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 diverse and family-friendly neighbourhood with a mix of commercial and residential areas.

Property Pulse

Mostly detached homes, a mix of older and newer houses, and predominantly owner-occupied.

Community Canvas

A vibrant community with a diverse population from various ethnic backgrounds.

What You'll Love

The abundance of parks and playgrounds, perfect for outdoor activities and family fun.

Have a look around Ryckmans.

Ryckmans has a consistent population, and is popular with families with kids under 5, families with kids aged 5 to 9, people in their 20s, people in their 30s, and people in their 50s. Ryckmans is a mixed commercial and residential area in south Hamilton. Commercial development is located along Rymal and Upper James St. Parts of the residential development in Ryckmans is still ongoing.

People & Families in Ryckmans

Families with kids make up 60% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 24% of households and 9% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 44 different ethnic origins, and 38% are first-generation immigrants, while 36% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

550

Neighbourhood Population

1,767

Household Size

  • 1 person - 10%
  • 2 persons - 29%
  • 3 persons - 20%
  • 4 persons - 23%
  • 5 or more persons - 18%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 9%
  • Non-family households - 0%
  • Families with children - 60%
  • Couples without children - 23%
  • Multiple families in household - 5%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 26%
  • 2 children - 28%
  • 3 or more children - 13%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 19%
  • 15 to 64 years - 69%
  • 65 years and over - 11%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Italian - 34%
  • Canadian - 11%
  • English - 8%
  • Portuguese - 6%
  • Chinese - 6%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 10%
  • 35 to 44 years - 23%
  • 45 to 54 years - 21%
  • 55 to 64 years - 20%
  • 65 to 74 years - 17%
  • 75 to 84 years - 5%
  • 85 years and over - 0%

Specific Age Groups

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

Ryckmans Schools

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

Public Schools

5

Catholic Schools

5

Having Fun in Ryckmans

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids. There are 2 parks in this neighbourhood, with 6 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 3.

Number of Parks

2

Number of Recreation Facilities

6

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 2
  • Pool - 1
  • Ball Diamonds - 2
  • Outdoor Games Facility - 1
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Getting Around in Ryckmans

There are 34 transit stops in Ryckmans. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute within the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 70%
  • Commute to another city - 30%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 91%
  • Transit - 5%
  • Walk/bike - 2%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 38%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 21%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 8%
  • 60 minutes and over - 7%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 23%

Work and Education in Ryckmans

In this neighbourhood, 32% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 71% have any postsecondary education. The health care and social assistance industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 2%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 4%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 5%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 4%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 5%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 4%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 7%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 16%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 12%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 15%
  • $200,000 and over - 9%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 24%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 18%
  • Health occupations - 13%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Health care and social assistance - 18%
  • Retail trade - 13%
  • Educational services - 9%

Employment

  • Employed - 68% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 1% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 30% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Ryckmans Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. Ryckmans has a consistent population, with 30% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 14% having moved within the past year. It has a mix of older and newer homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 76%
  • Semi-detached house - 0%
  • Duplex - 0%
  • Row house - 22%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 15%
  • Not condominium - 84%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 0%
  • 2 bedrooms - 3%
  • 3 bedrooms - 55%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 39%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 1%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 26%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 21%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 9%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 18%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 20%
  • 1960 or before - 0%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 95%
  • Renter - 3%
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