Banff 79 Exceptional
Banff Livability #12 ranked city in Alberta#134 ranked city in CanadaRanks better than 99% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Banff

  • Amenities

    An abundance of amenities, including restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores and fitness facilities, are conveniently situated within walking distance of the area.

  • Commute

    High commute scores indicates that public transit should be easily accessible in this area and the average commute time to work is less than average.

  • Employment

    The combination of higher than average median home income, income per capita and low unemployment rates results in a score that is well above average in the employment category.

  • Housing

    This area has received high scores in the housing category. This could be due to a positive home affordability ratio, high appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • Health & Safety

    A high score in the health and safety category is a result of good air quality and the accessibility to health facilities such as hospitals, clinics, doctors, pharmacies and fire stations.

  • Crime

    This area is reporting high crime rates per 100,000 people and could signify that it is a dangerous place to live. Crime rates include both violent and property crimes.

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      Banff transportation information

      Statistic Banff Alberta National
      Workers who drive to work31.0%46.9%40.0%
      Workers who carpool2.5%3.1%3.0%
      Workers who take public transit2.4%6.2%7.1%
      Workers who bicycle7.8%0.8%0.8%
      Workers who walk30.7%2.8%3.2%
      Source: The Banff, AB data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.