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 53 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.


EX38 is a postcode district located in the north of Devon. It covers an area from Braunton in the south to Barnstaple in the north, from Clovelly and Westward Ho! in the west to Abbotsham and Tapeley Park in the east.

The EX38 postcode district includes small villages, hamlets and small settlements such as East Putford, Horns Cross, Wrafton, Instow, Roundswell, Bickington, Bow, St Giles in the Wood, Bishop Tawton, Heanton Punchardon and Eastleigh. It also covers large towns such as Barnstaple, Fremington and Braunton.

The area is mainly rural with many agricultural, forestry and leisure activities taking place. Sites of Special Scientific Interest such as Northam Burrows and Caddsdown Hill can be found, as well as the Tarka Trail, the South West Coast Path and the Taw and Torridge Estuary, which is home to numerous birds and other wildlife.

The area is served by North Devon District Hospital, local bus services to Barnstaple, Bideford and North Devon and Tarka Rail providing links to Barnstaple. It is also home to a variety of pubs, restaurants and other amenities, as well as a number of parks and recreation grounds, galleries and museums including the Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon.

Educationally, the EX38 postcode district offers a variety of schools, colleges and universities, including Fremington Primary School, Park School in Barnstaple, Petroc College and Bicton College of Agriculture.

EX38 is a popular area among both tourists and local residents alike, offering easy access to sandy beaches, national parks and stunning countryside, along with a friendly atmosphere.


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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.

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%)

EX38 Electoral Wards

The postal region of EX38, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Alverdiscott
Beaford
Berry Cross
Brealeys
Buckland Brewer
Chantry
Dodscott
Dolton
Eastacombe
Ebberly Hill
Eckworthy
Frithelstock
Frithelstock Stone
Gammaton
Gammaton Moor
Great Torrington
Haddacott
Hallspill
High Bullen
Huntshaw
Huntshaw Water
Kingscott
Knotty Corner
Landcross
Langridgeford
Langtree
Langtree Week
Littleham
Little Torrington
Merton
Monkleigh
Moortown
Newton St Petrock
Peters Marland
Pillmouth
Roborough
Saltrens
Sherwood Green
Southcott
Stevenstone
St Giles in the Wood
Stibb Cross
Stony Cross
Taddiport
Thornehillhead
Tythecott
Weare Giffard
Winswell
Withacott
Woodtown
Woodtown
Woollaton
Yarnscombe
Yeo Vale
Browse Postcodes in EX38

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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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