YO10 (York) area guide
The YO10 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Fishergate, Fulford, Guildhall, Heslington, Hull Road, Micklegate, Osbaldwick, York.
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Old area guide:
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The size of the property market in YO10 is 9783 homes.
Given that the nominal growth rate in this postcode district (YO10) has been about 16.8% over the last 5 years, it would be reasonable to assume that this isa 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.
During the last 3 months, property in this postcode district has averaged a value of £181863.
Since 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 8.5.
New transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 15.6%.
The most readily available type of property in the area are Semi- Detached Houses, making up 39.3% of the total.
The least common type of property in this area is Detached Houses (13.4% of the total housing stock).
Socially rented accommodation represents 14.9% 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 £209413.
Who lives here:
The average age in this area is 31.
Single people make up 47.3% of the population in this postcode district.
Average working hours in this area for men are 40 and for women are 30.
This area has 12.1 people per square kilometre.
The largest source of work in this area is Wholesale & Retail (15.3% of workers), followed by Construction (13.6%).