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Moving in Jacksonville

Moving doesn't have to be stressful. Relax. MI-BOX Moving in Jacksonville has convenient and cost effective moving solutions. 

Storage in Jacksonville

Storage in Jacksonville for residential and commercial use delivered right to your door. MI-BOX Storage has you covered.


Level loading and unloading protects your valuables. MI-BOX's patented delivery system takes moving and storage to a new level. 

Moving In Jacksonville, Florida

MI-BOX Moving & Mobile Storage in Jacksonville is unlike any other moving company. We make moving simple and give you the time you need. Our portable moving containers are delivered by our patented Level Lift System and sit outside your home or place of business at ground level for easy 24/7 access. Load anything you would like to move into the mobile moving container. Use MI-BOX to stage your home, clear clutter, and sell faster. Once the unit is full, just call us and we'll move it to your new home in Jacksonville or we'll store it for you in our climate-controlled warehouse between moves. Load and unload only once, saving you time, energy and effort. We are locally owned and operated, so you are guaranteed the best prices and service available in the Jacksonville region. Call now and get MI-BOX Moving.

Moving Services in Jacksonville

Our goal is to take the stress out of moving. Traditional methods of moving are simply becoming outdated. Why cram what should be a few weeks of work into a day? Call MI-BOX of Jacksonville for a better way. We specialize in residential and commercial moving. MI-BOX will bring your choice of a 8', 16' or 20' mobile moving container right to you. In apartment or business locations, our containers fit in a standard parking space. Load or unload at your leisure. You rent by the month, so forget the pressure of working under unreasonable rental deadlines. MI-BOX Moving has helped thousands of people move. See our moving tips for helpful suggestions.

Planning is the key to any successful move. It always takes longer than you think, so get started today! Call 904-643-0303

 Movers in Jacksonville

Before choosing a local mover in Jacksonville, you'll want to ask a few questions. One of the most important questions will always be, “How much will my move cost?”

Traditional moving companies can only provide you with a moving estimate until everything is on their truck, because they are required to charge by weight. Not with MI-BOX Moving. Instead, our pricing is determined by the size of the container and the distance we need to travel. MI-BOX Moving will give you one guaranteed price on our moving services. Simply tell us when you would like a moving container delivered and we'll be there. Our goal is to make your next move simple and hassle-free.

Storage In Jacksonville, Florida

Storage in Jacksonville is simple with MI-BOX Mobile Storage & Moving. MI-BOX self-storage containers are rented by the month, just like other storage units in Jacksonville. Only we'll deliver an 8', 16' or 20' mobile storage container to your home, where you can take your time loading. When you're done, either leave your container accessible on your site or we'll pick it up and store it in our secure warehouse. Our storage units are sturdy, weather resistant, and attractive. Keep one on your site for as long as you need it. At MI-BOX Storage in Jacksonville, we pride ourselves in providing a great customer experience and the most cost-effective prices in Jacksonville. You'll get one guaranteed price and on-time delivery. Self-storage in Jacksonville has a new look and it's called MI-BOX.

Jacksonville Portable Storage

Other storage locations in Jacksonville require you to rent a moving truck, drive back and forth to the facility, unloading and reloading your items until your mini storage unit is full. Then, when you need access to your stored belongings, you have repeat the process all over again. Not with MI-BOX. We do the driving. MI-BOX storage containers rent by the month so you can fill it at a pace that's best for you. Loading and unloading only once will save you time and money.

Businesses Storage

MI-BOX works with commercial businesses every day to remedy their short-term or long-term storage needs. Seasonal or permanent, we have something for you. With the price of real estate in Jacksonville, this is a great way to add square footage. We understand business moves quickly and time is money, so MI-BOX goes the extra mile in Jacksonville. We are locally owned and operated, so we understand the importance of delivering fast, dependable service. You can count on MI-BOX for the most reliable storage solutions for business storage needs.

MI-BOX Moving & Storage Containers 

MI-BOX portable storage containers in Jacksonville are strong, sturdy and weather resistant. They're designed for convenience and protection. Our mobile storage containers are constructed using composite technology, a high density polyethylene plastic core bonded between two high strength steel skins. Composite wall panels provide strength and durability to ensure you are protected. All framing is structural grade steel that is hot dipped galvanized to prevent rust. Each container has a full-width, lockable door. Only you will have the key. A one-piece roof is designed to shelter everything inside. MI-BOX storage units are the longest-lasting portable storage containers available. 

Storage Sizes

MI-BOX portable storage containers come in three convenient sizes so you only rent the space you actually need. We are proud to offer 8', 16', and 20' mobile storage containers.

Our 8' self-storage unit is great for small jobs, dorm rooms, seasonal items, inventory, or when you just need a little extra storage space. The 16' units are our most popular size and can fit the contents of 3-4 rooms, a basement, or bulky items such as patio furniture, sofas, or dining room sets. Our 20' storage containers are perfect for on-site jobs like remodeling or restoration projects, household moves or first responders. 

