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Prime Storage - Narragansett AveProvidence RI 029072.2 miles away
Store Space Self Storage - #1117 - 145 Corliss Street
Life Storage - East Providence - 800 Narragansett Park Drive
Store Space Self Storage - #1058 - 950 Phenix Avenue
Store Space Self Storage - #1107 - 817 Dexter Street
Lil Rhody Storage (EMS) - 62 East Main Street
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Make Your Move to Providence Easy

With nearly 200,000 inhabitants in its 20 square miles, Providence is the capital and largest municipality of Rhode Island. Also known as the Creative Capital and the Renaissance City, it is home to a vibrant art community that is incentivized through sales tax exemptions for original and creative works of art.

Whether you relocate to Providence to attend one of its prestigious schools, find better job opportunities, or establish a small business, it is important to find a place that resonates with you and helps you thrive.

Business as Usual in Providence

The top choices among higher education institutions in Providence are the Ivy League Brown University, the Rhode Island School of Design, which is one of the best design schools in the world and the third-best regional university in the North, and Johnson & Wales University (JWU), a global leader in culinary education, although intended for business and hospitality when founded in 1914.

In addition to these, students in Providence benefit from three entrepreneurship centers that shape them into the business owners of tomorrow and three workforce development programs that, in turn, end up helping local businesses by providing them with the talent they need.

Most jobs in Providence are in healthcare and social assistance, followed by educational services, manufacturing, and retail. The city's economy is further based on transportation, utilities, and government services, and top employers include Verizon, CVS, Bank of America, and Walmart.

There's a Part of Providence for Everyone

Each part of the city has its personality and it is best to research as many as possible to make sure you find the right match for you. After you lock in an area of interest, make sure to also look for storage space nearby. Storage units in Providence RI provide you with extra space for school and business documents, heirlooms that you don't want to part with but don't have room for, as well as seasonal items that take up unnecessary space.


A large majority of houses in downtown Providence are rented and the rent is well over the national average. The neighborhood has great nightlife, diversity, and outdoor activities, which makes it appeal most to young professionals. Parks in the area include Burnside Park, Waterplace Park, Station Park, and Veterans Memorial Park.

College Hill

Filled with art and history, this neighborhood just east of Downtown is preferred by students for its proximity to universities and entertainment venues. There are many shops, cafes, restaurants, and parks in the area, as well as landmarks like the Art Museum, the Old State House, the Providence Athenaeum, and several old churches.

Fox Point

With an eclectic vibe and a lower rent than the previous two neighborhoods, Fox Point attracts a mix of college students, academics, and young professionals. There are many cafes, bars, and coffee shops all around, and its most notable parks are India Point Park, Gano Street Park, with a dog park and many athletic fields, and Slate Rock Park.


Many families, young couples, and senior citizens live in Wayland Square and enjoy the charm of this classic New England neighborhood while also having access to all the conveniences of a larger city nearby. Besides shopping and dining, the area includes plenty of outdoor activities, like hiking or biking through the Blackstone Park Conservation District, or fishing and boating on Seekonk River.

Frequently asked questions

Does Providence, RI have 24-hour access storage available?

Some self storage facilities in Providence will offer 24-hour access for tenants but you'll want to double check the facility's listing information before reserving a unit. You can also narrow down your search to just show facilities with this amenity by applying filters above.

Do I need to show proof of insurance to rent a storage unit in Providence, RI?

You will need to show proof of insurance to a storage facility in Providence, RI. Most homeowner's and renter's insurance plans do cover items while in storage, so check your plan first before buying new insurance.

How do I organize my 5x10 storage in Providence, RI?

When moving your belongings into a storage unit you'll want to think about which items you might need to access more frequently. You'll want to place heavier items on the floor with lighter items stacked on top, and place items you need more access to closer to the front near the storage unit's door.

Are packages accepted at storage units in Providence, RI?

Yes, most storage facilities in Providence, RI do offer package delivery either to your storage unit or to the facility front desk. Just make sure to ask the facility manager before having any packages delivered.

What is the average height of a storage unit in Providence, RI?

The average height of storage unit ceilings in Providence, RI is 8 feet, but the storage unit's door will only be 7 feet tall.
How much do storage units cost in Providence, Rhode Island?

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

Unit SizeAverage PriceLowest Price
5 x 5$49.53$25.81
5 x 10$90.78$73.28
10 x 10$120.78$111.78
10 x 15$163.21$113.81
10 x 20Not AvailableNot Available

The overall average price of a self-storage unit booked in Providence, Rhode Island over the past 180 days is $86.67.

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Providence Self-Storage: At A Glance

Does Providence student population affect self-storage prices?

Colleges and universities located in or nearby Providence include Brown University, Johnson Wales University, Providence College, Rhode Island College, Rhode Island School Of Design. College students often need self-storage during summer and winter breaks and can drive prices up during these seasons.

How does seasonality affect Providence self-storage prices?

Storage prices in Providence tend to be somewhat volatile when compared to other cities. Prices can vary by about $65 monthly depending on the time of year. Providence self-storage prices are highest inSeptember, and lowest in March.

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