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IntroductionEX38 8WW

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the EX38 8WW postcode area in Exeter.

We've got loads of statistics for EX38 8WW, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsEX38 8WW

What social class do the population of EX38 8WW belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is EX38 8WW in Exeter, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about EX38 8WW from the Census 2011.


  • 18%Children
  • 82%Adults

18% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 9% are aged 76 or more.


  • 50%Male
  • 50%Female

From the last census, 50% of people in EX388WW male, and 50% female. Women outnumber men in Torrington.


  • 13%AB
  • 52%C2/C2
  • 34%DE

According to census records, 13% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 30%SINGLE
  • 41%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in EX38 8WW is 30%. Single and 'other' people is 71%.


  • 98%WHITE

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


  • 89.4%WORKING

6.9% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

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People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in EX38 8WW, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

EX38 8WW Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around EX38 8WW, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in EX38 8WW

Constituency & Democracy Information


Find out the voting intentions, poll results, your local MP, 2015 election results and voting turnout for your local constituency.

EX38 8WW Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around EX38 8WW reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

EX38 8WW Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area EX388WW. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in EX38 8WW

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

Looking for job vacancies in the EX38 8WW area? Find out what positions are available in this area, as well as further afield in surrounding areas.

Job vacancies near EX38 8WW

Travel & Transport

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Travelling to this postcode area? Find the nearest train station, railway, or nearest bus stop to EX38 8WW.

Travel around EX38 8WW

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

Don't let traffic become a pain in the bumper. The latest road traffic incidents & traffic jams around this postcode.

Traffic near EX38 8WW

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

Book a taxi and leave the car at home. Here's a list of taxi and mini cab companies operating in the EX38 8WW area.

Taxis near EX38 8WW

Car Parks

Car Parks

Locate the nearest car parks near EX38 8WW, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Car Parks near EX38 8WW

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

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Events near EX38 8WW


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around EX38 8WW.

What's on near EX38 8WW

Local Attractions


Enjoy a great family day out at a local attraction near EX38 8WW, including theme parks, castles, historic castles & more.

Attractions near EX38 8WW

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area EX38 8WW.

Hotels near EX38 8WW

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near EX38 8WW, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information EX38 8WW

Local Amenities

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Banks near EX38 8WW


Find the nearest bank or building society in EX38 8WW. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near EX38 8WW

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the EX38 8WW postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near EX38 8WW



The nearest schools in the EX38 8WW area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near EX38 8WW

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

Shop until you drop at a retail park or shopping centre near here. There's nothing quite like a bit of retail therapy.

Shopping Centres EX38 8WW

Police Stations

Police Stations

Report a crime or make an enquiry at your local police station or constabulary in your area. Phone 101 in a non-emergency.

Police Stations in EX38 8WW


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near EX38 8WW.

Emergencies in EX38 8WW

Post Offices

Post Offices

Whether you want to send a letter, make a Post Office transaction or pop a letter in the local postbox, we've got you covered.

Post Offices in EX38 8WW



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around EX38 8WW. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in EX38 8WW

Essential InformationEX38 8WW

EX388WW Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeEX38 8WW
Postal TownExeter
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)

EX388WW Postal District

Compass Postal District

EX38 8WW postcode is located in the postal town of Exeter. Exeter postal area may cover a large geographical region that may correspond to several postal districts, which may include many towns and/or villages. Use the map to determine the geographical location of the postcode EX38 8WW.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Great Torrington0.3 miles W
Torrington0.3 miles W
Bideford5.5 miles NW
Northam6.5 miles NW
Chapelton6.5 miles NE
Dolton6.7 miles SE
Shebbear7.8 miles SW
Fremington8 miles N
Sheepwash8.2 miles S
Barrington8.5 miles E
Chittlehampton9.5 miles E
Barnstaple9.9 miles NE
Hatherleigh9.9 miles SE
Braunton10.4 miles N
Satterleigh10.8 miles E
London177 miles E
Glasgow337 miles N
Edinburgh347 miles N
Cardiff55 miles NE
Liverpool177 miles N
Southampton120 miles E
Saint Ives102 miles E

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