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

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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 93 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.


EX23 is a postcode district in the EX postcode area, which covers parts of north Devon, South East Cornwall, and a small part of Dorset in the South West of England. It is situated approximately 50 miles to the south west from the county town of Exeter, and varies in elevation from sea level to the highest point in Cornwall around 50 miles inland at the summit of Brown Willy.

The EX23 postcode covers an area of roughly 100 square miles, and includes the seven towns of Bude, Widemouth Bay, Kilkhampton, Stratton, Marhamchurch, Holsworthy, and Bradworthy. Bude is the largest of these towns, boasting two beaches, shops, bars, and a cinema. Kilkhampton is the smallest of the towns included in EX23, yet it still has plenty to offer visitors it is home to larger shops, cafes, a golf course, and several pubs.

EX23 has a range of different landscapes, from the rugged North Devon coastline to the wooded hillsides and moors of the interior. There are several lovely views across the area, including the rocky coastline of Widemouth Bay, where you can watch the changing sea and endless waves rolling in. The area is also home to an abundance of wildlife, including birds, badgers, foxes, and deer.

In terms of transport connections, the A39 main road and the A30 are both located nearby, making it easy to get to EX23. Additionally, Newquay Airport, located about 45 miles away, offers flights to a range of destinations as well as connection options to London and beyond.

EX23 is an excellent base for exploring the South West of England. Walking trails, beaches, and plenty of other attractions ensure visitors are never short of things to do. From its stunning coastlines to rolling hills, and plenty of attractions in between, EX23 is the perfect location for a holiday!


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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%.

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.

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%)

EX23 Electoral Wards

The postal region of EX23, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Alfardisworthy
Bakesdown
Bangors
Bennacott
Box's Shop
Bridgerule
Bude
Bush
Buttsbear Cross
Cambeak
Churchtown
Clubworthy
Collamoor Head
Coombe
Bude
Coppathorne
Copthorne
Coxford
Crackington Haven
Crimp
Crosstown
Curry Lane
Darracott
Dizzard
Dizzard Point
Eastcott
East Youlstone
Flexbury
Gooseham
Gooseham Mill
Grimscott
Helebridge
Helscott
Henaford
Hersham
Higher Crackington
Jacobstow
Jewell's Cross
Kents
Kilkhampton
Kingford
Launcells Cross
Lynstone
Maer
Marhamchurch
Maxworthy
Mead
Meddon
Merrifield
Middle Crackington
Millook
Mineshope
Morwenstow
Northcott
Northmoor
Pancrasweek
Pencuke
Pengold
Poughill
Poundstock
Red Post
Rosecare
Sharpnose Points
Shop
Southcott
South Wheatley
St Gennys
Stibb
Stowford
Stratton
Stursdon
Sweets
Tamar
Thorne
Thurdon
Titson
Tredown
Trengune
Treskinnick Cross
Tresparrett Posts
Trewint
Upcott
Upton
Wainhouse Corner
Wanson
Week Green
Week St Mary
Welcombe
West Curry
West Youlstone
Whitstone
Widemouth Bay
Woodford
Woolley
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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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