There are a variety of reasons why you might need self-storage in Markham, IL.
You might be downsizing your living space or just need a little extra room for your things.
You might be getting married and some of your favorite furniture and items don't fit in your new home.
You might need a place to store merchandise or equipment for your home-based business.
You might need a long term storage solution for all that extra merchandise or equipment for your company.
You might need a place to store a vehicle for a while so a self-storage unit would be the perfect solution.
If for any reason you find you need a self storage unit, we are here to help. Reserve online, visit one of our locations, or give us a call at 1-800-688-8057 to get your storage unit today!
How much is a storage unit in Markham, IL?
The cheapest storage unit in Markham, IL is $44.00 per month.
What size storage units do you have available in Markham, IL?
In Markham, IL we have sizes that range from 5'x5' to 10'x25' to suit your storage needs.
How much is it for a 5'x5' storage unit in Markham, IL?
The cheapest 5'x5' storage unit in Markham, IL is $51.00 per month.
Moving to Markham
Located on the southern tip of Lake Michigan, Markham, Illinois, has about 12,600 residents. While Markham is 18 miles south of Chicago, the city is still considered part of the greater Chicago metropolitan area.
Markham was originally settled by German and Irish immigrants in the mid-1800s, although Markham did not become recognized as a distinct town until 1925. In that year, it incorporated under the name of Markham, after Charles Markham, president of the Illinois Central Railroad.
Both the Illinois Central Railroad and the Rock Island Railroad ran through Markham, making this town an attractive home to farmers who shipped their produce on the railroads. The city turned to a more industrial base in the early 20th century. After World War II, it grew rapidly, likely due to its reputation as an affordable bedroom community near Chicago. Markham was officially recognized as a city in 1967.
If you're moving to Markham from Chicago or another major metropolitan area, you'll be greeted with reasonable housing costs and lower cost of living. The median home price is $106,500, and the median household income is about $39,500.
While the cost of living is a major attraction, the city has struggled with somewhat higher than average unemployment rates. Currently, the unemployment rate hovers near 7 percent, compared to about 5 percent nationally, and 4 percent for the Chicago suburbs of Schaumburg and Naperville.
The industries that employ the largest number of Markham residents include transportation, retail, health care, construction, and manufacturing.
Overall, Markham is a family-oriented community, with more than 75 percent of households occupied by families with children, well above the state average.
To help you prepare for your move to Markham, we've compiled a list of useful resources covering schools, employment, real estate, and local news and services.
School District Information
School-age children living in Markham attend public school in the Prairie-Hills Elementary School District 144 for grades kindergarten through eighth grade. High school students may attend one of four high schools in the Bremen High School District 228, or one of two schools, including the newly constructed Barack Obama Learning Academy in the Hazel Crest School District 152 1/2.
The school information and quality rating website GreatSchools.org rated the Markham public schools a 2 out of 10.
For those looking to buy a home in Markham, the average monthly mortgage payment is about $1,350. Renters will find an average monthly rent of about $1,188. About 63 percent of the homes in Markham are owner-occupied homes, while renters occupy 24 percent of homes in Markham.
Markham receives coverage as part of the Chicago-area news scene. If you are looking for news and information about Markham and the surrounding areas, visit the following websites for up-to-date news and information:
Our lowest priced units in Markham, IL average $47.50 per month.
95 people have reserved units in Markham, IL in the past 30 days.
There are 2 locations within Markham, IL's city limits.
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