# Wölflinswil

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Wölflinswil | ||

Location of Wölflinswil | ||

Coordinates: 47°28′N 8°0′E / 47.467°N 8.000°ECoordinates: 47°28′N 8°0′E / 47.467°N 8.000°E | ||

Country | Switzerland | |

Canton | Aargau | |

District | Laufenburg | |

Area^{[1]} | ||

• Total |
9.51 km^{2} (3.67 sq mi) | |

Elevation | 437 m (1,434 ft) | |

Population (Dec 2015^{[2]}) | ||

• Total | 1,005 | |

• Density |
110/km^{2} (270/sq mi) | |

Postal code | 5063 | |

SFOS number | 4182 | |

Surrounded by | Densbüren, Gipf-Oberfrick, Herznach, Kienberg (SO), Oberhof, Wittnau | |

Website |
www SFSO statistics |

**Wölflinswil** is a municipality in the district of Laufenburg in the canton of Aargau in Switzerland.

## Geography

Wölflinswil has an area, as of 2009, of 9.51 square kilometers (3.67 sq mi). Of this area, 5.92 km^{2} (2.29 sq mi) or 62.3% is used for agricultural purposes, while 2.95 km^{2} (1.14 sq mi) or 31.0% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.61 km^{2} (0.24 sq mi) or 6.4% is settled (buildings or roads), 0.01 km^{2} (2.5 acres) or 0.1% is either rivers or lakes.^{[3]}

Of the built up area, housing and buildings made up 3.9% and transportation infrastructure made up 2.0%. Out of the forested land, 28.9% of the total land area is heavily forested and 2.1% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 39.4% is used for growing crops and 18.2% is pastures, while 4.6% is used for orchards or vine crops. All the water in the municipality is in rivers and streams.^{[3]}

## Coat of arms

"The blazon of the municipal coat of arms is *Or a Wolf Gules passant regardant.* The wolf is an example of canting.^{[4]}"

## Demographics

Wölflinswil has a population (as of December 2015) of 1,005^{[5]} As of June 2009, 5.0% of the population are foreign nationals.^{[6]} Over the last 10 years (1997–2007) the population has changed at a rate of 5.1%. Most of the population (as of 2000) speaks German (96.2%), with Albanian being second most common ( 1.8%) and Serbo-Croatian being third ( 0.6%).^{[7]}

The age distribution, as of 2008, in Wölflinswil is; 115 children or 12.7% of the population are between 0 and 9 years old and 110 teenagers or 12.1% are between 10 and 19. Of the adult population, 109 people or 12.0% of the population are between 20 and 29 years old. 123 people or 13.5% are between 30 and 39, 159 people or 17.5% are between 40 and 49, and 111 people or 12.2% are between 50 and 59. The senior population distribution is 108 people or 11.9% of the population are between 60 and 69 years old, 36 people or 4.0% are between 70 and 79, there are 33 people or 3.6% who are between 80 and 89,and there are 5 people or 0.6% who are 90 and older.^{[8]}

As of 2000, there were 17 homes with 1 or 2 persons in the household, 119 homes with 3 or 4 persons in the household, and 148 homes with 5 or more persons in the household.^{[9]} As of 2000, there were 294 private households (homes and apartments) in the municipality, and an average of 2.7 persons per household.^{[7]} In 2008 there were 176 single family homes (or 51.8% of the total) out of a total of 340 homes and apartments.^{[10]} There were a total of 3 empty apartments for a 0.9% vacancy rate.^{[10]} As of 2007, the construction rate of new housing units was 14.9 new units per 1000 residents.^{[7]}

In the 2007 federal election the most popular party was the SVP which received 44.9% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the CVP (21%), the SP (10.2%) and the FDP (7.1%).^{[7]}

In Wölflinswil about 75.8% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a *Fachhochschule*).^{[7]} Of the school age population (in the 2008/2009 school year), there are 81 students attending primary school in the municipality.^{[9]}

The historical population is given in the following table:^{[8]}

Historical population | ||
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Year | Pop. | ±% |

1975 | 739 | — |

1980 | 753 | +1.9% |

1990 | 739 | −1.9% |

2000 | 810 | +9.6% |

## Sights

The village of Wölflinswil is designated as part of the Inventory of Swiss Heritage Sites.^{[11]}

## Economy

As of 2007, Wölflinswil had an unemployment rate of 1.63%. As of 2005, there were 110 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 37 businesses involved in this sector. 57 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 8 businesses in this sector. 104 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 23 businesses in this sector.^{[7]}

In 2000 there were 429 workers who lived in the municipality. Of these, 291 or about 67.8% of the residents worked outside Wölflinswil while 71 people commuted into the municipality for work. There were a total of 209 jobs (of at least 6 hours per week) in the municipality.^{[12]} Of the working population, 14.2% used public transportation to get to work, and 45% used a private car.^{[7]}

## Religion

From the 2000 census, 529 or 67.5% were Roman Catholic, while 138 or 17.6% belonged to the Swiss Reformed Church. Of the rest of the population, there was 1 individual who belonged to the Christian Catholic faith.^{[9]}

## References

- ↑ Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
- ↑ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit
*(German) accessed 30 August 2016* - 1 2 Swiss Federal Statistical Office-Land Use Statistics 2009 data (German) accessed 25 March 2010
- ↑ Flags of the World.com accessed 10-May-2010
- ↑ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit
*(German) accessed 30 August 2016* - ↑ Statistical Department of Canton Aargau -Bereich 01 -Bevölkerung (German) accessed 20 January 2010
- 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 10-May-2010
- 1 2 Statistical Department of Canton Aargau -Bevölkerungsdaten für den Kanton Aargau und die Gemeinden (Archiv) (German) accessed 20 January 2010
- 1 2 3 Statistical Department of Canton Aargau - Aargauer Zahlen 2009 (German) accessed 20 January 2010
- 1 2 Statistical Department of Canton Aargau (German) accessed 20 January 2010
- ↑ ISOS site accessed 10-May-2010
- ↑ Statistical Department of Canton Aargau-Bereich 11 Verkehr und Nachrichtenwesen (German) accessed 21 January 2010

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