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Stadtteil of Frankfurt am Main
Coat of arms of Niederrad
Coat of arms
Niederrad is located in Germany
Location of Niederrad (red) and the Ortsbezirk Süd (light red) within Frankfurt am Main
Frankfurt Stadtteil Niederrad.svg
Coordinates: 50°05′18″N 08°38′37″E / 50.08833°N 8.64361°E / 50.08833; 8.64361Coordinates: 50°05′18″N 08°38′37″E / 50.08833°N 8.64361°E / 50.08833; 8.64361
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Darmstadt
District Urban district
Town Frankfurt am Main
 • Total 2.894 km2 (1.117 sq mi)
Population (2007-12-31)
 • Total 22,667
 • Density 7,800/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 60528
Dialling codes 069
Vehicle registration F

Niederrad is a city district of Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It is part of the Ortsbezirk Süd and is subdivided into the Stadtbezirke Niederrad-Nord and Niederrad-Süd.


The district is mainly designated as residential area. It includes the settlement Bruchfeldstraße which was planned by the urban planners in the 1920s under the direction of Ernst May, the Adolf-Miersch settlement and the high-rise Mainfeld residential area.[1]

The purchasing power is 22,067 euros per capita (as of 2009).


Niederrad is the site of the western part of the University Hospital Frankfurt, Frankfurt naming of some important institutions, but the racecourse Niederrad is located administratively in the district of Sachsenhausen and the Niederrad business district "Bürostadt" belongs almost exclusively to the District Schwanheim, more precisely, its settlement Goldstein. Also the sewage treatment plant is located at the Niederrad-Schwanheim district border.