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IntroductionEX2 8WX

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the EX2 8WX postcode area in Exeter.

We've got loads of statistics for EX2 8WX, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsEX2 8WX

What social class do the population of EX2 8WX belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is EX2 8WX in Exeter, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about EX2 8WX from the Census 2011.


  • 9%Children
  • 91%Adults

9% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 8% are aged 76 or more.


  • 100%Male
  • 0%Female

From the last census, 100% of people in EX28WX male, and 0% female. Men outnumber women in Newtown.


  • 16%AB
  • 48%C2/C2
  • 36%DE

According to census records, 16% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 55%SINGLE
  • 18%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in EX2 8WX is 55%. Single and 'other' people is 44%.


  • 88%WHITE
  • 10%NON-WHITE

88% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 78.3%WORKING

7.1% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in EX2 8WX, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

EX2 8WX Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around EX2 8WX, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in EX2 8WX

Constituency & Democracy Information


Find out the voting intentions, poll results, your local MP, 2015 election results and voting turnout for your local constituency.

EX2 8WX Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around EX2 8WX reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

EX2 8WX Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area EX28WX. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in EX2 8WX

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the EX2 8WX area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near EX2 8WX

Travel & Transport



Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to EX2 8WX.

Travel around EX2 8WX

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

Don't let traffic become a pain in the bumper. The latest road traffic incidents & traffic jams around this postcode.

Traffic near EX2 8WX

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

Book a taxi and leave the car at home. Here's a list of taxi and mini cab companies operating in the EX2 8WX area.

Taxis near EX2 8WX

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near EX2 8WX, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near EX2 8WX

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near EX2 8WX


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around EX2 8WX.

What's on near EX2 8WX

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near EX2 8WX, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near EX2 8WX

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area EX2 8WX.

Hotels near EX2 8WX

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near EX2 8WX, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information EX2 8WX

Local Amenities

Banks near EX2 8WX


Find the nearest bank or building society in EX2 8WX. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near EX2 8WX

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the EX2 8WX postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near EX2 8WX



The nearest schools in the EX2 8WX area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near EX2 8WX

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

Shop until you drop at a retail park or shopping centre near here. There's nothing quite like a bit of retail therapy.

Shopping Centres EX2 8WX

Police Stations

Police Stations

Report a crime or make an enquiry at your local police station or constabulary in your area. Phone 101 in a non-emergency.

Police Stations in EX2 8WX


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near EX2 8WX.

Emergencies in EX2 8WX

Post Offices

Post Offices

Whether you want to send a letter, make a Post Office transaction or pop a letter in the local postbox, we've got you covered.

Post Offices in EX2 8WX



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around EX2 8WX. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in EX2 8WX

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Essential InformationEX2 8WX

EX28WX Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeEX2 8WX
Postal TownExeter
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

EX28WX Postal District

Compass Postal District

EX2 8WX postcode is located in the postal town of Exeter. Exeter postal area may cover a large geographical region that may correspond to several postal districts, which may include many towns and/or villages. Use the map to determine the geographical location of the postcode EX2 8WX.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Exeter1.9 miles S
Wear2.5 miles SE
Upton Pyne3 miles NW
Exminster3.4 miles SE
Poltimore3.7 miles NE
Clyst Honiton3.9 miles E
Brampford Speke4 miles N
Topsham4.3 miles SE
Newton Saint Cyres4.4 miles NW
Broad Clyst4.8 miles E
Holcombe Burnell4.9 miles W
Powderham5.8 miles SE
Rockbeare6.3 miles E
Silverton6.5 miles N
Crediton6.8 miles NW
London156 miles E
Glasgow354 miles N
Edinburgh361 miles N
Cardiff55 miles N
Liverpool187 miles N
Southampton93 miles E
Saint Ives75 miles E

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