OX20 (Woodstock) area guide
The OX20 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Bladon, Glympton, Kiddington, Kidlington North, Kirtlington, Nether Kiddington, Oxfordshire, Stonesfield and Tackley, Woodleys, Woodstock, Woodstock and Bladon, Wootton, Yarnton, Gosford and Water Eaton.
A Mouseprice property guide for OX20 Woodstock is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about OX20 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commentary below was written for the mouseprice.com website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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 OX20 is 2160 homes.
When compared against a national average compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the last 5 years of 12.5%, the growth in this postcode district has been 16.1%. This could well be because this is a 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 £297267 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 19.
New transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 4.2%.
If you are specifically looking to buy Detached Houses, this would be an excellent area for you to explore, with 30.5% of properties being this type.
The least common type of property in this area is Flats (14.4% of the total housing stock).
Socially rented accommodation represents 9.6% of the total rented accommodation in the area.
The majority of property in this area is owner occupied.
The average price of a two bed property in this area is higher than the national average of £187894 at £249907.
Who lives here:
This is one of the most “experienced” areas of the country, with an average age of 44.
This area has a high percentage of married people at 25.9%.
Average working hours in this area for men are 43 and for women are 33.
This area is relatively rural, with only 1 people per square kilometre.
Job prospects in this area are good with low unemployment (1.7%). Most jobs are found in the Real Estate and Wholesale & Retail sectors.
This area has one of the highest proportions of degree educated people in the country, at 31.7%.