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Truro (TR9)

The TR9 postcode area is located in the Truro postcode town region, within the county of Cornwall, and contains a total of 299 individual postcodes.

There are 31 electoral wards in the TR9 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, 14% of people in TR9 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 TR9 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

TR9 is a postcode district in the Truro post town, which is the largest town in Cornwall, England. The postcode district is centred on Indian Queens to the west, and includes the Tesco Extra and Marsh Lane Retail Park, as well as the town of Newquay to the northeast.
The TR9 postcode covers a large area of around 105 square miles, starting in the Polgooth area near St Austell and extending west as far as St Dennis. To the north it reaches St Columb Minor as far as the A39 and covers the full length of the North coast to Padstow. The southern boundary of the TR9 postcode is the River Fal which is crossed by the King Harry Chain ferry at Tunmarsh.

TR9 is a predominantly rural area with farming and fishing being some of the main industries of the area. However, there are also a number of small towns and villages such as Portloe, Veryan, St Mawes, Mevagissey, Fowey and Newquay, which all form part of the postcode district. TR9 also has a number of popular tourist attractions such as The Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan which are both within a 20 minute drive of the TR9 postcode.

The TR9 postcode is served by three railway stations; St Columb Road (on the Cornwall Branch Line), Newquay on the Atlantic Coast Line and Par on the Maritime Line. In addition, there is a regular bus service from Truro to Newquay.

The TR9 postcode has a population of approximately 59,000 as of the 2011 census, with a larger percentage of the population aged 25-44 than the UK average. The predominant religions in TR9 are Christian and No Religion, with the majority of the population declaring themselves as either Church of England or Non-Conformist.

The TR9 postcode is served by a number of schools, the nearest being Newquay Tretherras School, which is located in Newquay and is rated Good by Ofsted. There are also a number of private schools in the area, as well as the Truro and Penwith College, which offers a range of post-16 courses and higher education courses.

Despite most of the TR9 postcode being rural, there are a number of small to medium sized businesses that operate in the area, including farming, retail, hospitality, engineering and software companies. The closest large shopping centres to the TR9 postcode are the Newquay Retail Park and the out-of-town Marsh Lane Shopping Centre, both of which are located in Newquay.

The TR9 postcode also has a number of health services, with the main hospital being the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, which is approx 15 miles away from the centre of the postcode. There is also the Mount Edgcumbe Hospice in St Austell, which is a charity that provides specialist palliative care for those facing terminal illness.

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  • 90%WORKING

10% of people in TR9 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 14%AB
  • 59%C2/C2
  • 27%DE

According to census records, 14% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 95%WHITE

95% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Cornwall

TR9 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 CodeTR9
Postal TownTruro
MSOA NameCornwall 019
LSOA NameCornwall 019B
Local AuthorityCornwall,Isles of Scilly
Area ClassificationMainly Rural (rural including hub towns >=80%)

TR9 Electoral Wards

The postal region of TR9, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Black Cross
Higher Cransworth
Higher Tolcarne
Indian Queens
St Columb Major
St Columb Road
St Eval
St Wenn
White Cross
Winnard's Perch
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