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Guardian Storage - Bloomfield - 750 S Millvale Ave
Extra Space Storage - 7390 - Pittsburgh - Madison Ave - 1212 Madison Avenue
Extra Space Storage - 7342 - Pittsburgh - Saw Mill RunPittsburgh PA 152202.1 miles away
Guardian Storage - Shadyside - 5873 Centre Ave
Extra Space Storage - 7334 - Pittsburgh - Park Manor - 3200 Park Manor Boulevard
Public Storage - Pittsburgh - 512 Castle Shannon Blvd. - 512 Castle Shannon Blvd.
Extra Space Storage - 1063 - Pittsburgh - E Entry Dr - 1005 East Entry Drive
Guardian Storage - Strip District - 2839 Liberty Ave
Extra Space Storage - 7142 - Pittsburgh - Carson St - 700 East Carson Street
Storage Sense- Pittsburgh - 3470 William Penn Highway
Defender Self Storage - Penn Hills - 12262 Frankstown Road
Guardian Storage - Waterfront - 1002 E Waterfront Dr
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Pittsburgh, PA: Relocation Guide

Pittsburgh, a historically blue-collar town that was once defined by its booming steel industry, has transformed into a hidden gem that is more affordable than other big American cities. The city hosts highly ranked universities, cultural institutions and a thriving tech scene.

With tons of green space and public parks, Pittsburgh is full of natural beauty. Pittsburghers are friendly and kind, with a contagious, happy vibe.

The city's local breweries are a great location for indoor and outdoor social gatherings and sports fans can enjoy watching the city's pro baseball, hockey, and football teams. Residents' love for music and festivals is also ingrained in the city's culture. Pittsburgh offers a high-quality education system as well, making it a popular location for young families with children.

Are you moving to Pittsburgh? Read on for essential information about living in this great city.

Affordable Living in a Big City

With an affordable cost of living, Pittsburgh is often listed as one of the most cost-effective big cities in the United States. Pittsburgh is a great city for many reasons, including its welcoming community and easy access to parks, museums and universities. The median home price is about $230,000, while the average monthly rent is approximately $1,400.

When moving to a new city, renting a storage unit can help you stay organized throughout the relocation process. You can choose from different Pittsburgh storage solutions on SpareFoot, based on your storage needs. And when browsing facilities that offer storage, check out our handy size guide to determine which unit will fit your belongings.

Self-storage solutions in Pittsburgh offer a wide range of features, like 24-hour video recording and gate access. Some storage units in Pittsburgh have regulated environments to protect your belongings from extreme temperatures and humidity.

Pittsburgh, PA: A Great Place to Work

Pittsburgh is home to well-known companies in industries like technology, education and healthcare. It's home to several Fortune 500 companies, including the Kraft Heinz Company and U.S. Steel, which accounts for a large chunk of the city's manufacturing and engineering jobs.

Other notable employers in the Pittsburgh area include:

  • RoadBotics
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • PNC
  • Dick's Sporting Goods
  • American Eagle Outfitters

Advance Your Education in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh hosts multiple top universities and colleges that allow you to pursue a higher education. Some of the most popular higher education institutions include:

  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Duquesne University
  • Chatham University

College students can safely keep dorm furniture in a storage unit during vacations.

Popular Pittsburgh Neighborhoods

Pittsburgh is the second most populous Pennsylvania city and the county seat of Allegheny County. It's home to many family-friendly neighborhoods, such as:

Highland Park

This area features a lot of green space for those who enjoy the outdoors. It's home to the Pittsburgh Zoo, which lives within a massive park that shares its name with the neighborhood, which contains multiple playgrounds and reservoirs that offer something for the whole family.


Located south of downtown, Brookline is a peaceful community loved by families. It has many parks, such as Brookline Memorial Park, and playgrounds and a vibrant business district. Brookline is also among the most affordable Pittsburgh neighborhoods.

Regent Square

This cozy community is among the safest neighborhoods in Pittsburgh It borders the largest Pittsburgh park, Frick Park, and has a rich sense of community. Top-rated schools in the area make Regent Square a popular location for young families.

Rent a self-storage unit close to your Pittsburgh home for a smooth relocation.

How much do storage units cost in Pittsburgh?

The biggest factor when it comes to the cost of storage units inPittsburghis 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 Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh. Compare the available facilities on SpareFoot and filter by preferred storage amenities and features.

Average Monthly Price of Self Storage in Pittsburgh

Based on 334 storage units in Pittsburgh over the past 180 days.


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Average prices last updated on 02-01-2024.
Average price of storage units by size

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

Unit SizeAverage PriceLowest Price
5 x 5$35.45$9.00
5 x 10$66.26$18.00
10 x 10$104.88$50.00
10 x 15$164.58$70.00
10 x 20$147.54$79.00

The overall average price of a self-storage unit booked in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania over the past 180 days is $70.71.

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

Frequently asked questions

Where can I find a 10' x 5' storage unit around my area?

Many storage companies offer online reservation systems, so you could check their websites. You can input your location and they will provide a list of their available 10' x 5' storage units in your area.

Can you abandon items in a storage unit legally?

For most facilities, abandonment of items may result in additional charges while the company may also auction the left items to recover the lost rent. Thus it is advised not to abandon items in your storage unit.

Can you recommend a suitable storage unit size for a king-size mattress?

To comfortably store a king-size mattress, we would generally recommend a 10 x 10 storage unit. However, the needs may vary depending on what else you are planning to store. In Pittsburgh, the average price for a 10 x 10 unit is $104.88.

How does drive up access storage work?

Drive-up access storage operates just like a garage at home. You simply drive your vehicle up to the unit, open the door, and start moving items directly in or out of the unit.

Pittsburgh Self-Storage: At A Glance

Does Pittsburgh student population affect self-storage prices?

Colleges and universities located in or nearby Pittsburgh include Carlow University, Chatham University, Duquesne University, Point Park University, University of Pittsburgh. College students often need self-storage during summer and winter breaks and can drive prices up during these seasons.

How does seasonality affect Pittsburgh self-storage prices?

Storage prices in Pittsburgh tend to be somewhat volatile when compared to other cities. Prices can vary by about $44.47 monthly depending on the time of year. Pittsburgh self-storage prices are highest inJuly, and lowest in April.

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