive to temperature and humidity fluctuations. Some of these items include plastic patio furniture, gardening tools and kitchen utensils. Moreover, non-climate-controlled units are often outdoor ones, which means they have drive-up access.

A non-climate-controlled storage unit rents for about $195/month in Santa Cruz.

Protecting delicate items with climate-controlled self storage in Santa Cruz, CA

For your heat- and temperature-sensitive items, a climate-controlled unit is the best environment to keep them in outside your home. Electronics, furniture, paper-based products and much more are best kept in this kind of temperature-controlled setting to ensure they are preserved correctly.

You can find climate-controlled units at the 6 self storage facilities that come with this feature in Santa Cruz.

The cost of renting a climate-controlled unit in Santa Cruz is around $168/month.

Here's why you need self storage in Santa Cruz, CA

Self storage can help residents of Santa Cruz in a variety of ways, from temporarily storing items while moving or renovating to long-term storage of various belongings, be they furniture, clothing, appliances, tools and equipment, and so on.

Self Storage helps you when you're moving to Santa Cruz, CA

In 2021, 19,801 people moved to Santa Cruz, attracted by the city's growing job opportunities and the lifestyle it offers, based on U.S. Census data. Santa Cruz is now home to 62,714 people, a -3.53% change year-over-year.

Compared to 10 years ago, Santa Cruz's population grew 3.97%.

Here's how the population of Santa Cruz changed over the last 10 years:

Numbers are total population figures in Santa Cruz, CA, as per the U.S. Census.

Being part of the Santa Cruz, CA, housing market brings self storage into focus

In Santa Cruz, about 54% of the housing market is made up by renters and 46% by homeowners. Additionally, around 6% of adults in California live within a multigenerational household in Santa Cruz. In Santa Cruz, homes with 2 bedrooms are more common than those with any other number of bedrooms.

If you live in an apartment in Santa Cruz, you get to enjoy about 715 sq. ft. of living space. If carving out more space is important to you, you can rent a storage unit to keep seasonal and large items until a later time.

As for homeowners, self storage can also be a beneficial service, especially if they're about to start a home remodeling project. Instead of spreading furniture and décor from the construction area all over your house, it's easier to simply put them in storage until the project is complete. Renovations can take months, making self storage a lifesaver in the meantime.

Storage for college students

Santa Cruz is home to 2 colleges and universities. Santa Cruz students, especially international students or those coming from out of state, can turn to self storage to keep their seasonal clothing, furniture and appliances in storage when an academic year ends to avoid moving their belongings back home for the summer.

Frequently Asked Questions

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 Santa Cruz, 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: 95060, 95062, 95064, 95065.