Storage Rentals of America – Lexington
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About Our Location
Lexington, KY Storage Units
Only a short drive away from downtown Lexington, our clean and secure storage units are the ideal solution for Lexington residents and businesses who need a bit of extra space. Students at the University of Kentucky can benefit from our storage options, too! Find us at 137 James Court near Hwy 60. We’re eager to help you with your storage needs!
- Moving Supplies Available
- Locks Available for Purchase
- Ground Floor Units
- Drive Up Units
- Indoor Units
- Dollies and Carts Available
- Electronic Gate Access
- Drive-Up Access
- Well Lit Facility
- Fully Fenced Facility
- Video Surveillance
- Pay Online (Auto Pay Available)
- Month-to-Month Leases
- Tenant Insurance Available
- No Deposit Required
Frequently Asked Storage Questions
Why Would I Need Self-Storage in Lexington, KY?
There are a variety of reasons why you might need self-storage in Lexington, KY.
- Need some extra space or maybe you’re downsizing to a smaller home.
- Are you getting married soon? Figure out which furniture and items will look best in your new home.
- Run a business? Self storage is a great place to store equipment, merchandise, or files.
- Looking for a long term storage solution for your company? Self-storage is a great cost effective solution.
How Do I Prepare My Recreational 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 a Storage Unit 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.
About Lexington, KY
Lexington, Kentucky is a metro area that has been consolidated to include all of Fayette County. The Lexington Metro area has a population of over 850,000. About 300,000 live in the city and the rest live in the surrounding areas of Fayette County. Lexington is best known as the “Horse Capital of the World” and for its unique American style of bluegrass music. Lexington has a down-home country style mixed with the modern conveniences of urban life. Property development is restricted from overtaking the beautiful horse farms that are found in this part of Kentucky.
What To Do in Lexington, KY
Lexington has plenty of cultural activities to enjoy that include the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra, two ballet companies, a professional theater, and a thriving opera program based at the University of Kentucky.
Museums: Lexington has the Aviation Museum of Kentucky, the Headley-Whitney Museum, the University of Kentucky Art Museum, and the historical museum at the Mary Todd Lincoln House.
Stadiums, Arenas, and Centers: The Rupp Arena hosts the basketball games of the University of Kentucky’s Wildcats.
Attractions: Lexington is horse country because the bluegrass is high in calcium and that helps horses have stronger bones and longer endurance. Some of the greatest racing horses in the world have been raised in this area. Lexington has two horse-racing tracks. Keeneland track is for thoroughbred racing and The Red Mile track is for harness racing. The winner of the Blue Grass Stakes Race at Keeneland goes on to enter the world-famous Kentucky Derby.
Lexington has some delightful craft-beer breweries such as West Sixth Brewing. Liquor aficionados will enjoy tasting the excellent bourbon-whiskey made at the James E. Pepper Distillery, the Bluegrass Distillers, and the Barrel House Distillery.
Festivals: There are festivals in Lexington every month. On Mother’s Day weekend, there is an outdoor Mayfest Art Fair with art and crafts, live entertainment, and the traditional Maypole dance. In early June, there is the Festival of the Bluegrass, which is the oldest bluegrass music festival in Kentucky. In late June, there is the annual Lexington Pride Festival, a celebration for LGBTQ people and their supporters. Fourth of July festivities are spectacular. The Woodland Arts Fair is held in August. The Festival Latino is held in September celebrating Hispanic culture. There is the annual Christmas parade goes down Main Street the day after Thanksgiving.
Parks: Lexington has many nice public parks, which include Jacobson Park with a nice lake, the Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, which is popular with bird watchers, and the Arboretum that has a rose garden, a children’s garden, and lovely walking trails.
Shopping: The modern shopping centers include the Mall at Lexington Green and the Fayette Mall. For antique lovers and bargain hunters, there is the Peddlers Mall Antique & Flea Market, Heritage Antiques, Artique, and Feather Your Nest. Don’t miss the House of Bourbon to find the best liquors from the area. Guitar lovers will find many classic guitars at the Willcutt Guitar Shoppe.
Working in Lexington, KY
The median income for households in Lexington is $50,661. This is around $6,000 higher than other cities in Kentucky and about $700 higher than the national average in the United States. The unemployment rate is 4.3%, which is about the same as other cities in Kentucky and just slightly less than the national unemployment rate of 4.7% for the entire United States.
Lexington has some big employers and jobs are available in these sectors:
- University of Kentucky: This state university is one of the largest employers in Lexington, employing over 4,000 workers.
- Large Employers: Valvoline has its manufacturing and headquarters in Lexington that employs over 5,000 workers. St. Joseph Hospital employs about 3,000 health care workers. A&W Restaurants has its headquarters in Lexington. It employs around 1,500 people. Davis H Elliot Company Inc., Bluegrass.org, and Taco Tico are based in Lexington. They each employ over 1,000 workers
- Retail, Services Industries, Bars, and Restaurants: Minimum wage jobs are readily available in fast food businesses and retail shops. Workers in service industries, such as plumbing, landscaping, and construction, make decent wages that are, on average, double the minimum wage or higher.
Lexington, KY Neighborhoods
The best neighborhoods in Lexington are the Historic Downtown District, Beaumont, Chevy Chase/Ashland Park, Southland Corridor, and the Bell Court/Kenwick area. These neighborhoods are a nice blend of the old and the new with historic homes in some parts, contemporary living in others, and plenty of green space.
Lexington, KY School District
Lexington is in the Fayette County School District.
Public Schools: There are 37 grammar schools, 12 middle schools, one combined middle/high school, and six high schools in Lexington.
Private Schools: There are 36 private schools in Lexington with a total enrollment of close to 7,000 students. The average annual tuition for the top private schools is around $9,000.
Colleges and Universities: Lexington is the home of the state’s University of Kentucky. There are many other postsecondary schools in Lexington and nearby towns. These include Asbury University, Asbury Theological Seminary, Berea College, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Commonwealth Baptist College, Eastern Kentucky University, Kentucky State University in Frankfort, Medtech College, Spencerian College, Strayer University, Sullivan University, and Transylvania University.
Moving to Lexington, KY Resource Guide
To register a vehicle, get Kentucky plates, and a Kentucky driver’s license, visit the Kentucky 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.
Register online for services through LEXserv
Electricity and Natural Gas is provided by: LG&E KU
Telephone/Television/Internet service is provided by many national companies including AT&T, Earthlink, DirecTV, Dish, and many others. One easy way to compare the services available is to use the zip code of your new place in Lexington and search for providers on Wirefly.com.
Lexington Municipal Government: The Lexington City website offers information about governmental departments including the Parks and Recreation Department for things that kids can do, such as after-school programs, swimming, and sports.
Lexington, KY Housing
Here are some important statistics about housing and living in the Lexington, Kentucky area:
- Cost of Living: The cost of living in Lexington is 6% higher than living in other cities in Kentucky and 5% lower than the average cost of living in the United States.
- Median House Price: The median house price is $170,800. This is $44,000 higher than other cities in Kentucky and about $14,000 lower than the national average in the United States.
- Home Ownership %: Owner-occupied homes represent 53.6% of the homes in Lexington. This is about 13% lower than other cities in Kentucky and about 10% lower than the national average in the United States.
- Median Rental Cost: The median rent is $793. This is $100 higher than other cities in Kentucky and $259 lower than the national average in the United States.
The modest cost of living and the low housing costs make Lexington popular for those who go to the many postsecondary schools in the area and for those starting a family.