|• Total||7.28 km2 (2.81 sq mi)|
|Elevation||429 m (1,407 ft)|
|Population (Dec 2016)|
|• Density||90/km2 (230/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Basadingen-Schlattingen (TG), Neunforn (TG), Oberstammheim, Ossingen, Truttikon, Unterstammheim|
Waltalingen has an area of 7.3 km2 (2.8 sq mi). Of this area, 62.6% is used for agricultural purposes, while 28% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 8.8% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (0.5%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains).
Waltalingen has a population (as of 31 December 2016) of 657. As of 2007[update], 5.6% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 7.2%. Most of the population (as of 2000[update]) speaks German (96.3%), with Albanian being second most common ( 1.6%) and French being third ( 0.6%).
The age distribution of the population (as of 2000[update]) is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 33.5% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 56.3% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 10.2%. In Waltalingen about 80.1% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule).
Waltalingen has an unemployment rate of 1.27%. As of 2005[update], there were 89 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 34 businesses involved in this sector. 32 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 11 businesses in this sector. 62 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 16 businesses in this sector.
- Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
- Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 30 August 2017
- Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 28-Jul-2009
- Official website (in German)
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