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 diverse and close-knit community with a mix of families and individuals of all ages.

Property Pulse

Mostly older, owner-occupied detached homes with spacious yards and some bungalows.

Community Canvas

A welcoming community with residents from various ethnic backgrounds and a strong sense of pride.

What You'll Love

The abundance of parks and recreational facilities, along with the excellent schools.

Have a look around Hill Park.

This neighbourhood has a consistent population, and is popular with people in their 20s, people in their 30s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. Hill Park is a neighbourhood located in south Hamilton. The Hill Park neighbourhood is mostly residential, with several recreational facilities and schools in the area.

People & Families in Hill Park

Families with kids make up 39% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 24% of households and 31% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 58 different ethnic origins, and 21% are first-generation immigrants, while 21% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

1,355

Neighbourhood Population

3,132

Household Size

  • 1 person - 30%
  • 2 persons - 35%
  • 3 persons - 16%
  • 4 persons - 10%
  • 5 or more persons - 6%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 30%
  • Non-family households - 5%
  • Families with children - 39%
  • Couples without children - 23%
  • Multiple families in household - 1%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 37%
  • 2 children - 20%
  • 3 or more children - 7%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 12%
  • 15 to 64 years - 68%
  • 65 years and over - 19%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 35%
  • English - 34%
  • Scottish - 24%
  • Irish - 15%
  • German - 10%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 4%
  • 25 to 34 years - 17%
  • 35 to 44 years - 12%
  • 45 to 54 years - 17%
  • 55 to 64 years - 19%
  • 65 to 74 years - 11%
  • 75 to 84 years - 10%
  • 85 years and over - 7%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 5%
  • 5 to 9 years - 3%
  • 10 to 14 years - 3%
  • 15 to 19 years - 5%
  • 20 to 29 years - 14%
  • 30 to 39 years - 12%
  • 40 to 49 years - 11%
  • 50 to 59 years - 16%
  • 60 to 69 years - 11%
  • over 70 years - 10%

Hill Park Schools

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

Public Schools

5

Catholic Schools

7

Having Fun in Hill Park

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature sports parks. There are 2 parks in Hill Park, with 18 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 9.

Number of Parks

2

Number of Recreation Facilities

18

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playground - 1
  • Pool - 1
  • Tennis Courts - 4
  • Sports Fields - 7
  • Track - 1
  • Community Centres - 2
  • Arts/Performance Facility - 1
  • Gym - 1
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Getting Around in Hill Park

There are 42 transit stops in Hill Park. In Hill Park, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute within the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 78%
  • Commute to another city - 22%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 80%
  • Transit - 13%
  • Walk/bike - 5%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 36%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 21%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 9%
  • 60 minutes and over - 9%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 23%

Work and Education in Hill Park

In Hill Park, 14% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 52% have any postsecondary education. The health care and social assistance industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 16%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 9%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 10%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 10%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 8%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 5%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 7%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 11%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 6%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 4%
  • $200,000 and over - 1%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 27%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 20%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 15%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Health care and social assistance - 16%
  • Retail trade - 13%
  • Manufacturing - 12%

Employment

  • Employed - 57% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 3% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 39% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Hill Park Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 34% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 13% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 72%
  • Semi-detached house - 0%
  • Duplex - 3%
  • Row house - 0%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 10%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 15%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 2%
  • Not condominium - 96%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 13%
  • 2 bedrooms - 27%
  • 3 bedrooms - 38%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 19%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 29%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 4%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 0%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 0%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 65%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 67%
  • Renter - 31%
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