Area Information for Perranarworthal, Truro, TR3 7PD

This postcode in Perranarworthal is in the South West region of England. The postcode is within the Penryn East and Mylor ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Truro and Falmouth. This page combines information for the address Perranarworthal, Truro, TR3 7PD, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of TR3 here. For more details on the exact area these statistics cover, please see the map below and click "Show Census Area Covered" immediately below the map.

For information about recent house sales in this postcode, please view our property sales page for TR3 7PD.

Basic Information

Area Type Hamlet or Isolated Dwelling
Local Authority Cornwall
Ward Penryn East and Mylor
Constituency Truro and Falmouth
Region South West
Country England

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Perranarworthal, Truro, TR3 7PD is based on the last census performed in the UK in 2011. They are performed once every 10 years. Please note: census information may include figures for adjacent streets and postcodes. The figures are therefore representative of the local area, not a specific street address or row of houses. The census collection is designed so that each group of postcodes should contain at least 100 people (50 in Scotland). This is done to preserve the anonymity of the people in that area, as some postcodes cover a very small area, sometimes a single building. You can see the area covered by the census statistics by clicking "Show Census Area Covered" below the map above.

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House Prices

We have found 5 property sales in TR3 7PD since the beginning of 1995.

Our data comes directly from the Land Registry, and is updated monthly. It does not include commercial sales, or sales of land without property.

Housing Types Embed This

The area containing Perranarworthal, Truro consists predominantly of detached housing, a strong indicator of affluence. Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets - see the Summary tab for an explanation and map of the area that these figures cover.

Housing Types
Detached 121
Semi-Detached 38
Terraced 12
Flat (Purpose-Built) 38
Flat (Converted) 12
Caravan/Park/Temporary 3
Total 224
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Perranarworthal, Truro contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 26% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 83
Owned with Mortgage 42
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 3
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 5
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 28
Rented: Other 21
Rent Free 3
Total 185

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This data lists the total number of residents normally resident within each household. The figures do not record under- or over-occupancy.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 42
Two People 64
Three People 15
Four People 32
Five People 18
Six People 8
Seven People 1
8+ People 5
Total 185

Social Grade Embed This

Social Grade approximations are derived from an algorithm created by the Market Research Society. The figures shown are per-household rather than individual - more specifically, the job title and employer of the "household reference person" is used, analogous to what traditionally was called the head of the household. Only household reference persons between the ages of 16-64 are included.

Social Grade
AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions 52
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 58
C2 - Skilled manual workers 18
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 7
Total 135

Gender Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly equal at 49% male, 51% female. This address in Truro and Falmouth constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 50% male.

Male 264
Female 268
Total 532

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. In general, inner city areas show high concentrations of people aged 18-30, suburbs show larger numbers of small children and adults aged 30-50, and rural and small towns are more popular with older workers and retirees. Many poorer areas lack a majority age group, which is due in part to the people in that area being constrained by circumstance rather than being able to choose where to retire, raise a family or grow up.

Age Groups
0-4 15
5-7 17
8-9 13
10-14 25
15 10
16-17 13
18-19 92
20-24 56
25-29 12
30-44 66
45-59 90
60-64 35
65-74 49
75-84 31
85-89 0
90+ 8
Total 532

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode TR3 7PD does not show a significant deviation from the average figures for the UK. In the UK as a whole, the average figures are approximately as follows for relationship statuses: 34% single, 47% married, 3% separated, 9% divorced, 7% widowed, and 0.2% same sex.

Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.

Relationship Status
Single 195
Married 215
Divorced 20
Separated 4
Widowed 18
Same Sex 0
Total 452

Health Embed This Back to Top

Health in the UK is strongly tied to age as you would expect, but the affluence of a neighbourhood also has strong influence, with deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.

Overall, the UK considers itself to be healthy - 81.1% of residents rated their health as Very Good or Good. The full breakdown is as follows for the United Kingdom: 47.1% Very Good, 34% Good, 13.3% Fair, 4.3% Bad and 1.3% Very Bad.

Very Good 315
Good 147
Fair 55
Bad 12
Very Bad 3
Total 532

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, across the UK 22.9% of residents had no qualification, 13.2% had 1-4 GCSEs, 15.2% had 5+ GCSEs and 1-2 A/AS-Levels, 12.3% had 2+ A-Levels, 27.1% had a degree (or similar), and 3.6% had an apprenticeship.

The qualification levels are based on current qualification names. The former Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and CSEs will be included in the GCSE figures. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 149
Apprenticeship 7
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 147
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 64
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 28
No GCSEs or Equivalent 41
Other 16
Total 452

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Perranarworthal, Truro) can be considered less ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 97% so.

As a country with a diverse population, the UK is home to other sizable ethnic groups, with mixed ethnicity (2.1%), Indian (2.4%) and Pakistani (1.9%) being the largest groups reported.

There is considerable division of ethnicities within the UK, with ethnically diverse addresses uncommon outside of urban areas.

Ethnic Group
White 514
Mixed Ethnicity 6
Pakistani 1
Other Asian 2
Black African 1
Black Caribbean 2
Other 6
Total 532

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 83.5% of the resident population of England were born in England. The other groups were 1% Welsh, 1.35% Scottish, 0.4% Northern Irish, 0.75% from the Republic of Ireland, 3.75% from other European Union countries, and 9.4% from outside of Europe, with the remainder not stated.

