S17 (Sheffield) area guide
The S17 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Barlow and Holmesfield, Beauchief and Greenhill, Bradway, Derbyshire, Dore, Dore and Totley, Dronfield Woodhouse, Owler Bar, Sheffield, Totley, Totley Rise.
A Mouseprice property guide for S17 Sheffield is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about S17 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commentary below was written for the mouseprice.com website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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 S17 is 6845 homes.
Given that the nominal growth rate in this postcode district (S17) has been about 9% 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).
During the last 3 months, property in this postcode district has averaged a value of £249151.
Price earnings ratio is an indicator of the affordability of property for someone on the average salary in the area. Price Earnings Ratio in this postcode district is 7.5.
New transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 8.3%.
If you are specifically looking to buy Detached Houses, this would be an excellent area for you to explore, with 41.8% of properties being this type.
Terraced Houses account for the lowest percentage of the housing stock in this district, at only 10.6%.
This is an area with a high proportion of property suitable for families with children.
Socially rented accommodation represents 10.7% 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 less that the national average of £187894 at £182731.
Who lives here:
The population of this postcode district is 15232.
This area is a haven for the retired, who make up 30.8% of the population.
This area has a high percentage of married people at 19.2%.
Average working hours in this area for men are 42 and for women are 30.
This area has 10.1 people per square kilometre.
The largest source of work in this area is Real Estate (15.1% of workers), followed by Financial Intermediation (14.2%).
This area has one of the highest proportions of degree educated people in the country, at 34.2%.