Hamilton Neighbourhoods
Iroquoia Heights

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, a mix of older and newer houses, and mostly owner-occupied.

Community Canvas

A vibrant community of families with kids, couples, and immigrants from various ethnic backgrounds.

What You'll Love

Great schools, beautiful parks, and a variety of recreational facilities.

Have a look around Iroquoia Heights.

Iroquoia Heights has a consistent population, and is popular with families with teens, people in their 50s, people in their 60s, and people over 80. Iroquoia Heights is a neighbourhood in west Hamilton. Mostly residential, this area is home to the Iroquoia Heights Conservation Area.

People & Families in Iroquoia Heights

Families with kids make up 56% of households in Iroquoia Heights, while couples without children make up 28% of households and 11% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 40 different ethnic origins, and 28% are first-generation immigrants, while 35% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

485

Neighbourhood Population

1,633

Household Size

  • 1 person - 11%
  • 2 persons - 32%
  • 3 persons - 21%
  • 4 persons - 18%
  • 5 or more persons - 15%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 11%
  • Non-family households - 1%
  • Families with children - 55%
  • Couples without children - 27%
  • Multiple families in household - 5%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 25%
  • 2 children - 26%
  • 3 or more children - 10%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 14%
  • 15 to 64 years - 57%
  • 65 years and over - 27%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • English - 24%
  • Canadian - 18%
  • Irish - 16%
  • Scottish - 14%
  • Italian - 13%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 7%
  • 35 to 44 years - 11%
  • 45 to 54 years - 18%
  • 55 to 64 years - 31%
  • 65 to 74 years - 16%
  • 75 to 84 years - 11%
  • 85 years and over - 3%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 3%
  • 5 to 9 years - 5%
  • 10 to 14 years - 4%
  • 15 to 19 years - 6%
  • 20 to 29 years - 10%
  • 30 to 39 years - 6%
  • 40 to 49 years - 9%
  • 50 to 59 years - 14%
  • 60 to 69 years - 15%
  • over 70 years - 18%

Iroquoia Heights Schools

Iroquoia Heights has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 8 public schools and 7 Catholic schools serving Iroquoia Heights. The special programs offered at local schools include Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and French Immersion.

Public Schools

8

Catholic Schools

7

Having Fun in Iroquoia Heights

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. There are 1 parks in Iroquoia Heights, with 2 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 2.

Number of Parks

1

Number of Recreation Facilities

2

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playground - 1
  • Ball Diamond - 1
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Getting Around in Iroquoia Heights

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

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 72%
  • Commute to another city - 27%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 85%
  • Transit - 4%
  • Walk/bike - 6%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 44%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 10%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 6%
  • 60 minutes and over - 12%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 27%

Work and Education in Iroquoia Heights

In Iroquoia Heights, 41% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 77% have any postsecondary education. The health care and social assistance industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 9%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 4%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 4%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 3%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 6%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 3%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 9%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 10%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 12%
  • $200,000 and over - 19%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 23%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 16%
  • Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services - 13%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Health care and social assistance - 15%
  • Retail trade - 13%
  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 10%

Employment

  • Employed - 52% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 3% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 44% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Iroquoia Heights Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. Iroquoia Heights has a consistent population, with 21% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 6% 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 - 81%
  • Semi-detached house - 0%
  • Duplex - 2%
  • Row house - 16%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 0%
  • Not condominium - 100%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 0%
  • 2 bedrooms - 6%
  • 3 bedrooms - 20%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 72%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 6%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 68%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 17%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 2%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 3%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 84%
  • Renter - 18%

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