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

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

Property Pulse

Mostly detached homes, older houses, and owner-occupied properties.

Community Canvas

Diverse community with people from 71 different ethnic origins and a mix of family types.

What You'll Love

Parks, variety of stores and restaurants on Main Street E, and special programs at local schools.

Have a look around Homeside.

Homeside has a consistent population, and is popular with people in their 20s, people in their 30s, people in their 40s, and people in their 50s. Homeside is a quiet residential neighbourhood located in east Hamilton. Most of the homes in the Homeside neighbourhood are detached, and there are a few parks scattered throughout the area. A variety of stores and restaurants are found on Main Street E.

People & Families in Homeside

Families with kids make up 39% of households in Homeside, while couples without children make up 22% of households and 33% of households are one person living alone. People in Homeside come from 71 different ethnic origins, and 13% are first-generation immigrants, while 19% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

2,595

Neighbourhood Population

5,917

Household Size

  • 1 person - 32%
  • 2 persons - 34%
  • 3 persons - 16%
  • 4 persons - 10%
  • 5 or more persons - 6%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 32%
  • Non-family households - 4%
  • Families with children - 38%
  • Couples without children - 21%
  • Multiple families in household - 2%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 35%
  • 2 children - 20%
  • 3 or more children - 7%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 15%
  • 15 to 64 years - 71%
  • 65 years and over - 12%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 36%
  • English - 28%
  • Scottish - 23%
  • Irish - 20%
  • French - 11%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 3%
  • 25 to 34 years - 15%
  • 35 to 44 years - 17%
  • 45 to 54 years - 21%
  • 55 to 64 years - 22%
  • 65 to 74 years - 11%
  • 75 to 84 years - 6%
  • 85 years and over - 1%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 5%
  • 5 to 9 years - 5%
  • 10 to 14 years - 4%
  • 15 to 19 years - 5%
  • 20 to 29 years - 13%
  • 30 to 39 years - 14%
  • 40 to 49 years - 12%
  • 50 to 59 years - 16%
  • 60 to 69 years - 10%
  • over 70 years - 6%

Homeside Schools

Homeside has elementary special programs and secondary special programs. There are 5 public schools and 4 Catholic schools serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion and Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

5

Catholic Schools

4

Having Fun in Homeside

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. There are 1 parks in this neighbourhood, with 4 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 4.

Number of Parks

1

Number of Recreation Facilities

4

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playground - 1
  • Basketball Court - 1
  • Splash Pads - 2
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Getting Around in Homeside

There are 46 transit stops in this neighbourhood. In this neighbourhood, 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 - 77%
  • Transit - 16%
  • Walk/bike - 6%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 42%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 21%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 6%
  • 60 minutes and over - 10%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 19%

Work and Education in Homeside

In this neighbourhood, 6% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 40% have any postsecondary education. The manufacturing industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 21%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 10%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 11%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 9%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 8%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 7%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 8%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 3%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 3%
  • $200,000 and over - 0%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 30%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 23%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 13%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Manufacturing - 16%
  • Retail trade - 13%
  • Health care and social assistance - 10%

Employment

  • Employed - 55% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 5% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 39% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Homeside Homes

In Homeside, there are mostly detached homes. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 36% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 13% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 85%
  • Semi-detached house - 0%
  • Duplex - 3%
  • Row house - 0%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 8%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 0%
  • Not condominium - 99%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 9%
  • 2 bedrooms - 38%
  • 3 bedrooms - 41%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 9%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 13%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 2%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 1%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 0%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 81%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 73%
  • Renter - 25%
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