Neighbourhoods
Kirkendall

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

Kirkendall is a vibrant and diverse neighbourhood with a mix of residential and commercial spaces.

Property Pulse

Kirkendall offers a variety of home types, including single-detached houses, low-rise apartments, and duplexes.

Community Canvas

Kirkendall is home to a close-knit community of people from various ethnic backgrounds and age groups.

What You'll Love

You'll love the abundance of parks, recreational facilities, and excellent schools in Kirkendall.

Have a look around Kirkendall.

Kirkendall 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. Kirkendall is a neighbourhood in central Hamilton. The area is a mix of residential and commercial. The McMaster Innovation Park is located in Kirkendall.

People & Families in Kirkendall

Families with kids make up 33% of households in Kirkendall, while couples without children make up 25% of households and 38% of households are one person living alone. People in Kirkendall come from 86 different ethnic origins, and 17% are first-generation immigrants, while 27% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

3,340

Neighbourhood Population

7,230

Household Size

  • 1 person - 37%
  • 2 persons - 33%
  • 3 persons - 13%
  • 4 persons - 11%
  • 5 or more persons - 4%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 37%
  • Non-family households - 4%
  • Families with children - 32%
  • Couples without children - 24%
  • Multiple families in household - 0%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 28%
  • 2 children - 21%
  • 3 or more children - 7%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 15%
  • 15 to 64 years - 70%
  • 65 years and over - 15%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • English - 37%
  • Scottish - 29%
  • Irish - 27%
  • Canadian - 22%
  • German - 16%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 4%
  • 25 to 34 years - 19%
  • 35 to 44 years - 18%
  • 45 to 54 years - 17%
  • 55 to 64 years - 19%
  • 65 to 74 years - 11%
  • 75 to 84 years - 5%
  • 85 years and over - 2%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 5%
  • 5 to 9 years - 5%
  • 10 to 14 years - 4%
  • 15 to 19 years - 4%
  • 20 to 29 years - 14%
  • 30 to 39 years - 15%
  • 40 to 49 years - 12%
  • 50 to 59 years - 13%
  • 60 to 69 years - 11%
  • over 70 years - 7%

Kirkendall Schools

This neighbourhood has great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 8 public schools, 8 Catholic schools, and 1 private school serving Kirkendall. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion, Montessori, International Baccalaureate, and Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

8

Catholic Schools

8

Private Schools

1

Having Fun in Kirkendall

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in Kirkendall feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, and dog parks. There are 8 parks in this neighbourhood, with 31 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 3.

Number of Parks

8

Number of Recreation Facilities

31

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 5
  • Dog Park - 1
  • Pool - 1
  • Tennis Courts - 8
  • Basketball Court - 1
  • Ball Diamond - 1
  • Sports Fields - 2
  • Track - 1
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Splash Pad - 1
  • Sports Court - 1
  • Community Garden - 1
  • Trails - 5
  • Fitness/Weight Room - 1
  • Gym - 1
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Getting Around in Kirkendall

There are 77 transit stops in this neighbourhood. Rail stations include Hamilton. In Kirkendall, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute within the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 68%
  • Commute to another city - 31%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 70%
  • Transit - 12%
  • Walk/bike - 16%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 39%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 13%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 7%
  • 60 minutes and over - 11%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 28%

Work and Education in Kirkendall

In Kirkendall, 52% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 78% have any postsecondary education. The educational services industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 13%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 7%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 8%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 7%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 7%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 7%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 5%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 10%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 7%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 9%
  • $200,000 and over - 8%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services - 22%
  • Sales and service occupations - 18%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 13%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Educational services - 16%
  • Health care and social assistance - 14%
  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 9%

Employment

  • Employed - 69% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 3% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 26% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Kirkendall Homes

In Kirkendall, there are a mix of home types. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 41% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 13% 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 - 52%
  • Semi-detached house - 3%
  • Duplex - 10%
  • Row house - 0%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 20%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 12%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 1%
  • Not condominium - 97%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 23%
  • 2 bedrooms - 25%
  • 3 bedrooms - 27%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 22%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 14%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 2%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 1%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 0%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 78%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 58%
  • Renter - 40%

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