Ennetbaden

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Ennetbaden
Ennetbaden -
Country Switzerland Coat of Arms of Ennetbaden
Canton Aargau
District Baden
47°29′N 8°19′E / 47.483°N 8.317°E / 47.483; 8.317Coordinates: 47°29′N 8°19′E / 47.483°N 8.317°E / 47.483; 8.317
Population 3,175 (Dec 2012)[1]
- Density 1,505 /km2 (3,897 /sq mi)
Area 2.11 km2 (0.81 sq mi)[2]
Elevation 360 m (1,181 ft)
Postal code 5408
SFOS number 4026
Mayor Gemeindeammann
Basil Müller FDP/PRD
(as of 2008)
Surrounded by Baden, Freienwil, Oberehrendingen, Obersiggenthal, Wettingen
Website www.ennetbaden.ch
SFSO statistics
Ennetbaden is located in Switzerland
Ennetbaden
Ennetbaden

Ennetbaden is a municipality in the district of Baden in the canton of Aargau in Switzerland, located in the Limmat Valley (German: Limmattal).

History[edit]

Ennetbaden is first mentioned about 1261-64 as Alio Badin.[3]

Geography[edit]

Ennetbaden seen from Baden (direction West)

Ennetbaden has an area, as of 2006, of 2.1 km2 (0.81 sq mi). Of this area, 20.9% is used for agricultural purposes, while 42.7% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 33.6% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (2.8%) is non-productive (rivers or lakes).[4]

The municipality is located in the Baden district on the right bank of the Limmat river. It consists of the village of Ennetbaden which is a suburb of Baden.

Coat of arms[edit]

The blazon of the municipal coat of arms is Or a Pale and Chief Sable.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Ennetbaden has a population (as of 31 December 2012) of 3,175.[1] As of 2008, 21.0% of the population was made up of foreign nationals.[6] Over the last 10 years the population has decreased at a rate of -1%. Most of the population (as of 2000) speaks German (83.8%), with French being second most common ( 2.4%) and Italian being third ( 2.2%).[4]

The age distribution, as of 2008, in Ennetbaden is; 272 children or 9.1% of the population are between 0 and 9 years old and 208 teenagers or 6.9% are between 10 and 19. Of the adult population, 415 people or 13.8% of the population are between 20 and 29 years old. 489 people or 16.3% are between 30 and 39, 511 people or 17.0% are between 40 and 49, and 427 people or 14.2% are between 50 and 59. The senior population distribution is 354 people or 11.8% of the population are between 60 and 69 years old, 178 people or 5.9% are between 70 and 79, there are 120 people or 4.0% who are between 80 and 89,and there are 28 people or 0.9% who are 90 and older.[7]

As of 2000, there were 243 homes with 1 or 2 persons in the household, 645 homes with 3 or 4 persons in the household, and 476 homes with 5 or more persons in the household. The average number of people per household was 2.08 individuals.[8] In 2008 there were 518 single family homes (or 31.6% of the total) out of a total of 1,639 homes and apartments.[9]

In the 2007 federal election the most popular party was the SP which received 26.5% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the FDP (19.7%), the SVP (18.9%) and the Green Party (13.7%).[4]

The entire Swiss population is generally well educated. In Ennetbaden about 85.1% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule).[4] Of the school age population (in the 2008/2009 school year), there are 158 students attending primary school in the municipality.[8]

The historical population is given in the following table:[3][7]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1850 451 —    
1900 997 +121.1%
1910 1,387 +39.1%
1930 2,223 +60.3%
1950 2,566 +15.4%
1975 2,712 +5.7%
1980 2,534 −6.6%
1990 2,915 +15.0%
2000 3,019 +3.6%

Economy[edit]

As of 2007, Ennetbaden had an unemployment rate of 1.97%. As of 2005, there were 39 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 8 businesses involved in this sector. 23 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 9 businesses in this sector. 537 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 89 businesses in this sector.[4]

As of 2000 there were 1,709 total workers who lived in the municipality. Of these, 1,504 or about 88.0% of the residents worked outside Ennetbaden while 371 people commuted into the municipality for work. There were a total of 576 jobs (of at least 6 hours per week) in the municipality.[10]

Religion[edit]

From the 2000 census, 1,230 or 40.7% are Roman Catholic, while 980 or 32.5% belonged to the Swiss Reformed Church. Of the rest of the population, there is 1 individual who belongs to the Christian Catholic faith.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Canton of Aargau Statistical Office, MS Excel document – Bevölkerungsbestand 2012 nach Gemeinde, Geschlecht u. Nationalität (per 31. Dezember 2012)] (German) accessed 23 July 2013
  2. ^ Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  3. ^ a b Ennetbaden in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
  4. ^ a b c d e Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 8 February 2010
  5. ^ Flags of the World.com accessed 8 February 2010
  6. ^ Statistical Department of Canton Aargau -Bereich 01 -Bevölkerung (German) accessed 20 January 2010
  7. ^ a b Statistical Department of Canton Aargau -Bevölkerungsdaten für den Kanton Aargau und die Gemeinden (Archiv) (German) accessed 20 January 2010
  8. ^ a b c Statistical Department of Canton Aargau - Aargauer Zahlen 2009 (German) accessed 20 January 2010
  9. ^ Statistical Department of Canton Aargau (German) accessed 20 January 2010
  10. ^ Statistical Department of Canton Aargau-Bereich 11 Verkehr und Nachrichtenwesen (German) accessed 21 January 2010

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Ennetbaden at Wikimedia Commons