BN22 (Eastbourne) area guide
The BN22 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Devonshire, East Sussex, Eastbourne, Hampden Park, Ratton, St Anthony's, Upperton, Willingdon.
A Mouseprice property guide for BN22 Eastbourne is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about BN22 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commentary below was written for the mouseprice.com website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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.
The size of the property market in BN22 is 13760 homes.
When growth averages 11.7% 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.
The average property in this postcode district was valued at £167816 over the last 3 months.
When 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 9.5.
New transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 1.5%.
The most readily available type of property in the area are Terraced Houses, making up 38.7% of the total.
For those buyers keen to purchase Detached Houses, this would not be an ideal area, because only 14.2% are this type. alt="Eastbourne property">Socially rented accommodation represents a significant percentage of the total rented accommodation in the area at 18.4%.
The majority of property in this area is owner occupied.
The average price of a two bed property in this area is less that the national average of £187894 at £169184.
Who lives here:
There are 14397 men and 16141 women in this postcode district.
The average age in this area is 39.
This looks like a great place to go out – 27.1% of the population is single!
Average working hours in this area for men are 41 and for women are 30.
This area has 30.4 people per square kilometre.
The largest source of work in this area is Wholesale & Retail (21.4% of workers), followed by Construction (15.9%).