1,557TOTAL POPULATION
735HOUSEHOLDS
4.6%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£32,240AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
TR17 POSTCODE REGION

Truro (TR17)

The TR17 postcode area is located in the Truro postcode town region, within the county of Cornwall, and contains a total of 102 individual postcodes.

There are 14 electoral wards in the TR17 postcode area, including Camborne, Falmouth, Hayle, Helston, Isles Of Scilly, Marazion, Newquay, Penryn, Penzance, Perranporth, Redruth, St Agnes, St Columb, St Ives, Truro, which come under the local authority of the Cornwall,Isles of Scilly Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 17% of people in TR17 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 TR17 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 TR17 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 17%AB
  • 56%C2/C2
  • 27%DE

According to census records, 17% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 95%WHITE
  • 5%NON-WHITE

95% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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Cornwall

The county of Cornwall

TR17 is located in the county of Cornwall, in England.

Cornwall has a total population of 556,000, making it the 40th largest county in the UK.

Cornwall has a total area of 1375 square miles, and a population density of 156 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

TR17 Electoral Wards

The postal region of TR17, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Camborne
Falmouth
Hayle
Helston
Isles Of Scilly
Marazion
Newquay
Penryn
Penzance
Perranporth
Redruth
St Agnes
St Columb
St Ives
Truro
Cornwall Postal Town Map
Outward CodeTR17
Postal TownTruro
MSOA NameCornwall 065
LSOA NameCornwall 065A
CountyCornwall
RegionCornwall
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityCornwall,Isles of Scilly
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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