How well do students live in Kassel in Hessen?

Kassel is an urban municipality in the federal state of Hessen. This area has circa 202,000 citizens as a whole, a land area of circa 104 km² and about 105,000 households as a whole. About 1,930 persons live on each square kilometer, the average household size in Kassel is 1.9 people and the average age is circa 41 years. The area has 26 own public indoor swimming pools and the mean distance to the next public indoor swimming pool is with about 2 kilometers short. It offers with 416 residents per gastronomic establishment an impeccable gastronomische bandwidth, the next local store is in the mean only 373 meters apart, this city has with 135 citizens per store a fabulous spectrum of shopping facilities and the next café lies in the mean just 542 meters apart. This location has 11 own unis and has a total of 12 academies within reach. The next university is in the mean only about 2 kilometers away. This city is extremely suitable for young people and is inhabited by many inhabitants between 20 and 29. The region has a high proportion of single households and is inhabited by few kids.
472 m Average linear distance to the next supermarket or groceries
373 m Average linear distance to the nearest shop
134.7 Average number of inhabitants per shop

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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Kassel in Hessen at

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

Linear distance to supermarket
Average linear distance to the next supermarket or groceries
472m vs. 3.9km
472m vs. 3.9km
Linear distance to shop
Average linear distance to the nearest shop
373m vs. 2.1km
373m vs. 2.1km
Shop density
Average number of inhabitants per shop
134.7 vs. 412.5
134.7 vs. 412.5
Linear distance to restaurant
Average linear distance to the nearest restaurant
542m vs. 2.3km
542m vs. 2.3km
Linear distance to university
Average linear distance to the nearest university
1.6km vs. 18.3km
1.6km vs. 18.3km
Linear distance to public swimming
Average linear distance to the next public swimming facility
1.7km vs. 5.9km
1.7km vs. 5.9km
Restaurant density
Average number of inhabitants per restaurant
416.5 vs. 655.8
416.5 vs. 655.8
Supermarket Density
Average number of inhabitants per supermarket
1,493 vs. 1,878
1,493 vs. 1,878
Households without children
Share of households without children in the total number of households
74.8% vs. 62%
74.8% vs. 62%
Single households
Share of single households in the total number of households
46.7% vs. 31.2%
46.7% vs. 31.2%
Residents between 20 and 29
Share of residents between 20 and 29
16.9% vs. 9.4%
16.9% vs. 9.4%

In what way is Kassel 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
57.8 vs. 58
57.8 vs. 58
Recreation & leisure areas
Share of vegetation, water and sport areas (excluding agricultural areas) in relation to the total area (excluding agricultural areas)
30.3% vs. 32.8%
30.3% vs. 32.8%

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

Accessible recreation offers for students
Inhabitants between 20 and 29 years per accessible movie theater, theater and museum
758.3 vs. 84.5
758.3 vs. 84.5

Common numbers about Kassel

Average age
Average age of the total population
41.1 vs. 44.2
41.1 vs. 44.2
Average household size
Average number of inhabitants per household
1.9 vs. 2.3
1.9 vs. 2.3
Population density
People per km²
1,930 vs. 197.6
1,930 vs. 197.6
Green areas
Share of green areas in the total area
48.1% vs. 65.7%
48.1% vs. 65.7%
Water areas
Share of water areas in the total area
1% vs. 1%
1% vs. 1%
Total area
Total area
104.5km² vs. 32.3km²
104.5km² vs. 32.3km²
Total households
Total households
105,175 vs. 3,339
105,175 vs. 3,339
Total population
Total population
201,585 vs. 6,887
201,585 vs. 6,887
| Sources: Households: © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis) | Recreation: OpenStreetMap contributors, OpenStreetMap contributors | Landuse: OpenStreetMap contributors | Public safety: PKS Bundeskriminalamt, 2019, Kreis - Falltabellen | Population: © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis), © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis) | Health: OpenStreetMap contributors | Living: OpenStreetMap contributors | Education: OpenStreetMap contributors |