|Location:||Southwest corner of Lake Ontario. Ontario, Canada
Latitude 43.97N; Longitude 78.10W; Time Zone : EST
|Population (2016 Census):||City of Hamilton – 536,917|
|Market (500 Mile Radius):||120 million people|
|Incorporation:||Region – 1974
City of Hamilton – 1846
New City of Hamilton – 2001
|Regional Land Area:||1,117.23 sq. km.|
|Population density per square kilometer (2016 Census):||480.6|
|Hamilton CMA Labour Force (February 2017):||422,600 (seasonally adjusted, 3 month moving average) *|
|Top Five Employers:||Hamilton Health Sciences Corp
City of Hamilton
Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board
ArcelorMittal Dofasco Inc.
|Unemployment Rate (February 2017):||5.9%|
|Total Private Dwellings (2016 Census):||222,918|
|Housing Starts (2016):||2,119|
|Housing Completions (2016):||1,767|
|Building Permits (Total 2016):||$1.064 (Billion)|
|Canadian Bond Rating (2016):||AA (stable)|
Enrolment – 2015/16
Full time: 27,987
Summer Session: 9,468
Redeemer University College
Enrolment – 2015/16
*Hamilton CMA (Census Metropolitan Area)
For Statistics Canada – Tables by Metroplitan Area, Hamilton please visit www.statcan.gc.ca
Reaching average highs of 26.3° C (79.4° F) in the summer months and experiencing seasonal averages as low as –9.7° C (14.5° F) in the winter months, City of Hamilton experiences a wide temperature range. As a result, the climate for the area between Hamilton and Niagara (known as a Golden Horseshoe) is ideal for growing crops especially fruit. Boasting four full seasons, City of Hamilton is an ideal destination to visit.
June through August, the City enjoys warm days with an average temperature of 25° C (77° F). Although the nights can be cool, the temperature rarely dips below 14° C (57.2° F). Mid-September to mid-November can range between a mild Indian summer to a cool autumn. The daytime average temperature is 13.8° C (56.9° F) and 4.7° C (40.5° F) at night. The coldest months of the year are January to mid-March, with temperature averages 0.2° C (32° F) for the daytime high and –7.8° C (46° F) for night.
Springtime is just around the corner in March, coming with an awakening of plant life and a rise in temperature. The temperature averages in April and May are 14.8° C (58.7° F) for a daytime high and 4° C (39° F) for night.
|Annual Rainfall||765.8 mm|
|Annual Snowfall||161.8 cm|
|Days with maximum temperature > 0||305.5 days|