Assured Self Storage, a self storage facility in Dallas, created this infographic that takes a look at the data provided by the Self Storage Association (SSA) on the current storage industry in the United States. The data presents how the self storage industry contributes to the local economy by employing over 172,000 individuals and paying over $3 billion in state and local taxes. The data also states that there is over 2.3 billion square feet of self storage rentable space in the U.S. This represents 78 square miles or three times the size of Manhattan of available storage. The last figures also saw a 65% increase in the number of households that rent a self storage unit over the last 17 years.
Infographic Source: Assured Self Storage