Hamilton Neighbourhoods
Lisgar (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.

Neighbourhood Vibe

Lisgar (Hamilton) is a family-friendly neighbourhood with a strong sense of community.

Property Pulse

Homes in Lisgar range from older to newer, with a mix of single-detached houses, row houses, and apartments.

Community Canvas

Lisgar is home to a diverse community of families, with a mix of different ethnic backgrounds.

What You'll Love

You'll love the proximity to parks, schools, and shopping, as well as the friendly atmosphere.

Have a look around Lisgar (Hamilton).

This neighbourhood has a consistent population, and is popular with families with teens, people in their 40s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. Lisgar is a neighbourhood in south Hamilton. The community is centred on a large park and schools at the heart of the neighbourhood. While the Lisgar area is mostly residential, there is some shopping available along Upper Canada Street.

People & Families in Lisgar (Hamilton)

Families with kids make up 45% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 26% of households and 24% of households are one person living alone. People in Lisgar (Hamilton) come from 63 different ethnic origins, and 32% are first-generation immigrants, while 25% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

1,520

Neighbourhood Population

4,003

Household Size

  • 1 person - 24%
  • 2 persons - 33%
  • 3 persons - 17%
  • 4 persons - 15%
  • 5 or more persons - 10%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 24%
  • Non-family households - 1%
  • Families with children - 45%
  • Couples without children - 25%
  • Multiple families in household - 2%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 28%
  • 2 children - 23%
  • 3 or more children - 10%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 14%
  • 15 to 64 years - 61%
  • 65 years and over - 24%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 22%
  • English - 21%
  • Italian - 19%
  • Scottish - 17%
  • Irish - 14%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 5%
  • 35 to 44 years - 8%
  • 45 to 54 years - 19%
  • 55 to 64 years - 23%
  • 65 to 74 years - 20%
  • 75 to 84 years - 15%
  • 85 years and over - 5%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 4%
  • 5 to 9 years - 4%
  • 10 to 14 years - 5%
  • 15 to 19 years - 6%
  • 20 to 29 years - 10%
  • 30 to 39 years - 7%
  • 40 to 49 years - 11%
  • 50 to 59 years - 13%
  • 60 to 69 years - 12%
  • over 70 years - 16%

Lisgar (Hamilton) Schools

Lisgar (Hamilton) has secondary special programs. There are 5 public schools and 4 Catholic schools serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion and Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

5

Catholic Schools

4

Having Fun in Lisgar (Hamilton)

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. There are 1 parks in this neighbourhood, with 8 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 8.

Number of Parks

1

Number of Recreation Facilities

8

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playground - 1
  • Basketball Court - 1
  • Ball Diamond - 1
  • Sports Fields - 2
  • Splash Pad - 1
  • Sports Court - 1
  • Outdoor Games Facility - 1
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Getting Around in Lisgar (Hamilton)

There are 33 transit stops in this neighbourhood. In Lisgar (Hamilton), there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute within the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 77%
  • Commute to another city - 22%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 89%
  • Transit - 11%
  • Walk/bike - 0%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 42%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 16%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 7%
  • 60 minutes and over - 8%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 24%

Work and Education in Lisgar (Hamilton)

In Lisgar (Hamilton), 16% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 57% have any postsecondary education. The health care and social assistance industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 10%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 9%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 8%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 9%
  • $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 - 8%
  • $200,000 and over - 2%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 32%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 18%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 14%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Health care and social assistance - 15%
  • Retail trade - 13%
  • Manufacturing - 11%

Employment

  • Employed - 49% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 4% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 45% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Lisgar (Hamilton) Homes

In Lisgar (Hamilton), there are a mix of home types. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 22% 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 - 59%
  • Semi-detached house - 6%
  • Duplex - 1%
  • Row house - 13%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 2%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 17%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 3%
  • Not condominium - 95%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 9%
  • 2 bedrooms - 14%
  • 3 bedrooms - 51%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 24%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 49%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 20%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 18%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 3%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 1%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 4%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 70%
  • Renter - 30%
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