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Population in 2011: 519,949
Population in 2006: 504,559
Population in 2001: 490,268

2006 to 2011 population change
Here:

3.1%
Province:

5.7%
2001 to 2006 population change
Here:

2.9%
Province:

6.6%

Total private houses: 214,542
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 203,806
Land area (km2): 1117.23

Population density per square kilometre
This division:

465.4
Nearby towns and cities:

14.1


This division population and houses statistics

Albums recorded in Hamilton

  • Harmony
  • Vida!...
  • What Really Happened At Lover's Lane

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in this division

Participation rate
This division:

64.7%
Ontario:

67.1%
Employment rate
This division:

60.4%
Ontario:

62.8%
Unemployment rate
Here:

6.5%
Ontario:

6.4%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for this division

Mobility status in 2006

Hamilton - Place of residence in 2005

This division - Place of residence in 2001

This division mobility details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Hamilton

Households types in this division

Average family income in Hamilton in 2005

This division families and households characteristics

Sports teams in Hamilton

  • Hamilton Cardinals (Baseball)

Companies located in Hamilton

  • Goodwill, The Amity Group

Famous people related to Hamilton

Notable people born in Hamilton:
  • Jane Eaton Hamilton (Writer)
  • Bob Bratina (Politician)
  • Sonny Greenwich (Musical Artist)
  • Richard Alway
  • Gordon Osbaldeston (Politician)
  • Linda Thom (Sportsman)
  • Harold McGiverin (Politician)
  • Richard Smeaton White (Politician)
  • Donald William Ewen (Politician)
  • John Callaghan
  • Jackie Callura
  • Chris Cvetkovic (NFL Player)
  • Timothy Randall (Sportsman)
  • Jeff Robertshaw (NFL Player)
Home town of:
  • Martin Short
  • Jonathan Frid
  • Monica Reeves (Poker Player)
Death place of:
  • Kurt Von Hess (Wrestler)
  • Sir John Morison Gibson (Politician)
  • King Biscuit Boy (Musical Artist)
  • Ellen Louks Fairclough (Politician)
  • John Carr Munro (Politician)
  • Elizabeth Bradford Holbrook (Artist)
  • Johnny Miles (Sportsman)
  • Billy Sherring (Sportsman)
  • William Southam
  • George Roy Harvey (College Coach)
  • Hugh Hagood Hardy
  • Donald William Ewen (Politician)
  • Argue Martin (Politician)
  • Bernie Morelli (Politician)
  • Samuel Sylvester Mills (Politician)
  • William Sexton (Politician)
  • Frederick Thomas Smye (Politician)
  • Jackie Callura
  • John Farrell (Christian Leader)
  • Mike Jones (MLB Player)

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 238,325
This division:

54.9%
Province:

57.7%
Male: 119,020
This division:

56.8%
Ontario:

59.8%
Female: 119,305
Here:

53.1%
Province:

55.7%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 195,900
Here:

45.1%
Province:

42.3%
Male: 90,590
This division:

43.2%
Ontario:

40.2%
Female: 105,310
This division:

46.9%
Province:

44.3%

Hamilton - Married

Hamilton - Not married

Hamilton marital status details

Museums located in this division

  • Royal Hamilton Light Infantry Heritage Museum

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this division

Median earnings in 2005
Here:

28,933 CAD
Province:

29,335 CAD
Median income in 2005
This division:

26,353 CAD
Province:

27,258 CAD
Percent of persons in low income before tax
This division:

18.1%
Province:

14.7%
Earnings and income details for Hamilton

Schools in this division

Newspapers located in this division

  • The Hamilton Spectator

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This division:

40.9
Ontario:

40.4
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
This division:

83.5%
Ontario:

83.0%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of this division

Stadiums in this division

  • Brian Timmis Stadium

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 67,845
This division:

13.6%
Province:

22.8%
Male: 33,460
This division:

13.8%
Ontario:

22.7%
Female: 34,385
Here:

13.5%
Province:

23.0%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 7,630
Here:

1.5%
Ontario:

2.0%
Male: 3,635
This division:

1.5%
Ontario:

2.0%
Female: 3,990
Here:

1.6%
Province:

2.0%

This division Minority Population Characteristics

Hamilton citizenship and immigration Details

TV stations in this division

  • CITS-DT (Digital: 36 UHF)

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Hamilton

First official language spoken in this division

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for Hamilton

Education

Education attainment in this division

Major field of study

Education in Hamilton

Buildings in Hamilton

  • Chateau Royale

Cemeteries in this division

  • Hamilton Cemetery

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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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