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

Mostly detached homes with a mix of older and newer properties, offering spacious living spaces.

Community Canvas

A vibrant community of families, young professionals, and retirees from diverse ethnic backgrounds.

What You'll Love

Convenient access to parks, schools, and shopping, with a variety of recreational facilities.

Have a look around Gurnett.

This neighbourhood has a consistent population, and is popular with families with teens, people in their 20s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. Gurnett is a neighbourhood located in south Hamilton. The area is residential, with schools and a park at the centre of the neighbourhood.

People & Families in Gurnett

Families with kids make up 56% of households in Gurnett, while couples without children make up 25% of households and 13% of households are one person living alone. People in Gurnett come from 92 different ethnic origins, and 38% are first-generation immigrants, while 25% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

1,550

Neighbourhood Population

4,629

Household Size

  • 1 person - 13%
  • 2 persons - 31%
  • 3 persons - 22%
  • 4 persons - 19%
  • 5 or more persons - 14%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 12%
  • Non-family households - 2%
  • Families with children - 56%
  • Couples without children - 24%
  • Multiple families in household - 3%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 29%
  • 2 children - 26%
  • 3 or more children - 13%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 16%
  • 15 to 64 years - 68%
  • 65 years and over - 15%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 20%
  • English - 18%
  • Italian - 15%
  • Scottish - 12%
  • Irish - 12%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 12%
  • 35 to 44 years - 14%
  • 45 to 54 years - 21%
  • 55 to 64 years - 25%
  • 65 to 74 years - 16%
  • 75 to 84 years - 7%
  • 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 - 7%
  • 20 to 29 years - 13%
  • 30 to 39 years - 9%
  • 40 to 49 years - 11%
  • 50 to 59 years - 15%
  • 60 to 69 years - 12%
  • over 70 years - 7%

Gurnett Schools

This neighbourhood has elementary special programs and secondary special programs. There are 7 public schools and 4 Catholic schools serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate.

Public Schools

7

Catholic Schools

4

Having Fun in Gurnett

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. There are 1 parks in this neighbourhood, with 6 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 6.

Number of Parks

1

Number of Recreation Facilities

6

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playground - 1
  • Basketball Court - 1
  • Splash Pad - 1
  • Sports Courts - 2
  • Trail - 1
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Getting Around in Gurnett

There are 20 transit stops in Gurnett. 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 - 70%
  • Commute to another city - 29%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 84%
  • Transit - 11%
  • Walk/bike - 2%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 42%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 18%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 5%
  • 60 minutes and over - 14%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 19%

Work and Education in Gurnett

In Gurnett, 23% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 64% have any postsecondary education. The health care and social assistance industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 8%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 6%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 6%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 7%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 7%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 7%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 13%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 10%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 12%
  • $200,000 and over - 7%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 31%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 14%
  • Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services - 12%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Health care and social assistance - 16%
  • Retail trade - 12%
  • Accommodation and food services - 10%

Employment

  • Employed - 59% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 5% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 34% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Gurnett Homes

In Gurnett, there are mostly detached homes. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 29% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 7% 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 - 64%
  • Semi-detached house - 12%
  • Duplex - 2%
  • Row house - 14%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 4%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 2%
  • Not condominium - 97%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 2%
  • 2 bedrooms - 6%
  • 3 bedrooms - 55%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 36%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 29%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 52%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 10%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 1%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 2%
  • 1960 or before - 1%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 79%
  • Renter - 21%
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