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Baden Stein Ennetbaden 3746.jpg
Coat of arms of Ennetbaden
Coat of arms
Location of Ennetbaden
Ennetbaden is located in Switzerland
Ennetbaden is located in Canton of Aargau
Coordinates: 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
 • MayorGemeindeammann
Basil Müller FDP/PRD
(as of 2008)
 • Total2.11 km2 (0.81 sq mi)
360 m (1,180 ft)
 • Total3,498
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
SFOS number4026
Surrounded byBaden, Freienwil, Oberehrendingen, Obersiggenthal, Wettingen
SFSO statistics

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

Aerial view (1967)


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


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]


Ennetbaden has a population (as of 31 December 2019) of 3,501.[6] As of 2008, 21.0% of the population was made up of foreign nationals.[7] 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.[8]

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.[9] In 2008 there were 518 single family homes (or 31.6% of the total) out of a total of 1,639 homes and apartments.[10]

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.[9]

The historical population is given in the following table:[3][8]

Historical population
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%


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.[11]


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.[9]


  1. ^ a b "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeitskategorie Geschlecht und Gemeinde; Provisorische Jahresergebnisse; 2018". Federal Statistical Office. 9 April 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  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 Archived 5 January 2016 at the Wayback Machine accessed 8 February 2010
  5. ^ Flags of the World.com Archived 4 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine accessed 8 February 2010
  6. ^ "Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit". bfs.admin.ch (in German). Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB. 31 December 2019. Retrieved 6 October 2020.
  7. ^ Statistical Department of Canton Aargau -Bereich 01 -Bevölkerung (in German) accessed 20 January 2010
  8. ^ a b Statistical Department of Canton Aargau -Bevölkerungsdaten für den Kanton Aargau und die Gemeinden (Archiv) (in German) accessed 20 January 2010
  9. ^ a b c Statistical Department of Canton Aargau - Aargauer Zahlen 2009 (in German) accessed 20 January 2010
  10. ^ Statistical Department of Canton Aargau (in German) accessed 20 January 2010
  11. ^ Statistical Department of Canton Aargau-Bereich 11 Verkehr und Nachrichtenwesen (in German) accessed 21 January 2010

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