|• Total||7.04 km2 (2.72 sq mi)|
|Elevation||457 m (1,499 ft)|
|Population (Dec 2013)|
|• Density||110/km2 (280/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Eiken, Frick, Gipf-Oberfrick, Hellikon, Münchwilen, Obermumpf, Wegenstetten|
Schupfart has an area, as of 2009[update], of 7.04 square kilometers (2.72 sq mi). Of this area, 4.23 km2 (1.63 sq mi) or 60.1% is used for agricultural purposes, while 2.28 km2 (0.88 sq mi) or 32.4% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.49 km2 (0.19 sq mi) or 7.0% is settled (buildings or roads), 0.01 km2 (2.5 acres) or 0.1% is either rivers or lakes.
Of the built up area, housing and buildings made up 2.7% and transportation infrastructure made up 3.6%. Out of the forested land, 30.5% of the total land area is heavily forested and 1.8% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 39.1% is used for growing crops and 16.5% is pastures, while 4.5% is used for orchards or vine crops. All the water in the municipality is in rivers and streams.
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Schupfart has a population (as of December 2013[update]) of 758 As of June 2009[update], 8.2% of the population are foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years (1997–2007) the population has changed at a rate of 13.7%. Most of the population (as of 2000[update]) speaks German(96.5%), with Albanian being second most common ( 2.3%) and Italian being third ( 0.6%).
The age distribution, as of 2008[update], in Schupfart is; 78 children or 10.2% of the population are between 0 and 9 years old and 91 teenagers or 12.0% are between 10 and 19. Of the adult population, 96 people or 12.6% of the population are between 20 and 29 years old. 103 people or 13.5% are between 30 and 39, 145 people or 19.1% are between 40 and 49, and 108 people or 14.2% are between 50 and 59. The senior population distribution is 70 people or 9.2% of the population are between 60 and 69 years old, 36 people or 4.7% are between 70 and 79, there are 28 people or 3.7% who are between 80 and 89,and there are 6 people or 0.8% who are 90 and older.
As of 2000[update], there were 20 homes with 1 or 2 persons in the household, 116 homes with 3 or 4 persons in the household, and 121 homes with 5 or more persons in the household. As of 2000[update], there were 262 private households (homes and apartments) in the municipality, and an average of 2.6 persons per household. In 2008[update] there were 128 single family homes (or 40.1% of the total) out of a total of 319 homes and apartments. There were a total of 3 empty apartments for a 0.9% vacancy rate. As of 2007[update], the construction rate of new housing units was 9.4 new units per 1000 residents.
In the 2007 federal election the most popular party was the SVP which received 42.09% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the CVP (25.33%), the SP (10.82%) and the FDP (7.37%). In the federal election, a total of 226 votes were cast, and the voter turnout was 40.7%.
The historical population is given in the following table:
Heritage sites of national significance
As of 2007[update], Schupfart had an unemployment rate of 1.77%. As of 2005[update], there were 72 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 28 businesses involved in this sector. 37 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 9 businesses in this sector. 55 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 17 businesses in this sector.
In 2000[update] there were 347 workers who lived in the municipality. Of these, 281 or about 81.0% of the residents worked outside Schupfart while 41 people commuted into the municipality for work. There were a total of 107 jobs (of at least 6 hours per week) in the municipality. Of the working population, 9.7% used public transportation to get to work, and 67.3% used a private car.
From the 2000 census[update], 518 or 76.1% were Roman Catholic, while 95 or 14.0% belonged to the Swiss Reformed Church. Of the rest of the population, there were 12 individuals (or about 1.76% of the population) who belonged to the Christian Catholic faith.
In Schupfart about 76.2% 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 49 students attending primary school in the municipality.
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