Storage Units

MI-BOX brand portable storage units are built to last a lifetime. Only quality products are used in the manufacturing process to ensure your items will be secure. Tested from coast to coast in the US and Canada, MI-BOX has been designing and building quality mobile storage containers since 2004. They protect against sun-fade, radiant heat, snow, and ice. Use the most trusted portable storage brand in the industry to ensure your belongings are kept safe. 

MI-BOX® Level Lift System

MI-BOX Mobile Storage & Moving in Jacksonville delivers portable storage containers using our patented Level Lift System. There is no tilting required, which protects your belongings and driveway. We maintain a level load while loading, unloading or transporting to ensure stored goods do not shift. The Level Lift System also enables us to have the smallest footprint possible and a very low clearance height. We can deliver on any surface - unpaved, inclined or declined. Snow or rain are no problem for the MI-BOX Level Lift System. It gently sets each portable storage container precisely where you'd like it and picks it up without ever leaving a trace. It's the most efficient container delivery system available.

Level Lift System

Only MI-BOX dealers use our patented, industry exclusive Level Lift System. With it, we can do what the others can't. MI-BOX delivers containers to more places than any other mobile storage competitor. It's safe, easy and it's designed to protect your contents inside. Rest easy knowing your items are stored exactly how you packed them. 

The MI-BOX Level Lift System is in a class of its own. It allows for faster deliveries which keeps you on time. Our drivers operate the system with a watchful eye via remote control, resulting in reliable deliveries. It generally takes 5 minutes or less to drop off or pick up a mobile storage container.

See for yourself how the MI-BOX Level Lift System works.

Compare MI-BOX To PODS® in Jacksonville

With MI-BOX, you’re guaranteed to get the best possible service and prices for all your moving and storage needs. But don’t take our word for it - go to the sites of PODS®, U-Haul®, and our other mobile storage competitors in Jacksonville and compare them with MI-BOX for yourself. Consider our secure containers, patented delivery system, guaranteed prices, and the flexibility MI-BOX brings to you. Think about it. No loading ramps, no trucks to rent, no time restraints. We know you have options, so we're constantly striving to make MI-BOX the best choice, regardless of your mobile storage need. In the end, if you have any questions you can call and talk to us directly here in Jacksonville, not a centralized call center. 


Some customers use the term "pod" referring to any portable storage container because PODS® popularized the concept of portable storage.  However, PODS® and "pod" are registered trademarks of PODS Enterprises, Inc, which MI-BOX is not affiliated with. The generic terms used in the storage industry are either "mobile storage containers" or "portable storage containers," but don't worry - we'll know what you mean.

PODS® is a registered trademark for PODS Enterprises, Inc and U-Haul® is a registered trademark of U-Haul International, Inc. MI-BOX® not sponsored by, or affiliated with, any of these competitors.


MI-BOX Mobile Storage & Moving in Jacksonville is locally owned and operated. From your first call or online quote, you'll experience the difference personalized service makes. You'll get convenient moving and storage solutions, on-time delivery and more choices in Jacksonville at the best prices. MI-BOX offers 8', 16' and 20' moving and storage containers.  PODS®  does not have 20' units. MI-BOX also employs our industry exclusive, patented Level Lift System. We never use centralized call centers - you will always talk to an expert who cares about your experience. Compare MI-BOX® to PODS® today.

MI-BOX Moving & Storage Jacksonville, Florida

Moving, Storage and More

MI-BOX Moving & Mobile Storage containers are great for so many things! It's more than just moving - rely on MI-BOX for all of your mobile storage needs. Short-term or long-term, personal or professional, MI-BOX of Jacksonville is here for you. Perhaps you're working on the restoration or remodeling of your home, a business in need of extra space for inventory, or facing a daunting organization project. We can help! Look to MI-BOX in Jacksonville for the flexible, portable storage you need. 

Disaster Restoration in Jacksonville

Disaster can strike your home at any moment, with little or no warning, leaving it unprotected. Whether it be fire, storm or flood, MI-BOX is here to help. We can provide secure, on-site storage for your belongings, while the professionals focus on restoring your home.

 Garage Makeovers in Jacksonville

Let us deliver a secure, weather resistant 8', 16' or 20' mobile storage container right to your home. Load it at a short distance and lock it up when you're away. Your tools, bicycles, and lawn equipment won't hinder you throughout the project, and will remain nearby, safe and easily accessible.

 Remodeling Projects in Jacksonville

Use a MI-BOX portable storage unit to store your belongings during remodeling projects. Focus on flooring and painting, without squeezing past furniture or moving your items from room-to-room. Don't allow dust to seep into your upholstery. Look to MI-BOX for your remodeling solutions.

