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

Stoney Creek is a historic community with a consistent population and a diverse mix of residents.

Property Pulse

Mostly older homes, with detached houses being the most common type of property.

Community Canvas

Stoney Creek is home to a diverse community of people from various ethnic backgrounds.

What You'll Love

Great schools, parks, and recreational facilities make Stoney Creek a family-friendly neighbourhood.

Have a look around Stoney Creek.

Stoney Creek has a consistent population, and is popular with people in their 20s, people in their 40s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. Stoney Creek is a community in the city of Hamilton. It was officially a city from 1984 to 2001, when it was amalgamated with the rest of the cities of the Regional Municipality of Hamilton–Wentworth. The community of Stoney Creek is located on the south shore of western Lake Ontario, east of downtown Hamilton, into which feed the watercourses of Stoney Creek as well as several other minor streams. The historic area, known as the "Old Town", is below the Niagara Escarpment.

People & Families in Stoney Creek

Families with kids make up 42% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 27% of households and 25% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 129 different ethnic origins, and 32% are first-generation immigrants, while 27% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

11,470

Neighbourhood Population

29,227

Household Size

  • 1 person - 25%
  • 2 persons - 34%
  • 3 persons - 16%
  • 4 persons - 14%
  • 5 or more persons - 9%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 25%
  • Non-family households - 2%
  • Families with children - 42%
  • Couples without children - 27%
  • Multiple families in household - 2%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 27%
  • 2 children - 23%
  • 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

  • Italian - 20%
  • Canadian - 19%
  • English - 19%
  • Scottish - 13%
  • Irish - 11%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 7%
  • 35 to 44 years - 13%
  • 45 to 54 years - 19%
  • 55 to 64 years - 22%
  • 65 to 74 years - 18%
  • 75 to 84 years - 11%
  • 85 years and over - 4%

Specific Age Groups

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

Stoney Creek Schools

Stoney Creek has great elementary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 10 public schools and 11 Catholic schools serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion and Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

10

Catholic Schools

11

Having Fun in Stoney Creek

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, and skating. There are 17 parks in this neighbourhood, with 83 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 4.

Number of Parks

17

Number of Recreation Facilities

83

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 13
  • Pools - 4
  • Arenas - 2
  • Rinks - 2
  • Tennis Courts - 9
  • Basketball Courts - 5
  • Ball Diamonds - 11
  • Sports Fields - 16
  • Track - 1
  • Community Centres - 2
  • Splash Pad - 1
  • Sports Courts - 2
  • Outdoor Games Facilities - 7
  • Trails - 5
  • Arts/Performance Facility - 1
  • Fitness/Weight Room - 1
  • Gym - 1
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Getting Around in Stoney Creek

There are 142 transit stops in this neighbourhood. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute within the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 66%
  • Commute to another city - 33%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 89%
  • Transit - 6%
  • Walk/bike - 2%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 34%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 21%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 8%
  • 60 minutes and over - 10%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 25%

Work and Education in Stoney Creek

In this neighbourhood, 20% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 58% have any postsecondary education. The manufacturing industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 11%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 7%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 8%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 8%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 7%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 12%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 7%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 8%
  • $200,000 and over - 5%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 25%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 17%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 15%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Manufacturing - 15%
  • Retail trade - 12%
  • Health care and social assistance - 10%

Employment

  • Employed - 55% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 3% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 41% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Stoney Creek Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 28% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 9% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 62%
  • Semi-detached house - 2%
  • Duplex - 2%
  • Row house - 11%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 6%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 14%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 14%
  • Not condominium - 85%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 8%
  • 2 bedrooms - 18%
  • 3 bedrooms - 48%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 24%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 35%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 24%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 9%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 3%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 2%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 2%
  • 1960 or before - 23%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 75%
  • Renter - 23%

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