Hamilton, Ontario, Canada - Families and households characteristics



Families characteristics

Number of census families: 144,120
2 persons: 68,170
Here:

47.3%
State:

46.7%
3 persons: 32,300
Here:

22.4%
State:

22.5%
4 persons: 30,135
Here:

20.9%
State:

21.7%
5 or more persons: 13,525
Here:

9.4%
State:

9.1%

This division Family Size

Married couples: 100,635
Here:

86.1%
State:

86.9%
Common-law couples: 16,270
Here:

13.9%
State:

13.1%
Female lone parent: 21,930
Here:

80.6%
State:

80.5%
Male lone parent: 5,295
Here:

19.5%
State:

19.5%

Family types in this division

Children in Families

Total children in families: 165,200
Average number of children at home
Here:

1.1
State:

1.1
Under six years of age: 32,620
Here:

19.7%
State:

20.6%
6 to 14 years: 52,425
Here:

31.7%
State:

32.4%
15 to 17 years: 19,755
Here:

12.0%
State:

12.1%
18 to 24 years: 37,370
Here:

22.6%
State:

21.8%
25 years and over: 23,030
Here:

13.9%
State:

13.1%

Age of children in families in Hamilton

Number of children - Married couples

Number of children - Common-law couples

Number of children - Female lone parent

Number of children - Male lone parent

Households characteristics

Average number of persons per family
Here:

3.0
State:

3.0

Persons in private households

Number of persons in private households: 509,635
Male:

249,220
Female:

260,420
Living with relatives
Total: 11,270
This division:

2.2%
Province:

2.3%
Male: 4,535
Here:

1.8%
Ontario:

1.8%
Female: 6,740
This division:

2.6%
Province:

2.8%
Living with non-relatives only
Total: 15,215
This division:

3.0%
Ontario:

3.4%
Male: 8,590
Here:

3.4%
Province:

3.8%
Female: 6,625
Here:

2.5%
Province:

3.0%
Living alone
Total: 56,930
This division:

11.2%
Province:

9.7%
Male: 25,665
Here:

10.3%
Province:

8.8%
Female: 31,265
This division:

12.0%
Province:

10.6%
Living with census family
Total: 426,225
Here:

83.6%
Ontario:

84.6%
Male: 210,435
Here:

84.4%
Province:

85.6%
Female: 215,790
This division:

82.9%
Ontario:

83.6%

Persons in private households

Persons over 65 years in private households


Number of persons over 65 years in private households: 75,760
Male:

33,770
Female:

41,985
Living with relatives
Total: 4,050
Here:

5.3%
Province:

6.0%
Male: 930
Here:

2.8%
Province:

2.8%
Female: 3,120
Here:

7.4%
Ontario:

8.7%
Living with non-relatives only
Total: 1,255
This division:

1.7%
Ontario:

1.8%
Male: 630
Here:

1.9%
Province:

1.8%
Female: 625
This division:

1.5%
Province:

1.7%
Living alone
Total: 20,520
Here:

27.1%
Ontario:

24.4%
Male: 5,675
This division:

16.8%
Ontario:

14.9%
Female: 14,845
Here:

35.4%
Ontario:

32.3%
Living with census family
Total: 49,930
This division:

65.9%
Ontario:

67.8%
Male: 26,535
This division:

78.6%
Province:

80.5%
Female: 23,395
Here:

55.7%
Province:

57.3%

Persons over 65 years in private households

Households types

One-family households without children: 46,845
Here:

23.0%
State:

24.0%
One-family households with children: 58,260
Here:

28.6%
State:

30.1%
Lone-parent-family households: 21,730
Here:

10.7%
State:

9.4%
One-family households without children with persons not in a family: 1,975
Here:

1.0%
State:

1.1%
One-family households with children with persons not in a family: 3,930
Here:

1.9%
State:

2.4%
Lone-parent-family households with persons not in a family: 3,040
Here:

1.5%
State:

1.5%
Two-or-more-family household with persons not in a family: 4,090
Here:

2.0%
State:

2.6%
One-person households: 56,930
Here:

27.9%
State:

25.2%
Two-or-more-person households: 7,010
Here:

3.4%
State:

3.7%

Households size

Average number of persons in private households
Here:

2.5
State:

2.6
1 person: 56,930
Here:

27.9%
State:

25.2%
2 persons: 65,190
Here:

32.0%
State:

32.4%
3 persons: 32,460
Here:

15.9%
State:

16.4%
4 persons: 30,860
Here:

15.1%
State:

16.0%
5 persons: 12,035
Here:

5.9%
State:

6.4%
6 or more persons: 6,325
Here:

3.1%
State:

3.6%

Households sizes in this division





Source: Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13 2007 and Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. This data is an unofficial version of the materials, made without affiliation or endorsement of Statistics Canada.
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