15,620TOTAL POPULATION
6,872HOUSEHOLDS
4.1%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£33,800AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
EX23 POSTCODE REGION

Exeter (EX23)

The EX23 postcode area is located in the Exeter postcode town region, within the county of Cornwall, and contains a total of 778 individual postcodes.

There are 29 electoral wards in the EX23 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 Cornwall,Isles of Scilly Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 17% of people in EX23 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 EX23 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 EX23 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 17%AB
  • 59%C2/C2
  • 24%DE

According to census records, 17% 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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EX23Cornwall

Cornwall

The county of Cornwall

EX23 is located in the county of Cornwall, in England.

Cornwall has a total population of 556,000, making it the 40th largest county in the UK.

Cornwall has a total area of 1375 square miles, and a population density of 156 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

EX23 Electoral Wards

The postal region of EX23, 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
Cornwall Postal Town Map
Outward CodeEX23
Postal TownExeter
MSOA NameCornwall 002
LSOA NameCornwall 002B
CountyCornwall
RegionCornwall
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityCornwall,Isles of Scilly
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)
Browse Postcodes in EX23

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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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BBC News

More jobs as Cornish fish company picked to supply Aldi supermarkets across the UK

The new fish range of easy-to-cook white fish alternatives will be available nationwide

Cornwall Live

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