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

Gilbert offers a mix of older single-detached and row houses, with spacious interiors and separate entrances.

Community Canvas

Gilbert is home to families with kids of all ages, creating a vibrant and inclusive community.

What You'll Love

You'll love the parks and recreational facilities, perfect for outdoor activities and family fun.

Have a look around Gilbert.

Gilbert has a consistent population, and is popular with families with kids under 5, families with kids aged 5 to 9, families with teens, people in their 30s, and people in their 40s. Gilbert is a neighbourhood located in west Hamilton. The area is almost entirely residential with a combination of detached and semi-detached homes centred around a large baseball park in the neighbourhood.

People & Families in Gilbert

Families with kids make up 57% of households in Gilbert, while couples without children make up 22% of households and 15% of households are one person living alone. People in Gilbert come from 68 different ethnic origins, and 38% are first-generation immigrants, while 26% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

1,105

Neighbourhood Population

3,264

Household Size

  • 1 person - 14%
  • 2 persons - 31%
  • 3 persons - 20%
  • 4 persons - 18%
  • 5 or more persons - 14%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 15%
  • Non-family households - 2%
  • Families with children - 57%
  • Couples without children - 21%
  • Multiple families in household - 2%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 27%
  • 2 children - 26%
  • 3 or more children - 14%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 21%
  • 15 to 64 years - 62%
  • 65 years and over - 15%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 17%
  • Italian - 15%
  • English - 15%
  • Scottish - 14%
  • Irish - 11%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 11%
  • 35 to 44 years - 17%
  • 45 to 54 years - 22%
  • 55 to 64 years - 19%
  • 65 to 74 years - 15%
  • 75 to 84 years - 11%
  • 85 years and over - 1%

Specific Age Groups

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

Gilbert Schools

Gilbert has elementary special programs and secondary special programs. There are 7 public schools and 5 Catholic schools serving Gilbert. The special programs offered at local schools include Advanced Placement and French Immersion.

Public Schools

7

Catholic Schools

5

Having Fun in Gilbert

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. There are 1 parks in this neighbourhood, with 7 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 7.

Number of Parks

1

Number of Recreation Facilities

7

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playground - 1
  • Ball Diamonds - 6
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Getting Around in Gilbert

There are 18 transit stops in Gilbert. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters, most commute within the city, and people have mostly medium commutes.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 72%
  • Commute to another city - 28%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 84%
  • Transit - 13%
  • Walk/bike - 1%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 45%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 16%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 6%
  • 60 minutes and over - 13%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 18%

Work and Education in Gilbert

In this neighbourhood, 23% 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 - 15%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 10%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 10%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 9%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 8%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 8%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 4%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 11%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 7%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 7%
  • $200,000 and over - 2%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 29%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 14%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 12%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Health care and social assistance - 13%
  • Manufacturing - 13%
  • Retail trade - 11%

Employment

  • Employed - 52% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 7% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 39% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Gilbert Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are a mix of home types. Gilbert has a consistent population, with 37% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 8% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 58%
  • Semi-detached house - 6%
  • Duplex - 0%
  • Row house - 31%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 11%
  • Not condominium - 89%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 1%
  • 2 bedrooms - 8%
  • 3 bedrooms - 60%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 27%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 56%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 22%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 7%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 0%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 4%
  • 1960 or before - 9%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 72%
  • Renter - 28%

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