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

Affluent residential neighbourhood with a consistent population and a mix of age groups and ethnicities.

Property Pulse

Mostly detached homes, older construction, spacious interiors, and attractive features like hardwood floors and separate entrances.

Community Canvas

Diverse community with people from 63 different ethnic origins and a mix of families, couples, and individuals.

What You'll Love

Proximity to Westcliffe Mall, excellent schools, parks with skating, and a strong sense of community.

Have a look around Westcliffe.

This neighbourhood has a consistent population, and is popular with people in their 20s, people in their 30s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. Westcliffe is an affluent neighbourhood in Hamilton. This residential neighbourhood offers some shopping at the Westcliffe Mall on Mohawk Road W.

People & Families in Westcliffe

Families with kids make up 39% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 33% of households and 22% of households are one person living alone. People in Westcliffe come from 63 different ethnic origins, and 24% are first-generation immigrants, while 25% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

1,320

Neighbourhood Population

3,353

Household Size

  • 1 person - 22%
  • 2 persons - 39%
  • 3 persons - 14%
  • 4 persons - 15%
  • 5 or more persons - 7%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 21%
  • Non-family households - 3%
  • Families with children - 39%
  • Couples without children - 32%
  • Multiple families in household - 2%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 24%
  • 2 children - 24%
  • 3 or more children - 6%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 14%
  • 15 to 64 years - 62%
  • 65 years and over - 22%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • English - 30%
  • Scottish - 27%
  • Canadian - 24%
  • Irish - 19%
  • Italian - 14%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 10%
  • 35 to 44 years - 14%
  • 45 to 54 years - 16%
  • 55 to 64 years - 18%
  • 65 to 74 years - 14%
  • 75 to 84 years - 16%
  • 85 years and over - 8%

Specific Age Groups

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

Westcliffe Schools

This neighbourhood has elementary special programs and secondary special programs. There are 7 public schools and 4 Catholic schools serving Westcliffe. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion and Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

7

Catholic Schools

4

Having Fun in Westcliffe

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. Parks in Westcliffe feature skating. There are 1 parks in this neighbourhood, with 3 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 3.

Number of Parks

1

Number of Recreation Facilities

3

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Rink - 1
  • Ball Diamonds - 2
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Getting Around in Westcliffe

There are 65 transit stops in this neighbourhood. In Westcliffe, there are mostly vehicle commuters, most commute within the city, and people have mostly medium commutes.

Commute Destination for Residents

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

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 86%
  • Transit - 8%
  • Walk/bike - 2%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 42%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 18%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 6%
  • 60 minutes and over - 9%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 21%

Work and Education in Westcliffe

In this neighbourhood, 32% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 75% have any postsecondary education. The health care and social assistance industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 6%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 6%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 6%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 9%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 7%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 6%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 14%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 8%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 10%
  • $200,000 and over - 6%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 18%
  • Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services - 16%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 14%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Health care and social assistance - 18%
  • Educational services - 15%
  • Retail trade - 12%

Employment

  • Employed - 54% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 2% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 43% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Westcliffe Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. Westcliffe 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 - 98%
  • Semi-detached house - 0%
  • Duplex - 2%
  • Row house - 0%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 0%
  • Not condominium - 100%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 0%
  • 2 bedrooms - 13%
  • 3 bedrooms - 56%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 30%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 35%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 0%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 1%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 0%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 63%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 93%
  • Renter - 6%
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