MI-BOX Self-Storage Jacksonville 

Storage in Jacksonville

  • Security - MI-BOX self-storage units ensure your belongings' safety 
  • Timeliness - On-time delivery, reliably bringing self-storage to you
  • Flexibility - Load your containers at your own pace, with no time limits 
  • Convenience - Keep your items right outside your home or business
  • Accessibility - FREE access to your containers in our warehouse
  • Save Time - Eliminate multiple trips to-and-from self-storage lockers
  • Save Money - Guaranteed rates, forget gas or truck rental charges

No Call Centers - Talk to a Local Expert

MI-BOX Mobile Storage locations are locally owned and operated. We don't use call centers - you'll always talk directly to a local professional in your area. Providing cost effective solutions, understanding our customers needs and delivering exceptional service is what sets us apart. Experience the MI-BOX difference by calling MI-BOX Mobile Storage & Moving in Jacksonville today. 

Storage that is Safe and Secure

MI-BOX has been manufacturing our own self-storage containers since 2004. Weather resistant and tough, our mobile containers have been tested from coast to coast in the U.S. and Canada for years to ensure the safety of your valuables. With quality portable containers and the most trusted brand name in the storage industry, look to MI-BOX Jacksonville to meet your storage needs. 

Protect your Belongings from Damage

MI-BOX Moving & Mobile Storage in Jacksonville uses our patented Level Lift System that gently places each storage unit in more places with greater ease than any other container storage company. Your storage container and contents are kept level at all times, protecting them from damage. MI-BOX uses the longest lasting, most durable storage containers available, ensuring your valuables are protected.

Get the Service you Deserve

MI-BOX Mobile Storage & Moving dealers are owned and operated by hard working families in your area. All dealers use MI-BOX containers and our patented Level Lift System to ensure a quality experience every time. You're guaranteed to get the best possible prices and service from people who want to earn your business. Experience the difference - rent your next storage container from MI-BOX.

Store On-Site at Your location

  • Storage containers delivered to your door
  • Convenient mobile storage access 24/7
  • Secure storage - lockable roll up doors
  • Weather resistant portable storage 
  • Great for remodeling projects
  • Organizing garages and seasonal items
  • Temporary storage at your business
  • Staging your home for sale
  • Self storage containers delivered to your door
  • Convenient  storage access 24/7
  • Secure portable storage lockable roll up doors
  • Weather resistant mobile storage containers
  • Storage units that won't damage your driveway
  • Rent the self storage space you need
  • Container storage units on your site or at our self storage centers
  • Guaranteed on time deliveries of your storage containers
  • Self storage containers delivered to your door
  • Convenient mobile storage access 24/7
  • Secure portable storage lockable roll up doors
  • Weatherproof mobile storage containers
  • Storage units that won't damage your driveway
  • Rent the self storage space you need
  • Container storage units on your site or at our self storage centers
  • Guaranteed on time deliveries of your storage containers

MI-BOX Moving Guide to Jacksonville, Florida  

Moving to Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville is the most populated city in Florida.  It is located in Duval County, Florida in the United States.  It has a population of 911,528  people as of 2019.  The city covers 874.3 square miles of land and water.  The population density is about 1,219.5 people per square miles.

For those moving to Jacksonville, there are so many unique activities and opportunities to explore. From experiencing the city’s many parks and outdoor activities to grabbing a bite at one of the city’s many restaurants, there are a plethora of attractions abound in this city. Is it worth moving to Jacksonville? Find out more about this Florida Metro Area city below. 

This guide to moving to Jacksonville is full of all the essential information and helpful tips you need to know about the city of  Jacksonville Florida. From neighborhoods and school systems to the recreational activities and employment options available within the city, you will find all the key information you need to know so you can make your transition to a new location as smooth as possible. There is also practical information about Jacksonville moving companies and the range of storage solutions Jacksonville has to offer. 

History of Jacksonville, FL

Before you pack your bags to get moving to Jacksonville, here’s a history lesson about this Florida suburb.   The land that is now the thriving city of Jacksonville has been inhabited for thousands of years.  In the 16th century, the land was inhabited by the Mocama people, which was a costal subgroup of the Timucua people.  When Europeans came to the area, all the Mocama villages were part of the powerful Saturiwa chiefdom, centered around the mouth of the St. John’s river.  An early French map named a village called Ossachite on the cite that is now downtown Jacksonville, which is believed to be the earliest recorded name for this area.

In 1552, a French explorer named Jean Ribault charted the St. Johns Riverand built a stone column at his landing site near the mouth of the river, claiming the land for France.  The first European settlement was established in the area in 1564 near the main village of Saturiwa and was named Fort Caroline.  

On September 20, 1565, a Spanish force from the nearby settlement of St. Augustine attacked Fort Caroline, killing nearly all the French soldiers defending it and renaming the fort San Mateo.  In 1763, Spain ceded Florida to the British as part of the Treaty of Paris and the British began construction of roads, making the area more accessible.  

