|• Total||9.91 km2 (3.83 sq mi)|
|Elevation||451 m (1,480 ft)|
|Population (Dec 2013)|
|• Density||77/km2 (200/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Auenstein, Biberstein, Densbüren, Küttigen, Oberflachs, Schinznach-Dorf, Zeihen|
Thalheim has an area, as of 2009[update], of 9.91 square kilometers (3.83 sq mi). Of this area, 4.95 square kilometers (1.91 sq mi) or 49.9% is used for agricultural purposes, while 4.31 square kilometers (1.66 sq mi) or 43.5% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.57 square kilometers (0.22 sq mi) or 5.8% 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 2.4% and transportation infrastructure made up 2.7%. 40.1% of the total land area is heavily forested and 3.4% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 17.9% is used for growing crops and 29.7% is pastures, while 2.4% is used for orchards or vine crops. All the water in the municipality is in rivers and streams.
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Thalheim has a population (as of December 2013[update]) of 764 As of June 2009[update], 4.7% of the population are foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years (1997–2007) the population has changed at a rate of -6.3%. Most of the population (as of 2000[update]) speaks German (98.5%), with Italian being second most common ( 0.4%) and Portuguese being third ( 0.3%).
The age distribution, as of 2008[update], in Thalheim is; 58 children or 7.8% of the population are between 0 and 9 years old and 100 teenagers or 13.5% are between 10 and 19. Of the adult population, 80 people or 10.8% of the population are between 20 and 29 years old. 68 people or 9.2% are between 30 and 39, 138 people or 18.7% are between 40 and 49, and 117 people or 15.8% are between 50 and 59. The senior population distribution is 92 people or 12.4% of the population are between 60 and 69 years old, 53 people or 7.2% are between 70 and 79, there are 30 people or 4.1% who are between 80 and 89,and there are 3 people or 0.4% who are 90 and older.
As of 2000[update], there were 32 homes with 1 or 2 persons in the household, 120 homes with 3 or 4 persons in the household, and 127 homes with 5 or more persons in the household. The average number of people per household was 2.61 individuals. As of 2000[update], there were 285 private households (homes and apartments) in the municipality, and an average of 2.6 persons per household. In 2008[update] there were 143 single family homes (or 44.1% of the total) out of a total of 324 homes and apartments. There were a total of 0 empty apartments for a 0.0% vacancy rate. As of 2007[update], the construction rate of new housing units was 1.4 new units per 1000 residents.
In Thalheim about 74.9% 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 46 students attending primary school in the municipality.
The historical population is given in the following table:
Heritage sites of national significance
As of 2007[update], Thalheim had an unemployment rate of 0.67%. As of 2005[update], there were 61 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 29 businesses involved in this sector. 64 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 7 businesses in this sector. 81 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 21 businesses in this sector.
As of 2000[update] there was a total of 394 workers who lived in the municipality. Of these, 284 or about 72.1% of the residents worked outside Thalheim while 92 people commuted into the municipality for work. There were a total of 202 jobs (of at least 6 hours per week) in the municipality. Of the working population, 7.8% used public transportation to get to work, and 65% used a private car.
From the 2000 census[update], 94 or 12.6% were Roman Catholic, while 570 or 76.6% belonged to the Swiss Reformed Church. Of the rest of the population, there was 1 individual who belonged to the Christian Catholic faith.
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