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StorQuest Economy - Urbana / Cunningham - 1710 North Cunningham Avenue
Devon Self Storage - DUR - 1408 West Anthony Drive
StorQuest Economy - Urbana / CunninghamUrbana IL 618022.6 miles away
Storage 309 - 313 South Staley Road
Own Your Own Storage - 1502 East Airport Road
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702 N Lake Of The Woods Rd Mahomet, IL 61853

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4105 Colleen Dr Champaign, IL 61822

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4106 Colleen Dr Champaign, IL 61822

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101 E Curtis Rd Savoy, IL 61874

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2006 S Philo Rd Urbana, IL 61802

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1808 S Philo Rd Urbana, IL 61802

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1602 E University Ave Urbana, IL 61802

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602 S Glover Ave Urbana, IL 61802

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Highlights on Moving to Champaign, IL

Excluding the Chicago metro area, Champaign is the fourth-most populous city in Illinois. As a college town and a Silicon Prairie hub, it is a popular relocation choice for students, young professionals, and businesses of all sizes.

Although the median value of owned homes is 30 percent lower than the national average and the median gross rent is only 15 percent lower, most Champaign residents prefer to rent their homes. If you pursue higher education in the area, look to advance your career, try to establish a new business in Champaign, or expand an existing one, it helps to have a perspective on the city's economy and education opportunities.

Getting an Education in Champaign

There are 17 public K-8 schools and 11 private schools in Champaign. The two public high schools, Central and Centennial, enroll over 2,500 students and their graduation rate is above 80 percent. There are also two institutions of higher education, Parkland Community College and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).

Enrolling over 50,000 students in 250+ programs, UIUC is the flagship institution of the University of Illinois system. It is also a top university for online courses, offering over 140 online degree and certificate programs across 10 academic colleges. This system has over 6 million enrolled learners from 200+ countries as of July 2022.

UIUC also has a research park in the southwest part of its campus, which serves as a tech hub for startups and corporate R&D.

Choosing Champaign for Your Business

Due to the high number of tech companies here, especially thanks to the Research Park at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, this metropolitan area is often regarded as the Silicon Prairie of Illinois.

The fact that UIUC ranks highly in terms of regional and global research reputation, especially in fields like computer science, engineering, physics, chemistry, and materials science, ensures a steady influx of educated workers for tech businesses and research departments in Champaign.

But there is more to it than just technology. The city's strategic location in the center of Illinois and the Midwestern U.S., the high quality of life, and the convenient access to markets across the country put Champaign on the map for business opportunities in a wide range of industries, especially education, hospitality, healthcare, and retail.

Self-Storage Units for Your Business

Storage units in Champaign IL are often more inexpensive in the northern part of the city so it might be a good idea to look for a storage facility there even if you plan to open a business in the Research Park, which is south of downtown. Self-storage in Champaign will save you a lot of trouble and costs along the way and you may even find deals that offer the first month free or at least 50 percent off.

Parks, Programs, and Events in Champaign IL

The many students and young professionals in Champaign benefit from a vibrant nightlife scene and many outdoor recreation opportunities, including an extensive park system, an aquatic center, several lakes and ponds, and a dozen trails, many of them with bicycle paths. Popular activities and events in Champaign include:

  • Fishing and boating on Kaufman Lake.

  • Playing tennis and pickleball at Morrissey Park and Centennial Park.

  • Taking swimming lessons at Sholem Aquatic Center.

  • Playing softball, soccer, and disc golf at Dodds Park.

  • Visiting the petting zoo at the Prairie Farm.

  • Attending summer concerts and movie nights at Hessel Park.

  • Taking pottery lessons at Springer Cultural Center and Martens Center.

Frequently asked questions

What should you store in climate control storage in Champaign?

Climate controlled storage in Champaign, IL is recommended if you plan to store any of the following items: electronics, mattresses, collectibles, wood furniture, photos and other sentimental items.

What size storage unit should I rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Champaign?

The contents of a 1 bedroom apartment should fit in a 5x5 to a 5x10 storage unit. If you have any large appliances, like a washer and dryer, you'll probably want to opt for a 5x10 storage unit.

What can a 5x5 storage unit fit in Champaign, IL?

Most people in Champaign will be able to fit the contents of a dorm room or small studio apartment in a 5x5 storage unit. This means it'll fit 5-8 moving boxes or some smaller furniture items, like a dresser, nightstand, TV and small desk.

Do storage units permit me to live in my unit in Champaign, IL?

No, you are not permitted to live in a storage unit in Champaign. It is against the law in the United States to live or sleep in storage units.

Which storage unit sizes are available for rent in Champaign, IL?

You'll find a range of storage unit sizes in Champaign, IL, including the small 5x5 and 5x10 storage units, the medium-sized 10x10 and 10x15 units, and the large 10x20 and 10x30 options.
How much do storage units cost in Champaign, Illinois?

The biggest factor when it comes to the cost of storage units in Champaign, Illinois is unit size. Larger storage units. like 10x10 and bigger, will generally cost more than smaller storage units, which range from 5x5 to 5x10 in size. Other factors that can increase self-storage prices include the storage unit amenities and special features. Self-storage facilities in Champaign, Illinois that offer additional amenities like indoor climate control, 24-hour storage access, extra security features, and added conveniences like first floor storage options and elevators tend to be more expensive than storage facilities that offer basic services.

No matter what your storage needs are, you can easily find a cheap storage unit in Champaign, Illinois. Compare the available facilities on SpareFoot and filter by preferred storage amenities and features.

Find online move-in rates and specials like first month half off and first month FREE at select Champaign storage facilities. Below are the average monthly storage unit prices in Champaign, Illinois for the most common storage unit sizes.

Unit SizeAverage PriceLowest Price
5 x 5Not AvailableNot Available
5 x 10$90.00$90.00
10 x 10$132.76$119.43
10 x 15Not AvailableNot Available
10 x 20Not AvailableNot Available

The overall average price of a self-storage unit booked in Champaign, Illinois over the past 180 days is $125.00.

Data for the cheapest self-storage unit is updated every 15 minutes.

Champaign Self-Storage: At A Glance

Does Champaign student population affect self-storage prices?

Colleges and universities located in or nearby Champaign include University Of Illinois At Urbana Champaign. College students often need self-storage during summer and winter breaks and can drive prices up during these seasons.

How does seasonality affect Champaign self-storage prices?

Storage prices in Champaign tend to be somewhat volatile when compared to other cities. Prices can vary by about $99.86 monthly depending on the time of year. Champaign self-storage prices are highest inApril, and lowest in July.

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