The city has a total population of 623,738 people, which makes it the sixth largest city in Germany. The city’s urban area is significantly larger with over 2.7 million people. The metro area has 5.3 million residents and is the fourth largest in the country.
City Size and Population Density of Stuttgart
The total area of the city is just over 80 square miles. When comparing this to the population, the density is 7,800 people per square mile.
Population Demographics in Stuttgart
The population is fairly evenly split among male and female residents. There are slightly more females than males, accounting for 50.4% of the population. There are many foreign residents that live in Stuttgart. Over 23,000 are from Turkey, while other nationalities include Greece, Italy, Coratia, Romania, Serbia and Syria. Approximately 40% of the total population comes from a foreign background. The city’s unemployment rate is below the national average.
Growth in Stuttgart
The city has seen annual population growth of around 0.36%, and the future outlook is continued slow and steady growth.