11,143TOTAL POPULATION
4,705HOUSEHOLDS
2.9%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£37,440AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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TR4 POSTCODE REGION

Truro (TR4)

The TR4 postcode area is located in the Truro postcode town region, within the county of Cornwall, and contains a total of 556 individual postcodes.

There are 131 electoral wards in the TR4 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, 27% of people in TR4 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 TR4 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


The TR4 postcode encompasses the district of Truro, located in the county of Cornwall, England. It is an area steeped in history, with ancient Helston and Penryn located nearby; it was once an ancient parish of Kerrier.

TR4 is one of 10 postcodes that cover Truro, and is bordered by TR3 to the south, TR15 to the east, and TR1 to the west. It consists of the residential areas of Boscawen, Newmills, Redruth, Chacewater, and Carnon Downs, as well as the villages of Kenwyn, Treliske, Chacewater, Idless, Merther, St Any, and Trelissick.

Many of the areas boast beautiful countryside and beaches and are popular with tourists. Other attractions in the district include the Royal Cornwall Museum and the National Trust's Trelissick Gardens. The popular tourist destination of Truro Cathedral also lies in the TR4 area.

The district is serviced by several transport links, including bus routes operated by First Kernow (formerly Western Greyhound) and National Express coaches. There is also a railway station at Redruth, which links the area to the rest of Cornwall and the wider United Kingdom.

Educationally, TR4 is served by Truro College, the University of Exeter's Falmouth campus, and Truro and Penwith College. There is also the Cornwall College Truro Campus, which offers a wide range of courses for students of all ages.

The district has a community of nearly 30,000 people and is a bustling place with many shops and local businesses. This includes a wide range of independent restaurants, cafes, pubs, and nightlife venues, as well as supermarkets, clothing stores, and arts and crafts shops. It also boats a number of large, nationwide retailers, such as Tesco and Marks & Spencer.

Property in TR4 is plentiful, ranging from modest character cottages and townhouses to more modern developments and family homes. The area boasts some of Cornwall's finest properties and those looking for a home in Truro can choose from a selection of properties across the district.

The city of Truro has much to offer, from culture to art to entertainment, so it's no surprise that TR4 has become a desirable district to live in. With its beautiful countryside, historic attractions, and easy access to nearby towns and cities, Truro-TR4 is the perfect place to call home.


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Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 91%WORKING
  • 9%UNEMPLOYED

9% of people in TR4 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 27%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 19%DE

According to census records, 27% 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

TR4 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 CodeTR4
Postal TownTruro
MSOA NameCornwall 040
LSOA NameCornwall 040A
CountyCornwall
RegionCornwall
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityCornwall,Isles of Scilly
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)

TR4 Electoral Wards

The postal region of TR4, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Allen
Allet
Baldhu
Banns
Barkla Shop
Bissoe
Blackwater
Blowinghouse
Bolingey
Busveal
Calenick
Callestick
Carharrack
Carnhot
Carnkief
Chacewater
Church Town
Cocks
Coldharbour
Coombe
Truro
Cox Hill
Creegbrawse
Crofthandy
Cross Coombe
Cusveorth Coombe
Fernsplatt
Forge
Gilbert's Coombe
Gloweth
Gollawater
Goonbell
Goon Gumpas
Goonhavern
Goonown
Goonvrea
Green Bottom
Hale Mills
Helston Water
Hendra Croft
Higher Bal
Highertown
Highway
Hugus
Idless
Jolly's Bottom
Kea
Kenwyn
Kerley Downs
Laity Moor
Lambourne
Lower Rose
Malpas
Manor Parsley
Marazanvose
Mawla
Menagissey
Merther Lane
Mingoose
Mithian
Mithian Downs
Mount
Mount Ambrose
Mount Hawke
Newbridge
New Downs
New Mill
North Country
Old Kea
Parc Erissey
Penhallow
Penstraze
Penwartha
Penwartha Coombe
Penweathers
Perrancoombe
Perranporth
Perranwell
Perranzabuloe
Peterville
Plain-an-Gwarry
Playing Place
Porth Kea
Porthtowan
Radnor
Redruth
Reen Manor
Rejerrah
Rose
Rosehill
Roseworthy
Salem
Saveock
Scorrier
Shortlanesend
Silverwell
Skinner's Bottom
St Agnes
St Agnes Head
St Allen
St Clement
St Day
Stencoose
St Erme
St Michael Penkevil
St Newlyn East
Three Burrows
Threemilestone
Todpool
Tomperrow
Towan Cross
Treamble
Treleigh
Treliske
Tresawsen
Treskerby
Trevellas
Trevilson
Trispen
Truro
Truthan
Twelveheads
Two Burrows
United Downs
Ventongimps
Vogue
Wheal Baddon
Wheal Busy
Wheal Frances
Wheal Kitty
Wheal Rose
Zelah
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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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