37,177TOTAL POPULATION
16,773HOUSEHOLDS
4.4%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£33,800AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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EX39 POSTCODE REGION

Exeter (EX39)

The EX39 postcode area is located in the Exeter postcode town region, within the county of Devon, and contains a total of 1555 individual postcodes.

There are 178 electoral wards in the EX39 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, 16% of people in EX39 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 EX39 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 92%WORKING
  • 8%UNEMPLOYED

8% of people in EX39 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 16%AB
  • 58%C2/C2
  • 27%DE

According to census records, 16% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 97%WHITE
  • 3%NON-WHITE

97% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

EX39Devon

Devon

The county of Devon

EX39 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 CodeEX39
Postal TownExeter
MSOA NameTorridge 002
LSOA NameTorridge 002C
CountyDevon
RegionDevon
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityTorridge
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)

EX39 Electoral Wards

The postal region of EX39, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Abbotsham
Alminstone Cross
Alverdiscott
Alwington
Appledore
Ashmansworthy
Baggy Point
Ballhill
Bickleton
Bideford
Blegbury
Bocombe
Boode
Bradwell
Braunton
Broad Parkham
Buckland Brewer
Buckleigh
Buck's Cross
Buck's Mills
Bull Point
Burford
Burnstone
Burscott
Bursdon
Cabbacott
Caen
Chambercombe
Cheglinch
Cheristow
Chivenor
Clifford
Clovelly
Combrew
Cranford
Cross
Croyde
Croyde Bay
Darracott
Darracott
Dean Cross
Diddywell
Dipple
Docton
Duerdon
Eastleigh
East Putford
East-the-Water
Eckworthy
Edistone
Elmscott
Fairy Cross
Ford
Forda
Fremington
Frithelstock
Frithelstock Stone
Fullabrook
Gammaton
Gammaton Moor
Georgeham
Golden Park
Goldworthy
Gooseham Mill
Great Torrington
Haddacott
Hallspill
Halsinger
Hardisworthy
Hartland
Hartland Point
Heanton Punchardon
Henaford
Higher Clovelly
Higher Slade
Higher Warcombe
Hole
Holmacott
Hoops
Devon
Horns Cross
Horwood
Huddisford
Hugglepit
Huish
Huntshaw
Huntshaw Water
Ilfracombe
Instow
Knotty Corner
Knowle
Landcross
Lee (near Woolacombe)
Lincombe
Littleham
Little Torrington
Lobb
Lower Lovacott
Lower Slade
Lower Twitchen
Lower Yelland
Lundy
Lutsford
Mead
Meddon
Milford
Monkleigh
Moortown
Mortehoe
Morte Point
Mouth Mill
Muddlebridge
Narracott
Natcott
Nethercott
Newhaven
Devon
Newton Tracey
Northam
North Buckland
Northway
North West Point
Norton
Orchard Hill
Parkham
Parkham Ash
Penhill
Peppercombe
Philham
Pillmouth
Pippacott
Powler's Piece
Putsborough
Rickard's Down
Rosedown
Saltrens
Saunton
Silford
Southcott
South Hole
South West Point
Staddon
Stoke
Stony Cross
Stroxworthy
Taddiport
Thornehillhead
Titchberry
Tosberry
Tredown
Trimstone
Tythecott
Upcott
Upcott
Velator
Velly
Vention
Waytown
Weare Giffard
Welcombe
Welsford
West Ashford
West Down
Westleigh
West Town
Westward Ho!
Willingcott
Winsham
Winslade
Woodtown
Woodtown
Woolacombe
Woolfardisworthy
Woolsery
Worlington
Wrafton
Wrinkleberry
Yelland
Yeo Vale
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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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Drug warning in Devon over black market sleeping pills

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Lizzie Kelly, the first woman to ride a Grade One winner over jumps in Britain, is halting her jockey career to start a family.

BBC News

No new coronavirus hospital deaths in Devon and Cornwall for a week

The total number of deaths in Devon has actually fallen by one, from 190 to 189

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Royal Navy shadows warships after 'Russia threat' vow

The flotilla was intercepted on the edge of UK's area of responsibility

Plymouth Live

Wanted man from Plymouth believed to be in Cornwall

33-year-old Simon Robinson is wanted for recall to prison and is thought to be in the Camborne, Pool and Redruth area

Plymouth Live

Speeding motorist jailed for causing teenager's death

Jordan Sturcbecher admits killing a 16-year-old boy while driving at 70mph in a 40mph zone.

BBC News

New flights confirmed at Exeter Airport

As well as new flights, it will also create 40 new jobs in Exeter

Devon Live

Coronavirus: Where can I now go on holiday in the UK?

Where can I go and what can do on a holiday in the UK?

BBC News

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