How well do students live in Heidelberg in Baden-Württemberg?

Heidelberg is an urban municipality in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg. The region has a total population of approximately one hundred and sixtytausend citizens, a ground area of 109 square kilometers and a total count of 79,668 households. The mean age is circa 39 years, the mean household size in Heidelberg is 2.0 inhabitants and 1,467 people gather per square kilometer. This location offers 60 own universities and has a total of sixty-two unis in close proximity. The mean distance to the nearest uni is with merely 441 meters remarkably small. The region offers with 139 residents per shop an exemplary offer of shopping facilities, the region offers with 321 citizens per restaurant a flawless kulinarische bandwidth, the next bar lies in the mean in a distance of only 163 meters and the distance to the nearest local store is with merely 125 meters very small. The location has besides 16 own public indoor swimming pools and the average distance to the nearest public swimming pool is with merely round about 1 kilometers very small. The location is inhabited by many residents between 20 and 29 and is excellently suited for university students. The location is inhabited by few children and is inhabited by many singles.
252 m Average linear distance to the next supermarket or groceries
125 m Average linear distance to the nearest shop
163 m Average linear distance to the nearest restaurant

GEOfy Indicators

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GEOfy has developed a unique system of indicators that assesses every region in Germany in terms of the personal needs of individuals or the suitability of the region for certain groups of people, such as families, students or senior citizens.

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Heidelberg in Baden-Württemberg at

In what way is Heidelberg better for students than the average?

Linear distance to supermarket
Average linear distance to the next supermarket or groceries
252m vs. 3.9km
252m vs. 3.9km
Linear distance to shop
Average linear distance to the nearest shop
125m vs. 2.1km
125m vs. 2.1km
Linear distance to restaurant
Average linear distance to the nearest restaurant
163m vs. 2.3km
163m vs. 2.3km
Linear distance to university
Average linear distance to the nearest university
441m vs. 18.3km
441m vs. 18.3km
Shop density
Average number of inhabitants per shop
138.8 vs. 412.5
138.8 vs. 412.5
Linear distance to public swimming
Average linear distance to the next public swimming facility
1.1km vs. 5.9km
1.1km vs. 5.9km
Restaurant density
Average number of inhabitants per restaurant
320.7 vs. 655.8
320.7 vs. 655.8
Households without children
Share of households without children in the total number of households
75.9% vs. 62%
75.9% vs. 62%
Single households
Share of single households in the total number of households
46.5% vs. 31.2%
46.5% vs. 31.2%
Residents between 20 and 29
Share of residents between 20 and 29
21.4% vs. 9.4%
21.4% vs. 9.4%

In what way is Heidelberg in the average for students?

Gastronomy for students
Inhabitants between 20 and 29 years per restaurants, bars, pubs, fast food, cafés etc. in this region
60.9 vs. 58
60.9 vs. 58
Supermarket Density
Average number of inhabitants per supermarket
1,932 vs. 1,878
1,932 vs. 1,878

In what way is Heidelberg worse for students than the average?

Accessible recreation offers for students
Inhabitants between 20 and 29 years per accessible movie theater, theater and museum
687.5 vs. 84.5
687.5 vs. 84.5
Recreation & leisure areas
Share of vegetation, water and sport areas (excluding agricultural areas) in relation to the total area (excluding agricultural areas)
24.8% vs. 32.8%
24.8% vs. 32.8%

Common numbers about Heidelberg

Average age
Average age of the total population
39.1 vs. 44.2
39.1 vs. 44.2
Average household size
Average number of inhabitants per household
2 vs. 2.3
2 vs. 2.3
Population density
People per km²
1,467 vs. 197.6
1,467 vs. 197.6
Green areas
Share of green areas in the total area
69.1% vs. 65.7%
69.1% vs. 65.7%
Water areas
Share of water areas in the total area
1.3% vs. 1%
1.3% vs. 1%
Total area
Total area
109.3km² vs. 32.3km²
109.3km² vs. 32.3km²
Total households
Total households
79,668 vs. 3,339
79,668 vs. 3,339
Total population
Total population
160,355 vs. 6,887
160,355 vs. 6,887
| Sources: Population: © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis), © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis) | Public safety: PKS Bundeskriminalamt, 2019, Kreis - Falltabellen | Landuse: OpenStreetMap contributors | Recreation: OpenStreetMap contributors, OpenStreetMap contributors | Households: © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis) | Health: OpenStreetMap contributors | Living: OpenStreetMap contributors | Education: OpenStreetMap contributors |