Kleinlützel is a municipality in the district of Thierstein in the canton of Solothurn in Switzerland. It is an exclave of the Canton of Solothurn, enclaved in the Canton of Alsace. Kleinlützel is first mentioned in 1194 as Luozela. In 1207 it was mentioned in 1288 as Kleinen Lützel. Kleinlützel has an area, as of 2009, of 16.29 square kilometers. Of this area, 5.86 km2 or 36.0% is used for agricultural purposes, while 9.66 km2 or 59.3% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.74 km2 or 4.5% is settled, 0.04 km2 or 0.2% is either rivers or lakes and 0.02 km2 or 0.1% is unproductive land. Of the built up area and buildings made up 3.0% and transportation infrastructure made up 1.4%. Out of the forested land, 56.7% of the total land area is forested and 2.6% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 10.2% is used for growing crops and 24.7% is pastures. All the water in the municipality is flowing water; the municipality is located in the Thierstein district. It is an exclave of the Canton of Solothurn along the Lützeltalstrasse.
It consists of the village of Kleinlützel and the hamlets of Ober- and Nieder-Huggerwald and Ring as well as the former nun's convent of Klösterli. The blazon of the municipal coat of arms is Or a Fess wavy Azure and in chief a Mullet of Five Gules. Kleinlützel has a population of 1,261; as of 2008, 6.7% of the population are resident foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has changed at a rate of -0.2%. It has changed at a rate of -1 % due to births and deaths. Most of the population speaks German, with Italian being second most French being third. There are 2 people; as of 2008, the gender distribution of the population was 51.2 % female. The population was made up of 55 non-Swiss men. There were 46 non-Swiss women. Of the population in the municipality 675 or about 54.3% were born in Kleinlützel and lived there in 2000. There were 107 or 8.6% who were born in the same canton, while 352 or 28.3% were born somewhere else in Switzerland, 102 or 8.2% were born outside of Switzerland.
In 2008 there were 12 live births to Swiss citizens and 1 birth to non-Swiss citizens, in same time span there were 14 deaths of Swiss citizens and 1 non-Swiss citizen death. Ignoring immigration and emigration, the population of Swiss citizens decreased by 2 while the foreign population remained the same. There were 2 Swiss women who immigrated back to Switzerland. At the same time, there were 2 non-Swiss men and 3 non-Swiss women who immigrated from another country to Switzerland; the total Swiss population change in 2008 was a decrease of 3 and the non-Swiss population decreased by 2 people. This represents a population growth rate of -0.4%. The age distribution, as of 2000, in Kleinlützel is. Of the adult population, 55 people or 4.4 % of the population are between 24 years old. 339 people or 27.3% are between 25 and 44, 332 people or 26.7% are between 45 and 64. The senior population distribution is 178 people or 14.3% of the population are between 65 and 79 years old and there are 47 people or 3.8% who are over 80.
As of 2000, there were 465 people who never married in the municipality. There were 44 individuals who are divorced; as of 2000, there were 516 private households in the municipality, an average of 2.4 persons per household. There were 139 households that consist of only one person and 37 households with five or more people. Out of a total of 520 households that answered this question, 26.7% were households made up of just one person and there were 4 adults who lived with their parents. Of the rest of the households, there are 175 married couples without children, 170 married couples with children There were 19 single parents with a child or children. There were 9 households that were made up of unrelated people and 4 households that were made up of some sort of institution or another collective housing. In 2000 there were 300 single family homes out of a total of 435 inhabited buildings. There were 58 multi-family buildings, along with 62 multi-purpose buildings that were used for housing and 15 other use buildings that had some housing.
Of the single family homes 56 were built before 1919, while 47 were built between 1990 and 2000. In 2000 there were 567 apartments in the municipality; the most common apartment size was 5 rooms of which there were 145. There were 10 single room apartments and 234 apartments with five or more rooms. Of these apartments, a total of 504 apartments were permanently occupied, while 30 apartments were seasonally occupied and 33 apartments were empty; as of 2009, the construction rate of new housing units was 2.4 new units per 1000 residents. The vacancy rate for the municipality, in 2010, was 1.33%. The historical population is given in the following chart: In the 2007 federal election the most popular party was the SVP which received 25.35% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the FDP, the CVP and the SP. In the federal election, a total of 450 votes were cast
Montague is a town in Franklin County, United States. The population was 8,437 at the 2010 census, it is part of Massachusetts metropolitan statistical area. The villages of Montague Center, Montague City, Lake Pleasant, Millers Falls, Turners Falls are located in the town of Montague. Inhabited by the Pocomtuc tribe, the area was known as Peskeompskut. Montague was first settled by Europeans in 1715 and was incorporated in 1754; the town has five villages within it: Montague Center, Montague City, Turners Falls, Millers Falls, Lake Pleasant. Montague Center was the original European settlement and was a part of the town of Sunderland; the Turners Falls Canal through Montague was one of the first canals in the United States, important in early transport along the Connecticut River, Lake Pleasant was a prominent spiritualist campground. Turners Falls was a planned mill community that developed when the canal was converted to use for power production rather than transportation in the mid 19th century.
Between 1974 and 1980, the Montague Nuclear Power Plant was proposed for construction in the town. In October 2010, the village of Turners Falls hosted the 1st annual Franklin County Pumpkinfest, now known as The Great Falls Festival. Musician Tiny Tim suffered a heart attack on stage on September 28, 1996, at what was the Montague Grange Hall. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 31.5 square miles, of which 30.2 square miles is land and 1.3 square miles, or 4.14%, is water. Bounded on the west by the Connecticut River, Montague is drained by the Millers River; the town is served by state routes 2, 47 and 63. As of the census of 2000, there were 8,489 people, 3,616 households, 2,169 families residing in the town; the population density was 279.2 people per square mile. There were 3,844 housing units at an average density of 126.4 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 95.13% White, 0.84% African American, 0.39% Native American, 0.93% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 0.68% from other races, 1.92% from two or more races.
Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.56% of the population. There were 3,616 households out of which 28.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.9% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 40.0% were non-families. 31.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.5% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.90. In the town, the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males. The median income for a household in the town was $33,750, the median income for a family was $43,194. Males had a median income of $33,705 versus $27,303 for females; the per capita income for the town was $17,794. About 9.1% of families and 13.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.5% of those under age 18 and 10.1% of those age 65 or over.
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