19,490TOTAL POPULATION
8,191HOUSEHOLDS
3.3%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£33,280AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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EX17 POSTCODE REGION

Exeter (EX17)

The EX17 postcode area is located in the Exeter postcode town region, within the county of Devon, and contains a total of 1110 individual postcodes.

There are 29 electoral wards in the EX17 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, 24% of people in EX17 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 EX17 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 93%WORKING
  • 7%UNEMPLOYED

7% of people in EX17 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 24%AB
  • 56%C2/C2
  • 20%DE

According to census records, 24% 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%.

EX17Devon

Devon

The county of Devon

EX17 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.

EX17 Electoral Wards

The postal region of EX17, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


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
Devon Postal Town Map
Outward CodeEX17
Postal TownExeter
MSOA NameMid Devon 011
LSOA NameMid Devon 011B
CountyDevon
RegionDevon
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityMid Devon
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)
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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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'Catch Me If You Can' con man being hunted in Devon

A warning has been issued as a suspected 'bilker' skips out of owing 700

Devon Live

Premiership: Bristol Bears complete remarkable comeback against Exeter

Bristol come back from 17-0 down to beat Exeter with an injury-time try at Sandy Park to go top of the Premiership.

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The forgotten names missing from Britain's war memorials on Remembrance Day

In some towns and villages, only families who could afford it were able to include their lost relatives on our First and Second World War memorials

Plymouth Live

Professional photographer denies sex or voyeurism offences against 15 women

Paul Brown, who ran a studio in Okehampton under the name Paul Smart, has pleaded not guilty to a total of 28 charges of rape, sexual assault, or voyeurism at Exeter Crown Court

Devon Live

Chaos as giant tree destroys cars outside Plymouth apartments

Contractors tasked with clearing away the massive tree were left shocked by the damage it caused

Plymouth Live

Bolton Wanderers 0-1 Plymouth Argyle

Callum McFadzean earns Plymouth Argyle a place in the FA Cup second round with victory at Bolton Wanderers.

BBC News

Former Royal Navy medic has a message for thief who stole poppy collection money

'I'd like to give a message to the person who did it. They're not welcome at Knowle House Surgery anymore and I feel they should hold their head in shame'

Plymouth Live

Arrest after car crashes into row of parked cars

The 29-year-old was treated in hospital and remains in police custody

Devon Live

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