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Gainesville Lock Storage - 7335 Northwest 13th Boulevard
Store Space Self Storage - #1003 - 3728 North Main Street
Gainesville Lock Storage - 7335 Northwest 13th Boulevard
Gainesville Lock StorageGainesville FL 326535.4 miles away
Midgard Self Storage - Newberry - 300 Southwest 143Rd Street
SunCo Storage- Hawthorne - 20820 SE Hawthorne Rd
Porterfield Mini Storage - 1241 NW 50th Ave
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321 Sw 13th St Gainesville, FL 32601

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4101 Sw 13th St Gainesville, FL 32608

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2150 Ne 31st Ave Gainesville, FL 32609

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4151 Nw 16th Dr Gainesville, FL 32605

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17842 Us-301 S Waldo, FL 32694

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Quick Guide to Moving to Gainesville, FL

With its stunning, year-round sunny weather, natural beauty, and reasonable cost of living, Gainesville, FL is a fantastic place to move to. Located in Alachua County, Gainesville is a young, diverse, vibrant city nestled amidst gorgeous natural surroundings and national parks. Whether you're a sports lover, an avid nature enthusiast, a foodie, are starting your university studies, or looking to expand your business, Gainesville is the place to be.

Rich Cultural Experiences Await You in Gainesville

Sunshine, blue skies, and a vibrant, bustling city greet you when you first roll into Gainesville. It's an exciting place to live. Catch a football game at the University of Florida, check out the natural history museum, or visit one of the compelling local art galleries. Gainesville is foodie heaven, with all sorts of restaurants serving delicious dishes and stellar local craft breweries. You can head out of town to the nearby nature reserves or natural springs.

Although housing is 11% more expensive compared to the national average, the cost of living for food, utilities, nights out, and shopping fall below the US median. Transportation is more expensive, but Gainesville is a highly walkable city and very bike-friendly.

The University of Florida is one of the top 30 colleges in the US, making Gainesville an attractive place for undergraduate and graduate students from all over the world. Students attending the University of Florida from outside the area may find they need storage units in Gainesville in between semesters.

The good news? There are loads of affordable storage facilities to suit a wide range of needs. From mini storage to short-term rentals, units with drive-up access, and more, storage units in Gainesville are a hassle-free way to keep belongings safe.

Gainesville is Home to Many Industries

Gainesville's main industries are retail, food services, healthcare, education, science, and technology, making the city an excellent place for students, professionals, and business owners to further their prospects.

The Top Neighborhoods in Gainesville

If you're considering moving to Gainesville, these are the best neighborhoods to move to.


For those with families or anyone who prefers a quieter neighborhood, move to Duckpond. As one of the older neighborhoods in Gainesville, Duckpond has a fantastic community vibe and remarkable historic homes. If you're working in Downtown Gainesville, you'll be pleased to discover you can walk there from Duckpond.

There are exceptional restaurants featuring a range of cuisines, plus popular cafes to grab a cup of joe or a quick bite to eat. Several well-ranked schools populate the area, making Duckpond a top spot for young families.


Love dining out? Want access to great shopping? Looking for local parks right on your doorstep? Head to Westmoreland. This conveniently located neighborhood is a hub of activity and a variety of amenities including parks, gyms, restaurants, and local shops. It's easy to get around Westmoreland, jump on your bike or walk anywhere you need to. It's a fantastic area for young professionals or anyone who wants a little bit of everything at their fingertips.

University Park

Anyone who loves the hustle and bustle of city life will adore University Park. As its name suggests, University Park is near U of F and boasts many excellent restaurants, cafes, and lively bars and nightclubs. Kanapaha Botanical Gardens sits in this area, a wonderful place to stroll through when you need to take in nature. University Park is great for anyone living or working at the university, it's a highly walkable neighborhood with a wide selection of apartments and family homes available to rent.

Frequently asked questions

Do storage units in Gainesville, FL have 24 hour access self storage?

Some storage units in Gainesville, FL do have 24-hour access, but it depends on whether the facility permits tenants after office hours have closed. You can check a facility's listing for access hour information or filter your search above to just storage facilities with the 24-hour access amenity.

What does a 5x5 storage unit look like in Gainesville, FL?

To visualize the size of a 5x5 storage unit, it is close in size to a small walk-in pantry or closet. With 8 foot ceilings, it has a total of 200 cubic feet of storage.

Can a washer and dryer fit in a 5x10 storage unit in Gainesville, FL?

Yes, a washer and dryer will comfortably fit into a 5x10 storage unit. Most washers and dryers are well under 5 feet wide and storage units typically have 8 foot ceilings.

Is storage unit insurance mandatory in Gainesville, FL?

Insurance is typically mandatory by most storage facilities in Gainesville, FL, but you do not have to buy storage unit insurance if your existing homeowner's or renter's insurance covers stored items. Check your current coverage before buying storage unit insurance.

What are the sizes of storage units available in Gainesville, FL?

Storage units in Gainesville, FL are available in small (5x5, 5x10, 5x15), medium (10x10 and 10x15) and large (10x20 and 10x30) storage units.
How much do storage units cost in Gainesville, Florida?

The biggest factor when it comes to the cost of storage units in Gainesville, Florida 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 Gainesville, Florida 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 Gainesville, Florida. 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 Gainesville storage facilities. Below are the average monthly storage unit prices in Gainesville, Florida for the most common storage unit sizes.

Unit SizeAverage PriceLowest Price
5 x 5$80.17$56.39
5 x 10$93.07$73.39
10 x 10$141.40$107.40
10 x 15$169.99$155.33
10 x 20$265.31$171.81

The overall average price of a self-storage unit booked in Gainesville, Florida over the past 180 days is $107.72.

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Gainesville Self-Storage: At A Glance

Does Gainesville student population affect self-storage prices?

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

How does seasonality affect Gainesville self-storage prices?

Storage prices in Gainesville tend to be somewhat volatile when compared to other cities. Prices can vary by about $68.34 monthly depending on the time of year. Gainesville self-storage prices are highest inSeptember, and lowest in November.


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