HG5 (Knaresborough) area guide

The HG5 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Allerton Park, Arkendale, Calcutt, Claro, Coneythorpe, Farnham, Ferrensby, Flaxby, Forest Moor, Goldsborough, Hay A Park, Hay-A-Park, Hookstone, Hopperton, Knaresborough, Knaresborough East, Knaresborough King James, Knaresborough Scriven Park, Newby, North Yorkshire, Plompton, Ribston, Scotton, Scriven, Spofforth with Lower Wharfedale, Staveley.


A Mouseprice property guide for HG5 Knaresborough is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about HG5 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commentary below was written for the mouseprice.com website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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:

Harrogate propertyThe size of the property market in HG5 is 7464 homes.

Harrogate propertyWhen compared against a national average compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the last 5 years of 12.5%, the growth in this postcode district has been 9.1%. This could well be because this is an area which has invested in improving housing stock, transport links or other local infrastructure. It may also suggest proximity to an area of economic growth such as one of the financial clusters (London, Leeds, Bristol etc.) or strong local presence in growth industries (for example investment in university facilities, attractiveness of an area to IT companies or other knowledge- based organisations).

Harrogate propertyOver the last 3 months, the average property value for this postcode district has been £252890.

Harrogate 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 12.3.

Harrogate propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 4.1%.

Housing stock:

Knaresborough propertyIf you are specifically looking to buy Detached Houses, this would be an excellent area for you to explore, with 38.2% of properties being this type.

Knaresborough propertyFlats account for the lowest percentage of the housing stock in this district, at only 10.5%.

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

Knaresborough propertyThere is a high proportion of temporary housing in this area at 1.5%.

Knaresborough propertySocially rented accommodation represents only a small percentage of rented accommodation in the area at 7.4%.

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

Knaresborough propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is less that the national average of £187894 at £177951.

Who lives here:

Knaresborough propertyKnaresborough propertyThe average age in this area is 42.
Knaresborough propertyThis area has a high percentage of married people at 21.3%.
Knaresborough propertyAverage working hours in this area for men are 43 and for women are 30.
Knaresborough propertyThis area has 2.2 people per square kilometre.
Knaresborough propertyJob prospects in this area are good with low unemployment (1.7%). Most jobs are found in the Wholesale & Retail and Construction sectors.