Hockaday/Nestor, located west of the Coquitlam River, is primarily a residential community. With a population increase of 500 people between 1996 and 2001, Hockaday/ Nestor’s growth rate (7.4%) falls just below that experienced by the city as a whole (10.9%).
The mix of residential housing types is dominated by single family and duplex dwellings, together making up 65% of the total units. Sixty-seven percent of private dwellings in the community are owner occupied. According to the 2001 Census, the vast majority of private dwellings (73%) were built between 1971 and 1990 with the next largest development period (20%) between 1991 and 2001.
The average household income for Hockaday/ Nestor in the year 2000 was $63,085 which closely aligns with the City’s overall average household income of $64,607.
Hockaday/Nestor features extensive park areas along the Coquitlam River with walking trails, including a portion of the Trans Canada Trail.
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