EX7 (Dawlish) area guide

The EX7 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Ashcombe, Dawlish, Dawlish Central and North East, Dawlish South West, Dawlish Warren, Devon, Hazelwood Park, Higher Dawlish Water, Holcombe, Kenton with Starcross, Langdon, Teignmouth East.


A Mouseprice property guide for EX7 Dawlish is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about EX7 that can be found by click the relevant links on the left hand side.

Old area guide:

The commentary below was written for the mouseprice.com website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date. We recommend disregarding these comments in favour of the data that can be found either above or in the other sections of this website.

Market trends:

Exeter propertyThe size of the property market in EX7 is 5654 homes.

Exeter propertyThe postcode district EX7 has been experiencing annual growth of 15% over the last 5 years excluding the effect of inflation. This growth rate tends to indicatea dynamic local economy and housing market. Property price growth in this area has significantly exceeded growth in earnings and the national average house price growth, and so the likelihood of it continuing will be dependent upon price earnings ratio, as well as investment by developers and local authorities in continually upgrading local infrastructure, schools, in addition to the continued strength of the local and national economies and any other economies upon which the area depends.

Exeter propertyOver the last 3 months, the average property value for this postcode district has been £192285.

Exeter propertyPrice earnings ratio is an indicator of the affordability of property for someone on the average salary in the area. Price Earnings Ratio in this postcode district is 9.

Exeter propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 1.8%.

Housing stock:

Dawlish propertyThe most readily available type of property in the area are Detached Houses, making up 30.5% of the total.

Dawlish propertyThe least common type of property in this area is Terraced Houses (20.7% of the total housing stock).

Dawlish propertySocially rented accommodation represents 8.8% of the total rented accommodation in the area.

Dawlish propertyThe majority of property in this area is owner occupied.

Dawlish propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is less that the national average of £187894 at £159190.

Who lives here:

Dawlish propertyThe population of this postcode district is 12074.
Dawlish propertyThis area is a haven for the retired, who make up 33.9% of the population.
Dawlish propertyThis looks like a great place to go out – 21.5% of the population is single!
Dawlish propertyAverage working hours in this area for men are 42 and for women are 30.
Dawlish propertyThis area has 5.9 people per square kilometre.
Dawlish propertyThe largest source of work in this area is Health & Social Work (20.3% of workers), followed by Wholesale & Retail (15.7%).