Neighbourhood Guide

Gershome

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.

Gershome has a consistent population, and is popular with people in their 20s, people in their 40s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. Gershome is a neighbourhood in east Hamilton. Mostly residential, the majority of the homes in Gershome are detached. The community also contains numerous forested areas.

People & Families in Gershome

Families with kids make up 47% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 35% of households and 12% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 39 different ethnic origins, and 41% are first-generation immigrants, while 32% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

720

Neighbourhood Population

2,056

Household Size

  • 1 person - 11%
  • 2 persons - 38%
  • 3 persons - 19%
  • 4 persons - 18%
  • 5 or more persons - 11%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 11%
  • Non-family households - 1%
  • Families with children - 47%
  • Couples without children - 35%
  • Multiple families in household - 4%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 25%
  • 2 children - 23%
  • 3 or more children - 9%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 10%
  • 15 to 64 years - 64%
  • 65 years and over - 24%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Italian - 30%
  • Canadian - 18%
  • Croatian - 11%
  • Scottish - 11%
  • English - 11%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 2%
  • 35 to 44 years - 10%
  • 45 to 54 years - 18%
  • 55 to 64 years - 23%
  • 65 to 74 years - 25%
  • 75 to 84 years - 15%
  • 85 years and over - 4%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 2%
  • 5 to 9 years - 3%
  • 10 to 14 years - 4%
  • 15 to 19 years - 6%
  • 20 to 29 years - 11%
  • 30 to 39 years - 7%
  • 40 to 49 years - 12%
  • 50 to 59 years - 15%
  • 60 to 69 years - 17%
  • over 70 years - 13%

Gershome 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 Gershome

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. There are 1 parks in Gershome, with 8 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 8.

Number of Parks

1

Number of Recreation Facilities

8

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playground - 1
  • Basketball Court - 1
  • Sports Fields - 2
  • Splash Pad - 1
  • Sports Court - 1
  • Outdoor Games Facility - 1
  • Trail - 1
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Getting Around in Gershome

There are 18 transit stops in Gershome. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute within the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 68%
  • Commute to another city - 31%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 94%
  • Transit - 6%
  • Walk/bike - 0%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 41%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 17%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 8%
  • 60 minutes and over - 11%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 21%

Work and Education in Gershome

In Gershome, 26% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 66% have any postsecondary education. The retail trade industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 4%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 4%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 9%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 6%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 6%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 5%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 6%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 13%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 9%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 13%
  • $200,000 and over - 9%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 28%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 14%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 13%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Retail trade - 15%
  • Manufacturing - 13%
  • Educational services - 11%

Employment

  • Employed - 55% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 3% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 40% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Gershome Homes

In Gershome, there are mostly detached homes. Gershome has a consistent population, with 19% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 4% 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 - 85%
  • Semi-detached house - 0%
  • Duplex - 0%
  • Row house - 13%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 14%
  • Not condominium - 84%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 0%
  • 2 bedrooms - 2%
  • 3 bedrooms - 51%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 45%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 30%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 41%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 9%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 16%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 3%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 95%
  • Renter - 4%

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