SA42 (Newport) area guide

The SA42 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Cilgwyn, Dinas, Dinas Cross, Fishguard North East, Nevern, Newport, Parrog, St. Dogmaels.


A Mouseprice property guide for SA42 Newport is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about SA42 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The commentary below was written for the website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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:

Swansea propertyThe size of the property market in SA42 is 1457 homes.

Swansea propertyWhen growth averages 10.2% over a 5 year period, as in this postcode district, there are a number of possible explanations, for example 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).

Swansea propertyThe average property in this postcode district was valued at £230655 over the last 3 months.

Swansea 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 9.8.

Swansea propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 2.2%.

Housing stock:

Newport propertyOver half of the properties in the area are Detached Houses, at 53.7% of the total housing stock.

Newport propertyFlats account for the lowest percentage of the housing stock in this district, at only 6.7%.

Newport propertyThis is an area with a high proportion of property suitable for families with children.

Newport propertyThere is a high proportion of temporary housing in this area at 3.1%.

Newport propertySocially rented accommodation represents only a small percentage of rented accommodation in the area at 6.8%.

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

Newport propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is less that the national average of £187894 at £172644.

Who lives here:

Newport propertyThe population of this postcode district is 2204.
Newport propertyThis area is a haven for the retired, who make up 34.9% of the population.
Newport propertyThis area has a high percentage of married people at 22.6%.
Newport propertyPeople here work very hard – men work, on average, 45 hours per week, whilst women work for 13 hours less.
Newport propertyThis area is relatively rural, with only 0.4 people per square kilometre.
Newport propertyThe largest source of work in this area is Wholesale & Retail (13.6% of workers), followed by Construction (11.4%).