25,086TOTAL POPULATION
10,388HOUSEHOLDS
3.2%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£28,600AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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EX31 POSTCODE REGION

Exeter (EX31)

The EX31 postcode area is located in the Exeter postcode town region, within the county of Devon, and contains a total of 1115 individual postcodes.

There are 190 electoral wards in the EX31 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 North Devon Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 20% of people in EX31 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 EX31 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


The EX31 postcode is located in the Exeter district of Devon, UK. It spans across the towns of Barnstaple, Braunton, Ilfracombe, Lynton, Porlock, South Molton and Woolacombe.

The EX31 postcode district is a primarily rural area, with picturesque countryside, long stretches of coastline, and rolling hills. There is a wide variety of landscapes, ranging from lowland valleys to high moorland and coasts with spectacular views of the Bristol Channel and Atlantic Ocean. It is also home to some of the most famous National Trust properties, including Knightshayes, Arlington Court, and Cleve Hill.

The EX31 area is renowned for its hospitality and attractions offered, from restful touring parks and campsites, to family attractions like the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway. EX31's cultural attractions include The Brobery, a theatre and hospitality venue, and a range of museums such as the North Devon Maritime Museum. Other popular options are the RHS Rosemoor Garden Centre, Tapeley Park, and Highbullen Golf Club.

Shopping in the area is just as varied, with the popular Big Sheep centre, as well as the local Muddiford Barnstaple market, and South Molton Auction Room. The EX31 area is also home to a number of pubs and restaurants, offering a range of local and exotic cuisine.

The area has a thriving nightlife, with music venues and night clubs providing a good selection of music, as well as a whole host of other activities from live comedy to cinema nights.

In terms of enjoyable outdoor activities, the EX31 area boasts a variety of outdoor attractions, from surfing, walking, and cycling, to Coasteering and rock climbing. For those looking for a more peaceful pastime, the area has beautiful parks and gardens, such as the Garden of the Rose, the Cockington Court Gardens, and the Watermouth Castle and Gardens.

EX31 also offers excellent education, with a range of secondary, primary and nursery schools providing excellent teaching and nurturing learning environments.

TheEX31 postcode district is an idyllic landscape that features the great outdoors, exciting activities, an array of gastronomy experiences, historic sites, and vibrant night life - the perfect place for a holiday or to settle down.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 92%WORKING
  • 8%UNEMPLOYED

8% of people in EX31 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 20%AB
  • 57%C2/C2
  • 23%DE

According to census records, 20% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 96%WHITE
  • 4%NON-WHITE

96% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

EX31Devon

Devon

The county of Devon

EX31 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 CodeEX31
Postal TownExeter
MSOA NameNorth Devon 008
LSOA NameNorth Devon 008A
CountyDevon
RegionDevon
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityNorth Devon
Area ClassificationLargely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)

EX31 Electoral Wards

The postal region of EX31, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Alverdiscott
Arlington
Arlington Beccott
Ashford
North Devon
Atherington
Barnstaple
Barton Gate
Barton Town
Benton
Berry Down Cross
Berrynarbor
Bickington
Bickleton
Bishop's Tawton
Bittadon
Blackmoor Gate
Bodley
Boode
Bradiford
Bradwell
Bratton Fleming
Braunton
Bray
Brayford
Brayfordhill
Brynsworthy
Bugford
Burridge
Caen
Challacombe
Chambercombe
Chantry
Chapelton
Charles
Charles Bottom
Cheglinch
Chelfham
Chittlehampton
Chivenor
Churchill
North Devon
Churchtown
Clapworthy
Clifton
Cobbaton
Combe Martin
Combrew
Crockers
Cross
Dean
Dean
Dean Cross
Derby
Eastacombe
Eastacombe
Eastacott
East Buckland
East Down
Eastleigh
East Stowford
Elwell
Enis
Filleigh
Fremington
Fullabrook
Furze
Gammaton
Gammaton Moor
George Nympton
Goodleigh
Goosewell
Guineaford
Gunn
Haddacott
Hagginton Hill
Hakeford
Halsinger
Hannaford
Devon
Harford
Harracott
Heanton Punchardon
Heddon
Hele
Henstridge
High Bray
Higher Molland
Higher Muddiford
Higher Slade
Hiscott
Holewater
Holmacott
Horwood
Huish
Huntshaw Water
Ilfracombe
Kemacott
Kentisbury
Kentisbury Ford
Kerscott
Killington
Kingsheanton
Knightacott
Knowle
Lake
Landkey
Landkey Newland
Lee (near Woolacombe)
Lee (near Berrynarbor)
Lincombe
Little Bray
Little Silver
Lower Lovacott
Lower Loxhore
Lower Slade
Lower Yelland
Loxhore
Loxhore Cott
Lydcott
Martinhoe
Martinhoe Cross
Marwood
Meethe
Middle Marwood
Milltown
Muddiford
Muddlebridge
Nethercott
Newport
Newton Tracey
Northleigh
Parracombe
Patchole
Patsford
Penhill
Pilton
Pippacott
Popham
Pottington
Pristacott
Prixford
Raleigh
Riverton
Roundswell
Rumsam
Satterleigh
Shallowford
Shirwell
Smallmarsh
Snapper
Stag's Head
Sticklepath
St John's Chapel
Stoke Rivers
Stonecombe
Stony Cross
Stonyland
Stowford
Stowford
Swimbridge
Swimbridge Newland
Swincombe
Tawstock
Townsend
Trentishoe
Trimstone
Two Pots
Umberleigh
Upcott
Uppacott
Velator
Warkleigh
Waytown
Week
Westacott
West Ashford
West Buckland
West Down
West Ilkerton
Whiddon
Whitehall
Willingcott
Winsham
Woodtown
Woody Bay
Worlington
Wrafton
Yarnacott
Yarnscombe
Yelland
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Hammer attacker denies fitting evidence to report

The 17 year old tells a court in Devon he had not read the expert's report, only a summary.

BBC News

American attempts to make 'proper' cuppa but people think she should be banned from UK

American Kelsey Pomeroy caused a storm in a teacup when she attempted to make a traditional British cup of tea ahead of the Bridgerton release on Netflix

Devon Live

Massive economic bonanza from reopened Plymouth airport, study predicts

Consultants say disused airfield could be transformed into vibrant hub using fixed-wing electric and vertical take-off aircraft

Plymouth Live

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Wells in Somerset is a medieval gem that has been named the UK's best non-seaside town, even though technically, it's not a town at all

Plymouth Live

Anger as Exeter student block wins appeal

Campaigners in the St James area of Exeter are 'extremely disappointed' and 'baffled' over Exeter City Council's decision to refuse a new student block being overturned at an appeal hearing

Devon Live

Ofsted praises Plymouth school's behaviour despite being told to improve

The academy is on a 'transformation journey,' the regional director has said

Plymouth Live

England's Slade agrees new Exeter deal

England centre Henry Slade signs a new contract with Exeter Chiefs.

BBC News

Update on Plymouth's new dental clinic as waiting lists skyrocket

The new practice will see students treating patients who have not seen a dentist in a long time

Plymouth Live

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