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

Delta is a peaceful and diverse neighbourhood with a strong sense of community.

Property Pulse

Mostly detached homes, with some duplexes and low-rise apartments. Older homes with spacious yards.

Community Canvas

A mix of families, couples, and individuals from diverse ethnic backgrounds. Friendly and welcoming community.

What You'll Love

Great schools, parks, and recreational facilities. Convenient access to shops, restaurants, and transit.

Have a look around Delta.

Delta has a consistent population, and is popular with people in their 20s, people in their 30s, people in their 40s, and people in their 50s. Delta is a neighbourhood located in east Hamilton. The area is mostly residential, with some shops and restaurants on Main Street, and plenty of parkland.

People & Families in Delta

Families with kids make up 42% of households in Delta, while couples without children make up 25% of households and 27% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 67 different ethnic origins, and 12% are first-generation immigrants, while 23% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

2,495

Neighbourhood Population

6,132

Household Size

  • 1 person - 26%
  • 2 persons - 34%
  • 3 persons - 17%
  • 4 persons - 14%
  • 5 or more persons - 7%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 26%
  • Non-family households - 3%
  • Families with children - 42%
  • Couples without children - 25%
  • Multiple families in household - 1%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 31%
  • 2 children - 23%
  • 3 or more children - 6%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 15%
  • 15 to 64 years - 70%
  • 65 years and over - 14%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • English - 32%
  • Canadian - 28%
  • Irish - 26%
  • Scottish - 25%
  • Italian - 12%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 13%
  • 35 to 44 years - 19%
  • 45 to 54 years - 21%
  • 55 to 64 years - 23%
  • 65 to 74 years - 11%
  • 75 to 84 years - 5%
  • 85 years and over - 4%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 5%
  • 5 to 9 years - 4%
  • 10 to 14 years - 4%
  • 15 to 19 years - 5%
  • 20 to 29 years - 11%
  • 30 to 39 years - 13%
  • 40 to 49 years - 13%
  • 50 to 59 years - 16%
  • 60 to 69 years - 11%
  • over 70 years - 6%

Delta Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 8 public schools and 8 Catholic schools serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion and Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

8

Catholic Schools

8

Having Fun in Delta

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids and sports parks. There are 3 parks in Delta, with 30 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 10.

Number of Parks

3

Number of Recreation Facilities

30

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 3
  • Tennis Courts - 12
  • Ball Diamonds - 3
  • Splash Pads - 2
  • Sports Court - 1
  • Outdoor Games Facilities - 4
  • Botanical Garden - 1
  • Community Garden - 1
  • Trail - 1
  • Arts/Performance Facilities - 2
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Getting Around in Delta

There are 77 transit stops in Delta. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute within the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 70%
  • Commute to another city - 29%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 79%
  • Transit - 14%
  • Walk/bike - 5%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 37%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 16%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 9%
  • 60 minutes and over - 10%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 25%

Work and Education in Delta

In this neighbourhood, 23% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 60% 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 - 8%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 8%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 8%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 7%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 7%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 6%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 13%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 9%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 8%
  • $200,000 and over - 3%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 23%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 16%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 15%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Health care and social assistance - 13%
  • Manufacturing - 12%
  • Retail trade - 10%

Employment

  • Employed - 62% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 6% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 31% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Delta Homes

In Delta, there are mostly detached homes. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 28% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 11% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 81%
  • Semi-detached house - 0%
  • Duplex - 7%
  • Row house - 0%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 9%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 1%
  • Not condominium - 99%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 5%
  • 2 bedrooms - 20%
  • 3 bedrooms - 50%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 22%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 5%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 0%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 0%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 0%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 93%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 82%
  • Renter - 17%

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