|• Total||7.22 km2 (2.79 sq mi)|
|Elevation||499 m (1,637 ft)|
|Population (Dec 2013)|
|• Density||110/km2 (290/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Kirchleerau, Oberkulm, Schmiedrued, Schöftland, Staffelbach, Unterkulm|
Schlossrued has an area, as of 2009[update], of 7.22 square kilometers (2.79 sq mi). Of this area, 4.41 square kilometers (1.70 sq mi) or 61.1% is used for agricultural purposes, while 2.26 square kilometers (0.87 sq mi) or 31.3% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.57 square kilometers (0.22 sq mi) or 7.9% is settled (buildings or roads), 0.02 km2 (4.9 acres) or 0.3% is either rivers or lakes.
Of the built up area, housing and buildings made up 3.9% and transportation infrastructure made up 3.0%. 28.0% of the total land area is heavily forested and 3.3% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 16.6% is used for growing crops and 41.7% is pastures, while 2.8% is used for orchards or vine crops. All the water in the municipality is in rivers and streams.
Coat of arms
The blazon of the municipal coat of arms is Azure a Tower embattled Argent roofed Gules issuant from Coupeaux Vert and in chief two Oars of the second in Saltire and between them in chief a Mullet of the same
Schlossrued has a population (as of December 2013[update]) of 800 As of June 2009[update], 6.9% of the population are foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years (1997–2007) the population has changed at a rate of -7.1%. Most of the population (as of 2000[update]) speaks German (96.2%), with Serbo-Croatian being second most common ( 0.9%) and Albanian being third ( 0.6%).
The age distribution, as of 2008[update], in Schlossrued is; 77 children or 8.8% of the population are between 0 and 9 years old and 136 teenagers or 15.6% are between 10 and 19. Of the adult population, 86 people or 9.8% of the population are between 20 and 29 years old. 107 people or 12.2% are between 30 and 39, 159 people or 18.2% are between 40 and 49, and 129 people or 14.8% are between 50 and 59. The senior population distribution is 73 people or 8.4% of the population are between 60 and 69 years old, 75 people or 8.6% are between 70 and 79, there are 31 people or 3.5% who are between 80 and 89,and there is 1 person who is between 90 and older.
As of 2000[update], there were 20 homes with 1 or 2 persons in the household, 118 homes with 3 or 4 persons in the household, and 171 homes with 5 or more persons in the household. The average number of people per household was 2.76 individuals. As of 2000[update], there were 321 private households (homes and apartments) in the municipality, and an average of 2.8 persons per household. In 2008[update] there were 141 single family homes (or 41.0% of the total) out of a total of 344 homes and apartments. There were a total of 4 empty apartments for a 1.2% vacancy rate. As of 2007[update], the construction rate of new housing units was 1.2 new units per 1000 residents.
In Schlossrued about 66.9% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule). Of the school age population (in the 2008/2009 school year[update]), there are 74 students attending primary school, there are 73 students attending secondary school in the municipality.
The historical population is given in the following table:
As of 2007[update], Schlossrued had an unemployment rate of 1.59%. As of 2005[update], there were 123 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 46 businesses involved in this sector. 97 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 7 businesses in this sector. 79 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 27 businesses in this sector.
In 2000[update] there were 455 workers who lived in the municipality. Of these, 343 or about 75.4% of the residents worked outside Schlossrued while 88 people commuted into the municipality for work. There were a total of 200 jobs (of at least 6 hours per week) in the municipality. Of the working population, 7.2% used public transportation to get to work, and 51.6% used a private car.
From the 2000 census[update], 123 or 13.6% were Roman Catholic, while 661 or 73.2% belonged to the Swiss Reformed Church. Of the rest of the population, there was 1 individual who belonged to the Christian Catholic faith.
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