Neudorf Country Switzerland Canton Lucerne District Sursee Coordinates: Population 1,141 (Dec 2009) - Density 89 /km2 (230 /sq mi) Area 12.83 km2 (4.95 sq mi) Elevation 672 m (2,205 ft) Postal code 6025 SFOS number 1092 Surrounded by Beromünster, Gunzwil, Römerswil, Hildisrieden, Sempach , Eich Website www.neudorf.ch
Profile (German), SFSO statistics
View map of Neudorf
Neudorf is first mentioned in 924 as Niwidorf and as Niudorf.
Neudorf has an area of 12.8 km2 (4.9 sq mi). Of this area, 60.6% is used for agricultural purposes, while 33.5% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 5.4% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (0.5%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains). In the 1997 land survey[update], 33.52% of the total land area was forested. Of the agricultural land, 57.6% is used for farming or pastures, while 3.04% is used for orchards or vine crops. Of the settled areas, 2.42% is covered with buildings, 0.08% is industrial, 0.08% is classed as special developments, 0.23% is parks or greenbelts and 2.57% is transportation infrastructure. Of the unproductive areas, 0.16% is unproductive standing water (ponds or lakes), and 0.31% are unproductive flowing water (rivers).
The municipality is located in the upper Wynental.
Neudorf has a population (as of 2007[update]) of 1,116, of which 7.7% are foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 5.9%. Most of the population (as of 2000[update]) speaks German (94.9%), with Albanian being second most common ( 2.1%) and Spanish being third ( 0.6%).
The age distribution in Neudorf is; 309 people or 27% of the population is 0–19 years old. 315 people or 27.6% are 20–39 years old, and 381 people or 33.3% are 40–64 years old. The senior population distribution is 112 people or 9.8% are 65–79 years old, 22 or 1.9% are 80–89 years old and 4 people or 0.3% of the population are 90+ years old.
As of 2000[update] there are 348 households, of which 75 households (or about 21.6%) contain only a single individual. 66 or about 19.0% are large households, with at least five members. As of 2000[update] there were 247 inhabited buildings in the municipality, of which 188 were built only as housing, and 59 were mixed use buildings. There were 157 single family homes, 13 double family homes, and 18 multi-family homes in the municipality. Most homes were either two (131) or three (49) story structures. There were only 4 single story buildings and 4 four or more story buildings.
Neudorf has an unemployment rate of 1.44%. As of 2005[update], there were 112 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 38 businesses involved in this sector. 143 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 20 businesses in this sector. 129 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 26 businesses in this sector. As of 2000[update] 51.4% of the population of the municipality were employed in some capacity. At the same time, females made up 38.6% of the workforce.
In the 2000 census[update] the religious membership of Neudorf was; 851 (80.4%) were Roman Catholic, and 103 (9.7%) were Protestant, with an additional 5 (0.47%) that were of some other Christian faith. There are 1 individuals (0.09% of the population) who are Jewish. There are 26 individuals (2.46% of the population) who are Muslim. Of the rest; there were 2 (0.19%) individuals who belong to another religion, 49 (4.63%) who do not belong to any organized religion, 21 (1.98%) who did not answer the question.
The historical population is given in the following table:
year population 1456 c. 250 about 1695 up to 600 1798 710 1816 899 1850 850 1900 652 1950 791 2000 1,058
- ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office, MS Excel document – Bilanz der ständigen Wohnbevölkerung nach Kantonen, Bezirken und Gemeinden (German) accessed 25 August 2010
- ^ a b Neudorf in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
- ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 21-Aug-2009
- ^ a b c d e LUSTAT Lucerne Cantonal Statistics (German) accessed 12 August 2009
Beromünster | Büron | Buttisholz | Eich | Geuensee | Grosswangen | Hildisrieden | Knutwil | Mauensee | Neudorf | Neuenkirch | Nottwil | Oberkirch | Pfeffikon | Rickenbach | Ruswil | Schenkon | Schlierbach | Sempach | Sursee | Triengen | Wolhusen
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Neudorf (Lucerne) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Neudorf. Neudorf Vue de l église de Neudorf Administration … Wikipédia en Français
Neudorf — Escudo … Wikipedia Español
Neudorf — There are communes and places that have the name Neudorf (German for new village ): Contents 1 In Austria 2 In Germany 3 In Romania 4 In Switzerland 5 … Wikipedia
Neudorf — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le nom de Neudorf (qui signifie village nouveau en allemand) peut désigner : Neudorf, un quartier de la ville de Strasbourg Neudorf, une commune du… … Wikipédia en Français
Eich (Lucerne) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Eich. Eich Une vue d ensemble de la commune serait la bienvenue Administration Pays Suisse … Wikipédia en Français
Liste des biens culturels d'importance nationale dans le canton de Lucerne — Blason du canton de Lucerne. Cette liste présente les biens culturels d importance nationale dans le canton de Lucerne. Cette liste correspond à l édition 2009 de l Inventaire Suisse des biens culturels d importance nationale (Objets A) pour le… … Wikipédia en Français
Communes Du Canton De Lucerne — Carte du canton de Lucerne présentant sa division en communes en 2007. Cet article présente une liste des communes du canton de Lucerne. Sommaire … Wikipédia en Français
Communes du canton de Lucerne — Carte du canton de Lucerne présentant sa division en communes en 2010. Cet article présente une liste des communes du canton de Lucerne. Sommaire 1 … Wikipédia en Français
Mauensee (Lucerne) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Mauensee. Mauensee Une vue d ensemble de la commune serait la bienvenue Administration Pays … Wikipédia en Français
Mauensee, Lucerne — Mauensee Country Switzerland … Wikipedia