TR5 (St. Agnes) area guide

St. Agnes
The TR5 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Barkla Shop, Blue Hills, Boscawen, Buckshead, Churchtown, Cornwall And Isles Of Scilly, Crosscombe, Goonbell, Goonlaze, Goonown, Goonvrea, Goshen, Higher Trevellas, Mithian, Mithian Downs, Perranporth, Peterville, Promised Land, Rosemundy, Sevenmilestone, St Agnes, Trevaunance Cove, Trevellas, Trevellas Coombe, West Kitty, West Polberro, Wheal Butson, Wheal Friendly, Wheal Kitty.


A Mouseprice property guide for TR5 St. Agnes is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about TR5 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The commentary below was written for the website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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:

Truro propertyThe size of the property market in TR5 is 1825 homes.

Truro propertyThe postcode district TR5 has been experiencing annual growth of 9.3% over the last 5 years excluding the effect of inflation. This growth rate tends to indicatean 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).

Truro propertyThe average property in this postcode district was valued at £263327 over the last 3 months.

Truro propertySince most banks lend money to buy property using their customers’ salary as a indicator of affordability, the price earnings ratio is a useful guide as to whether property in an area is expensive or not. Price Earnings Ratio in this postcode district is 9.9. Places like this represent the “well- heeled” districts of each postcode area. Although recently there have been some spectacular price increases in more expensive areas, in general, prices appreciate slowly in more expensive places because there is less demand for more expensive properties, and the turnover of them is slower because they are not commonly used as investment property.

Truro propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 0.3%.

Housing stock:

St. Agnes propertyOver half of the properties in the area are Detached Houses, at 56.3% of the total housing stock.

St. Agnes propertyFor those buyers keen to purchase Flats, this would not be an ideal area, because only 7.8% are this type.

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

St. Agnes propertySocially rented accommodation represents only a small percentage of rented accommodation in the area at 7.5%.

St. Agnes propertyThe majority of property in this area is owner occupied.

St. Agnes propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is less that the national average of £187894 at £184889.

Who lives here:

St. Agnes propertyThe population of this postcode district is 3709.
St. Agnes propertyThis area is a haven for the retired, who make up 31% of the population.
St. Agnes propertyThis looks like a great place to go out – 25.3% of the population is single!
St. Agnes propertyAverage working hours in this area for men are 41 and for women are 31.
St. Agnes propertyThis area has 1.9 people per square kilometre.
St. Agnes propertyThe largest source of work in this area is Health & Social Work (18.7% of workers), followed by Wholesale & Retail (15.4%).