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Table 4 Summary statistics of socio-economic and demographic features of identified neighbourhood types in Hamilton, 2004. Data source: Statistics Canada, 2001 census. NT = Neighbourhood type. The sum of the populations from the 5 neighbourhood types is not 490,268 due to missing data in one census tract.

From: Inequalities in neighbourhood socioeconomic characteristics: potential evidence-base for neighbourhood health planning

Variable Means
  Hamilton NT A NT B NT C NT D NT E
Persons with <grade 9 education (%) 10.3 11.3 4.7 9.2 13.7 16.9
New immigrants (%) 3.2 3.4 0.9 2.7 1.2 6.6
Visible minority (%) 10.9 9.4 4.2 14.4 5.6 20.7
Aboriginal persons (%) 2.2 2.6 1.0 1.6 3.0 4.1
Median income ($) 22927 22262 30351 25958 22837 16250
Government transfer income (%) 12.1 15.9 7.3 8.3 13.4 23.2
Low income (%) 19.8 21.7 5.6 12.7 10.7 42.4
Persons not speaking English or French (%) 1.8 1.6 0.33 1.6 1.6 4.4
Unemployment rate (%) 6.4 5.7 2.2 4.2 3.5 10.1
Average dwelling value ($) 166783 125271 224342 173801 162157 89174
Owner-occupied dwellings (%) 65.2 61.9 87.4 81.8 86.7 34.7
Population under 20 years old (%) 26.1 23.5 27.5 33.6 21.2 23.6
Population 65 years or older (%) 14.3 17.2 13.2 7.2 21.0 14.3
Single-parent families (%) 16.6 19.9 9.5 15.4 10.7 25.7
Married (%) 51.7 47.3 60.9 58.9 58.5 35.7
Live alone (%) 10.3 13.3 5.4 2.9 8.7 21.1
Internal migrants (%) 10.6 9.2 14.5 7.7 6.9 12.2
Population Density (No. of persons per Km2) 438.9 3627.4 357.1 2543.2 2352.1 5706.0
Population (count) 490268 160438 112875 82976 47137 86683