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 older houses and a mix of low-rise and high-rise apartments.

Community Canvas

A community of families with kids, young professionals, and retirees from various ethnic backgrounds.

What You'll Love

Proximity to parks, schools, and shopping, as well as easy access to public transit.

Have a look around Burkholme.

Burkholme has a consistent population, and is popular with families with teens, people in their 20s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. Burkholme is a neighbourhood located in east Hamilton. The area is mostly residential with a few parks, though some shopping and businesses can be found at the corner of Upper Wentworth Street and Fennell Ave, and the corner of Mohawk Road and Upper Sherman Ave.

People & Families in Burkholme

Families with kids make up 43% of households in Burkholme, while couples without children make up 22% of households and 30% of households are one person living alone. People in Burkholme come from 68 different ethnic origins, and 28% are first-generation immigrants, while 25% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

1,415

Neighbourhood Population

3,601

Household Size

  • 1 person - 29%
  • 2 persons - 28%
  • 3 persons - 17%
  • 4 persons - 14%
  • 5 or more persons - 10%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 29%
  • Non-family households - 2%
  • Families with children - 43%
  • Couples without children - 21%
  • Multiple families in household - 3%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 29%
  • 2 children - 25%
  • 3 or more children - 12%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 17%
  • 15 to 64 years - 62%
  • 65 years and over - 19%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 28%
  • English - 20%
  • Scottish - 17%
  • Irish - 12%
  • Italian - 11%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 13%
  • 35 to 44 years - 12%
  • 45 to 54 years - 17%
  • 55 to 64 years - 19%
  • 65 to 74 years - 16%
  • 75 to 84 years - 12%
  • 85 years and over - 5%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 6%
  • 5 to 9 years - 5%
  • 10 to 14 years - 5%
  • 15 to 19 years - 6%
  • 20 to 29 years - 11%
  • 30 to 39 years - 11%
  • 40 to 49 years - 10%
  • 50 to 59 years - 13%
  • 60 to 69 years - 12%
  • over 70 years - 11%

Burkholme Schools

Burkholme has elementary special programs and secondary special programs. There are 5 public schools, 5 Catholic schools, 2 private schools, and 1 alternative/special school serving Burkholme. The special programs offered at local schools include Christian, French Immersion, and Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

5

Catholic Schools

5

Private Schools

2

Having Fun in Burkholme

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. There are 1 parks in Burkholme, with 1 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 1.

Number of Parks

1

Number of Recreation Facilities

1

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playground - 1
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Getting Around in Burkholme

There are 40 transit stops in Burkholme. In Burkholme, there are mostly vehicle commuters, most commute within the city, and people have mostly medium commutes.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 76%
  • Commute to another city - 23%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 77%
  • Transit - 16%
  • Walk/bike - 5%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 41%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 19%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 7%
  • 60 minutes and over - 11%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 20%

Work and Education in Burkholme

In this neighbourhood, 14% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 47% have any postsecondary education. The health care and social assistance industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 23%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 11%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 9%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 8%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 7%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 5%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 4%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 9%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 5%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 5%
  • $200,000 and over - 1%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 31%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 16%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 14%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Health care and social assistance - 15%
  • Retail trade - 15%
  • Manufacturing - 13%

Employment

  • Employed - 51% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 5% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 43% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Burkholme Homes

In Burkholme, there are mostly detached homes. Burkholme has a consistent population, with 27% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 10% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 62%
  • Semi-detached house - 9%
  • Duplex - 2%
  • Row house - 6%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 6%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 11%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 0%
  • Not condominium - 98%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 13%
  • 2 bedrooms - 13%
  • 3 bedrooms - 50%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 21%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 26%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 29%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 1%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 0%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 41%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 63%
  • Renter - 38%
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