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 diverse community and a mix of older and newer homes.

Property Pulse

Spacious homes with finished basements, open concept kitchens, and beautiful backyard decks.

Community Canvas

A vibrant community with a mix of families, professionals, and retirees from diverse backgrounds.

What You'll Love

The abundance of parks, proximity to schools, shopping, and Limeridge Mall.

Have a look around Butler.

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. Butler is a neighbourhood in south Hamilton. While the area is mostly residential, there are also parks in the centre of the neighbourhood and shopping along the main streets.

People & Families in Butler

Families with kids make up 61% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 18% of households and 14% of households are one person living alone. People in Butler come from 68 different ethnic origins, and 36% are first-generation immigrants, while 28% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

920

Neighbourhood Population

2,792

Household Size

  • 1 person - 12%
  • 2 persons - 27%
  • 3 persons - 21%
  • 4 persons - 23%
  • 5 or more persons - 14%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 13%
  • Non-family households - 1%
  • Families with children - 60%
  • Couples without children - 18%
  • Multiple families in household - 3%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 28%
  • 2 children - 31%
  • 3 or more children - 12%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 17%
  • 15 to 64 years - 71%
  • 65 years and over - 10%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 19%
  • Scottish - 15%
  • English - 15%
  • Irish - 11%
  • Italian - 9%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 1%
  • 25 to 34 years - 11%
  • 35 to 44 years - 16%
  • 45 to 54 years - 25%
  • 55 to 64 years - 25%
  • 65 to 74 years - 12%
  • 75 to 84 years - 5%
  • 85 years and over - 1%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 4%
  • 5 to 9 years - 5%
  • 10 to 14 years - 6%
  • 15 to 19 years - 8%
  • 20 to 29 years - 14%
  • 30 to 39 years - 10%
  • 40 to 49 years - 13%
  • 50 to 59 years - 17%
  • 60 to 69 years - 9%
  • over 70 years - 4%

Butler Schools

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

Public Schools

4

Catholic Schools

4

Having Fun in Butler

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. Parks in Butler feature sports parks. There are 1 parks in Butler, with 10 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 10.

Number of Parks

1

Number of Recreation Facilities

10

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playground - 1
  • Basketball Court - 1
  • Sports Fields - 5
  • Track - 1
  • Splash Pad - 1
  • Community Garden - 1
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Getting Around in Butler

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

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 77%
  • Commute to another city - 23%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 85%
  • Transit - 13%
  • Walk/bike - 1%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 44%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 12%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 8%
  • 60 minutes and over - 14%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 21%

Work and Education in Butler

In Butler, 21% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 59% have any postsecondary education. The health care and social assistance industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 10%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 7%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 5%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 7%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 6%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 7%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 7%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 15%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 9%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 11%
  • $200,000 and over - 4%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 27%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 15%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 14%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Health care and social assistance - 20%
  • Retail trade - 14%
  • Manufacturing - 13%

Employment

  • Employed - 64% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 4% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 31% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Butler Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are a mix of home types. Butler has a consistent population, with 31% 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 - 57%
  • Semi-detached house - 4%
  • Duplex - 1%
  • Row house - 27%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 7%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 16%
  • Not condominium - 83%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 1%
  • 2 bedrooms - 11%
  • 3 bedrooms - 63%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 23%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 4%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 21%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 43%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 5%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 9%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 13%
  • 1960 or before - 2%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 75%
  • Renter - 24%
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