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 consistent population and a sense of community.

Property Pulse

Mostly older homes, a mix of owner and renter-occupied, with a variety of home types.

Community Canvas

A diverse community with residents from 72 different ethnic origins and a range of ages.

What You'll Love

Proximity to parks, playgrounds, and schools, and a mix of housing options.

Have a look around Red Hill.

Red Hill 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 50s, and people in their 60s. Red Hill is named after and home to the Red Hill Creek, which flows 7 kilometres north-east from Albion Falls on the Niagara Escarpment, before bending north-west near the Queen Elizabeth Way and discharging into Hamilton Harbour at Windermere Basin. The name of the area comes from the reddish soil, rich with iron. The neighbourhood of Red Hill is mostly residential, with several schools in the community.

People & Families in Red Hill

Families with kids make up 45% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 24% of households and 26% of households are one person living alone. People in Red Hill come from 72 different ethnic origins, and 31% are first-generation immigrants, while 24% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

1,295

Neighbourhood Population

3,128

Household Size

  • 1 person - 26%
  • 2 persons - 40%
  • 3 persons - 15%
  • 4 persons - 10%
  • 5 or more persons - 8%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 25%
  • Non-family households - 2%
  • Families with children - 44%
  • Couples without children - 23%
  • Multiple families in household - 3%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 36%
  • 2 children - 18%
  • 3 or more children - 11%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 18%
  • 15 to 64 years - 57%
  • 65 years and over - 23%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 23%
  • English - 20%
  • Scottish - 16%
  • Italian - 15%
  • Irish - 13%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 3%
  • 25 to 34 years - 10%
  • 35 to 44 years - 15%
  • 45 to 54 years - 14%
  • 55 to 64 years - 15%
  • 65 to 74 years - 18%
  • 75 to 84 years - 14%
  • 85 years and over - 6%

Specific Age Groups

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

Red Hill Schools

This neighbourhood has elementary special programs and secondary special programs. There are 8 public schools, 6 Catholic schools, and 1 alternative/special school serving Red Hill. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion and Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

8

Catholic Schools

6

Having Fun in Red Hill

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. Parks in Red Hill feature playgrounds for kids. There are 3 parks in this neighbourhood, with 10 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 3.

Number of Parks

3

Number of Recreation Facilities

10

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 2
  • Basketball Courts - 2
  • Ball Diamond - 1
  • Sports Fields - 2
  • Sports Courts - 2
  • Outdoor Games Facility - 1
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Getting Around in Red Hill

There are 31 transit stops in Red Hill. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute within the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 73%
  • Commute to another city - 25%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 83%
  • Transit - 14%
  • Walk/bike - 1%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 44%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 14%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 6%
  • 60 minutes and over - 11%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 22%

Work and Education in Red Hill

In Red Hill, 17% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 52% have any postsecondary education. The health care and social assistance industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 21%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 12%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 10%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 8%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 6%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 5%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 5%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 7%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 4%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 3%
  • $200,000 and over - 3%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 26%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 19%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 12%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Health care and social assistance - 13%
  • Manufacturing - 12%
  • Retail trade - 10%

Employment

  • Employed - 46% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 5% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 48% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Red Hill Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are a mix of home types. Red Hill has a consistent population, with 30% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 10% 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 - 31%
  • Semi-detached house - 1%
  • Duplex - 0%
  • Row house - 22%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 1%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 43%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 24%
  • Not condominium - 75%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 5%
  • 2 bedrooms - 37%
  • 3 bedrooms - 40%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 15%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 60%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 19%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 6%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 0%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 12%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 52%
  • Renter - 46%

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