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With more than 24,500 citizens and 13 affiliated communities, Herzogenaurach is the biggest town within the administrative district of Erlangen-Höchstadt, located in the center of the European Metropolitan Region of Nuremberg.

Facts and figures

Inhabitants (as October 2018)
24,606                                 
Geographic position 
49° 34' 14" northern latitude
10° 52' 59" eastern longitude
Height above sea level296 m
Heighest benchmark
(southwest of Zweifelsheim)
378 m
Area4.761 ha

Source: Town of Herzogenaurach, As of January 2019

Inhabitants of the incorporated villages

Beutelsdorf297                                                                  
Burgstall222
Dondörflein38
Eckenmühle10
Hammerbach811
Haundorf752
Hauptendorf1054
Herzo Base835       
Höfen183
Niederndorf2889
Steinbach80
Welkenbach350
Zweifelsheim147
Stadtgebiet16938
Insgesamt24606

Source: Town of Herzogenaurach, As of January 2019


Inhabitants by age

Age
0 to 3 years487 male438 female925 total
4 to 6 years353 male329 female682 total
7 to 15 years1036 male1006 female2042 total
16 to 18 years377 male348 female725 total
19 to 65 years8131 male7631 female15762 total
66 years or older2060 male2380 female4440 total
Total12444 male12132 female24576 total

Source: Town of Herzogenaurach, As of January 2018

Inhabitants by religious confession

Religious confessionNumber of inhabitants
Roman-catholic  9,948
Protestant5,464
Other9,003
Total24,538

Source: Town of Herzogenauarch, As of January 2019

Unemployment statistics

DateTotal number of unemployed persons
July 2017258
August 2015292
August 2014280
August 2013272
August 2012265
October 2011198
October 2010276
October 2009341
October 2008261
December 2007287
December 2006444
December 2005555
December 2004604
December 2003578
December 2002601
December 2001522

Source:  Bundesagentur für Arbeit (Federal Employment Agency)