In this day and age, humans are accumulating possessions like never before. The L.A. Times reported in 2014 that the average home in America houses 300,000 items, which is more than our ancestors would have ever imagined.
The size of the average home has nearly tripled in the last 50 years. Despite this size, nearly one in 10 rent off-site storage—making it the fastest growing real estate industry in the past 40 years.
We decided to try to identify the cities most likely to hoard based on the search volume of storage-related terms. We narrowed it down to the top 10 cities and tried to deduce why these cities topped our list. [Read more…]