L16 (Liverpool) area guide

The L16 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Belle Vale, Broadgreen, Childwall, Church, Greenbank, Liverpool, Roby, Wavertree, Woolton.


A Mouseprice property guide for L16 Liverpool is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about L16 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commentary below was written for the mouseprice.com website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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:

Liverpool propertyThe size of the property market in L16 is 5845 homes.

Liverpool 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.

Liverpool propertyDuring the last 3 months, property in this postcode district has averaged a value of £181665.

Liverpool 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 7.5.

Liverpool propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 2.1%.

Housing stock:

Liverpool propertyOver half of the properties in the area are Semi- Detached Houses, at 80.5% of the total housing stock.

Liverpool propertyFlats account for the lowest percentage of the housing stock in this district, at only 1.7%.

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

Liverpool propertySocially rented accommodation represents only a small percentage of rented accommodation in the area at 3.9%.

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

Liverpool propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is less that the national average of £187894 at £176497.

Who lives here:

Liverpool propertyThe population of this postcode district is 15286.
Liverpool propertyThe average age in this area is 38.
Liverpool propertyThis area has a high percentage of married people at 29.1%.
Liverpool propertyAverage working hours in this area for men are 41 and for women are 31.
Liverpool propertyThis area has 33.9 people per square kilometre.
Liverpool propertyThe largest source of work in this area is Wholesale & Retail (14.5% of workers), followed by Construction (14%).