32,234TOTAL POPULATION
13,726HOUSEHOLDS
3.6%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£30,680AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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EX16 POSTCODE REGION

Exeter (EX16)

The EX16 postcode area is located in the Exeter postcode town region, within the county of Devon, and contains a total of 1555 individual postcodes.

There are 144 electoral wards in the EX16 postcode area, including Axminster, Barnstaple, Beaworthy, Bideford, Braunton, Bude, Budleigh Salterton, Chulmleigh, Colyton, Crediton, Cullompton, Dawlish, Exeter, Exmouth, Holsworthy, Honiton, Ilfracombe, Lynmouth, Lynton, North Tawton, Okehampton, Ottery St Mary, Seaton, Sidmouth, South Molton, Tiverton, Torrington, Umberleigh, Winkleigh, Woolacombe which come under the local authority of the Mid Devon Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 21% of people in EX16 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of EX16 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 91%WORKING
  • 9%UNEMPLOYED

9% of people in EX16 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 21%AB
  • 55%C2/C2
  • 24%DE

According to census records, 21% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 96%WHITE
  • 4%NON-WHITE

96% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

EX16Devon

Devon

The county of Devon

EX16 is located in the county of Devon, in England.

Devon has a total population of 1,177,900, making it the 11th largest county in the UK.

Devon has a total area of 2589 square miles, and a population density of 175 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Devon Postal Town Map
Outward CodeEX16
Postal TownExeter
MSOA NameMid Devon 005
LSOA NameMid Devon 005A
CountyDevon
RegionDevon
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityMid Devon
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)

EX16 Electoral Wards

The postal region of EX16, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Aller
Appledore
Appley
Ashbrittle
Ashill
Ash Mill
Ash Moor
Ash Thomas
Ayshford
Bampton
Bathealton
Batherm
Batsworthy
Battleton
Bickleigh
Blackborough
Black Dog
Devon
Blackwell
Devon
Bolham
Bottreaux Mill
Bradfield
Brithem Bottom
Brushford
Burlescombe
Bury
Somerset
Butterleigh
Cadeleigh
Calverleigh
Champson
Cheriton Fitzpaine
Chettiscombe
Chevithorne
Chipstable
Clayhanger
Coldharbour
Collipriest
Coombe
Tiverton
Cotteylands
Cove
Cowleymoor
Craddock
Creacombe
Cruwys Morchard
Cullompton
Dalch
Drayford
Dulford
East Anstey
East Butterleigh
East Knowstone
East Mere
Exe
Exebridge
Grand Western Canal
Green Gate
Greenham
Halberton
Hartswell
Hayne
Hockworthy
Holcombe Rogus
Hollis Green
Huntsham
Kennerleigh
Kentisbeare
Kerswell
Kittisford
Knowle
Knowstone
Littleborough
Little Silver
Lower Town
Loxbeare
Lurley
Manley
Mogworthy
Molland
Morebath
Nomansland
Northcott
Oakford
Oakfordbridge
Oldways End
Pennymoor
Petton
Poleshill
Ponsford
Poughill
Prescott
Puddington
Queen Dart
Rackenford
Raddington
Red Ball
Roachill
Rose Ash
Saint Hill
Sampford Peverell
Screedy
Shillingford
Skilgate
Smithincott
Staple Cross
Stawley
Stenhill
St George's Well
Stockleigh English
Stoford Water
Stoneyford
Stoodleigh
Stretch Down
Templeton
Templeton Bridge
Thorne St Margaret
Tiverton
Tracebridge
Uffculme
Upham
Uplowman
Waddicombe
Washfield
Washford Pyne
Waterrow
Way Village
Wellisford
Well Town
West Anstey
Westleigh
Whipcott
White Ball
Whitmoor
Whitnage
Willand
Willand Moor
Witheridge
Withleigh
Wiveliscombe
Woolfardisworthy
Yeo Mill
Yodercott
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Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area. Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (EX) and estimated address.

Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.

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