S1 (Sheffield) area guide

The S1 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Central, Sheffield, Walkley.


A Mouseprice property guide for S1 Sheffield is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about S1 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commentary below was written for the mouseprice.com website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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:

Sheffield propertyThe size of the property market in S1 is 1144 homes.

Sheffield propertyThe postcode district S1 has been experiencing annual growth of 9% over the last 5 years excluding the effect of inflation. This growth rate tends to indicatean 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).

Sheffield propertyAverage property prices in this postcode district over the last three months have been approximately £154489.

Sheffield 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 8.3.

Sheffield propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 64.1%.

Housing stock:

Sheffield propertyOver half of the properties in the area are Flats, at 67.2% of the total housing stock.

Sheffield propertyThe least common type of property in this area is Detached Houses (1.7% of the total housing stock).

Sheffield propertyThe property in this area caters well for retirees and young couples who do not have large families.

Sheffield propertyA high proportion of property in this area is socially rented.

Sheffield propertyA lower than average proportion of property in this area is owner occupied. This suggests that there is a very healthy rental market.

Sheffield propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is less that the national average of £187894 at £149877.

Who lives here:

Sheffield propertyThe population of this postcode district is 2697.
Sheffield propertyThis is one of the youngest places in the country, with an average age of 22.
Sheffield propertySingle people make up 82.5% of the population in this postcode district.
Sheffield propertyAverage working hours in this area for men are 35 and for women are 25.
Sheffield propertyThis area has 18.6 people per square kilometre.
Sheffield propertyThe largest source of work in this area is Health & Social Work (20.1% of workers), followed by Wholesale & Retail (18.7%).