In Hamilton the majority of the married population have no children living at home. This accounts for about 41.05% of the married population. Couples with 2 children at home account for 26.83% of the married couple population in Hamilton. Couples with 1 child at home account for 20.77% of the married couple population in Hamilton. Couples with 3 or more children at home account for 11.35% of the married couple population in Hamilton.
In 2011, the most typical family was a couple with no children, continuing a pattern spotted in 2006. Statistics Canada found that 44.5 per cent of families have no kids at home, partly reflecting the aging of the baby-boomer bulge, the leading edge of which has started turning 65
|no children||41.05 %|
|2 children||26.83 %|
|1 child||20.77 %|
|3 or more children||11.35 %|