Useful Area information for MERTON AVENUE, STOCKPORT, SK7 6BU

Merton avenue is in Stockport in the county of Greater Manchester which resides in the North West region of England. The postcode is within the Hazel Grove ward, which is in the constituency of Hazel Grove. This page is a collection of useful information for Merton avenue, Stockport, and the neighbourhood in which it resides.

We found 11 house sales in SK7 6BU. The most recent was sold for £166,000 on 20 May 2015. The most expensive house purchase so far has been sold for £174,950 on 28 Apr 2006 and the lowest has been sold for £42,500 on 31 Jul 1996. If you are interested in more detailed information then keep reading as we give insights about all of them in this page later on.

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Multiple Deprivation Index


Regarding the Index of Multiple Deprivation, SK7 6BU has a score of 25432 out of 32844.

Most recent sale

£166,000 on 20 May 2015

Most expensive sale

£174,950 on 28 Apr 2006

Least expensive sale

£42,500 on 31 Jul 1996

House prices

Leasehold, Terraced house Sold for £166,000 on 20 May 2015
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £166,500 on 23 Feb 2007
Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £174,950 on 28 Apr 2006
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £105,000 on 27 May 2003
Leasehold, Detached house Sold for £90,000 on 21 Mar 2003
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £102,000 on 31 Jul 2002
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £83,000 on 25 Oct 2001
Freehold, Terraced house Sold for £64,950 on 27 Aug 1999
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £49,000 on 25 Oct 1996
Leasehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £42,500 on 31 Jul 1996
Freehold, Semi-Detached house Sold for £54,500 on 19 May 1995

Social grade

The figures shown are per-household between the ages of 16-64.

10 - AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions
23 - C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions
19 - C2 - Skilled manual workers
13 - DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers

Housing tenure

The national average of social housing is over 18%.

Owned outright: 59
Mortgage: 43
Shared Ownership: 0
Council: 2
Social other: 1
Private rented: 5
Private employer: 1
Private relative: 0
Private other: 0
Rent free: 0

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 261 White, 0 Gypsy, 0 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 0 Other asian, 1 Black, 3 Mixed.

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Please bear in mind that an individual may hold one or more passports.

No passport: 31
UK: 233
Ireland: 0
Other EU: 5
Other Non EU: 0
Africa: 0
Middle East & Asia: 0
North America & Caribbean: 0
Central America: 0
South America: 0
Antarctica & Oceania: 0
British Overseas: 0


According to the 2011 Census, the UK population claims itself as 87% white. The second largest group are asian 6% and black 3%.

White: 261
Gypsy: 0
Indian: 0
Pakistani: 4
Bangladeshi: 0
Chinese: 0
Other Asian: 0
Black: 1
Mixed: 3
Other: 0

The most common ethnicity is White. Residents have the following ethnicities: 261 White, 0 Gypsy, 0 Indian, 0 Bangladeshi, 0 Other asian, 1 Black, 3 Mixed.

Accommodation type

Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets

Detached: 32
Semi-detached : 81
Terraced: 1
Flat: 0
Converted house share: 0
Flat in commercial: 0
Caravan: 0


The UK is mainly a Christian country, with 59% of residents. 25% of the population claim to have no religion. 4% of the population identify themselves as Muslim, 1.3% Hindu, 0.7% Sikh, 0.5% Jewish, 0.4% Buddhist, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.

Christian: 208
Buddhist: 0
Hindu: 0
Jewish: 0
Muslim: 5
Sikh: 0
Other: 0
No religion: 44
Not stated: 12

Income rank

Proportion of the population experiencing deprivation relating to low income


Employment rank

Proportion of the working-age population in an area involuntarily excluded from the labour market


Education skills rank

Lack of attainment skills in local population


Health rank

Risk of premature death and the impairment of quality of life


Living environment rank

Measures the quality of the local environment


Income affecting children rank

Proportion of all children aged 0 to 15 living in income deprived families


Income affecting older rank

Proportion of all those aged 60 or over who experience income deprivation.


