How well do students live in Kassel in Hessen?

Kassel is an urban municipality in the federal state of Hessen. This area has a land area of roughly one hundred and four square kilometers, a population of two hundred and two thousand inhabitants total and 105,175 households. The average household size in Kassel is 1.9 persons, circa 1,930 persons gather per square kilometer and the mean age is approximately 41 years. The next public swimming pool lies in the mean merely 1.7 kilometers apart and the area has 26 own public swimming pools. The mean distance to the next store is with only 373 meters very small, the region offers with 416 citizens per bar or restaurant a reasonable offer of the gastronomic kind, it has with 135 residents per store a remarkable offer of shopping opportunities and the mean distance to the nearest pub is with only 542 meters very short. The region has 11 own academies and has a total of 12 colleges in close proximity. The next uni lies on average in a distance of merely circa 2 kilometers. The region is an excellent student living area and has a high proportion of residents between 20 and 29. The city has a high proportion of single households and is inhabited by few children.
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?

Average linear distance to the next supermarket or groceries
472m vs. 3.9km
472m vs. 3.9km
Average linear distance to the nearest shop
373m vs. 2.1km
373m vs. 2.1km
Average number of inhabitants per shop
134.7 vs. 412.5
134.7 vs. 412.5
Average linear distance to the nearest restaurant
542m vs. 2.3km
542m vs. 2.3km
Average linear distance to the nearest university
1.6km vs. 18.3km
1.6km vs. 18.3km
Average linear distance to the next public swimming facility
1.7km vs. 5.9km
1.7km vs. 5.9km
Average number of inhabitants per restaurant
416.5 vs. 655.8
416.5 vs. 655.8
Average number of inhabitants per supermarket
1,493 vs. 1,878
1,493 vs. 1,878
Share of households without children in the total number of households
74.8% vs. 62%
74.8% vs. 62%
Share of single households in the total number of households
46.7% vs. 31.2%
46.7% vs. 31.2%
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?

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
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?

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 of the total population
41.1 vs. 44.2
41.1 vs. 44.2
Average number of inhabitants per household
1.9 vs. 2.3
1.9 vs. 2.3
People per km²
1,930 vs. 197.6
1,930 vs. 197.6
Share of green areas in the total area
48.1% vs. 65.7%
48.1% vs. 65.7%
Share of water areas in the total area
1% vs. 1%
1% vs. 1%
Total area
104.5km² vs. 32.3km²
104.5km² vs. 32.3km²
Total households
105,175 vs. 3,339
105,175 vs. 3,339
Total population
201,585 vs. 6,887
201,585 vs. 6,887
| Sources: Households: © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis), © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis) | Recreation: OpenStreetMap contributors, OpenStreetMap contributors | Landuse: OpenStreetMap contributors, 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, OpenStreetMap contributors |