140,503TOTAL POPULATION
61,073HOUSEHOLDS
2.3%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£36,920AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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EX3 POSTCODE REGION

Exeter (EX3)

The EX3 postcode area is located in the Exeter postcode town region, within the county of Devon, and contains a total of 263 individual postcodes.

There are 29 electoral wards in the EX3 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 Exeter Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 37% of people in EX3 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 EX3 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 94%WORKING
  • 6%UNEMPLOYED

6% of people in EX3 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 37%AB
  • 51%C2/C2
  • 13%DE

According to census records, 37% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 95%WHITE
  • 5%NON-WHITE

95% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

EX3Devon

Devon

The county of Devon

EX3 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.

EX3 Electoral Wards

The postal region of EX3, 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 CodeEX3
Postal TownExeter
MSOA NameExeter 015
LSOA NameExeter 015F
CountyDevon
RegionDevon
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityExeter
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town
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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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A day at Exeter's tip and the shocking items found in green bins

We have seen everything you can imagine at some point"

Devon Live

Plymouth Boozy Bar Festival is CANCELLED the night before the event

The Boozy Bar Festival was due to take place tomorrow at Plymouth Pavilions

Plymouth Live

Hour by hour weather for Plymouth as thundery rain weather warning issued

It's not good news if you're going to be out at 2am

Plymouth Live

Culm Valley Model Railway Club Exhibition 2019

Culm Valley Model Railway Club Exhibition 2019

Devon Live

Living next door to mum and dad

Why do some people choose to live next door to their parents?

BBC News

Another car spotted driving the WRONG WAY on the A38

Highways England issued a warning to drivers

Devon Live

From foam parties to peak Timepiece: A night out in Exeter during Freshers' Week

DevonLive was given unprecedented access to the police operation on one of the biggest nights out of the year

Devon Live

Newport County 1-1 Exeter City

League leaders Exeter held 1-1 by Newport County who fought back to earn a point at Rodney Parade.

BBC News

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