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Life Storage - Tempe - 1019 East Broadway Road - 1019 East Broadway Road
CubeSmart Self Storage - AZ Tempe S Mcclintock Dr - 1450 South Mcclintock Drive
Life Storage - Phoenix - 4250 East Camelback Road - 4250 East Camelback Road
Life Storage - Phoenix - 4250 East Camelback RoadPhoenix AZ 850186.5 miles away
CubeSmart Self Storage - Tempe - 409 South Mcclintock Drive - 409 South Mcclintock Drive
Tempe Choice Self Storage - 1700 East Curry Road
CubeSmart Self Storage - Tempe - 810 South Mcclintock Drive - 810 South Mcclintock Drive
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Living in Tempe: What to Expect

Located just southeast of Phoenix in Maricopa County, Tempe, AZ, is one of the most desirable places to live in America. It has a hot desert climate that results in excellent year-round weather and offers a ton of outdoor recreation activities for individuals and families alike.

You can visit the city's many parks or grab your biking and hiking gear from storage and hit the trails at Hayden Butte Preserve Park or South Mountain National Trail. Jogging enthusiasts can enjoy scenic runs at Papago Park Butte Loop or the Tempe Town Lake Trail.

Tempe has a thriving job market and it's home to several universities and colleges, allowing you to advance your education across a range of subjects. Getting around is easy as well, thanks to the city's investment in an efficient public transportation system.

High Cost of Living

Although the cost of living in Tempe, AZ, is only about 10% higher than the national average, housing expenses are 44% higher than the national average, which can make moving there challenging financially if you're moving from a more affordable area.

So if you end up downsizing (e.g. from a four-bedroom to a three-bedroom home or a two-bedroom to a one-bedroom apartment) when you move to Tempe, consider renting a Tempe storage unit for a smooth transition. Facilities in Tempe offer different size storage units to match your storage needs. Most Tempe self-storage units also have climate-controlled environments to ensure your belongings are protected from the extreme heat.

You can even find car and boat storage if your new home lacks adequate vehicle storage. Search SpareFoot to find available units and discover special offers, like free moving trucks.

Job Opportunities in Tempe

Tempe offers a wide range of employment opportunities across several industries, including:

  • Education
  • Finance
  • Healthcare
  • Technology
  • Food distribution

Top employers in Tempe include Arizona State University, State Farm Insurance and SRP.

Higher Education in Tempe

As Arizona State University is one of the largest universities in the country, Tempe is by and large a college town. However, there are several other universities and colleges, including:

Popular Neighborhoods in Tempe

From college students and young professionals to families and retirees, Tempe is a great place for anyone to call home. Here are some of the most desirable neighborhoods in Tempe:

Tally Ho Farms

With a rural feel and luxurious homes on large lots, Tally Ho Farms is a great place for families who value spaciousness. One of the draws of living in this neighborhood is its proximity to the LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona, which is perfect for family outings.

Alta Mira

Alta Mira is a well-established community with large single-family homes and a variety of nearby restaurants. Owning a car is a must in this area due to its poor walkability and biking scores.

Camelot Village

This beautiful Tempe community is extremely family-friendly. It's considered one of the safer neighborhoods in Tempe, and, compared with other Tempe neighborhoods, it has a solid walkability score. Local favorites include the Sacred Pi Love + Pizza and Badlands Bar and Grill.

Frequently asked questions

Do I need climate controlled storage in Tempe, AZ?

If you're planning to store items in Tempe that are sensitive to extreme heat, cold or humidity then it might be a good idea to rent a climate controlled storage. These items include photos, paper documents, electronics, wood furniture and collectibles.

Is there short-term monthly storage available in Tempe, AZ?

Yes, short-term monthly storage is typically offered by all storage facilities in Tempe, AZ. Most storage contracts are month-to-month with the ability to cancel at any point. But if you move-out before the lease is up, you will not get a prorated payment.

What size storage unit do I need for a one bedroom apartment or home in Tempe?

For a one bedroom apartment or home, a smaller storage unit between 5x10 and 10x10 should work. This is 50 to 100 square feet of storage space.

What size storage units are available in Tempe, AZ?

You can find various sized storage units at storage facilities in Tempe, AZ, including 5x5 and 5x10 for smaller items, 10x10 and 10x15 for medium-sized items, and 10x20 and 10x30 for larger items.

How many cubic feet is a 10x20 storage unit in Tempe, AZ?

Since most self storage units in Tempe are 8 feet tall, a 10x20 storage unit is 1,600 cubic feet of storage space with 200 square feet of floor space. You can expect to fit the contents of a 3 to 4 bedroom home in a 10x20 storage unit.
How much do storage units cost in Tempe, Arizona?

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

Unit SizeAverage PriceLowest Price
5 x 5$52.44$31.57
5 x 10$70.99$47.35
10 x 10$108.49$85.80
10 x 15$165.43$140.47
10 x 20$259.14$187.28

The overall average price of a self-storage unit booked in Tempe, Arizona over the past 180 days is $85.43.

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

Tempe Self-Storage: At A Glance

How does seasonality affect Tempe self-storage prices?

Storage prices in Tempe tend to be somewhat volatile when compared to other cities. Prices can vary by about $19.62 monthly depending on the time of year. Tempe self-storage prices are highest inMarch, and lowest in November.

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