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

Elsterwerda is a city in the county of Elbe-Elster. The city has a total population of 7,856 residents, a territory of circa forty-one square kilometers and 3,664 households. The mean age is about 48 years, about 2.1 people form an average household in Elsterwerda and 194 citizens gather per km². Elsterwerda is suitable for families with children. The next local store lies in the mean merely three hundred and seventy meters away, this region offers with 95 inhabitants per shop a really good bandwidth of shopping facilities, the location offers with 491 citizens per café, bar or restaurant a good gastronomische range and the mean distance to the next guesthouse is with just about 1 kilometers minuscule. It offers in addition with 37.60 km² recreation & leisure areas plenty of space to play with the kids or walk the dog. The next public swimming pool lies on average merely ca. 2 kilometers away and the kids may make their swimming badge in one of its own 4 public swimming pools. It has with 67 children per kindergarden an a flawless care for the smallest. It offers 5 kindergardens and offers 16 schools. The nearest school lies on average merely round about 2 kilometers apart and the next kindergarden is on average merely 1.6 kilometers apart.
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

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Elsterwerda in the county of Elbe-Elster at

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

Shop density
Average number of inhabitants per shop
94.7 vs. 412.5
94.7 vs. 412.5
Children per playground
Children under 18 years per playground
59.4 vs. 147.6
59.4 vs. 147.6
Pupils per school
Average number of pupils per school in this region
49.8 vs. 249.1
49.8 vs. 249.1
Linear distance to shop
Average linear distance to the nearest shop
370m vs. 2.1km
370m vs. 2.1km
Public swimming for families
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
Linear distance to supermarket
Average linear distance to the next supermarket or groceries
975m vs. 3.9km
975m vs. 3.9km
Linear distance to public swimming
Average linear distance to the next public swimming facility
1.8km vs. 5.9km
1.8km vs. 5.9km
Children per kindergarten
Average number of children younger than 6 years per kindergarten in this region
67.2 vs. 121.9
67.2 vs. 121.9
Linear distance to kindergarten
Average linear distance to the nearest kindergarten
1.6km vs. 4.5km
1.6km vs. 4.5km
Linear distance to restaurant
Average linear distance to the nearest restaurant
1.1km vs. 2.3km
1.1km vs. 2.3km
Restaurant density
Average number of inhabitants per restaurant
491 vs. 655.8
491 vs. 655.8
Linear distance to school
Average linear distance to the nearest school
1.6km vs. 4.2km
1.6km vs. 4.2km
Linear distance to general practitioner
Average linear distance to the next general practitioner
2.9km vs. 6.2km
2.9km vs. 6.2km
Recreation & leisure areas
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?

Family aged people
Share of people 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%
Gastronomy for families
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?

Dentist density
Average number of inhabitants per dentist
7,856 vs. 6,078
7,856 vs. 6,078
Criminal offenses
Criminal offenses per 100 inhabitants
5.2 vs. 4.7
5.2 vs. 4.7
Violent crime families
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
Linear distance to dentist
Average linear distance to the next dentist
13.8km vs. 8.2km
13.8km vs. 8.2km
Share of family households with children
Share of family households with children in the total number of households
26% vs. 29.9%
26% vs. 29.9%
Recreation offers for families
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
Average age of the total population
48.2 vs. 44.2
48.2 vs. 44.2
Average household size
Average number of inhabitants per household
2.1 vs. 2.3
2.1 vs. 2.3
Population density
People per km²
193.9 vs. 197.6
193.9 vs. 197.6
Green areas
Share of green areas in the total area
73.6% vs. 65.7%
73.6% vs. 65.7%
Water areas
Share of water areas in the total area
0.3% vs. 1%
0.3% vs. 1%
Total area
Total area
40.5km² vs. 32.3km²
40.5km² vs. 32.3km²
Total households
Total households
3,664 vs. 3,339
3,664 vs. 3,339
Total population
Total population
7,856 vs. 6,887
7,856 vs. 6,887
| Sources: Households: © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis) | Population: © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis), © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis) | Landuse: OpenStreetMap contributors | Recreation: OpenStreetMap contributors, OpenStreetMap contributors | Living: OpenStreetMap contributors | Education: OpenStreetMap contributors | Health: OpenStreetMap contributors | Public safety: PKS Bundeskriminalamt, 2019, Kreis - Falltabellen |