E9 (Hackney) area guide

The E9 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Bethnal Green North, Bow East, Bow West, Chatham, Hackney, Hackney Wick Station, Havering, Homerton Station, King's Park, London, Tower Hamlets, Victoria, Wick.


A Mouseprice property guide for E9 Hackney is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about E9 that can be found by click the relevant links on the left hand side.

Old area guide:

The commentary below was written for the website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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:

East London propertyThe size of the property market in E9 is 15301 homes.

East London propertyGiven that the nominal growth rate in this postcode district (E9) has been about 9.8% over the last 5 years, it would be reasonable to assume that this isan area which has invested in improving housing stock, transport links or other local infrastructure. It may also suggest proximity to an area of economic growth such as one of the financial clusters (London, Leeds, Bristol etc.) or strong local presence in growth industries (for example investment in university facilities, attractiveness of an area to IT companies or other knowledge- based organisations).

East London propertyThe average property in this postcode district was valued at £244268 over the last 3 months.

East London 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 12.3.

East London propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 9.9%.

Housing stock:

Hackney propertyOver half of the properties in the area are Flats, at 74.7% of the total housing stock.

Hackney propertyThe least common type of property in this area is Detached Houses (1.7% of the total housing stock).

Hackney propertyThe property in this area caters well for retirees and young couples who do not have large families.

Hackney propertyA high proportion of property in this area is socially rented.

Hackney propertyA lower than average proportion of property in this area is owner occupied. This suggests that there is a very healthy rental market.

Hackney propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is higher than the national average of £187894 at £235179.

Who lives here:

Hackney propertyHackney propertyThe average age in this area is 31.
Hackney propertySingle people make up 49.8% of the population in this postcode district.
Hackney propertyAverage working hours in this area for men are 40 and for women are 35.
Hackney propertyThis is one of the most densely populated places in the country, with 76.1 people per square kilometre.
Hackney propertyThis area has high unemployment at 6.8%. Those in work tend to find jobs in the Real Estate or Financial Intermediation sectors.
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