18,799TOTAL POPULATION
7,884HOUSEHOLDS
2.9%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£47,320AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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EX5 POSTCODE REGION

Exeter (EX5)

The EX5 postcode area is located in the Exeter postcode town region, within the county of Devon, and contains a total of 1191 individual postcodes.

There are 153 electoral wards in the EX5 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 East Devon Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 31% of people in EX5 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 EX5 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 91%WORKING
  • 9%UNEMPLOYED

9% of people in EX5 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 31%AB
  • 53%C2/C2
  • 16%DE

According to census records, 31% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 94%WHITE
  • 6%NON-WHITE

94% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

EX5Devon

Devon

The county of Devon

EX5 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 CodeEX5
Postal TownExeter
MSOA NameEast Devon 014
LSOA NameEast Devon 014A
CountyDevon
RegionDevon
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityEast Devon
Area ClassificationLargely Rural (rural including hub towns 50-79%)

EX5 Electoral Wards

The postal region of EX5, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Aller
Allercombe
Aller Grove
Alphington
Aunk
Aylesbeare
Beare
Berrysbridge
Bickleigh
Blackhorse
Bradninch
Brampford Speke
Broadclyst
Broad Oak
Brookleigh
Budlake
Burrow
Burrow
Butterleigh
Cadbury
Cadeleigh
Cheriton Fitzpaine
Chitterley
Clapham
Clyst
Clyst Honiton
Clyst Hydon
Clyst St George
Clyst St Lawrence
Clyst St Mary
Colaton Raleigh
Colliton
Columbjohn
Coombelake
Countess Wear
Cowley
Cullompton
Culm
Doddiscombsleigh
Dog Village
Dulford
Dunchideock
Duryard
East Butterleigh
Ebford
Ellerhayes
Exeter
Exeter Canal
Exminster
Exton
Exwick
Fairmile
Farringdon
Fluxton
Goosemoor
Half Moon Village
Halsfordwood
Hand and Pen
Hawkerland
Hayne
Heavitree
Hele
Higher Burrowtown
Higher Metcombe
Higher Tale
Higher Weaver
Hollis Green
Hollis Head
Huxham
Ide
Jack-in-the-Green
Kennford
Kentisbeare
Kerswell
Kingston
Knowle
Langford
Langford
Langford Green
Larkbeare
Livingshayes
Longdown
Lower Tale
Lower Wear
Luton
Marsh Green
Metcombe
Middlemoor
Monkerton
Mutterton
Nadderwater
Nether Exe
Nettacott
Newton Poppleford
Newton St Cyres
Newtown
Newtown
Nine Oaks
Norman's Green
Payhembury
Pennsylvania
Perkin's Village
Perry
Pinhoe
Plymtree
Polsloe
Poltimore
Ponsford
Pye Corner
Raddon
Ratsloe
Redhills
Rewe
Rockbeare
Sandy Gate
Shillingford Abbot
Shillingford St George
Shobrooke
Shute
Silverton
Smallbrook
Southerton
Sowton
St Andrew's Wood
St George's Well
Stockleigh Pomeroy
Stockwell
Stoford Water
Stoke Canon
Stoke Hill
Stoneyford
Strete Raleigh
St Thomas
Sweetham
Talaton
Talewater
Thorverton
Topsham
Up Exe
Upham
Uppincott
Upton Pyne
Venn Ottery
Westcott
West Hill
West Town
Westwood
Whimple
Whipton
Whitestone
Wonford
Woodbury
Woodbury Salterton
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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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England v West Indies: Dom Bess in squad, Jack Leach misses out

England name Dom Bess as their spinner in a 13-man squad for the first Test against West Indies.

BBC News

Ilfracombe woman denies half kilo of cocaine charges

Emma Ferguson and her partner Michael Carey and were allegedly caught with half a kilogram of cocaine and around 30,000 cash.

Devon Live

'Christmas is cancelled' - Devon pantos under threat

"It's not just Santa that makes Christmas" - One panto has already been scrapped

Devon Live

Woman dies after incident at Plymouth business park

The Health and Safety Executive has been informed

Plymouth Live

Rob Baxter: Exeter Chiefs boss hints at exciting signing as Jack Walsh joins

Exeter boss Rob Baxter says the club will bring in a player who will have "everyone licking their lips" later this month.

BBC News

Driver jailed for killing 16-year-old passenger in tree stump crash

"To lose him at just 16 has devastated us. The weight crushes us with every beat of our hearts."

Devon Live

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