Neighbourhoods
Normanhurst

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

Normanhurst is a peaceful and diverse neighbourhood with a strong sense of community.

Property Pulse

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

Community Canvas

Normanhurst is home to a diverse community of residents from various ethnic backgrounds.

What You'll Love

You'll love the abundance of parks, schools, and recreational facilities in Normanhurst.

Have a look around Normanhurst.

Normanhurst has a consistent population, and is popular with people in their 20s, people in their 40s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. Normanhurst is a neighbourhood in east Hamilton, just south of the industrial sector. Mostly residential, the majority of homes in Normanhurst are detached. Restaurants and businesses can be found in Normanhurst primarily on Parkdale Ave N and on Barton Street E.

People & Families in Normanhurst

Families with kids make up 40% of households in Normanhurst, while couples without children make up 22% of households and 31% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 50 different ethnic origins, and 16% are first-generation immigrants, while 21% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

1,390

Neighbourhood Population

3,231

Household Size

  • 1 person - 31%
  • 2 persons - 35%
  • 3 persons - 17%
  • 4 persons - 11%
  • 5 or more persons - 6%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 30%
  • Non-family households - 5%
  • Families with children - 39%
  • Couples without children - 22%
  • Multiple families in household - 3%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 38%
  • 2 children - 18%
  • 3 or more children - 6%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 12%
  • 15 to 64 years - 71%
  • 65 years and over - 16%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 38%
  • English - 26%
  • Scottish - 17%
  • Irish - 15%
  • French - 11%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 11%
  • 35 to 44 years - 16%
  • 45 to 54 years - 22%
  • 55 to 64 years - 23%
  • 65 to 74 years - 13%
  • 75 to 84 years - 10%
  • 85 years and over - 2%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 4%
  • 5 to 9 years - 3%
  • 10 to 14 years - 4%
  • 15 to 19 years - 6%
  • 20 to 29 years - 12%
  • 30 to 39 years - 11%
  • 40 to 49 years - 15%
  • 50 to 59 years - 18%
  • 60 to 69 years - 11%
  • over 70 years - 9%

Normanhurst Schools

This neighbourhood has elementary special programs and secondary special programs. There are 6 public schools and 5 Catholic schools serving Normanhurst. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion and Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

6

Catholic Schools

5

Having Fun in Normanhurst

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. Parks in Normanhurst feature playgrounds for kids and skating. There are 3 parks in Normanhurst, with 18 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 6.

Number of Parks

3

Number of Recreation Facilities

18

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 2
  • Pools - 2
  • Arena - 1
  • Rink - 1
  • Tennis Courts - 2
  • Basketball Court - 1
  • Ball Diamonds - 4
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Skateboard Park - 1
  • Sports Court - 1
  • Trail - 1
  • Gym - 1
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Getting Around in Normanhurst

There are 45 transit stops in Normanhurst. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute within the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 69%
  • Commute to another city - 29%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 80%
  • Transit - 11%
  • Walk/bike - 4%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 36%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 19%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 7%
  • 60 minutes and over - 8%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 26%

Work and Education in Normanhurst

In Normanhurst, 6% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 45% have any postsecondary education. The manufacturing industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 12%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 9%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 9%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 12%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 9%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 8%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 6%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 9%
  • $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 - 29%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 27%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 13%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Manufacturing - 16%
  • Retail trade - 13%
  • Health care and social assistance - 11%

Employment

  • Employed - 59% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 3% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 36% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Normanhurst Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. Normanhurst has a consistent population, with 32% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 7% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 86%
  • Semi-detached house - 0%
  • Duplex - 2%
  • Row house - 0%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 8%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 1%
  • Not condominium - 97%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 7%
  • 2 bedrooms - 35%
  • 3 bedrooms - 41%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 16%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 15%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 1%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 2%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 0%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 81%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 80%
  • Renter - 19%

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