SA65 (Fishguard) area guide

SA65
Fishguard
The SA65 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Dinas Cross, Dwrbach, Fishguard, Fishguard North East, Fishguard North West, Llanychaer, Lower Town, Manorowen, Mathry, Pontfaen, Scleddau, Slade, St. Dogmaels.
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Notes:

A Mouseprice property guide for SA65 Fishguard is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about SA65 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commentary below was written for the mouseprice.com website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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:

Swansea propertyThe size of the property market in SA65 is 1979 homes.

Swansea propertyProperty in this postcode district (SA65) has been growing at a nominal annual rate of 10.2% over the last 5 years. This rate can be indicative ofan 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).

Swansea propertyOver the last 3 months, the average property value for this postcode district has been £158107.

Swansea propertyWhen examining the ability of consumers to further extend themselves in the face of increasing property prices, many commentators pay close attention to the price earnings ratio. Price Earnings Ratio in this postcode district is 8.4.

Swansea propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 1.9%.

Housing stock:

Fishguard propertyDetached Houses make up the most significant portion of the housing stock, representing 41.7% of the total.

Fishguard propertyFlats account for the lowest percentage of the housing stock in this district, at only 7%.

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

Fishguard propertySocially rented accommodation represents 13.6% of the total rented accommodation in the area.

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

Fishguard propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is less that the national average of £187894 at £155394.

Who lives here:

Fishguard propertyTotal population in this area is 4045.
Fishguard propertyThis area is a haven for the retired, who make up 32.3% of the population.
Fishguard propertyThis area has a high percentage of married people at 22.7%.
Fishguard propertyAverage working hours in this area for men are 45 and for women are 32.
Fishguard propertyThis area is relatively rural, with only 0.7 people per square kilometre.
Fishguard propertyThe largest source of work in this area is Wholesale & Retail (16.7% of workers), followed by Construction (12%).