Children rank

Attainment of qualifications among children


Adult skill rank

Lack of qualifications in the resident working-age adult population


Geographical barrier rank

Physical proximity of local services


Wider barrier rank

Accessability of housing due to affordability


Indoor rank

Quality of housing


Outdoor rank

E.g. Air quality, road accidents


Crime rank

Risk of personal victimisation



No qualification: 49
GCSES 1 to 4 any grades: 77
NVQ Level 1: 16
One A level: 77
NVQ Level 2: 35
Apprenticeship: 29
Two plus A level: 28
NVQ Level 3: 29
Degree: 20
NVQ Level 4-5: 16
Professional qualification: 31
Other vocational qualification: 43

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Household size

This data lists the total number of people normally resident within each household.

One: 26
Two: 42
Three: 19
Four: 18
Five: 6
Six: 0
Eight: 0

The median age of this location's residents is 45.0 while the mean age is 44.01487. The most frequent age group is Fourty-five to fifty-nine. These conclusions are made from the following data: 0-4 years: 10, 5-7 years: 13, 8-9 years: 7, 10-14 years: 11, 16-17 years: 12, 18-19 years: 9, 20-24 years: 12, 25-29 years: 4, 25-29 years: 4, 30-44 years: 52, 45-59 years: 55, 60-64 years: 12, 65-74 years: 31, 75-84 years: 25, 85-89 years: 10.

This location in Stockport is categorised as Urban major conurbation.

Some people have different preferences regarding the altitude of areas, this postcode's altitude is 97 metres above sea level. Areas at higher altitudes could be more favourable due to the expected rise of sea levels in the not so distant future.

124 had very good health and 2 had very bad in this area.

Room number

This data lists the total number of room each house have.

One: 0
Two: 0
Three: 0
Four: 11
Five: 32
Six: 41
Seven: 13
Eight: 9
Nine: 5

According to the latest census which took place in 2011, this postcode had a population of 29 people that includes overnight visitors as well as permanent residents. Furthermore, there were 12 households.


Across the UK, the gender split is equal.

Total: 269
Males: 130
Females: 139


Health is usually influenced by age and the affluence of a neighbourhood, since deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.

Total: 269
Very good: 124
Good: 97
Fair: 36
Bad: 10
Very bad: 2

Many postcodes have been retired over the years but SK7 6BU is not one of them and it was first introduced on 01 Jan 1980.

Geographically this area resides in -2.110289 longitude and 53.369526 latitude.

If you are interested in getting to know more about the location codes of this area then it might also be valuable that it resides 392759 eastings and 385857 northings.

Some might find it useful that this area's grid reference number is SJ927858. The grid reference number uses cartesian coordinates.

The district code of SK7 6BU is E08000007 and its county code is E11000010.

Its MSOA code is E02001224, its LSOA code is E01005842, its parish code is E43000161 and its constituency code is E14000738. These codes can come handy when you want to find out more about this location as not all services work with postcode.

Furthermore this area is in a national park.

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Longitude -2.110289
Latitude 53.369526
Easting 392759
Northing 385857
Altitude 97

The geographic X and Y coordinates are the approximate centre of the location covered by SK7 6BU postal code.


County Greater Manchester
District Stockport
Ward Hazel Grove
Country England
Constituency Hazel Grove
Region North West
Parish "Stockport, unparished area"


Active true
Terminated Postcode
County Code E11000010
National Park
Built Up Area Greater Manchester
Built Up Subdivision Hazel Grove
Lower Layer Super Output Area Stockport 038A
Grid Ref SJ927858
District Code E08000007
London Zone
LSOA Code E01005842
MSOA Code E02001224
Middle Layer Super Output Area Stockport 038
Parish Code E43000161
Census Output Area E00029581
Constituency Code E14000738