In this Neighbourhood Guide, you'll find out more about the people who live here as well as the schools, parks and recreation facilities, homes, and more.

Neighbourhood Vibe

A family-friendly neighbourhood with a strong sense of community.

Property Pulse

Mostly detached homes, with a mix of older and newer homes, and attractive features like spacious family rooms and gas fireplaces.

Community Canvas

A vibrant community with a mix of families, young professionals, and retirees.

What You'll Love

The abundance of parks and playgrounds, excellent schools, and convenient access to shopping areas.

Have a look around Barnstown.

This neighbourhood has a consistent population, and is popular with families with teens, people in their 20s, people in their 40s, and people in their 50s. Centred around a spacious neighbourhood park, Barnstown is a residential neighbourhood located in south Hamilton.

People & Families in Barnstown

Families with kids make up 66% of households in Barnstown, while couples without children make up 20% of households and 9% of households are one person living alone. People in Barnstown come from 76 different ethnic origins, and 32% are first-generation immigrants, while 30% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

1,345

Neighbourhood Population

4,538

Household Size

  • 1 person - 8%
  • 2 persons - 26%
  • 3 persons - 23%
  • 4 persons - 22%
  • 5 or more persons - 17%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 8%
  • Non-family households - 1%
  • Families with children - 66%
  • Couples without children - 20%
  • Multiple families in household - 4%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 24%
  • 2 children - 32%
  • 3 or more children - 17%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 18%
  • 15 to 64 years - 69%
  • 65 years and over - 11%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • English - 21%
  • Scottish - 17%
  • Canadian - 16%
  • Irish - 11%
  • Italian - 8%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 9%
  • 35 to 44 years - 15%
  • 45 to 54 years - 28%
  • 55 to 64 years - 28%
  • 65 to 74 years - 13%
  • 75 to 84 years - 4%
  • 85 years and over - 0%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 5%
  • 5 to 9 years - 5%
  • 10 to 14 years - 7%
  • 15 to 19 years - 8%
  • 20 to 29 years - 14%
  • 30 to 39 years - 8%
  • 40 to 49 years - 11%
  • 50 to 59 years - 17%
  • 60 to 69 years - 10%
  • over 70 years - 5%

Barnstown Schools

Barnstown has secondary special programs. There are 4 public schools and 4 Catholic schools serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

4

Catholic Schools

4

Having Fun in Barnstown

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids. There are 2 parks in Barnstown, with 27 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 13.

Number of Parks

2

Number of Recreation Facilities

27

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 2
  • Pools - 2
  • Basketball Court - 1
  • Ball Diamonds - 15
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Splash Pad - 1
  • Skateboard Park - 1
  • Sports Court - 1
  • Trail - 1
  • Fitness/Weight Room - 1
  • Gym - 1
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Getting Around in Barnstown

There are 30 transit stops in this neighbourhood. In Barnstown, there are mostly vehicle commuters, most commute within the city, and people have mostly medium commutes.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 78%
  • Commute to another city - 23%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 85%
  • Transit - 10%
  • Walk/bike - 1%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 45%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 15%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 5%
  • 60 minutes and over - 10%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 22%

Work and Education in Barnstown

In Barnstown, 22% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 66% have any postsecondary education. The health care and social assistance industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 8%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 6%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 5%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 4%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 7%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 4%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 11%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 11%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 13%
  • $200,000 and over - 8%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 27%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 14%
  • Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services - 12%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Health care and social assistance - 15%
  • Retail trade - 10%
  • Manufacturing - 9%

Employment

  • Employed - 58% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 4% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 36% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Barnstown Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. Barnstown has a consistent population, with 29% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 9% having moved within the past year. It has a mix of older and newer homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 67%
  • Semi-detached house - 4%
  • Duplex - 1%
  • Row house - 27%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 3%
  • Not condominium - 95%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 0%
  • 2 bedrooms - 5%
  • 3 bedrooms - 55%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 40%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 6%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 51%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 28%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 6%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 2%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 1%
  • 1960 or before - 4%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 79%
  • Renter - 20%
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