47,780TOTAL POPULATION
20,810HOUSEHOLDS
3.0%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£35,880AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
TR2 POSTCODE REGION

Truro (TR2)

The TR2 postcode area is located in the Truro postcode town region, within the county of Cornwall, and contains a total of 573 individual postcodes.

There are 14 electoral wards in the TR2 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, 24% of people in TR2 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 TR2 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 TR2 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 24%AB
  • 57%C2/C2
  • 20%DE

According to census records, 24% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 96%WHITE
  • 4%NON-WHITE

96% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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Cornwall

The county of Cornwall

TR2 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.

TR2 Electoral Wards

The postal region of TR2, 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 CodeTR2
Postal TownTruro
MSOA NameCornwall 048
LSOA NameCornwall 048B
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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They have since been transferred out of the car park by a local bee expert

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Royal Navy Special Forces have already 'joined US strike group'

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The show descended into chaos and fans were quick to tweet their anger over the comments

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Met Office gives verdict on Cornwall's 'hottest summer ever'

There had been reports of record-breaking temperatures this summer

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Benjamin Field attempted to "woo" 83-year-old Ann Moore-Martin to benefit from her will, a court hears.

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Barrel jellyfish spotted in Plymouth Sound

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Josh Clayton: Police criticised over young man's death

Complaints against Sgt Colin Taylor - aka the Scilly Sergeant - and a senior officer are upheld.

BBC News

Man imprisoned girlfriend, bound her, beat her and poured bleach in bath, rape trial told

The man admits assault and controlling behaviour but denies rape and false imprisonment

Cornwall Live

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