20,125TOTAL POPULATION
8,511HOUSEHOLDS
4.0%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£31,720AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
EX20 POSTCODE REGION

Exeter (EX20)

The EX20 postcode area is located in the Exeter postcode town region, within the county of Devon, and contains a total of 1127 individual postcodes.

There are 29 electoral wards in the EX20 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 West Devon Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 20% of people in EX20 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 EX20 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 EX20 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 20%AB
  • 57%C2/C2
  • 23%DE

According to census records, 20% 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%.

Conveyancing Quotes

Spending a fortune on conveyancing costs?

Compare instant, low-cost online quotes from trusted conveyancing solicitors.

Backed by experts, our no-obligation service searches through the best conveyancing quotes on the market to save you time and money.

Instant quotes
No obligation
Backed by experts
Stress free
Fully compliant
GET QUOTES NOW
EX20Devon

Devon

The county of Devon

EX20 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.

EX20 Electoral Wards

The postal region of EX20, 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 CodeEX20
Postal TownExeter
MSOA NameWest Devon 002
LSOA NameWest Devon 002D
CountyDevon
RegionDevon
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityWest Devon
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)
Browse Postcodes in EX20

Dig even deeper into the EX20 postcode by clicking on a postcode below:

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'.

Your views ofEX20

Add your view of EX20

People need your local expertise. If you live in EX20 or have first-hand knowledge of the neighbourhood, please consider sharing your views. It's completely anonymous - all we ask is for your initials.

Your initials
Email (never published)
Your review

Please tell us what you like about the EX20 postcode area, what you don't like, and what it's like to live or work here.

Your opinions on...
LOCAL AMENITIES
FAMILY FRIENDLY
PARKING
GREEN SPACES
----


Witnesses stunned by high speed police chase in Plymouth city centre

Eyewitnesses have spoke of the dramatic moment

Plymouth Live

Man found dead outside burgled shop in Exeter

Police were called to reports of a burglary just before 07:00 BST and found a man who later died.

BBC News

Foreign Office tells British holidaymakers to avoid 'all travel' to parts of Turkey

Government first sounded alert earlier this month and has today extended it further

Plymouth Live

Stan South: Exeter Chiefs sign former Harlequins forward

Exeter Chiefs sign former Harlequins forward Stan South on a one-year deal after suffering injury blows.

BBC News

The Queen hands over role she has had for 67 years to Kate Middleton

The Duchess of Cambridge has been announced as the new Patron of The Royal Photographic Society

Plymouth Live

First look at Gavin and Stacey Christmas Special cast behind the scenes

James Corden shared the sneak peak to his Twitter page

Devon Live

Haldon Forest 10K runner flattened by deer

Karen Brewer was flattened when she startled the animal which was hiding in a bush.

BBC News

First look at Gavin and Stacey Christmas Special cast behind the scenes

James Corden shared the sneak peak to his Twitter page

Plymouth Live

From the Postcode Area blog

Death of the High Street?

Death of the High Street?

The BBC reports that despite councils' attempts to kurb them, the UK's high streets have seen a huge growth in fast food outlets. Could this mark the death knell for the Great British high street, and what can we do about it to halt its decline?

Read more

Discrimination by Postcode

Discrimination by Postcode

You really couldn't make it up, could you? Some of the country's most vulnerable people are missing out on their weekly £25 Cold Weather Payment, just because the system that's in operation is discriminating against them because payments are based on postcode, rather than geographic location.

Read more

The Redesign is Underway

The Redesign is Underway

Well, the current website was absolutely in dire need of a good redesign - from the ground up. So I set out to pull it all apart and get it up and running again to become the most comprehensive guide to every postcode in the UK. And it's been a long, tough job from start to finish - and quite possibly the biggest project I've ever undertaken.

Read more

The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

The Impossible Challenge of Affordability

No wonder the younger generation are getting more and more frustrated with money - new research has revealed that even with a 10% deposit, 25-34 year olds are struggling to afford even the CHEAPEST houses on the market. Is there a solution to the 'impossible challenge'?

Read more