Businesses in Hamilton


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 17.8%
 Restaurants: 10.3%
 Professional Services: 10%
 Medical: 7.9%
 Industry: 7.8%
 Home Services: 7.6%
 Local Services: 5.2%
 Other: 33.4%
Area of Hamilton, Ontario1,149.6 km²
Male Population265,697 (48.8%)
Female Population278,758 (51.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +31%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +8.1%
Median Age40.9
Male Median Age39.7
Female Median Age42
Area Codes780905
NeighborhoodsBruleville, Central Hamilton, Corktown, Durand, Kentley, Rymal, Stoney Creek
Local TimeSaturday 9:01 AM
TimezoneEastern Daylight Time
Lat & Lng43.25011° / -79.84963°
Postal CodesL8EL8GL8HL8KL8LMore

Hamilton, Ontario - Map

Hamilton, Ontario Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density361.5 / km²412.0 / km²438.3 / km²473.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Hamilton Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 8.1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Hamilton, Ontario+31%+15%+8.1%
Hamilton (city)+30.9%+14.9%+8%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Hamilton, Ontario Median Age

Median Age: 40.9 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Hamilton, Ontario40.9 years42 years39.7 years
Hamilton (city)40.9 years42 years39.7 years
Ontario40.5 years41.4 years39.6 years
Canada40.6 years41.5 years39.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Hamilton, Ontario Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 514,78513,94928,735
85 Plus4,1088,33112,440
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Hamilton, Ontario Population Density

Population Density: 473.6 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Hamilton, Ontario544,4551,149.6 km²473.6 / km²
Hamilton (city)545,5471,231.5 km²443.0 / km²
Ontario13.8 million1,078,182.8 km²12.8 / km²
Canada35.5 million9,875,295.4 km²3.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Hamilton, Ontario Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1820 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in Hamilton
 Central Hamilton: 9.8%
 Kentley: 5.9%
 Corktown: 5.9%
 Rymal: 5.9%
 Bruleville: 5.9%
 Durand: 5.9%
 Stoney Creek: 5.9%
 Strathcona: 3.9%
 Hannon North: 3.9%
 Other: 47.1%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Hamilton
 Area Code 905: 87.3%
 Area Code 289: 7.9%
 Other: 4.8%

Business distribution by price for Hamilton, Ontario

 Inexpensive: 87.5%
 Moderate: 6.2%
 Very Expensive: 6.2%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Hamilton, Ontario CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Hamilton, Ontario8,249,752 t15.2 t7,176 t/km²
Hamilton (city)8,119,912 t14.9 t6,593 t/km²
Ontario197,940,137 t14.4 t183.6 t/km²
Canada521,999,336 t14.7 t52.9 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Hamilton, Ontario CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)8,249,752 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita15.2 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)7,176 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
EarthquakeMedium (3.1)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
5/24/003:22 AM3.186.6 km18,000 msouthern Ontario,
11/26/992:33 PM3.885.8 km12,800 mNew
8/5/892:07 PM3.326.3 km18,000 msouthern Ontario,
7/23/872:32 AM3.440.7 km6,800 msouthern Ontario,
10/4/8310:18 AM3.121.6 km2,000 msouthern Ontario,
8/28/813:51 AM3.358.7 km18,000 msouthern Ontario,

Postal Codes

Percentage of businesses by Postal Codes in Hamilton
 Postal Code L8P: 16.9%
 Postal Code L8N: 10.8%
 Postal Code L9C: 10.8%
 Postal Code L8W: 9.2%
 Postal Code L8S: 7.7%
 Postal Code L9A: 6.2%
 Postal Code L9B: 4.6%
 Postal Code L8K: 4.6%
 Postal Code L8V: 4.6%
 Postal Code L8J: 4.6%
 Other: 20%

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