The size of Bankstown is approximately 6 kmĀ².  It has 17 parks covering nearly 5% of the total area.  There are 8 schools and 8 childcare centres located in Bankstown. The population of Bankstown in 2001 was 25,018 people.  By 2006 the population was 27,972 showing a population growth of 12% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Bankstown is 20 - 29 years. 
Households in Bankstown are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying between $1000.00 - $1200.00 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Bankstown work in a non-specific occupation. In 2001, 51% of the homes in Bankstown were owner-occupied compared with 52% in 2006. 

Currently the median sale price of houses in the area is $382,500.

Source: RP Data Ltd