4,405TOTAL POPULATION
1,769HOUSEHOLDS
4.0%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£34,840AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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EX21 POSTCODE REGION

Exeter (EX21)

The EX21 postcode area is located in the Exeter postcode town region, within the county of Devon, and contains a total of 307 individual postcodes.

There are 80 electoral wards in the EX21 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, 18% of people in EX21 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 EX21 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 92%WORKING
  • 8%UNEMPLOYED

8% of people in EX21 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 18%AB
  • 60%C2/C2
  • 21%DE

According to census records, 18% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 98%WHITE
  • 2%NON-WHITE

98% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

EX21Devon

Devon

The county of Devon

EX21 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 CodeEX21
Postal TownExeter
MSOA NameWest Devon 001
LSOA NameWest Devon 001C
CountyDevon
RegionDevon
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityWest Devon
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)

EX21 Electoral Wards

The postal region of EX21, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Abbots Bickington
Ashbury
Ashmill
Ashwater
Battledown Cross
Beaworthy
Berry Cross
Black Torrington
Boasley Cross
Bradaford
Bradford
Brandis Corner
Brendon
Broadbury
Brockscombe
Buckhorn
Buckland Filleigh
Bulkworthy
Caute
Chapmans Well
Colscott
Cookbury
Cookbury Wick
Crowden
Dubbs Cross
Dumpinghill
East Kimber
East Panson
Eworthy
Folly Cross
Forestreet
Germansweek
Gratton
Halwill
Halwill Junction
Haytown
Headon
Henford
Highampton
Higher Prestacott
Highworthy
Holemoor
Hollacombe
Lake
Landhill
Lane End
Langaford
Lew
Merton
Middlecott
Milton Damerel
Mount Lane
New Inn
Newton St Petrock
Norley
Northlew
North Town
Odham
Patchacott
Peters Marland
Petrockstowe
Priestacott
Quoditch
Shebbear
Sheepwash
Shop
South Wonford
South Yeo
Stibb Cross
Stowford
Thornbury
Tillislow
Torridge
Venngreen
Virginstow
Waldon
Westweekmoor
Winswell
Woodacott
Woodacott Cross
Woollaton
Browse Postcodes in EX21

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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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"To lose him at just 16 has devastated us. The weight crushes us with every beat of our hearts."

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Devon Michelin star chef will NOT reopen his popular restaurant

"It's not a decision that's been taken lightly, and we have had some wonderful times"

Devon Live

Premiership clubs allowed to move to close contact training from 6 July

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BBC News

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BBC News

'Personal attacks' against those behind campaign to rebrand of Exeter Chiefs

They say it is not the first time it has happened

Devon Live

Adults and children won't be getting free high street vouchers

Rishi Sunak has ruled out plans for the scheme that would have given adults 500 and children 250 to spend in shops on the UK high street

Plymouth Live

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