|• Total||3.04 km2 (1.17 sq mi)|
|Elevation||440 m (1,440 ft)|
|Population (Dec 2015)|
|• Density||740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Dägerlen, Hettlingen, Humlikon, Neftenbach|
Henggart is first mentioned in 1228 as de Hengart.
Henggart has an area of 3.1 km2 (1.2 sq mi). Of this area, 56.5% is used for agricultural purposes, while 19.9% is forested. The rest of the land, (23.5%) is settled.
Henggart has a population (as of 31 December 2015) of 2,250. As of 2007[update], 7.9% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 31.4%. Most of the population (as of 2000[update]) speaks German (94.4%), with Albanian being second most common ( 1.5%) and Italian being third ( 1.0%).
The age distribution of the population (as of 2000[update]) is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 26.3% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 61.9% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 11.8%. In Henggart about 85.6% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule).
Henggart has an unemployment rate of 1.57%. As of 2005[update], there were 35 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 14 businesses involved in this sector. 67 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 14 businesses in this sector. 248 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 48 businesses in this sector. The historical population is given in the following table:
- Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
- Canton of Zurich Statistical Office (German) accessed 27 April 2016
- Henggart in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
- Swiss Federal Statistical Office Archived 2016-01-05 on Wayback Machine. accessed 27-Jul-2009
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