|• Total||1.59 km2 (0.61 sq mi)|
|Elevation||433 m (1,421 ft)|
|Population (Dec 2016)|
|• Density||580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Dänikon, Oetwil an der Limmat, Otelfingen, Würenlos (AG)|
Hüttikon is first mentioned in 883 as Huttinchova.
Hüttikon has an area of 1.6 km2 (0.62 sq mi). Of this area, 52.2% is used for agricultural purposes, while 36% is forested. The rest of the land, (11.8%) is settled.
Hüttikon has a population (as of 31 December 2016) of 916. As of 2007[update], 18.8% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 24.4%. Most of the population (as of 2000[update]) speaks German (89.3%), with Portuguese being second most common ( 4.5%) and Italian being third ( 0.8%).
The age distribution of the population (as of 2000[update]) is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 23.3% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 66.4% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 10.3%. The entire Swiss population is generally well educated. In Hüttikon about 76.6% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule).
Hüttikon has an unemployment rate of 1.42%. As of 2005[update], there were 33 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 11 businesses involved in this sector. 270 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 10 businesses in this sector. 45 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 14 businesses in this sector.
The historical population is given in the following table:
- Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
- Canton of Zurich Statistical Office (in German) accessed 15 June 2017
- Hüttikon in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
- Swiss Federal Statistical Office Archived 2016-01-05 at the Wayback Machine. accessed 03-Aug-2009
- Official website (in German)
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