One of the real tests to see if an area is suited to your tastes is to look at the composition of the household tenure types. In Stockport, the mix of different household tenure types is as follows:

Owned outright 26.2%
Owned with a mortgage 38.5%
Shared ownership 1.4%
Social rented 19.5%
Private rented 14.4%

(Dated April 2017)