2,958TOTAL POPULATION
1,314HOUSEHOLDS
3.0%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£33,800AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
EX18 POSTCODE REGION

Exeter (EX18)

The EX18 postcode area is located in the Exeter postcode town region, within the county of Devon, and contains a total of 216 individual postcodes.

There are 29 electoral wards in the EX18 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 North Devon Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 21% of people in EX18 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 EX18 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 EX18 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 21%AB
  • 59%C2/C2
  • 20%DE

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

ETHNICITY

  • 97%WHITE
  • 3%NON-WHITE

97% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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EX18Devon

Devon

The county of Devon

EX18 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.

EX18 Electoral Wards

The postal region of EX18, 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 CodeEX18
Postal TownExeter
MSOA NameNorth Devon 014
LSOA NameNorth Devon 014B
CountyDevon
RegionDevon
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityNorth Devon
Area ClassificationLargely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)
Browse Postcodes in EX18

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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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Exeter claim top spot in the Premiership with victory against Northampton, who they will host in the play-off semi-finals.

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Sean Monger, 51, pointed the deactivated gun at the children and ordered them to get on the ground.

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He was found by a family member after going missing in north Devon

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