Neighbourhoods
Meadowlands

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 mix of residential and commercial areas.

Property Pulse

Mostly detached homes, newer construction, and owner-occupied properties.

Community Canvas

A diverse community popular with families, immigrants, and people in their 40s and 50s.

What You'll Love

Great elementary and secondary schools, parks with playgrounds and sports facilities.

Have a look around Meadowlands.

This neighbourhood has a consistent population, and is popular with families with kids under 5, families with kids aged 5 to 9, families with teens, people in their 40s, and people in their 50s. Meadowlands is a neighbourhood in west Hamilton. The area is a mix of residential and commercial, with many stores in the north part and the south part composed of a variety of home types, recreational facilities, and schools.

People & Families in Meadowlands

Families with kids make up 59% of households in Meadowlands, while couples without children make up 24% of households and 13% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 121 different ethnic origins, and 38% are first-generation immigrants, while 30% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

4,850

Neighbourhood Population

15,627

Household Size

  • 1 person - 12%
  • 2 persons - 27%
  • 3 persons - 18%
  • 4 persons - 26%
  • 5 or more persons - 17%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 12%
  • Non-family households - 1%
  • Families with children - 58%
  • Couples without children - 23%
  • Multiple families in household - 4%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 23%
  • 2 children - 31%
  • 3 or more children - 15%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 21%
  • 15 to 64 years - 65%
  • 65 years and over - 13%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • English - 15%
  • Italian - 14%
  • Canadian - 13%
  • Scottish - 13%
  • Irish - 12%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 9%
  • 35 to 44 years - 20%
  • 45 to 54 years - 27%
  • 55 to 64 years - 19%
  • 65 to 74 years - 12%
  • 75 to 84 years - 6%
  • 85 years and over - 2%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 6%
  • 5 to 9 years - 7%
  • 10 to 14 years - 7%
  • 15 to 19 years - 7%
  • 20 to 29 years - 10%
  • 30 to 39 years - 11%
  • 40 to 49 years - 15%
  • 50 to 59 years - 13%
  • 60 to 69 years - 8%
  • over 70 years - 6%

Meadowlands Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 6 public schools and 7 Catholic schools serving Meadowlands. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion, International Baccalaureate, and Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

6

Catholic Schools

7

Having Fun in Meadowlands

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, and dog parks. There are 5 parks in Meadowlands, with 16 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 3.

Number of Parks

5

Number of Recreation Facilities

16

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 3
  • Dog Park - 1
  • Tennis Court - 1
  • Basketball Courts - 2
  • Ball Diamonds - 2
  • Sports Fields - 3
  • Sports Courts - 2
  • Climbing Wall - 1
  • Trail - 1
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Getting Around in Meadowlands

There are 54 transit stops in Meadowlands. In Meadowlands, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute within the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 65%
  • Commute to another city - 35%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 91%
  • Transit - 5%
  • Walk/bike - 1%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 43%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 15%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 8%
  • 60 minutes and over - 14%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 17%

Work and Education in Meadowlands

In this neighbourhood, 47% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 80% have any postsecondary education. The health care and social assistance industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 3%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 4%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 4%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 4%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 4%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 4%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 5%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 12%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 10%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 17%
  • $200,000 and over - 18%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 21%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 14%
  • Management occupations - 14%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Health care and social assistance - 14%
  • Educational services - 10%
  • Manufacturing - 10%

Employment

  • Employed - 64% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 4% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 30% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Meadowlands Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 40% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 10% having moved within the past year. It has mostly newer homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 69%
  • Semi-detached house - 2%
  • Duplex - 0%
  • Row house - 25%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 1%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 21%
  • Not condominium - 79%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 1%
  • 2 bedrooms - 10%
  • 3 bedrooms - 39%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 48%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 5%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 3%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 21%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 20%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 21%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 26%
  • 1960 or before - 2%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 93%
  • Renter - 6%

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