9,524TOTAL POPULATION
4,038HOUSEHOLDS
3.9%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£32,240AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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TR20 POSTCODE REGION

Truro (TR20)

The TR20 postcode area is located in the Truro postcode town region, within the county of Cornwall, and contains a total of 558 individual postcodes.

There are 106 electoral wards in the TR20 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, 20% of people in TR20 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 TR20 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


TR20 is a postcode district, for the purpose of sorting mail, in the Truro post town within the Truro postal county in Cornwall, England. The postcode district is bounded by the A30-TR4 postcode area to the east, St Merryn and Ruan Major to the south, Sticker to the west and Mount Hawke to the north.

The TR20 postcode district is roughly triangular in shape and predominantly rural, comprising small villages and hamlets including Laneast, St Teath, Lezant, Treburley, Portgate, Tregadgwith, Treburcel and St Gennys. It covers an area of around 33 square miles or 86.4 square kilometres and has a population of around 4,800 people.

The district has a variety of housing, ranging from older properties in villages and hamlets to modern housing developed in areas such as Treburley and Portgate. The majority of TR20 postcode district is dominated by agriculture, with some parts of the district being used for sheep grazing. Other land use includes forestry, moorland and a variety of other uses.

The postcode district is served by many local services and businesses including shops, pubs, restaurants, a hotel and other local facilities. Schools in the district include Treburley Primary School, Luxulyan Community Primary School and Lezant Primary School. There are also churches, a Post Office and a Citizens Advice Bureaux.

Local amenities include several beautiful coastal and woodland walks, Summerleaze beach, popular with surfers, the Trerice estate, and a number of fishing spots. It is also easy to access nearby towns and cities including Bodmin, Padstow and Newquay. There are several public transport links connecting major towns and cities, with the closest train stations being Bodmin Parkway, Lydford and Okehampton. There are also many national express bus services from Truro to other destinations in Cornwall and beyond.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 92%WORKING
  • 8%UNEMPLOYED

8% of people in TR20 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 20%AB
  • 57%C2/C2
  • 23%DE

According to census records, 20% 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

TR20 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.

Cornwall Postal Town Map
Outward CodeTR20
Postal TownTruro
MSOA NameCornwall 065
LSOA NameCornwall 065A
CountyCornwall
RegionCornwall
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityCornwall,Isles of Scilly
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)

TR20 Electoral Wards

The postal region of TR20, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Amalebra
Amalveor
Balwest
Bojewyan
Boscreege
Boskednan
Bosporthennis
Boswednack
Brunnion
Buryas Br
Calloose
Canonstown
Carfury
Carzise
Castle Gate
Cornwall
Chenhalls
Chyandour
Chynoweth
Cockwells
Copperhouse
Cripplesease
Crowlas
Deveral
Foundry
Fraddam
Georgia
Germoe
Goldsithney
Great Bosullow
Grumbla
Gulval
Gwallon
Gwinear
Halamanning
Halsetown
Hayle
Heamoor
Higher Boscaswell
Higher Downs
High Lanes
Joppa
Kenneggy
Kenneggy Downs
Kerthen Wood
Lelant
Lelant Downs
Little Bosullow
Longrock
Lower Bodinnar
Ludgvan
Madron
Marazion
Millpool
Morvah
Mulfra
Nanceddan
Nancledra
Newbridge
New Mill
Newtown
Ninnes
Ninnes Bridge
Noonvares
Pendeen
Pendeen Watch
Pengersick
Penzance
Perran Downs
Perranuthnoe
Plain-an-Gwarry
Polpeor
Poniou
Porthmeor
Praa Sands
Relubbus
Rose-an-Grouse
Rosemergy
Rosudgeon
Sancreed
Sellan
St Erth
St Erth Praze
St Hilary
Towednack
Townshend
Tredinnick
Treen
Tregavarah
Tregurtha Downs
Tremethick Cross
Trencrom
Trescowe
Tresowes Green
Trevarrack
Trevowhan
Trewartha
Trewey
Trezelah
Truthwall
Trythogga
Varfell
Vellanoweth
Wheal Alfred
Wherry Town
Whitecross
Zennor
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