BD12 (Wyke) area guide

BD12
Wyke
The BD12 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Bradford, Cleckheaton, Little Horton, Low Moor, Lower Wyke, Oakenshaw, Royds, Tong, Wyke.
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Notes:

A Mouseprice property guide for BD12 Wyke is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about BD12 that can be found by click the relevant links on the left hand side.

Old area guide:

The commentary below was written for the mouseprice.com website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date. We recommend disregarding these comments in favour of the data that can be found either above or in the other sections of this website.

Market trends:

Bradford propertyThe size of the property market in BD12 is 7214 homes.

Bradford propertyWhen growth averages 14.6% over a 5 year period, as in this postcode district, there are a number of possible explanations, for example that this isa dynamic local economy and housing market. Property price growth in this area has significantly exceeded growth in earnings and the national average house price growth, and so the likelihood of it continuing will be dependent upon price earnings ratio, as well as investment by developers and local authorities in continually upgrading local infrastructure, schools, in addition to the continued strength of the local and national economies and any other economies upon which the area depends.

Bradford propertyThe average property in this postcode district was valued at £108756 over the last 3 months.

Bradford propertyWhen examining the ability of consumers to further extend themselves in the face of increasing property prices, many commentators pay close attention to the price earnings ratio. Price Earnings Ratio in this postcode district is 6.3.

Bradford propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 2%.

Housing stock:

Wyke propertyIf you are specifically looking to buy Semi- Detached Houses, this would be an excellent area for you to explore, with 45.5% of properties being this type.

Wyke propertyFor those buyers keen to purchase Flats, this would not be an ideal area, because only 8.6% are this type.

Wyke propertySocially rented accommodation represents 12.8% of the total rented accommodation in the area.

Wyke propertyThe majority of property in this area is owner occupied.

Wyke propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is £106662, significantly less then the national average of £187894.

Who lives here:

Wyke propertyWyke propertyThe average age in this area is 38.
Wyke propertyThis looks like a great place to go out – 26.8% of the population is single!
Wyke propertyAverage working hours in this area for men are 42 and for women are 31.
Wyke propertyThis area has 15.4 people per square kilometre.
Wyke propertyThe largest source of work in this area is Health & Social Work (23.7% of workers), followed by Wholesale & Retail (18.6%).