Stadel bei Niederglatt

For the village in Bavaria, see Stadel bei Herrieden. For the art museum in Frankfurt, see Städel.
Stadel bei Niederglatt

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Stadel bei Niederglatt
Coordinates: 47°32′N 8°28′E / 47.533°N 8.467°E / 47.533; 8.467Coordinates: 47°32′N 8°28′E / 47.533°N 8.467°E / 47.533; 8.467
Country Switzerland
Canton Zurich
District Dielsdorf
  Mayor Peter Bernhard
  Total 12.9 km2 (5.0 sq mi)
Elevation 436 m (1,430 ft)
Population (Dec 2015[2])
  Total 2,210
  Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Postal code 8174
SFOS number 0100
Localities Stadel, Windlach, Raat, Schüpfheim
Surrounded by Glattfelden, Hochfelden, Neerach, Bachs, Weiach
SFSO statistics

Stadel is a municipality in the district of Dielsdorf in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland.



Stadel has an area of 12.9 km2 (5.0 sq mi). Of this area, 58.8% is used for agricultural purposes, while 30.4% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 10.2% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (0.5%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains).[3]

To distinguish between several places having the same name, this one is suffixed by the addition of bei Niederglatt (German: near Niederglatt). Besides the village of Stadel the municipality comprises the three hamlets Windlach, Raat, and Schüpfheim.


Stadel has a population (as of 31 December 2015) of 2,210.[2] As of 2007, 10.5% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 21.8%. Most of the population (as of 2000) speaks German (93.7%), with English being second most common ( 1.2%) and French being third ( 0.6%).

In the 2007 election the most popular party was the SVP which received 54.2% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the CSP (9.2%), the SPS (8.6%) and the FDP (8.4%).

The age distribution of the population (as of 2000) is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 23.1% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 63% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 14%. In Stadel about 80.3% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule).

Stadel has an unemployment rate of 1.52%. As of 2005, there were 132 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 44 businesses involved in this sector. 80 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 25 businesses in this sector. 253 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 43 businesses in this sector.[3]


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