York home features

The following charts compare home features (e.g. no. of rooms, floor area size, number of fireplaces, ...) in York postcode area to the home features in whole England and Wales. Data is taken from energy certificates for domestic buildings. The certificates were issued between 2008-2019. Data is available for more than 15 million properties.These charts include both York house features and York flat features.

York homes by number of rooms

Room count is number of habitable rooms. Habitable rooms include any living room, sitting room, dining room, bedroom, study and similar; and also a non-separated conservatory and a kitchen/diner having a discrete seating area. Excluded from the room count are any room used solely as a kitchen, utility room, bathroom, cloakroom, en-suite accommodation and similar, any hallway, stairs or landing, and any room not having a window.

York homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsYorkEngland & Wales
10.9%1.9%
29.9%13.0%
320.1%21.2%
422.6%22.2%
522.2%22.7%
6+24.3%19.0%

York homes by floor area size

The gross floor area - the total of all enclosed spaces measured to the internal face of the external walls

York homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeYorkEngland & Wales
under 30m²1.1%1.5%
30-49m²10.2%12.6%
50-69m²24.0%23.8%
70-89m²24.9%28.4%
90-109m²14.8%14.4%
110-149m²14.3%11.8%
150m²+10.8%7.5%

York homes by rental type

York homes by rental type
Rental typeYorkEngland & Wales
social rental8.8%14.0%
private rental18.6%17.6%
non-rental72.6%68.5%

York homes by number of fireplaces

The number of open fireplaces in the property. Air can pass between the inside of the property and the outside.

York homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesYorkEngland & Wales
086.7%90.3%
110.7%7.9%
22.1%1.4%
3+0.5%0.3%

York homes by main heating fuel

The type of fuel used to power the central heating. Bio is one of biomass, B30D, B30K, bioethanol, biogas, rapeseed. Coal also includes anthracite. Dual is dual fuel with mineral or wood. Wood can be pellets, chips or logs.

York homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeYorkEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.1%
coal0.6%0.2%
dual0.7%0.2%
elect13.8%12.2%
gas73.4%82.6%
LPG1.8%0.7%
no heat0.3%0.3%
oil9.1%3.5%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.3%0.1%

York homes by windows glazing

The type of glazing. From British Fenestration Rating Council or manufacturer declaration.

York homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingYorkEngland & Wales
sigle6.5%5.8%
double/secondary84.6%84.5%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance8.6%9.5%

York homes by gas meter availability

A gas meter or a gas-burning appliance is available in the dwelling. A closed-off gas pipe does not count.

York homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasYorkEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance65.4%73.3%
no gas meter34.6%26.7%

York homes by number of heated rooms

York homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsYorkEngland & Wales
11.8%2.8%
210.6%13.5%
320.3%21.4%
422.4%22.1%
521.5%22.0%
6+23.4%18.3%

York homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

York homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingYorkEngland & Wales
solar0.3%0.3%
no solar99.7%99.7%

Associated reports:

York house features

York flat features

York home energy certificates

York salary and unemployment

York crime statistics

York population statistics

York property prices

York energy costs

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