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Newark, DE Storage Units

Wherever you live or work around Newark, you’ll find the affordable storage options you’re looking for at Storage Rentals of America. You’ll find us at 101 Executive Drive near True Life Church, Extreme Machining, and Ashley Furniture Home Store. Our proximity to Hwy 40 makes us a convenient storage destination for businesses and residents alike. Come see us or call us today, we can help choose the perfect storage unit size for your belongings! We can move you in over the phone or online, all with month to month leases.

Planning to move soon? We have storage supplies like boxes, packing tape, locks, mattress covers, and more! We want to be your one stop shop for all things storage. Stop by and experience the Storage Rentals of America difference!

We also have a convenient Newark storage facility located at 2090 Stafford Way.

Unit Features

  • Climate Controlled Storage Units
  • Drive Up Access Storage Units
  • Ground Floor Units
  • Indoor Storage Units
  • Moving Supplies Available
  • Locks Available for Purchase
  • Dollies and Carts Available


  • Electronic Gate Access
  • Drive-Up Access
  • Semi-Truck Accessible

Security Features

  • Well Lit Facility
  • Fully Fenced Facility
  • Video Surveillance


  • Pay Online (Auto Pay Available)
  • Month-to-Month Leases
  • Tenant Insurance Available
  • No Deposit Required
  • Deliveries Accepted

Frequently Asked Storage Questions

Why Would I Need Self-Storage in Newark, DE?

There are a variety of reasons why you might need self-storage in Newark, DE.

  1. Need some extra space or maybe you’re downsizing to a smaller home.
  2. Are you getting married soon? Figure out which furniture and items will look best in your new home.
  3. Run a business? Self storage is a great place to store equipment, merchandise, or files.
  4. Looking for a long term storage solution for your company? Self-storage is a great cost effective solution.

How Do I Prepare My Vehicle for Storage?

While we recommend that you check your manufacturer’s instructions we put together some quick vehicle preparation guides. We want to make sure your vehicle runs as smooth as it did when you first put it into storage.

Do I Need to Call Ahead to Tour Storage Units?

While you do not need to call ahead, we recommend calling so we can better assist your unique storage situation when you arrive. Our team is eager to help!

Can I Rent in Person or on the Telephone?

In person, over the phone, or online! We want to make renting a storage unit as easy as possible.

Does Storage Rentals of America Provide Locks?

You can purchase a brand new lock at any of our storage facilities. No one else will have a key except you so you can have peace of mind that your storage unit is secure.

Does your storage facility have Handcarts or Dollies that I Can Use?

Many of our locations have handcarts or dollies. Call us to confirm availability.

How Long Can I Rent a Storage Unit?

As long as you like! We offer month to month leases with no long-term commitments to make the rental process as easy as possible.

What is the Difference Between Climate Controlled Units and Drive Up?

Climate controlled units are kept between 55 and 85 degrees depending on the time of year to protect your valuables against harsh temperatures. Many drive up units allow you to drive your car up to your storage unit for easy loading and unloading.

What are the Benefits of Climate Controlled Storage Units?

Climate controlled units are great for protecting items of great monetary or sentimental value. Our units are kept above 55 degrees during the cooler months and below 85 degrees during warmer months.

About Newark, DE

Newark, Delaware is found in a well-placed location right between Baltimore, Maryland to the southwest and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the northeast. Reading, Pennsylvania is to the north, Wilmington, Delaware is to the east. Dover, Delaware is to the south. It is possible to jump on an interstate freeway and visit any of the nearby cities within about an hour or so of driving depending on the traffic encountered.

Newark is a quaint town with only about 31,000 people. Newark is one of the oldest towns in America, having been established in 1758. The town changes slowly. The main street in Newark looks very much like it did many decades ago.

What To Do in Newark, DE

Museums: At the beautiful Iron Hill Park, there is a lovely natural history museum for those interested in archeology. The Pencader Heritage Museum has nice displays about local history. More local history is offered at the Newark History Museum.

Stadiums and Centers: Patriot Ice Center is an ice rink and hockey arena that hosts the teams of the Delaware Patriots and the Delaware Ducks. The Bob Carpenter Center, located on the University of Delaware campus, holds sporting events.

Attractions: For a nice day trip, the Wilmington and Western Railroad, in nearby Wilmington, offers a 90-minute scenic ride on this historic railway. The New Castle 100 Archers is a magnificent archery range. Vince’s Sports Center offers fun mini-golf and games for the family to enjoy.

Festivals: During winter and summer, there are plenty of special events. The Newark Municipal Parks and Recreation Department has a listing of the events organized by seasons.

