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Truro (TR5)

The TR5 postcode area is located in the Truro postcode town region, within the county of Cornwall, and contains a total of 216 individual postcodes.

There are 17 electoral wards in the TR5 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, 33% of people in TR5 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 TR5 are wealthier - or higher class - than average, but it can be an indication that the area may be prospering and desirable to live in.

TR5 postcode is a postcode located in Truro District, England. It covers the villages of Cubert, Quintry, St Erme, Goonhavern, St Mawgan, Perranporth, St Agnes, Holywell, and Treskillard. The postcode covers an estimated area of 29.9 square miles.

TR5 postcode is a mixed urban and rural postcode; there are many small towns and villages clustered around the larger urban settlement of Truro. As of 2011, the estimated population of the postcode was 17,000. The postcode is served by Truro railway station, which provides direct services to London Paddington, Penzance, St Austell, and Camborne.

The location of TR5 postcode is close to many beaches in St Agnes and Perranporth, which offer stunning views of the Atlantic Coast and provide many leisure activities for visitors. There is plenty to explore in this postcode, including the quaint towns and villages, magnificent National Trust estates, the World Heritage Site at Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape, as well as natural attractions such as the St. Agnes beacon.

The postcode has a vibrant culture that is appreciated by both locals and tourists. There are multiple festivals such as the World's End International Cider Festival, the St Piran's Day Parade, the St Agnes Music Festival, and the Evadne International Circus Festival which are hosted in Truro and the surrounding villages throughout the year. There is also a strong performing arts culture, with numerous theatres and cinemas in Truro.

TR5 postcode also has some excellent educational facilities, such as Truro School, Penair School and Truro College. The TR5 postcode provides many career opportunities, as Truro is a hub for tourism, the retail sector and higher education.

TR5 postcode provides a great sense of community, with numerous societies and clubs offering a variety of activities. Examples include the Cubert Football Club, the Truro Boat Club, the Perranporth Golf Club and the Perranporth Beach Club. There are also many community events such as the Summer Beach Festival and the Halloween Festival.

Thus, the TR5 postcode is an area that offers an array of activities, from sightseeing and leisure activities to education and employment opportunities, making it a fantastic place to live, work and visit.

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  • 92%WORKING

8% of people in TR5 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 33%AB
  • 51%C2/C2
  • 16%DE

According to census records, 33% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 96%WHITE

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

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The county of Cornwall

TR5 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 CodeTR5
Postal TownTruro
MSOA NameCornwall 040
LSOA NameCornwall 040D
Local AuthorityCornwall,Isles of Scilly
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)

TR5 Electoral Wards

The postal region of TR5, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Barkla Shop
Cross Coombe
Higher Bal
Mithian Downs
New Downs
St Agnes
St Agnes Head
Wheal Kitty
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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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