YO23 (York) area guide

The YO23 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Acaster Malbis, Acaster Selby, Angram, Appleton Roebuck, Askham Bryan, Askham Richard, Bilbrough, Bishopthorpe, Bolton Percy, Copmanthorpe, Dringhouses and Woodthorpe, Marston Moor, Micklegate, Middlethorpe, North Yorkshire, Nun Appleton, Rufforth, Rural West York, York.


A Mouseprice property guide for YO23 York is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about YO23 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commentary below was written for the mouseprice.com website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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:

York propertyThe size of the property market in YO23 is 8466 homes.

York propertyProperty in this postcode district (YO23) has been growing at a nominal annual rate of 16.8% over the last 5 years. This rate can be indicative ofa 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.

York propertyDuring the last 3 months, property in this postcode district has averaged a value of £218647.

York 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 8.2.

York propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 7.5%.

Housing stock:

York propertyThe most readily available type of property in the area are Terraced Houses, making up 36.1% of the total.

York propertyThe least common type of property in this area is Flats (11.6% of the total housing stock).

York propertySocially rented accommodation represents 9% of the total rented accommodation in the area.

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

York propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is less that the national average of £187894 at £167616.

Who lives here:

York propertyThe population of this postcode district is 18621.
York propertyThe average age in this area is 39.
York propertySingle people make up 33.2% of the population in this postcode district.
York propertyAverage working hours in this area for men are 42 and for women are 31.
York propertyThis area has 2.4 people per square kilometre.
York propertyJob prospects in this area are good with low unemployment (2%). Most jobs are found in the Wholesale & Retail and Construction sectors.
York propertyThis area has one of the highest proportions of degree educated people in the country, at 32.3%.