Parks: There are beautiful parks in the area that include:

  • White Clay Creek State Park: This park has many miles of trails for hiking, running, and biking. There is the historical Chambers House and a Nature Centre. During the summer there are plenty of concerts to enjoy.
  • Glasgow Park: This park has a farmer’s market on Friday evenings from May to October. There is a skate park. It also has basketball courts, dog walks, hiking trails, and tennis courts. During winter, kids enjoy the sledding hill.
  • George Reed Park: This charming public park is situated on the Delaware River right across the street from Newark High School.
  • Folk Memorial Park: Here one finds a nice playground for kids and pleasant picnic areas.

Shopping: The best contemporary shopping is found at the popular Christiana Mall that has many national brands and local stores. For antique lovers, Aunt Margaret’s Antique Mall is a must see.

Working in Newark, DE

The median household income in Newark is $55,256. This is around $5,000 lower than other cities in Delaware; however, it is on par with the national average in the United States. The unemployment rate is 2.3%, which is over 2 percentage points lower than other cities in Delaware and 2.5 percentage points lower than the national average in the United States.

Newark has a mixture of larger employers and jobs in these sectors:

  • University of Delaware: This state university is one of the largest employers in Newark employing over 8,600 workers.
  • Large Employers: Other large employers, with headquarters in Newark, include W. L. Gore & Associates (employs 9.500 nationally), Integrity Staffing Solutions (employs 26,000 nationally), American Honda Finance Corp. (employs 1,400 locally) and Sallie Mae (employs 1,200 locally.).
  • Retail, Services Industries, Bars, and Restaurants: These jobs are abundant, yet quickly filled by the constant influx of college students looking for part-time work.

Newark, DE Neighborhoods

Luxury homes, in the $300k to $400k price range, are found the nice neighborhoods of Academy Hills, Christine Manor, Covered Bridge Farms, and West Branch. More modestly-priced homes, from $150k to $200K, are found in the neighborhoods of Robscott Manor and the Gardens at Whitechapel.

Newark, DE School District

Newark is in the Christina School District that also covers part of nearby Wilmington, Delaware.

Public Schools: There are five grammar schools, one middle school, and four high schools in Newark. There is also one special School for the Deaf (K to 12th grade).

Charter Schools: There is one Newark Charter School (K to 12th grade).

Colleges and Universities: Newark is the home of the state’s University of Delaware.

Moving to Newark, DE Resource Guide

To register a vehicle, get Delaware plates, and a Delaware driver’s license, visit the Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles.

To make your move easier here is a list of the contact information you need to set up the services for your new place.


Electricity, Water, Trash Pickup, Recycling, and Sewer: These services are provided by the City of Newark. You can open an account online to avoid waiting in lines or give them a call at 302-366-7000

Natural Gas is provided by Delmarva Power telephone number is 1-800-375-7117

Telephone/Television/Internet Service is provided by many national companies including AT&T, Earthlink, fios, xfinity, DirecTV, Dish, and many others. One easy way to compare the services available is to use the zip code of your new place in Newark and search for providers on

Newark Municipal Government

The Newark City website offers information about governmental departments including the Parks and Recreation Department.

Newark, DE Housing

Here are some important statistics about housing and living in the Newark, Delaware area:

  • Cost of Living: The cost of living in Newark is 8% higher than living in other cities in Delaware and 17% higher than the average cost of living in the United States.
  • Median House Price: The median house price is $270,700. This is about $37,000 higher than other cities in Delaware and about $86,000 higher than the national average in the United States.
  • Home Ownership %: Owner-occupied homes represent 55.9% of the homes in Newark. This is about 14% lower than other cities in Delaware and about 7% lower than the national average in the United States.
  • Median Rental Cost: The median rent is $1,177. This is $138 higher than other cities in Delaware and $328 higher than the national average in the United States.

Newark has a small-town feel that makes it a nice place to go to school at the University of Delaware and to raise a family.

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by N. Frey on SROA Pencader

We rented our unit to store my son's furnishings from his apartment during the summer. The initial rental was very easy to complete, unit was clean and had ample room. The staff at SROA Pencader was the best. Friendly and helpful every time. I would highly recommend renting here!

by P. Donato on SROA Pencader

Was pleasantly surprised by friendliness and sincere caring of managing staff. Both Don and Kathy were always very helpful and kind. The unit was clean and easily accessible. I would surely recommend this facility to anyone in need of a great place as a temporary home for their cherished goods...Thanks guys......Patty

by Lolita S. on SROA Pencader

Much appreciated gratitude to Don for valuing my business and helping me maintain good status on my account, during my temporary financial hardship.

by Melissa R. on SROA Pencader

Kathy is wonderful, helpful, professional and was readily available for any questions or concerns we had, not only when we initially contracted a storage unit but she is always friendly and personable when we have been on site. I really appreciate the level of customer service and professionalism they offer. They made our transition to Delaware from Pennsylvania a breeze.

by Mary Goodman on SROA Pencader

We have had a unit for way too long. However Ms Linda is wonderful as an onsite manager. We have never had any issues with access or payments. Our unit has never had water or moisture.

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