Bankview News

Keeping Storm Drains Clear This Spring

Storm drains are a part of Calgary's stormwater system. There are about 60,000 storm drains in Calgary working to capture water and melting snow...

Calgary Needs More Homes. Citywide Rezoning Will Help

With the approval of ‘Home is Here: The City of Calgary’s Housing Strategy’, Council directed The City of Calgary to implement actions that will...

Weekly Green Cart Returns End of April

by The City of Calgary Waste and Recycling Services Weekly green cart pickup returns the last week of April. Check your schedule at and...

Bankview Crime Statistics Update

Bankview Crime Activity was Up in February 2024 Bankview Calgary experienced 13 crimes in February 2024, in comparison to 7 crimes the previous month, and...

Bankview Real Estate Statistics Update

In March 2024, the south west Calgary community of Bankview had a median home ask price of $329,900 while the median home sold price...
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April 2024 MP Report – Calgary Centre – Greg McLean

Just over two years ago, Russia invaded Ukraine, a sovereign nation with close ties to Canada. We have the largest number of people of...
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March 2024 MLA Report – Calgary Currie – Janet Eremenko

We’re back in Edmonton this month! And since I don’t expect most folks are watching the Legislature livestream, I wanted to quickly review some...
Calgary Currie

March 2024 MLA Report – Calgary Currie – Janet Eremenko

We’re back in Edmonton this month! And since I don’t expect most folks are watching the Legislature livestream, I wanted to quickly review some...

Bankview Real Estate

Profiled above are the last twelve month real estate statistics for the Bankview community in Calgary; including number of properties listed, number of properties sold, median asking prices, and median sold prices. To view current Bankview Real Estate listings for sale, click here.

Bankview: A Historical Gem in SW Calgary

Bankview, one of Calgary’s oldest communities, has a rich history dating back to its establishment in 1908. Residents of Bankview enjoy proximity to the vibrant 17th Avenue SW and the unique charm of this historic neighbourhood. Bankview also enjoys panoramic views of Calgary’s downtown skyline, making it a distinctive neighbourhood.

In 1882 English immigrant William Nimmons purchased land for ranching and farming, laying the foundation for Bankview’s development. The city later acquired the land and started residential development in the 1900s.

While no schools are situated directly within Bankview, nearby educational institutions such as Calgary Arts Academy, Scarboro Community Preschool, Connaught School, and Western Canada High School offer educational opportunities.

Bankview Community Association

2418-17 St. SW
Calgary, AB T2T 4M8,
(403) 244-2544
[email protected]

Bankview proudly houses the Bankview Community Association, dedicated to enhancing residents’ lives through engagement, safety, and support. With committees focused on planning and development, as well as traffic and safety, the Association plays a pivotal role in community well-being. The Bankview Community Centre is adorned with a colourful mural and offers rental spaces like a boardroom and hall. Outside, residents can enjoy tennis courts, a basketball court, a playground, a vast green space, and community garden plots.

Bankview Community Demographics

According to the City of Calgary’s 2021 Census, Bankview is home to 5,125 residents in private households. A significant 69% of the population aged 15 years and older hold a post-secondary certificate, diploma, or degree. Bankview features a relatively youthful demographic, with 84% falling within the 15 to 64 age bracket.

Bankview’s median total household income stands at $57,600 before tax. In terms of housing, 28% of households are owner-occupied, while 71% choose renting. The majority of dwellings are apartments in buildings with less than five storeys (69%).

The community embraces diversity, with immigrants constituting 24% of the private household population. Bankview’s immigrants primarily originate from Africa, Asia, and Europe. Additionally, 410 residents in Bankview identify with indigenous heritage, representing First Nations, Métis, and Inuk Indigenous groups. The Bankview Community Association acknowledges its presence on the traditional land of Treaty 7, which includes the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai, Tsuut’ina, Îyârhe Nakoda First Nations, Chiniki, Bearspaw, and Wesley First Nation, along with the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

Visit the City of Calgary community profiles site for more demographic insights on Bankview.

Bankview Community Map

Google Map of Bankview, Calgary, AB