8,264TOTAL POPULATION
3,524HOUSEHOLDS
3.9%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£29,120AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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EX38 POSTCODE REGION

Exeter (EX38)

The EX38 postcode area is located in the Exeter postcode town region, within the county of Devon, and contains a total of 368 individual postcodes.

There are 29 electoral wards in the EX38 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 Torridge Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 17% of people in EX38 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 EX38 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 91%WORKING
  • 9%UNEMPLOYED

9% of people in EX38 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

  • 98%WHITE
  • 2%NON-WHITE

98% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

EX38Devon

Devon

The county of Devon

EX38 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.

EX38 Electoral Wards

The postal region of EX38, 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 CodeEX38
Postal TownExeter
MSOA NameTorridge 006
LSOA NameTorridge 006A
CountyDevon
RegionDevon
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityTorridge
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)
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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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