Wards on Hamilton outskirts and downtown experience double-digit growth, according to latest census data.
By Ritika Dubey The Hamilton Spectator
Sat., April 9, 2022
Hamilton’s population grew six per cent between 2016 and 2021, according to federal census data — slightly outpacing the provincial average of 5.8 per cent.
According to the data, which appeared in a recent report by the city’s planning and economic development department, 584,755 individuals were living in the city as of last year — 1,755 more than were forecast.
The areas with the highest population growth included downtown (Ward 2), (Ward 9), Glanbrook (Ward 11) and Flamborough East (Ward 15). READ MORE >>