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Clarkston, MI Storage Units
Our Clarkston, MI storage facility offers convenient gate and office hours. Not only that we’re easily accessible off of White Lake Road. Not sure what size storage unit you’ll need. Give our team a call. Big or small, we can help you select the right sized unit for your belongings at an affordable price. Our helpful customer service team can even move you in over the phone. With month to month leases we offer you aren’t locked into long term contracts. We offer clean storage units and a selection of safety and security features such as a state-of-the-art gate system, video surveillance, and brightly lit facility. Check out our facility for packing and moving supplies such as boxes, tape, locks, and more. Stop by and see the Storage Rentals of America difference.
Our customer service team can help you find your storage unit no matter your needs. We have plenty of self storage options, from mini storage units that are 5×5 to larger 10×30 storage units. If you cannot find a storage unit here, try our nearby annex property located at 4565 White Lake Ct.
- Ground Floor Units
- Drive Up Storage Units
- Moving Supplies Available
- Locks Available for Purchase
- RV, Auto, and Boat Parking
- Electronic Gate Access
- Drive-Up Access
- 18-Wheel Truck Access
- Well Lit Facility
- Fully Fenced Facility
- Video Surveillance
- Pay Online (Auto Pay Available)
- Month-to-Month Leases
- Tenant Insurance Available
- No Deposit Required
- Accepts Mail or Packages
Frequently Asked Storage Questions
Why Would I Need Self-Storage in Clarkston, MI?
There are a variety of reasons why you might need self-storage in Clarkston, MI.
- 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 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.
- Car Storage
- RV Storage
- Boat & Trailer Storage
- Motorcycle Storage
- ATV Storage
- Jet Ski Storage
- Snowmobile Storage
Do I Need to Call Ahead to Tour Storage Units?
No, but those new to the storage rental process would benefit to give us a call. We can walk you through the rental process and help you select the right sized storage unit for your needs.
Can I Rent a Storage Unit in Person or on the Telephone?
Rent your storage unit in person, over the phone, or online. We make the storage rental process easy!
Does Storage Rentals of America Provide Locks?
Locks are available to purchase at all 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.
How Long Can I Rent a Storage Unit?
Rent your storage unit as long as you like. We offer month to month leases to the make the rental process as easy as possible.
About Clarkston Michigan
Clarkston is also known by the more formal name of “The City of the Village of Clarkston.” This long, proper name for a city, with less than 1,000 inhabitants, comes from its history. Clarkston was founded in 1830 by a squatter, named Linux Jacox. It was two years before a second home was built. It became an incorporated village in 1884, and then, in 1992, it incorporated as a city.
While Clarkston may be tiny, it makes up for that by having quite a bit of remarkable character. Some beautiful and luxurious mansions on the lakeside are outstanding examples of American architecture from the previous century. There are over 100 homes in Clarkson’s Historic District. A walking tour of the vintage homes is a pleasant way to spend an afternoon.
Clarkston is only 42 miles north of Detroit. The proximity to Detroit, known as “Motor City,” and it’s lakeside location attracted Henry Ford, the founder of The Ford Motor Company. Ford owned a summer home in Clarkston that was on the lake and a weekend cottage on Main Street. Ford operated a mill in the area called Mill Pond in the center of town. This heritage building now contains art galleries mixed with office space.
What To Do in Clarkston
The DTE Energy Musical Theater is the most popular attraction in the nearby area. It is a nice-sized outdoor venue that seats just over 15,000. Half of the audience can sit in chairs in the pavilion area and the other half sits on the lawn. It offers concerts and other performances.
The Independence Oaks County Park is on Crooked Lake. It is the largest park in the Oaks county, consisting of 1,286 acres. It features the Wint Nature Center, which is a natural history museum and Camp Wilderness, which is a 10-acre camping area. In winter, skiers and snowboarders enjoy the Pine Knob Resort. Golfers can play a round at Shepherd’s Hollow Golf Club.
Working in Clarkston
The pay is wonderful in this area. The median household income for Clarkston is $74,532, which is about 35% higher than in other cities in Michigan and 47% higher than the national average.
City-Data reports that manufacturing provides the most jobs at 31%. Education creates 12% of the jobs. Professional, scientific, and tech jobs are 11%. Health care is 8%. Around 7% work in construction. Hospitality and food service jobs are 7% and retail jobs are 4%. The best occupations are in management (24%), sales (11%), educators (10%), health practitioners (7%), food service workers (7%), production workers (5%), and arts/entertainment/sports professionals (5%).
The best neighborhoods in the Clarkston area are:
- Clarkston Road and Sashabaw Road: Median Home Price is $449,706
- City Center: Median Home Price is $443,079
- Ortonville Road and Oak Hill Road: Median Home Price is $401,996
- Jossman Acres: Median Home Price is $368,435
- Walters: Median Home Price is $355,850
- Davisburg and Andersonville: Median Home Price is $276,614
- Andersonville Road and White Lake Road: Median Home Price is $271,899
- Clarkston: Median Home Price is $269,165
- Perry Lake Heights: Median Home Price is $255,679
- Waterford Road and Pelton Road: Median Home Price is $172,830
Clarkston School District
Clarkston is in the Clarkston Community Schools district. There are 10 public schools in Clarkston. There are seven public elementary schools, two public middle schools, and one public high school. There is one alternative high school called Renaissance High School for students who need extra help.
Moving to Clarkston Resource Guide
If you are moving to Clarkston, here are some helpful contacts to get started.
Driver’s License and Vehicle Registration: The Secretary of State in Michigan is the government office that provides vehicle registration, driver’s licenses, and state IDs. The Michigan system offers many services online. If you prefer to go in person, there is an online search tool to help you find the closest office.
Electricity and Natural Gas: Provided by DTE Energy and a new service can be started online.
Water and Sewer Services: Provided by the adjacent Independence Township, which surrounds Clarkston. To initiate service, contact Independence Township Public Works by calling 248-625-8222 or by visiting the office at 6050 Fleming’s Lake Road in Independence, Michigan.
Garbage Collection and Recycling Services: Provided by Advanced Disposal and residents can obtain more information online.
Clarkston Municipal Government & Parks
The municipal government is The City of the Village of Clarkston. Its offices are located at 35 Depot Road in Clarkston. The telephone number is 248-625-1559. The office hours are Monday to Thursday from 9 am to 5 pm and Friday from 9 am to noon. The only park managed by the city is Depot Park, which has picnic tables and a playground for the kids.
The median home price in Clarkston is $255,200 (June 2019). This is 38% higher than the median price found in other cities in Michigan. Owner-occupied homes are 67%, which is 5% higher than the national average. The median rent for a home is $796, which is 16% lower than the national average. However, only about one-third of homes are rental units.
The cost of living in Clarkston is 5% more than in other cities in Michigan and 12% more than the national average. Things that cost more in Clarkston, than the national average, are housing (22% more), transportation (8% more), and utilities (2% more). Things that cost less are groceries (9% less) and health care (6% less). The median age in Clarkston is 43. There are plenty of young professionals and couples with children who enjoy living in this very nice small city near the Detroit Metro Area.