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Six U.S. Counties to Increase Population by One-Third Through 2026 – But Not Self-Storage Space

Six U.S. counties with below-average amounts of self-storage space can be expected to increase their population by more than one-third in the next five years – while the available amount of self-storage space per resident declines, according to a TractIQ analysis of housing construction, business permit, and Census data.   The TractIQ analysis used population estimates

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The New ACS 2021 1-Year Estimates are Live on TractIQ Self Storage

TractIQ has released report and mapping tools for the first round of American Community Survey (ACS) results since the COVID-19 pandemic began in earnest, President Andrew Beveridge announced this week. The ACS results, which cover all places with more than 65,000 people, are drawn from a monthly questionnaire sent to roughly 3 million U.S. households

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New TractIQ Self Storage Updates are Here!

More TractIQ Self Storage updates await on our platform.   As always, we’ve been working hard to enhance our capabilities and resources and have recently updated our platform to bring you the most up-to-date data features and capabilities.   You can now enjoy a heightened data analysis experience through our newest updates.  Here’s what’s new in

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TractIQ Self-Storage Case Study: Montgomery, Alabama

The capital city of Alabama hasn’t grown appreciably over the past decade, and its median household income is lower than the national average. Even so, the city known both as the “Birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement” and the “Cradle of the Confederacy” has a few things going for it when it comes to the

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TractIQ Self-Storage Case Study: Phoenix, Arizona

Self-storage facilities are growing fast in Phoenix – but not quite as fast as the city itself. Between 2010 and 2020, Phoenix was the fastest-growing big city in the United States. It added more than 150,000 residents over the decade, increasing its population by 11.2 percent to 1.6 million people. Although it’s traditionally been a

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Check Out These New TractIQ Self Storage Updates!

Always striving to provide the latest and up-to-date data relevant to the self storage industry, TractIQ Self Storage has been meticulously updating and adding new datasets and features that will enable professionals to make better, data-driven business decisions with complete confidence.  We have been working hard to enhance our capabilities and resources and have recently

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The Rocky Mountains and Self Storage Potential

The Rocky Mountains may be home to some of the most sparsely populated counties in the United States, but the self-storage capacity of three Western states either tops or approaches the national average, according to a TractIQ analysis. The typical Idaho resident has 8.25 square feet of storage space – more than people in any

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Shaded Area Visualizations for Counts now Available on TractIQ Self Storage!

It's finally here by popular demand! TractIQ Self Storage has enabled shaded area visualization for counts!  You asked, and we delivered. While previously counts could only be viewed as bubbles or dot density visualizations, we have just upgraded our visualization features to include shaded area as well. This means you can now view counts such

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TractIQ Self-Storage Case Study: Portland, Maine

Once known as “the other Portland,” this coastal city of 67,000 has become a destination in its own right. The center of a metro area with more than a half-million people, Portland is Maine’s largest city. Despite modest population growth of less than 5 percent over the last decade, the metro area has emerged as

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Some of the Most Densely Populated States Have the Lowest Per-Capita Self-Storage Square Footage

Some of the most densely populated states have the lowest per-capita self-storage square footage rates in the U.S., according to a TractIQ analysis. The District of Columbia, New York, Hawaii, and Massachusetts all have fewer than 3 square feet of storage space for each resident, far less than the national average of 8 square feet

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