YO62 (Kirkbymoorside) area guide

The YO62 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Ampleforth, Ampleforth College, Appleton Le Moors, Appleton-Le-Moors, Beadlam, Cawton, Coulton, Cropton, Dales, Fadmoor, Gillamoor, Gilling East, Great Edstone, Harome, Hawnby, Helmsley, Hovingham, Hutton Le Hole, Hutton-Le-Hole, Kirkbymoorside, Lastingham, Low Mills, Nawton, North Yorkshire, Nunnington, Old Byland, Oswaldkirk, Pockley, Rievaulx, Salton, Scackleton, Sinnington, Slingsby, Sproxton, Stonegrave, Wombleton, York.


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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commentary below was written for the mouseprice.com website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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 YO62 is 5441 homes.

York propertyWhen growth averages 16.8% over a 5 year period, as in this postcode district, there are a number of possible explanations, for example 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.

York propertyThe average property in this postcode district was valued at £223084 over the last 3 months.

York 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 11.

York propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 5.4%.

Housing stock:

Kirkbymoorside propertyDetached Houses make up the most significant portion of the housing stock, representing 44.8% of the total.

Kirkbymoorside propertyFlats account for the lowest percentage of the housing stock in this district, at only 5.7%.

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

Kirkbymoorside propertySocially rented accommodation represents 10% of the total rented accommodation in the area.

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

Who lives here:

Kirkbymoorside propertyTotal population in this area is 11950.
Kirkbymoorside propertyThis is one of the most “experienced” areas of the country, with an average age of 44.
Kirkbymoorside propertyThis area has a high percentage of married people at 22.7%.
Kirkbymoorside propertyPeople here work very hard – men work, on average, 45 hours per week, whilst women work for 15 hours less.
Kirkbymoorside propertyThis area is relatively rural, with only 0.2 people per square kilometre.
Kirkbymoorside propertyJob prospects in this area are good with low unemployment (1.6%). Most jobs are found in the Health & Social Work and Wholesale & Retail sectors.