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 busy neighbourhood centered around Mohawk College in west Hamilton.

Property Pulse

Mostly older, detached homes with 3 bedrooms and a mix of bungalows and two-storey houses.

Community Canvas

A close-knit community with residents of various ages and ethnic backgrounds.

What You'll Love

Proximity to Mohawk College, parks, shopping, and restaurants in University Plaza.

Have a look around Mohawk.

Mohawk has a consistent population, and is popular with families with teens, people in their 20s, people in their 40s, and people in their 50s. Centred around Mohawk College, this neighbourhood is located in west Hamilton. St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton West 5th Campus is located in Mohawk too, and there are some small residential pockets.

People & Families in Mohawk

Families with kids make up 43% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 33% of households and 18% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 28 different ethnic origins, and 20% are first-generation immigrants, while 26% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

300

Neighbourhood Population

928

Household Size

  • 1 person - 20%
  • 2 persons - 35%
  • 3 persons - 18%
  • 4 persons - 16%
  • 5 or more persons - 10%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 18%
  • Non-family households - 3%
  • Families with children - 43%
  • Couples without children - 33%
  • Multiple families in household - 3%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 27%
  • 2 children - 22%
  • 3 or more children - 8%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 13%
  • 15 to 64 years - 63%
  • 65 years and over - 22%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • English - 29%
  • Canadian - 25%
  • Scottish - 18%
  • Irish - 14%
  • Italian - 13%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 3%
  • 35 to 44 years - 13%
  • 45 to 54 years - 27%
  • 55 to 64 years - 13%
  • 65 to 74 years - 13%
  • 75 to 84 years - 13%
  • 85 years and over - 12%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 3%
  • 5 to 9 years - 3%
  • 10 to 14 years - 6%
  • 15 to 19 years - 6%
  • 20 to 29 years - 12%
  • 30 to 39 years - 8%
  • 40 to 49 years - 12%
  • 50 to 59 years - 16%
  • 60 to 69 years - 9%
  • over 70 years - 14%

Mohawk Schools

Mohawk has elementary special programs and secondary special programs. There are 6 public schools, 4 Catholic schools, and 1 private school serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion, Advanced Placement, and Montessori.

Public Schools

6

Catholic Schools

4

Private Schools

1

Getting Around in Mohawk

There are 29 transit stops in Mohawk. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute within the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 70%
  • Commute to another city - 30%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 88%
  • Transit - 6%
  • Walk/bike - 5%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 35%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 20%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 7%
  • 60 minutes and over - 11%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 25%

Work and Education in Mohawk

In this neighbourhood, 32% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 65% 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 - 6%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 6%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 6%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 6%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 5%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 13%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 8%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 13%
  • $200,000 and over - 11%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 25%
  • Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services - 16%
  • Management occupations - 14%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Health care and social assistance - 18%
  • Educational services - 14%
  • Retail trade - 13%

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.

Mohawk Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. Mohawk has a consistent population, with 27% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 7% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 93%
  • Semi-detached house - 0%
  • Duplex - 6%
  • Row house - 0%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 1%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 0%
  • Not condominium - 98%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 0%
  • 2 bedrooms - 3%
  • 3 bedrooms - 51%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 44%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 50%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 0%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 0%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 0%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 48%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 93%
  • Renter - 5%

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