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

Heidelberg is an urban municipality in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg. Heidelberg has a population of approximately 160,000 inhabitants total, a size of 109 km² and approximately eighty thousand households. Circa 2.0 citizens per household live in Heidelberg, about 1,467 people live on each km² and the average age is round about 39 years. The nearest uni is on average in a distance of only 441 meters. The city offers 60 own unis and has a total of sixty-two academies in close proximity. The region has besides 16 own public pools and the next public indoor swimming pool is on average in a distance of merely round about 1 kilometers. The next guesthouse lies in the mean only 163 meters away, the city has with 139 residents per local store a very good choice of shopping facilities, the average distance to the nearest shop is with 125 meters very short and this region offers with 321 citizens per bar or restaurant a good compilation of culinary establishments. The city has a high proportion of people between 20 and 29 and is very well suited for students. The area has a high proportion of single households and is inhabited by few children.
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

There are many reasons for choosing a new place to live: a new job, kids, a new college career or your retirement. The decision for a new home comes to most people sooner or later. No matter what your motivation is, the move must be well planned and the selection of the new residence well thought out.

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?

Average linear distance to the next supermarket or groceries
252m vs. 3.9km
252m vs. 3.9km
Average linear distance to the nearest shop
125m vs. 2.1km
125m vs. 2.1km
Average linear distance to the nearest restaurant
163m vs. 2.3km
163m vs. 2.3km
Average linear distance to the nearest university
441m vs. 18.3km
441m vs. 18.3km
Average number of inhabitants per shop
138.8 vs. 412.5
138.8 vs. 412.5
Average linear distance to the next public swimming facility
1.1km vs. 5.9km
1.1km vs. 5.9km
Average number of inhabitants per restaurant
320.7 vs. 655.8
320.7 vs. 655.8
Share of households without children in the total number of households
75.9% vs. 62%
75.9% vs. 62%
Share of single households in the total number of households
46.5% vs. 31.2%
46.5% vs. 31.2%
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?

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
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?

Inhabitants between 20 and 29 years per accessible movie theater, theater and museum
687.5 vs. 84.5
687.5 vs. 84.5
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 of the total population
39.1 vs. 44.2
39.1 vs. 44.2
Average number of inhabitants per household
2 vs. 2.3
2 vs. 2.3
People per km²
1,467 vs. 197.6
1,467 vs. 197.6
Share of green areas in the total area
69.1% vs. 65.7%
69.1% vs. 65.7%
Share of water areas in the total area
1.3% vs. 1%
1.3% vs. 1%
Total area
109.3km² vs. 32.3km²
109.3km² vs. 32.3km²
Total households
79,668 vs. 3,339
79,668 vs. 3,339
Total population
160,355 vs. 6,887
160,355 vs. 6,887
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