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 peaceful village surrounded by farmland and parkland, perfect for families and retirees.

Property Pulse

Detached homes dominate the market, with older homes and spacious bedrooms being common features.

Community Canvas

A diverse community of families, middle-aged professionals, and retirees from various ethnic backgrounds.

What You'll Love

Great schools, beautiful parks, and a close-knit community make Freelton a desirable place to live.

Have a look around Freelton.

This neighbourhood has a consistent population, and is popular with families with teens, people in their 40s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. Freelton is a community in Flamborough, a district and former municipality in the city of Hamilton. It is a small village surrounding by farmland and parkland.

People & Families in Freelton

Families with kids make up 43% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 30% of households and 25% of households are one person living alone. People in Freelton come from 18 different ethnic origins, and 7% are first-generation immigrants, while 14% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

200

Neighbourhood Population

527

Household Size

  • 1 person - 25%
  • 2 persons - 35%
  • 3 persons - 10%
  • 4 persons - 15%
  • 5 or more persons - 12%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 25%
  • Non-family households - 2%
  • Families with children - 42%
  • Couples without children - 30%
  • Multiple families in household - 2%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 23%
  • 2 children - 26%
  • 3 or more children - 13%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 16%
  • 15 to 64 years - 66%
  • 65 years and over - 16%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 40%
  • English - 33%
  • Irish - 29%
  • Scottish - 28%
  • German - 19%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 11%
  • 35 to 44 years - 11%
  • 45 to 54 years - 25%
  • 55 to 64 years - 23%
  • 65 to 74 years - 13%
  • 75 to 84 years - 13%
  • 85 years and over - 0%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 3%
  • 5 to 9 years - 5%
  • 10 to 14 years - 6%
  • 15 to 19 years - 7%
  • 20 to 29 years - 9%
  • 30 to 39 years - 9%
  • 40 to 49 years - 14%
  • 50 to 59 years - 13%
  • 60 to 69 years - 12%
  • over 70 years - 8%

Freelton Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, and secondary special programs. There are 8 public schools and 6 Catholic schools serving Freelton. The special programs offered at local schools include Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

8

Catholic Schools

6

Having Fun in Freelton

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids. There are 3 parks in Freelton, with 11 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 3.

Number of Parks

3

Number of Recreation Facilities

11

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 4
  • Basketball Court - 1
  • Ball Diamonds - 2
  • Sports Fields - 2
  • Sports Court - 1
  • Trail - 1
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Getting Around in Freelton

There are 0 transit stops in this neighbourhood. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 39%
  • Commute to another city - 61%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 95%
  • Transit - 3%
  • Walk/bike - 4%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 32%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 25%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 11%
  • 60 minutes and over - 9%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 19%

Work and Education in Freelton

In Freelton, 20% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 63% have any postsecondary education. The construction industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 14%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 4%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 4%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 7%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 5%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 5%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 5%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 7%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 10%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 10%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 12%
  • $200,000 and over - 15%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 23%
  • Sales and service occupations - 23%
  • Management occupations - 14%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Construction - 14%
  • Health care and social assistance - 10%
  • Retail trade - 10%

Employment

  • Employed - 70% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 2% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 27% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Freelton Homes

In Freelton, there are mostly detached homes. Freelton has a consistent population, with 17% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 8% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 77%
  • Semi-detached house - 0%
  • Duplex - 0%
  • Row house - 17%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 2%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 0%
  • Not condominium - 100%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 30%
  • 2 bedrooms - 4%
  • 3 bedrooms - 41%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 25%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 25%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 13%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 16%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 11%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 32%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 67%
  • Renter - 30%
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