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Best Self Storage Units in Milwaukee, Wisconsin of 2024

Best Self Storage Units in Milwaukee, Wisconsin of 2024

Book a storage unit in Milwaukee, Wisconsin today. Compare available unit sizes, prices, amenities, customer reviews, and other features of 40 facilities in the area.

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One Stop Self Storage Milwaukee

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One Stop Self Storage Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI 53208 (3 miles away)
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“Good prices, elevator was bust when I arrived, had to climb 6 storeys” Full Review
Devon Self Storage - 9120 - Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI 53207 (3 miles away)
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The Cost of Self Storage in Milwaukee, WI

There are several factors that usually determine the cost of storage in cities such as Milwaukee. Typically, this includes statistics such as the cost of living and real estate in the city, as well as supply and demand, or how many storage units are available. In Milwaukee, housing costs are nearly half the national median, and as a result, the cost of storage units in the city is well below national averages, too. For example, residents of Milwaukee can expect to pay an average of $66.68 for a 10×10 storage unit, which is about $28 less than in the average U.S. city.

Average cost of storage units in Milwaukee, WI compared to state and national averages
Size of Storage Unit City Average State Average National Average
5×5 $28 $43 $41
5×10 $38 $57 $59
10×10 $67 $85 $95
10×15 $90 $109 $113
10×20 $91 $111 $133

What to Consider when Looking for Storage in Milwaukee, WI

In addition to the features of a facility, there are plenty of other considerations to make when choosing a place to store your belongings. First and foremost, it’s best to keep in mind what items you need to store. If you need to store electronics, leather, wood furniture or paperwork — all of which are sensitive to humidity and heat — it’s important to search for a storage facility with climate-controlled units. In a city like Milwaukee, which has an above-average annual snowfall, it’s also a good idea to find a facility that offers storage units that are located above-ground because snow melt can lead to flooding and higher levels of humidity in the springtime. If a facility isn’t able to provide you with an above-ground unit, it’s a good idea to ask if they can offer pallets to help you keep your items off the floor.

Crime rates in Milwaukee are extremely high. In fact, the property crime rate in the city is rated 59.5 on a scale of one to 100, which is 19 points above the national average. This rate encompasses crimes such as theft, burglary and vandalism. For those storing their belongings outside of their own home, such a high crime rate can cause some concern. That’s why it’s important to find a storage facility that offers security features such as video surveillance, alarms and gated access. It’s also best to consider purchasing a contents insurance policy when leaving your belongings in storage.

Helpful Tips for Moving to Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee is known for its breweries. Beer lovers can take in brewery tours and tastings at their leisure. The city also offers scenic views of Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee River, both of which are excellent places for freshwater surfing and other water sports. Milwaukee has a decent education system with class sizes that are just slightly higher than the national average. Those who are concerned about commuting to and from work in the city shouldn’t be. The average commute time in Milwaukee is just 22.4 minutes, which is four minutes less than the U.S. average.

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