12,212TOTAL POPULATION
5,335HOUSEHOLDS
2.8%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£39,520AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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TR3 POSTCODE REGION

Truro (TR3)

The TR3 postcode area is located in the Truro postcode town region, within the county of Cornwall, and contains a total of 557 individual postcodes.

There are 87 electoral wards in the TR3 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, 30% of people in TR3 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 TR3 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.


The TR3 postcode covers parts of the Truro district in the United Kingdom. The postcode typically applies to addresses in the villages of Stithians, Ruan Highlanes, Sithney and Breage.

The major town and district centre of Stithians is located within the TR3 postcode area. It has a number of boutique shops, pubs, restaurants, traders, a post office, a supermarket, a recreational centre and a primary school. The village has a strong community spirit; there are community groups and activities such as a farmers' market, an art and craft group and an allotment society.

Ruan Highlanes is another village in the TR3 postcode area, with a population of under 500. It is a rural area and home to the High Lanes Country Park, a 60 acre area of wildlife habitat. It has a number of trails for visitors to explore; some of them date back hundreds of years and feature a variety of fascinating wildlife and stunning views.

Sithney parish lies within the TR3 postcode area, with its centre being the village of Sithney. This is an agricultural community, meaning it is home to many farms and farm related businesses. Sithney also has a village hall, which hosts various events throughout the year.

Finally, Breage parish is located within the postcode area. The village of Breage is a small community with a population of under 2,000 and covers an area of some 10 square miles with some 273 households. Its main infrastructure includes a village store, post office, two churches, a pub and a primary school.

The TR3 postcode in the Truro district is an area of small rural communities and villages, firmly rooted in agriculture and rural living. It features a wealth of unique sites and attractions, from country parks to historic sites, and offers a range of activities for visitors to enjoy. Its main focal point is Stithians, with its vibrant community and rich history.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 90%WORKING
  • 10%UNEMPLOYED

10% of people in TR3 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 30%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 16%DE

According to census records, 30% 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

TR3 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 CodeTR3
Postal TownTruro
MSOA NameCornwall 047
LSOA NameCornwall 047B
CountyCornwall
RegionCornwall
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityCornwall,Isles of Scilly
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)

TR3 Electoral Wards

The postal region of TR3, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Angarrick
Baldhu
Bissoe
Burnthouse
Calenick
Carclew
Carharrack
Carnhot
Carnon Downs
Carnon River
Chacewater
Chycoose
Come-to-Good
Comford
Coombe
Truro
Cowlands
Cox Hill
Creegbrawse
Crofthandy
Cusgarne
Cusveorth Coombe
Devoran
Feock
Fernsplatt
Frogpool
Gloweth
Goon Gumpas
Goonlaze
Goon Piper
Green Bottom
Greenwith Common
Gwennap
Hale Mills
Harcourt
Helston Water
Hendra
Hick's Mill
Highertown
Hugus
Jolly's Bottom
Kea
Kenwyn
Kerley Downs
Malpas
Mylor Bridge
Mylor Churchtown
Newbridge
New Mill
Old Kea
Penelewey
Penhalvean
Penpol
Penweathers
Perranarworthal
Perranwell
Perranwell Station
Perran Wharf
Playing Place
Ponsanooth
Porth Kea
Restronguet Passage
Salem
Saveock
Scorrier
Seaureaugh Moor
Skinner's Bottom
St Day
Stithians
Threemilestone
Todpool
Tomperrow
Tregolls
Trelew
Treliske
Trelissick
Tresamble
Tresavean
Tresevern Croft
Trevarth
Trevilla
Treviskey
Truro
Twelveheads
United Downs
Vogue
Wheal Baddon
Wheal Busy
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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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