Country of Birth
England 465
Wales 11
Scotland 8
Northern Ireland 1
Republic of Ireland 4
European Union 13
Other 30
Total 532

Passport(s) Held Embed This Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to TR3 7PD

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 464
Republic of Ireland 4
Europe (including European Union) 12
African Countries 1
Middle East or Asia 7
North America or Caribbean 5
Central America 0
South America 4
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 7
None 43

Religion Embed This Back to Top

England and Wales are primarily Christian countries, with 59.3% of residents Christian. However, a sizeable portion of the population (25.1%) claim to have no religion. Some 4.8% identify themselves as Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.8% Sikh, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.

Christian 291
No Religion 186
Buddhist 4
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 7
Sikh 0
Other Religion 2
Not Stated 42
Total 532

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Penryn East and Mylor ward is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 16% of the resident population. On average, around 9.7% of census respondents were self-employed. Male residents were more than twice as likely to be self-employed than women.

Figures for economic activity do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education. This data is therefore based on 42.4 million of the United Kingdom's 57.8 million residents. The data was correct as of the 2011 census, which was a period of depressed economic activity.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 80
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 39
Self Employed 67
Unemployed 8
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 148
Retired 49
Looking After Home or Family 14
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 4
Other 4
Total 413

Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing 14
Manufacturing 18
Construction 11
RetailInc. Wholesale 29
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 6
Accommodation and Food 18
Information and Communication 8
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 5
Real Estate 4
Professional, Scientific and Technical 23
Administration 7
Public Administration and Defence 9
Education 20
HealthInc. Social Work 24
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 13
Total 209

Perranarworthal, Truro, TR3 7PD is within the Penryn, Mylor & Penryn Rural policing neighbourhood, under the Devon & Cornwall Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.

Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near TR3 7PD
Neighbourhood Team Address Penryn, Mylor & Penryn Rural
Devon and Cornwall Police
Pydar House
Pydar Street
Force Website:

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Below are the details of the closest services to Perranarworthal. All distances are straightline distances, please consult the map of the facility to check the exact location. You can also view these details on our interactive services map for TR3 7PD.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 8 closest railway stations to Perranarworthal, Truro, TR3 7PD. The nearest railway station is Perranwell, approximately 1.4 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Perranwell 1.4 miles
Penryn 1.8 miles
Penmere 3.5 miles
Falmouth Town 4 miles
Falmouth Docks 4 miles
Truro 5.1 miles
Redruth 5.6 miles
Camborne 8.2 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Perranarworthal, Truro, TR3 7PD. The nearest is Perran-Ar-Worthal Community Primary School, approximately 1 mile away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Perran-Ar-Worthal Community Primary School 1 mile
Devoran School 1.4 miles
Kennall Vale School 1.5 miles
Mylor Community Primary School 1.7 miles
Penryn Primary Academy 1.9 miles
Cusgarne Primary School 2.2 miles
Mabe Community Primary School 2.2 miles
Flushing School 3 miles
Stithians Community Primary School 3 miles
Falmouth Primary Academy 3.1 miles

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 9 closest secondary schools to Perranarworthal, Truro, TR3 7PD. The nearest is Penryn College, approximately 2.1 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Penryn College 2.1 miles
Falmouth School 2.8 miles
Richard Lander School 4.4 miles
Truro High School 4.8 miles  
Penair School 6.1 miles
Redruth School 6.1 miles
Pool Academy 7.4 miles
Camborne Science and International Academy 8.9 miles
Helston Community College 9.5 miles

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Perranarworthal, Truro, TR3 7PD. The nearest is Devoran Surgery, approximately 1.3 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Name Approximate Distance*
Devoran Surgery 1.3 miles
Mylor Surgery 1.8 miles
Hendra 2 miles
Carnon Downs Surgery 2.1 miles
The Penryn Surgery 2.1 miles
The Penryn Surgery 2.8 miles
Flushing 2.9 miles
Falmouth Health Centre 3 miles
Trescobeas Surgery 3.1 miles
The Westover Surgery 3.7 miles

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Perranarworthal, Truro, TR3 7PD. The nearest is Dental Home Visits Cornwall, approximately 0.6 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 4 closest hospitals to Perranarworthal, Truro, TR3 7PD. The nearest is Falmouth Hospital, approximately 3.1 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Perranarworthal, Truro, TR3 7PD. The nearest is Histed & Roberts Ltd, approximately 2 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Histed & Roberts Ltd 2 miles
Alexander Miller Opticians 3.2 miles
Specsavers Opticians 3.4 miles
Vision Express (UK) Ltd 3.6 miles
Boots-Truro - Lemon St 5.2 miles
Ibuntu 5.2 miles
Reid & Gordon 5.2 miles
Vision Express UK Ltd 5.3 miles
Boots-Truro - River St 5.3 miles
Specsavers Opticians 5.3 miles

* Distances are measured in a straight line from the given postcode. Please consult the facility's map page or your preferred route finding/GPS app for driving directions.

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Broadband in TR3 7PD

The maximum speed reported in this postcode is over 20Mbps, a fast connection. At this speed gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing can generally be done without noticeable slowdown. A small number of devices will be able to share the connection simultaneously, although some slowdown may occur during evenings.

Broadband data is based on information provided by the major fixed internet service providers in the UK, including Virgin Media and BT. It does not include providers of satellite internet. Data at this postcode has been sourced from 3 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 13.1Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 25.5Mbps
Average Upload Speed 2.2Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 4.5Mbps
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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 78%
Virgin Media 75.1%
EE/Orange Broadband 74.5%
Vodafone 74.1%
Sky Digital 73.6%
BT Broadband 70.5%
TalkTalk 66.7%

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