Neighbourhoods
Rural Glanbrook

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 older and newer homes.

Property Pulse

Mostly detached homes, with a mix of older and newer homes. Spacious bedrooms and open concept living.

Community Canvas

A rural community with a mix of families, young professionals, and retirees from various ethnic backgrounds.

What You'll Love

Great elementary and secondary schools, parks with playgrounds, and a tight-knit community.

Have a look around Rural Glanbrook.

This neighbourhood has a consistent population, and is popular with families with kids under 5, families with kids aged 5 to 9, people in their 30s, people in their 40s, and people in their 50s. Glanbrook was first created as an independent township in 1974 through the amalgamation of Mount Hope, Binbrook, Glanford, and other nearby communities. In 2001, Glanbrook became a dissolved municipality after it was amalgamated with Hamilton, Stoney Creek, Dundas, Ancaster and Flamborough to become the present city of Hamilton.

People & Families in Rural Glanbrook

Families with kids make up 52% of households in Rural Glanbrook, while couples without children make up 30% of households and 13% of households are one person living alone. People in Rural Glanbrook come from 114 different ethnic origins, and 21% are first-generation immigrants, while 27% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

5,965

Neighbourhood Population

17,753

Household Size

  • 1 person - 13%
  • 2 persons - 33%
  • 3 persons - 18%
  • 4 persons - 21%
  • 5 or more persons - 13%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 13%
  • Non-family households - 1%
  • Families with children - 52%
  • Couples without children - 30%
  • Multiple families in household - 3%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 24%
  • 2 children - 27%
  • 3 or more children - 11%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 21%
  • 15 to 64 years - 65%
  • 65 years and over - 12%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 25%
  • English - 25%
  • Scottish - 16%
  • Italian - 14%
  • Irish - 14%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 13%
  • 35 to 44 years - 22%
  • 45 to 54 years - 22%
  • 55 to 64 years - 18%
  • 65 to 74 years - 13%
  • 75 to 84 years - 5%
  • 85 years and over - 1%

Specific Age Groups

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

Rural Glanbrook Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 11 public schools, 10 Catholic schools, and 1 private school serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, Christian, and French Immersion.

Public Schools

11

Catholic Schools

10

Private Schools

1

Having Fun in Rural Glanbrook

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, and skating. There are 2 parks in Rural Glanbrook, with 15 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 7.

Number of Parks

2

Number of Recreation Facilities

15

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 2
  • Arena - 1
  • Rink - 1
  • Basketball Court - 1
  • Ball Diamonds - 2
  • Sports Fields - 6
  • Community Garden - 1
  • Arts/Performance Facility - 1
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Getting Around in Rural Glanbrook

There are 46 transit stops in Rural Glanbrook. In Rural Glanbrook, there are mostly vehicle commuters, most commute within the city, and people have mostly medium commutes.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 68%
  • Commute to another city - 31%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 94%
  • Transit - 3%
  • Walk/bike - 1%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 37%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 24%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 10%
  • 60 minutes and over - 11%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 15%

Work and Education in Rural Glanbrook

In Rural Glanbrook, 24% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 68% 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 - 3%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 5%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 6%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 6%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 7%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 15%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 12%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 14%
  • $200,000 and over - 7%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 19%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 17%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 14%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

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

Employment

  • Employed - 67% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 3% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 28% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Rural Glanbrook Homes

In Rural Glanbrook, there are mostly detached homes. Rural Glanbrook has a consistent population, with 43% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 12% 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 - 72%
  • Semi-detached house - 1%
  • Duplex - 0%
  • Row house - 24%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 12%
  • Not condominium - 87%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 3%
  • 2 bedrooms - 10%
  • 3 bedrooms - 52%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 33%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 19%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 2%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 6%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 7%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 20%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 27%
  • 1960 or before - 15%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 92%
  • Renter - 7%

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