DN17 (Scunthorpe) area guide

The DN17 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Althorpe, Amcotts, Ashby, Axholme Central, Axholme North, Axholme South, Bottesford, Bottesford Moor, Brumby, Burringham, Burringham and Gunness, Crowle, Derrythorpe, Ealand, East Butterwick, Eastoft, Garthorpe, Gunness, Keadby, Kingsway with Lincoln Gardens, Lincolnshire, Luddington, Messingham, North Ewster, Ridge, Scotter, Scunthorpe, Susworth, Town, West Butterwick, Yaddlethorpe.


A Mouseprice property guide for DN17 Scunthorpe is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about DN17 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commentary below was written for the mouseprice.com website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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:

Doncaster propertyThe size of the property market in DN17 is 14983 homes.

Doncaster propertyWhen growth averages 15.5% 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.

Doncaster propertyOver the last 3 months, the average property value for this postcode district has been £118823.

Doncaster 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 7.4.

Doncaster propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 12.5%.

Housing stock:

Scunthorpe propertyIf you are specifically looking to buy Semi- Detached Houses, this would be an excellent area for you to explore, with 46.1% of properties being this type.

Scunthorpe propertyFor those buyers keen to purchase Flats, this would not be an ideal area, because only 9.5% are this type.

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

Scunthorpe propertyThere is a high proportion of temporary housing in this area at 2%. alt="Scunthorpe property">Socially rented accommodation represents a significant percentage of the total rented accommodation in the area at 19.5%.

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

Scunthorpe propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is £114320, significantly less then the national average of £187894.

Who lives here:

Scunthorpe propertyScunthorpe propertyThe average age in this area is 39.
Scunthorpe propertyThis area has a high percentage of married people at 23.5%.
Scunthorpe propertyAverage working hours in this area for men are 43 and for women are 29.
Scunthorpe propertyThis area has 2.3 people per square kilometre.
Scunthorpe propertyThe largest source of work in this area is Health & Social Work (24.5% of workers), followed by Wholesale & Retail (17.7%).