How affordable is it to live in York?
It’s not an easy question to answer. But some new number crunching has revealed what you need to earn per hour to afford a mortgage, according to which postcode you live in.
Not surprisingly, the city centre is the most expensive place in York to buy a home.
In the YO1 postcode you need to earn £26.51 an hour – or £994 a week, or £51,694.50 a year.
At the other end of the scale, in the YO24 postcode, which covers places like Acomb, Dringhouses and Woodthorpe, you need to earn £16.56 an hour – or £621 a week, or £32,292 a year.
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