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Life in Tassin-la-Demi-Lune

Vivre à Tassin-La-Demi-Lune

Tassin-la-Demi-Lune is a town in the Ouest Lyonnais sector. Coveted for its proximity to Lyon and its family-friendly atmosphere between the city and the countryside, the town is home to 22,000 inhabitants. BARNES Lyon gives you the guided tour of this town just outside of Lyon. Discover the other nearby towns and the districts of Lyon.

Tassin-la-Demi-Lune: a popular town in the Ouest Lyonnais

Popular with families, Tassin-la-Demi-Lune offers the possibility to live in a spacious house while remaining close to Lyon. The A6 motorway and the Croix-Rousse tunnel provide access to the city centre. The town also has good public transport connections thanks to the buses and train stations. Plans are in place for a new metro E line which will connect Tassin to Lyon centre, Place Bellecour or Hôtel de Ville, in 2030! 

The town has all the necessary conveniences thanks to its numerous schools, quality shops, various infrastructure and charming parks: Parc de la Pomme, Chemin de la Bûcheronne and Parc de L'Atrium. 

Going out in Tassin 

There is no shortage of activities here including a cinema, gyms, stadiums, a sports complex and a media library. The Atrium cultural centre puts on numerous performances throughout the year, from theatre pieces to ballets and concerts. 

The shopping streets in the L’Horloge area are bursting with independent boutiques and big brand names such as Le Comptoir des Cotonniers, Carré blanc, Sandro and Ba&sh. This area is also home to reputed restaurants like the rooftop restaurant Daddy Poule, Les Halles 9 and La Boîte Noire

The neighbourhoods of Tassin-la-Demi-Lune

Tassin is located 7km from Lyon. It has 7 neighbourhoods, each with its own specific characteristics. To the west is L'Aigas-Grand Bois - Meginand, in the centre, Montpinot - Le Bourg and Alaï - Croisettes, and to the east L'Horloge - Montribloud, Hôtel de Ville - 3 Renards and Libération - Raude Constellation. Despite its position on the eastern side of the town, L’Horloge remains a firm favourite with the inhabitants of Tassin. 

L’Horloge: the central point of Tassin-la-Demi-Lune

As its name in French suggests, L’Horloge is named after its clock, a monument steeped in history dating back to 1907. It stands at the crossroads of the royal roads: the RN 7 trunk road to Paris, and the RN 89 to Bordeaux. 

Inaugurated by Edouard Herriot, the clock is now the central point of Tassin-la-Demi-Lune. This neighbourhood is populated by numerous townhouses. 

The Chemin de l’Aigas is reputed for its superb houses, including contemporary builds and stunning plots. You can also find recent residences in Tassin La Demi-Lune, offering high-end apartments and even penthouses. 

Schooling & Transportation

Schooling 

Public schools:

  • Jacques Prévert nursery school
  • Demi lune nursery school
  • Baraillon nursery and primary school
  • Leclerc primary school
  • Berlier Vincent primary school
  • Jean Jacques Rousseau lower secondary school
  • Blaise Pascal upper secondary school

Private schools:

  • Vincent Serre nursery and primary school
  • Saint-Claude nursery and primary school
  • Saint-Charles nursery and primary school
  • Nouvelle du Chapoly nursery and primary school
  • Saint-Joseph Institution

Transportation 

Bus 72, 98, 5, S15, C21, 73, 14, C24, 55, 86

4 train stations: 

  • Écully-la-Demi-Lune  
  • Tassin
  • Alaï
  • Le Méridien

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Accommodations *

RESIDENTIAL DISTRIBUTION
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9,679.00

principal

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155.00

secondary
(and casual housing)

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580.00

Vacants

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2,166.00

houses

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8,115.00

Appartements

Numbers of rooms
Main residence
Surfaces
Construct year
before 1919
629
1919 to 1945
532
1946 to 1970
2089
1971 to 1990
2770
1991 to 2010
2036
2006 to 2010
1017
After 2011
9074

POPULATION *

Age distribution
TOTAL : 21099
3860
0-14 years
4060
15-29 years
4580
30-44 years
3771
45-59 years
2974
60-75 years
1854
75 years and +
DISTRIBUTION OF MEN / WOMEN *
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10,087.00

men

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11,016.00

women

Marital status
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NC

married

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NC

single person

Household
Children under 25

Employment and income *

Professionnal categories
4
Farmers
614
Artisans, shopkeepers and heads of a company
3441
Executive and intellectuals
3292
Intermediate professions
2486
Employees
977
Workers
* Price/m2 : PERVAL 2017 - Other data : INSEE 2013