Neighbourhood Guide

Lakeshore (Hamilton)

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.

Lakeshore (Hamilton) has a consistent population, and is popular with people in their 30s, people in their 40s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. Lakeshore is a long narrow neighbourhood located, as the name suggests, along Hamilton's lakeshore. It is mostly residential, including a variety of home types from condos to single family homes with docks on the water.

People & Families in Lakeshore (Hamilton)

Families with kids make up 35% of households in Lakeshore (Hamilton), while couples without children make up 34% of households and 27% of households are one person living alone. People in Lakeshore (Hamilton) come from 64 different ethnic origins, and 28% are first-generation immigrants, while 32% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

1,535

Neighbourhood Population

3,566

Household Size

  • 1 person - 27%
  • 2 persons - 38%
  • 3 persons - 15%
  • 4 persons - 13%
  • 5 or more persons - 6%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 27%
  • Non-family households - 1%
  • Families with children - 34%
  • Couples without children - 33%
  • Multiple families in household - 1%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 23%
  • 2 children - 20%
  • 3 or more children - 5%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 14%
  • 15 to 64 years - 63%
  • 65 years and over - 21%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • English - 24%
  • Canadian - 19%
  • Scottish - 16%
  • Italian - 15%
  • Irish - 14%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 11%
  • 35 to 44 years - 17%
  • 45 to 54 years - 19%
  • 55 to 64 years - 19%
  • 65 to 74 years - 18%
  • 75 to 84 years - 11%
  • 85 years and over - 2%

Specific Age Groups

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

Lakeshore (Hamilton) Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 6 public schools and 5 Catholic schools serving Lakeshore (Hamilton). The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion and Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

6

Catholic Schools

5

Having Fun in Lakeshore (Hamilton)

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids. There are 4 parks in Lakeshore (Hamilton), with 15 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 3.

Number of Parks

4

Number of Recreation Facilities

15

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 4
  • Tennis Court - 1
  • Basketball Courts - 2
  • Ball Diamonds - 2
  • Sports Field - 1
  • Sports Court - 1
  • Trails - 4
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Getting Around in Lakeshore (Hamilton)

There are 0 transit stops in Lakeshore (Hamilton). In Lakeshore (Hamilton), there are mostly vehicle commuters and a mix of commuting within and outside the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 45%
  • Commute to another city - 54%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 94%
  • Transit - 4%
  • Walk/bike - 1%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 34%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 21%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 9%
  • 60 minutes and over - 15%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 18%

Work and Education in Lakeshore (Hamilton)

In this neighbourhood, 33% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 69% have any postsecondary education. The health care and social assistance industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 6%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 6%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 6%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 6%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 8%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 7%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 7%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 6%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 12%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 9%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 9%
  • $200,000 and over - 8%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 20%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 18%
  • Management occupations - 16%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Health care and social assistance - 11%
  • Manufacturing - 11%
  • Educational services - 9%

Employment

  • Employed - 60% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 3% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 35% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Lakeshore (Hamilton) Homes

In Lakeshore (Hamilton), there are a mix of home types. Lakeshore (Hamilton) has a consistent population, with 42% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 11% 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 - 35%
  • Semi-detached house - 1%
  • Duplex - 0%
  • Row house - 35%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 27%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 40%
  • Not condominium - 59%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 6%
  • 2 bedrooms - 27%
  • 3 bedrooms - 46%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 19%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 23%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 15%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 13%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 4%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 21%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 15%
  • 1960 or before - 6%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 89%
  • Renter - 10%

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