BRIEF: Hamilton Ontario 2021 Census Population and Dwelling Data By Ward

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City of Hamilton Infographic showing preliminary population changes by ward between the 2016 and 2021 census

The City of Hamilton’s Planning and Economic Development department just released its preliminary analysis of the 2021 federal census population data.

General Manager of PED Jason Thorne writes the population increased in every ward except Ward 13 where “there was a minor population decline.”

City’s fastest growing communities are Glanbrook and Stoney Creek,” Thorne’s update reads. “Wards 2, 9, 11, and 15 saw the greatest population growth.”

Hamilton exceeded its 2021 population projection by 1,755 persons, with the census reporting 584,755 persons living in our city.

Ward Population (2021) Pop. Change (2016 to 2021) Occupied Dwellings Occupied Dwelling Change (2016 to 2021) 2016 Population 2016 Occupied Dwellings
1 31,770 6.4% 14,665 7.8% 29,850 13,610
2 37,075 10.3% 19,555 7.0% 33,600 18,280
3 43,200 4.8% 18,650 5.2% 41,205 17,735
4 39,330 1.9% 16,895 1.2% 38,595 16,690
5 43,655 4.3% 18,575 3.5% 41,855 17,950
6 38,965 0.8% 14,540 -0.1% 38,650 14,555
7 48,565 2.3% 18,880 2.1% 47,460 18,495
8 36,120 4.7% 13,085 6.6% 34,485 12,275
14 34,495 0.8% 11,880 0.9% 34,230 11,775
9 35,980 25.1% 11,265 22.7% 28,760 9,180
10 39,210 5.4% 14,205 6.2% 37,215 13,380
11 28,225 11.1% 9,900 7.8% 25,415 9,185
12 45,720 7.4% 15,650 8.7% 42,560 14,395
13 35,325 -0.1% 14,140 0.0% 35,365 14,145
15 31,725 14.6% 10,925 15.0% 27,675 9,500

 

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