In 1821, American settlers began planning the town of Jacksonville, named after Andrew Jackson, who was a celebrated war hero and first Territorial Governor, and later U.S. President.  Jacksonville later played a key role in the American Civil War as a supply joint for confederate forces.  No battles were fought in Jacksonville, but the city changed hands between the Confederate and Union forces during the war.  

Jacksonville later became a very popular winter resort destination for the rich and famous during Reconstruction and the Gilded Age.  The city’s tourism continued to grow, with the exception of major blows in the late 19th century due to yellow fever outbreaks. 

This is just a small taste of the long, rich history that has lead up to the city of Jacksonville, Florida we know today.

Geographical Significance of Jacksonville

The city of Jacksonville covers a total of 87.4 square miles, 13.34% of which is water.  Still, Jacksonville has the largest land area of any of any city in the contiguous United States.  The city developed along both sides of the St. Johns River.  The tributary known as Trout River flows entirely in Jacksonville.

Jacksonville is located just south of the boundary where the Continental US ends and the Floridian Peninsula begins.  The downtown area of Jacksonville is conveniently located just 18 miles away from the Atlantic coast.

Jacksonville, Florida Neighborhoods

If you are moving to Florida, Jacksonville has many options for neighborhoods to live in.  Greater Jacksonville is divided into several major sections with amorphous boundaries including Northside, Southside, Westside, Arlington, and Jacksonville Beaches. With over 500 neighborhoods to choose from, you are sure to find the perfect place for your new home.

Climate in Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville is known as one of the more comfortable places to live in Florida in terms of climate, with a 7.2/10 rating in the annual BestPlaces comfort Index.  Jacksonville’s temperatures are generally high year-round, with the average July High temperature of 91.1 degrees Fahrenheit and the average January low being 43.8 degrees Fahrenheit.  With the warm climate, there is almost no snowfall.

Jacksonville, Florida Demographics

As of 2019, Jacksonville had 911,528 residents with roughly 349,171 households. The population density is about 1.219.5 people per square mile. The city has a diverse population, with50% of residents being White, 31% being Black, 5% being Asian, and 11% being Hispanic.

Whether you are moving to Jacksonville alone or with kids, you will find people in the same situation. For those moving to Jacksonville with kids, the average family size here was 2.6 people. Jacksonville’s population is pretty even with young and old generations represented in roughly equal measure.  63% of Jacksonville’s population ranges ages 18-64 years old.

For young millennials moving to Jacksonville alone or to start a family, Jacksonville is a millennial-friendly city even though the median age here is 36.1 years, which is slightly lower than the average age of most cities in America.  As of 2020, the median income in the average Jacksonville household was $56,975, which is about 90 percent of the amount in the Jacksonville, FL Metro Area.  The city’s per capita income was around $30,780.

Attractions in Jacksonville, FL

One exciting thing to know before moving to Jacksonville is that it has countless attractions and activities to keep you busy.  Jacksonville is an ideal location to live if you love nature and the outdoors.  Jacksonville is home to 22 miles of beaches, many gardens, and an amazing park system.  Even if you are not the outdoorsy type, there is still plenty this city has to offer.  Jacksonville is home to several museums, a vibrant street art scene, breweries, shops, theaters, hundreds of dining opportunities, and much more!

Moving to Jacksonville with kids? There are a ton of activities in Jacksonville.  From the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens to MOSH, the planetarium with interactive exhibits, you will never run out of fun and exciting activities.  Be sure to check out Amelia Island Kayak Rental on Lofton Creek!  You are guaranteed a ton of family fun.  

Looking for a fun night out when you leave the kids at home? Be sure to check out Jacksonville’s famous craft beer at one of the many breweries in the city such as Bold City Brewery or Institution Ale Works.   People moving to Jacksonville will also enjoy taking a historical or heritage tour or visiting one of the many monuments and statues in the city such as Veterans Memorial Wall or Ribault Monument.

Are you a foodie? You could easily justify moving to Jacksonville just for the food.  With a wide array of restaurants with all different types of food, you will not be disappointed with what Jacksonville has to offer.  The city is known for it’s amazing seafood and many food trucks.  Some of the most popular restaurants in Jacksonville include Beach Road Fish House & Chicken Dinners, Sweet By Holly, Restaurant Orsay, Southern Charm, and more. With such a wide range of dining options from numerous cultures and dietary varieties, you will never run out of amazing dining options to try out in Jacksonville.

No matter what your personal interests are, you will find countless activities, places, and events to enjoy in Jacksonville.

Make Your Move to Jacksonville

Whatever your reasons for moving to Jacksonville, whether for the city’s charm or a change in your employment, you will enjoy many aspects of what this place has to offer. 

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