How well do families live in Elsterwerda in the county of Elbe-Elster?

Elsterwerda is a city in the county of Elbe-Elster. The area has a footprint of round about 41 square kilometers, a total count of 3,664 households and a total population of 7,856 inhabitants. Approximately 194 citizens live on each square kilometer, round about 2.1 inhabitants form an average household in Elsterwerda and the average age is about 48 years. This city offers many recreational areas, the region offers 4 own public pools and the average distance to the next public indoor swimming pool is with circa 2 kilometers minuscule. This region has in total 16 schools and offers 5 kindergardens. The distance to the next kindergarden is with just round about 2 kilometers small and the average distance to the nearest school is with about 2 kilometers quite short. This region has with 67 children per kindergarden an a good care for the children. The city has with 491 citizens per café, bar or restaurant a good infrastructure of culinary establishments, the next café is on average in a distance of 1.1 kilometers, the next local store lies on average in a distance of three hundred and seventy meters and the area offers with 95 residents per shop a fabulous choice of shopping facilities. This area is well suited for families with children.
94.7 Average number of inhabitants per shop
59.4 Children under 18 years per playground
49.8 Average number of pupils per school in this region

GEOfy Indicators

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Elsterwerda in the county of Elbe-Elster at

In what way is Elsterwerda better for families than the average?

Average number of inhabitants per shop
94.7 vs. 412.5
94.7 vs. 412.5
Children under 18 years per playground
59.4 vs. 147.6
59.4 vs. 147.6
Average number of pupils per school in this region
49.8 vs. 249.1
49.8 vs. 249.1
Average linear distance to the nearest shop
370m vs. 2.1km
370m vs. 2.1km
Inhabitants aged under 18 or between 30 and 50 years per public swimming pool in this region
761.5 vs. 1,693
761.5 vs. 1,693
Average linear distance to the next supermarket or groceries
975m vs. 3.9km
975m vs. 3.9km
Average linear distance to the next public swimming facility
1.8km vs. 5.9km
1.8km vs. 5.9km
Average number of children younger than 6 years per kindergarten in this region
67.2 vs. 121.9
67.2 vs. 121.9
Average linear distance to the nearest kindergarten
1.6km vs. 4.5km
1.6km vs. 4.5km
Average linear distance to the nearest restaurant
1.1km vs. 2.3km
1.1km vs. 2.3km
Average number of inhabitants per restaurant
491 vs. 655.8
491 vs. 655.8
Average linear distance to the nearest school
1.6km vs. 4.2km
1.6km vs. 4.2km
Average linear distance to the next general practitioner
2.9km vs. 6.2km
2.9km vs. 6.2km
Share of vegetation, water and sport areas (excluding agricultural areas) in relation to the total area (excluding agricultural areas)
37.6% vs. 32.8%
37.6% vs. 32.8%

In what way is Elsterwerda in the average for families?

Share of residents in the age group of families (younger than 18 or between 30 and 50 years)
38.8% vs. 42.3%
38.8% vs. 42.3%
Restaurants, bars, pubs, fast food, cafés etc in this region 100 inhabitants in the age group of families (younger than 18 or between 30 and 50 years)
0.6 vs. 0.6
0.6 vs. 0.6

In what way is Elsterwerda worse for families than the average?

Average number of inhabitants per dentist
7,856 vs. 6,078
7,856 vs. 6,078
Criminal offenses per 100 inhabitants
5.2 vs. 4.7
5.2 vs. 4.7
Crime against life and limb per 100 inhabitants in the age group of families (younger than 18 or between 30 and 50 years)
0.5 vs. 0.3
0.5 vs. 0.3
Average linear distance to the next dentist
13.8km vs. 8.2km
13.8km vs. 8.2km
Share of family households with children in the total number of households
26% vs. 29.9%
26% vs. 29.9%
Movie theaters, theaters and museums per 100 inhabitants in the age group of families (younger than 18 or between 30 and 50 years)
0 vs. 0.043
0 vs. 0.043

Common numbers about Elsterwerda

Average age of the total population
48.2 vs. 44.2
48.2 vs. 44.2
Average number of inhabitants per household
2.1 vs. 2.3
2.1 vs. 2.3
People per km²
193.9 vs. 197.6
193.9 vs. 197.6
Share of green areas in the total area
73.6% vs. 65.7%
73.6% vs. 65.7%
Share of water areas in the total area
0.3% vs. 1%
0.3% vs. 1%
Total area
40.5km² vs. 32.3km²
40.5km² vs. 32.3km²
Total households
3,664 vs. 3,339
3,664 vs. 3,339
Total population
7,856 vs. 6,887
7,856 vs. 6,887
| Sources: Households: © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis), © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis) | Population: © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis), © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis) | Landuse: OpenStreetMap contributors, OpenStreetMap contributors | Recreation: OpenStreetMap contributors, OpenStreetMap contributors | Living: OpenStreetMap contributors | Education: OpenStreetMap contributors, OpenStreetMap contributors | Health: OpenStreetMap contributors | Public safety: PKS Bundeskriminalamt, 2019, Kreis - Falltabellen |