Hamilton Economic Development

Downtown Demographics

Downtown Hamilton is home to 13,700 residents and 24,000 employees. These people provide a density of 186 residents and jobs per hectare within the 202 ha Downtown Urban Growth Centre, which includes properties within and abutting the block bound by Queen Street, Cannon Street, Victoria Avenue and Hunter Street, as well as along James Street north to the CN railway and south to Charlton Avenue.

Hamilton, boasts five key attributes that make it an attractive Anchor City to complement the metropolitan Toronto market –  to read full article go to Spark Report.

2016 Downtown Urban Growth Centre Employment Survey and Vacancy Update (Wards 1, 2 and 3)

Downtown Hamilton Profile – demographic information for Downtown Hamilton based on Statistics Canada census data

Contact Us

Judy Lam, Manager of Urban Renewal
Planning & Economic Development Department
City of Hamilton
71 Main Street West, 7th Floor
Hamilton, Ontario L8P 4Y5

Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 4178
Fax: 905-546-2693

E-mail: judy.lam@hamilton.ca




Ranked Canada's most diversified economy, home to Canada's busiest multi-modal cargo airport, the busiest port on the Canadian Great Lakes, and centrally located within a one hour drive to Toronto, Waterloo and the Niagara/US Border, Hamilton is at the center of it all. With two internationally renowned post-secondary institutions in the city (surrounded by 23 other), a diverse and learned workforce and both ample greenfield and urban sites upon which to build, we're ready for your investment.

Welcome to unstoppable.