Homes in Hamilton East are predominantly single-family houses on medium lots, with the majority having been built between 1961 to 1980. The demographics here are very mixed, with a large percentage of residents being seniors, many of whom are original owners. 16% of residents here are over 65 years old, while young families with one or more children at home make up 35% of the population. Another interesting statistic here is that approximately 40% here are immigrants, the highest concentration in Hamilton, with Italian, Serbian, Polish and Panjabi being the most dominant non-English languages spoken. The average annual income in this area is approximately $89,000 per household.
The main neighbourhoods in the area are Rosedale, McQuesten, Red Hill, Kentley, and Riverdale, each of which contain their own smaller pockets. Hamilton East is situated between the escarpment and Lake Ontario, giving residents here easy access to greenspaces and walking trails under the mountain brow and along the Red Hill, as well as the bike paths and entertainment along the Hamilton beach strip. A new GO station has broken ground in the spring of 2018 at Centennial Parkway, which promises to attract new residents looking for convenient commuting opportunities.
Battlefield House and Museum Park
Green Acres Park
Immediately adjacent to the 403/QEW as well as the Red Hill Valley Parkway. Convenient access to big box stores and plazas, as well as Eastgate Square and restaurants. Family-friendly seasonal entertainment available on the Hamilton beach strip, including mini golf, a water park, and go-cart track.
The average price for a freehold home in Hamilton East is approximately $424,000 year-to-date, 2018