Member of Provincial Parliament Sarah Jama, Hamilton Centre MPP - Independent

MPP Sarah Jama

About Hamilton Centre

Hamilton Centre is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that is represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.

It was created for the 1926 provincial election but abolished with the 1999 provincial election when the number of constituencies represented in the legislature was reduced. It was re-created for the 2007 election from parts of Hamilton EastHamilton West ridings. It consists of the part of the City of Hamilton bounded by a line drawn south from the city limit along Kenilworth Avenue, west along the Niagara Escarpment, northeast along Highway No. 403, east along the Desjardins Canal to Hamilton Harbour.

As of 2020, the median total household income in Hamilton Centre is the lowest in the province ($60,800), well below the provincial average ($91,000). 60% of residents in Hamilton Centre are renters, and more than and many people in our community have experienced what it’s like to be unhoused. 


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Hamilton Centre Riding Profile infographic. Depicts the 2021 population of 106,440 and population density of 2,265 per square km. The median age in the riding is 37.6 years and the median annual household income as of 2020 is $60,800. Data source: 2021 Census of Population, Statistics Canada