Mullsjö

Last updated: 26 10 2020

The location of the municipality is perfect for those who want to live in a slightly calmer environment, yet be close to the big city. You do not have to go outside the municipality, as a broad range of services and leisure activities are available.

Facts about the municipality

Population numbers

7,339

Size by area

211 km²

Distance to larger towns

  • Jönköping 27 km
  • Borås 80 km
  • Alingsås 99 km

Housing

In the population centres Mullsjö and Sandhem, every other person lives in a detached house with a garden, and with fantastic views. But it is not only the population centres that are attractive, a large part of the population lives in our living countryside. The municipal housing company, Mullsjö Bostäder, has flats for rent in both Mullsjö and Sandhem. There are also a number of smaller landlords who let out flats within the municipality.

Mullsjö seen from the water, with different types of residential houses.
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    Language groups in the locality

    The major language groups in the municipality are currently Persian/Dari and Arabic. The language groups vary due to immigration and emigration. Please contact the municipal coordinator for up-to-date information about major language groups in the municipality.

    Associations and organisations

    Our municipality has around 100 different associations and organisations. They are educational associations, sports clubs and the organisations of various churches, for example.

    What is available in the immediate area

    Mullsjö has a small centre with two food shops, a few smaller retailers, library, employment service, pharmacy and social services office. There are second-hand shops. For a greater range, many of the inhabitants in the municipality choose to go to Jönköping, our major city.

    A person on a bicycle riding along a cycle path, with a newsagent’s in the background.

    Childcare

    Mullsjö municipality seeks to offer childcare and schooling that is characterised by security, creativity, learning and development, in order to create a good foundation for life-long learning.

    There are six municipal nursery schools and three independent ones. You can read more about each nursery school on the municipality's website.

    Mullsjö municipality does not have its own open nursery school, but the Church of Sweden and the Pentecostal Church have open nursery schools in the municipality.

    Compulsory schools and upper secondary schools

    The municipality has four comprehensive schools for pupils aged 6–15 years. They are divided up into two school areas.

    For pupils over the age of 16, there are upper secondary schools in Jönköping or other towns near to Mullsjö.

    Education opportunities

    Adult education, for example Swedish for Immigrants, SfI, and social orientation is carried out mainly in Jönköping. The municipality has a folk high school.

    The nearest city with a university is Jönköping.

    Read more about adult education in the municipality.

    Health and medical care

    Mullsjö has a medical centre. This also offers women's healthcare and child healthcare, and also dental care. The nearest hospital with an accident and emergency department is in Jönköping.

    City Hall, a large red brick building. Signs outside inform citizens that this is the seat of the municipality, with a medical care centre and a public dental health centre in the building.

    Interpreter assistance

    Mullsjö municipality uses Jönköping's interpreter and translator service for all interviews with an interpreter.

    Public transport

    There are good communications between Mullsjö municipality and other locations in Sweden, via bus and train traffic. Examples of journey times to Jönköping:

    • From Mullsjö centre: by train 21 minutes or by bus 35 minutes.
    • From Sandhem: by train 32 minutes.

    Trains from Mullsjö centre take 1 hour 40 minutes to Göteborg, 3 hours 10 minutes to Malmö and 3 hours 20 minutes to Stockholm.

    Work and entrepreneurship

    Business is well established in Mullsjö. Entrepreneurship is strong, and has been for the last 100 years, and we like to talk about the Mullsjö spirit. The municipality has a number of industries.

    Many Mullsjö inhabitants commute to workplaces in major towns around the municipality, such as Jönköping.