|• Total||2.82 km2 (1.09 sq mi)|
|Elevation||498 m (1,634 ft)|
|• Density||350/km2 (910/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (Central European Time)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)|
|Surrounded by||Hilfikon, Sarmenstorf, Uezwil, Villmergen, Waltenschwil, Wohlen|
Büttikon is first mentioned in 924 as Putinchova.
Büttikon has an area, as of 2006[update], of 2.8 square kilometers (1.1 sq mi). Of this area, 56.5% is used for agricultural purposes, while 33.6% is forested. The rest of the land, (9.9%) is settled.
The municipality is located in the Bremgarten district between two ridges that come off the Lindenberg. It consists of the linear village of Büttikon.
Coat of armsEdit
Büttikon has a population (as of 31 December 2020) of 1,061. As of 2008[update], 18.3% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 25.5%. Most of the population (as of 2000[update]) speaks German (95.9%), with Macedonian being second most common ( 1.2%) and French being third ( 0.5%).
The age distribution, as of 2008[update], in Büttikon is; 107 children or 12.7% of the population are between 0 and 9 years old and 83 teenagers or 9.8% are between 10 and 19. Of the adult population, 97 people or 11.5% of the population are between 20 and 29 years old. 140 people or 16.6% are between 30 and 39, 156 people or 18.5% are between 40 and 49, and 127 people or 15.0% are between 50 and 59. The senior population distribution is 68 people or 8.1% of the population are between 60 and 69 years old, 55 people or 6.5% are between 70 and 79, there are 10 people or 1.2% who are between 80 and 89,and there is 1 person who is 90 or older.
As of 2000[update] the average number of residents per living room was 0.55 which is about equal to the cantonal average of 0.57 per room. In this case, a room is defined as space of a housing unit of at least 4 m2 (43 sq ft) as normal bedrooms, dining rooms, living rooms, kitchens and habitable cellars and attics. About 70.4% of the total households were owner occupied, or in other words did not pay rent (though they may have a mortgage or a rent-to-own agreement). As of 2000[update], there were 12 homes with 1 or 2 persons in the household, 83 homes with 3 or 4 persons in the household, and 152 homes with 5 or more persons in the household. The average number of people per household was 2.62 individuals. In 2008[update] there were 163 single family homes (or 44.3% of the total) out of a total of 368 homes and apartments. There were a total of 2 empty apartments for a 0.5% vacancy rate. As of 2007[update], the construction rate of new housing units was 2.5 new units per 1000 residents.
The entire Swiss population is generally well educated. In Büttikon about 78.4% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either University or a Fachhochschule). Of the school age population (in the 2008/2009 school year[update]), there are 87 students attending primary school in the municipality.
The historical population is given in the following table:
Heritage sites of national significanceEdit
As of 2007[update], Büttikon had an unemployment rate of 2.38%. As of 2005[update], there were 22 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 8 businesses involved in this sector. 63 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 7 businesses in this sector. 87 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 19 businesses in this sector.
As of 2000[update] there was a total of 368 workers who lived in the municipality. Of these, 291 or about 79.1% of the residents worked outside Büttikon while 89 people commuted into the municipality for work. There were a total of 166 jobs (of at least 6 hours per week) in the municipality. Of the working population, 11.4% used public transportation to get to work, and 57.7% used a private car.
From the 2000 census[update], 384 or 58.5% were Roman Catholic, while 160 or 24.4% belonged to the Swiss Reformed Church. Of the rest of the population, there was 1 individual who belonged to the Christian Catholic faith.
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