23,896TOTAL POPULATION
10,147HOUSEHOLDS
3.8%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£35,880AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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EX32 POSTCODE REGION

Exeter (EX32)

The EX32 postcode area is located in the Exeter postcode town region, within the county of Devon, and contains a total of 1076 individual postcodes.

There are 68 electoral wards in the EX32 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, 17% of people in EX32 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 EX32 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


The EX32 postcode falls within the Exeter post town and covers the rural countryside and villages in the North Devon district. The postcode was introduced in 1995, and the area covers around 100 square miles, stretching from Bideford in the north, to Crediton in the south. The major towns in the area are Barnstaple and Bideford.

EX32 is well known for its picturesque landscape, with views of the large estuary and Exe valley, stretching out into the English Channel. It is a popular spot for walkers and cyclists, who travel on some of the stunning trails and paths that wind their way through the hills and vales.

The area is also home to numerous nature reserves, gardens and parks, offering a variety of wildlife, such as over 250 species of birds and mammals. Nature lovers can also discover a wide range of fauna and flora, with Exmoor National Park being one of the major attractions in the area.

The area contains numerous downland villages, amongst them Dolton, Manaton and North Tawton. Longer walks take in natural attractions such as the Doone Valley and East Lyn Valley. There are a number of local pubs and cafés as well as interesting traditional shops, so it is easy to relax and take in the local sights at your own pace.

EX32 is also home to a variety of English heritage sites, including several castles, as well as the Iron Age hillfort at Hemyock. Further attractions can be found in the coastal resorts of Ilfracombe, Bideford and Clovelly, where locals and visitors alike can enjoy the rolling blue waters.

The area also contains a variety of local primary and secondary schools, as well as the well-known Petroc College at Barnstaple. For entertainment, EX32 provides beautiful beaches and nature reserves in the form of the Westward Ho! beach, Bideford Bay and Lynmouth Beach. The Grand Western Canal Country Park is also a popular spot.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 91%WORKING
  • 9%UNEMPLOYED

9% of people in EX32 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 17%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 29%DE

According to census records, 17% 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%.

EX32Devon

Devon

The county of Devon

EX32 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 CodeEX32
Postal TownExeter
MSOA NameNorth Devon 012
LSOA NameNorth Devon 012E
CountyDevon
RegionDevon
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityNorth Devon
Area ClassificationLargely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)

EX32 Electoral Wards

The postal region of EX32, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Arlington
Barnstaple
Barton Town
Benton
Bishop's Tawton
Bratton Fleming
Bray
Brayford
Brayfordhill
Burridge
Challacombe
Chapelton
Charles
Charles Bottom
Chelfham
Churchill
North Devon
Cobbaton
Cross
Derby
East Buckland
East Stowford
Elwell
Enis
Filleigh
Furze
Goodleigh
Gunn
Hakeford
Hannaford
Devon
Harford
Harracott
Heddon
High Bray
Higher Molland
Holewater
Kerscott
Knightacott
Landkey
Landkey Newland
Little Bray
Lower Loxhore
Loxhore
Loxhore Cott
Lydcott
Muddiford
Newport
Northleigh
Popham
Raleigh
Riverton
Rumsam
Shallowford
Shirwell
Snapper
South Molton
Stag's Head
Stoke Rivers
Stowford
Swimbridge
Swimbridge Newland
Tawstock
Uppacott
Waytown
Week
Westacott
West Buckland
Yarnacott
Browse Postcodes in EX32

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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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