ST8 (Biddulph) area guide

ST8
Biddulph
The ST8 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Biddulph, Biddulph East, Biddulph Moor, Biddulph North, Biddulph South, Biddulph West, Brindley Ford, Brown Edge and Endon, Brown Lees, Chell and Packmoor, Gillow Heath, Horton, Knypersley, Staffordshire, Stoke-On-Trent.
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Notes:

A Mouseprice property guide for ST8 Biddulph is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about ST8 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commentary below was written for the mouseprice.com website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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.

Market trends:

Stoke-on-Trent propertyThe size of the property market in ST8 is 8612 homes.

Stoke-on-Trent propertyThe postcode district ST8 has been experiencing annual growth of 14.2% over the last 5 years excluding the effect of inflation. This growth rate tends to indicatea 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.

Stoke-on-Trent propertyThe average property in this postcode district was valued at £140087 over the last 3 months.

Stoke-on-Trent propertyPrice 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 7.4.

Stoke-on-Trent propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 10.8%.

Housing stock:

Biddulph propertyThe most readily available type of property in the area are Semi- Detached Houses, making up 40.8% of the total.

Biddulph propertyThe least common type of property in this area is Flats (3.6% of the total housing stock).

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

Biddulph propertySocially rented accommodation represents 11.7% of the total rented accommodation in the area.

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

Biddulph propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is less that the national average of £187894 at £162830.

Who lives here:

Biddulph propertyTotal population in this area is 20020.
Biddulph propertyThe average age in this area is 40.
Biddulph propertyThis area has a high percentage of married people at 23.7%.
Biddulph propertyAverage working hours in this area for men are 42 and for women are 31.
Biddulph propertyThis area has 7.2 people per square kilometre.
Biddulph propertyThe largest source of work in this area is Health & Social Work (27.7% of workers), followed by Wholesale & Retail (17.9%).