B62 (Halesowen) area guide

The B62 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Bartley Green, Belle Vale, Chapmans Hill, Cradley, Cradley Heath and Old Hill, Furlongs, Halesowen, Halesowen North, Halesowen South, Hayley Green and Cradley South, Hunnington, Hurst Green, Romsley, Uffdown, Worcestershire.


A Mouseprice property guide for B62 Halesowen is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about B62 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commentary below was written for the mouseprice.com website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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:

Birmingham propertyThe size of the property market in B62 is 10245 homes.

Birmingham propertyGiven that the nominal growth rate in this postcode district (B62) has been about 12.4% 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.

Birmingham propertyOver the last 3 months, the average property value for this postcode district has been £164594.

Birmingham 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 7.7.

Birmingham propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 5.3%.

Housing stock:

Halesowen propertyThe most readily available type of property in the area are Semi- Detached Houses, making up 47.5% of the total.

Halesowen propertyFor those buyers keen to purchase Flats, this would not be an ideal area, because only 10% are this type.

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

Halesowen propertySocially rented accommodation represents 10.9% of the total rented accommodation in the area.

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

Halesowen propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is less that the national average of £187894 at £171456.

Who lives here:

Halesowen propertyThere are 11895 men and 12535 women in this postcode district.
Halesowen propertyThe average age in this area is 42.
Halesowen propertyThis area has a high percentage of married people at 23.8%.
Halesowen propertyAverage working hours in this area for men are 42 and for women are 31.
Halesowen propertyThis area has 10.6 people per square kilometre.
Halesowen propertyThe largest source of work in this area is Health & Social Work (19.7% of workers), followed by Wholesale & Retail (17.4%).