Neighbourhood Guide

Greeningdon

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.

Greeningdon 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. Greeningdon is a residential neighborhood located in south Hamilton. The area is home to many industrial businesses, and there is a variety of restaurants and shopping found on Upper James Street.

People & Families in Greeningdon

Families with kids make up 40% of households in Greeningdon, while couples without children make up 22% of households and 31% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 61 different ethnic origins, and 31% are first-generation immigrants, while 20% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

1,365

Neighbourhood Population

3,243

Household Size

  • 1 person - 31%
  • 2 persons - 32%
  • 3 persons - 15%
  • 4 persons - 11%
  • 5 or more persons - 8%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 31%
  • Non-family households - 4%
  • Families with children - 39%
  • Couples without children - 21%
  • Multiple families in household - 2%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 32%
  • 2 children - 23%
  • 3 or more children - 9%

Broad Age Ranges

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

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 22%
  • English - 22%
  • Scottish - 21%
  • Irish - 16%
  • Italian - 10%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 2%
  • 25 to 34 years - 14%
  • 35 to 44 years - 10%
  • 45 to 54 years - 20%
  • 55 to 64 years - 16%
  • 65 to 74 years - 18%
  • 75 to 84 years - 10%
  • 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 - 6%
  • 20 to 29 years - 14%
  • 30 to 39 years - 12%
  • 40 to 49 years - 12%
  • 50 to 59 years - 13%
  • 60 to 69 years - 10%
  • over 70 years - 11%

Greeningdon Schools

This neighbourhood has elementary special programs and secondary special programs. There are 6 public schools and 4 Catholic schools serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include Advanced Placement and French Immersion.

Public Schools

6

Catholic Schools

4

Having Fun in Greeningdon

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature skating. There are 2 parks in this neighbourhood, with 4 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 2.

Number of Parks

2

Number of Recreation Facilities

4

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playground - 1
  • Arena - 1
  • Rink - 1
  • Basketball Court - 1
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Getting Around in Greeningdon

There are 33 transit stops in Greeningdon. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute within the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 71%
  • Commute to another city - 29%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 76%
  • Transit - 18%
  • Walk/bike - 5%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 36%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 17%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 8%
  • 60 minutes and over - 12%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 24%

Work and Education in Greeningdon

In this neighbourhood, 18% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 54% have any postsecondary education. The health care and social assistance industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 20%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 11%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 11%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 8%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 6%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 7%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 9%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 5%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 3%
  • $200,000 and over - 0%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 28%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 18%
  • Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services - 11%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

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

Employment

  • Employed - 48% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 6% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 44% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Greeningdon Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are a mix of home types. Greeningdon has a consistent population, with 36% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 10% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is a mix of owner and renter-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 50%
  • Semi-detached house - 2%
  • Duplex - 1%
  • Row house - 12%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 10%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 21%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 7%
  • Not condominium - 93%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 14%
  • 2 bedrooms - 22%
  • 3 bedrooms - 45%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 17%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 63%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 7%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 1%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 0%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 25%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 55%
  • Renter - 45%

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