Hamilton Neighbourhoods
Rural Flamborough

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 mix of age groups.

Property Pulse

Mostly detached homes, with older houses and a majority being owner-occupied.

Community Canvas

A quiet rural community spread among many villages.

What You'll Love

Great schools, parks, and recreational facilities for families to enjoy.

Have a look around Rural Flamborough.

Rural Flamborough has a consistent population, and is popular with families with teens, people in their 40s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. Flamborough is a district and former municipality in the city of Hamilton. For most of its existence before amalgamation with Hamilton in 2001, Flamborough comprised the former townships of East Flamborough, West Flamborough, and Beverly, as well as the village of Waterdown. Flamborough communities include Carlisle, Christie's Corners, Clappison's Corners, Copetown, Freelton, Greensville, Lynden, Kirkwall, Millgrove, Mountsberg, Orkney, Peters Corners, Rockton, Troy, Sheffield, Valens, Strabane and Westover.

People & Families in Rural Flamborough

Families with kids make up 46% of households in Rural Flamborough, while couples without children make up 34% of households and 15% of households are one person living alone. People in Rural Flamborough come from 100 different ethnic origins, and 15% are first-generation immigrants, while 23% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

9,160

Neighbourhood Population

25,890

Household Size

  • 1 person - 15%
  • 2 persons - 38%
  • 3 persons - 16%
  • 4 persons - 18%
  • 5 or more persons - 11%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 15%
  • Non-family households - 2%
  • Families with children - 45%
  • Couples without children - 34%
  • Multiple families in household - 2%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 22%
  • 2 children - 23%
  • 3 or more children - 10%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 17%
  • 15 to 64 years - 66%
  • 65 years and over - 16%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • English - 32%
  • Canadian - 30%
  • Scottish - 22%
  • Irish - 19%
  • Dutch - 14%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 10%
  • 35 to 44 years - 16%
  • 45 to 54 years - 23%
  • 55 to 64 years - 24%
  • 65 to 74 years - 17%
  • 75 to 84 years - 6%
  • 85 years and over - 2%

Specific Age Groups

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

Rural Flamborough Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 12 public schools, 10 Catholic schools, and 3 private schools serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include International Baccalaureate, Christian, French Immersion, and Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

12

Catholic Schools

10

Private Schools

3

Having Fun in Rural Flamborough

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, and nature parks. There are 11 parks in Rural Flamborough, with 53 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 4.

Number of Parks

11

Number of Recreation Facilities

53

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 8
  • Tennis Courts - 3
  • Basketball Courts - 2
  • Ball Diamonds - 16
  • Sports Fields - 14
  • Community Centres - 2
  • Fishing Location - 1
  • Trails - 6
  • Nature Centre - 1
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Getting Around in Rural Flamborough

There are 518 transit stops in Rural Flamborough. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and a mix of commuting within and outside the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 42%
  • Commute to another city - 58%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 92%
  • Transit - 3%
  • Walk/bike - 2%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 30%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 27%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 12%
  • 60 minutes and over - 11%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 17%

Work and Education in Rural Flamborough

In Rural Flamborough, 27% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 67% have any postsecondary education. The construction industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 5%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 3%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 4%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 5%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 5%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 13%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 11%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 13%
  • $200,000 and over - 14%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 18%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 16%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 15%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Construction - 10%
  • Health care and social assistance - 9%
  • Manufacturing - 9%

Employment

  • Employed - 67% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 2% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 29% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Rural Flamborough Homes

In Rural Flamborough, there are mostly detached homes. Rural Flamborough has a consistent population, with 29% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 8% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 85%
  • Semi-detached house - 1%
  • Duplex - 0%
  • Row house - 8%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 2%
  • Not condominium - 96%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 3%
  • 2 bedrooms - 13%
  • 3 bedrooms - 46%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 37%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 26%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 13%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 10%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 4%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 9%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 9%
  • 1960 or before - 26%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 92%
  • Renter - 7%
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