Burleigh County

Health and Health Care in Bismarck, ND

Bismarck, ND, health care quality comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Burleigh County ranks 9 for health outcomes 1 for health factors, and 2 for healthy behaviors in ND.

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    Photo courtesy of Randy Hoffman

    Two Award-Winning Hospitals Care for Patients Big and Small

    The healthcare field is a major backbone of the Bismarck economy with more than 5,000 employees working at hospitals and doctor’s offices throughout the city. But don’t let the numbers fool you. When it comes down to it, North Dakotans are pretty darn healthy.

Health Overview

Healthy living goes beyond whether residents have access to affordable, quality doctors and hospitals. A city’s health takes into consideration the choices residents are making to lower their personal health risk. Here are figures that indicate how Bismarck, ND residents stack up against other areas in ND in terms of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Bismarck, ND Healthy Life Style



Percent of adults who do not smoke


Healthy Weight

Percent of adults who report a BMI < 30



Percent of adults with a health insurance

Active Lifestyles in Burleigh County, ND


Percent of adults who reports leisure time physical activity

Healthy Behaviors Rank
for Burleigh County in NORTH DAKOTA

Health Outcomes Rank
for Burleigh County in NORTH DAKOTA

Health Factors Rank
for Burleigh County in NORTH DAKOTA

Bismarck, ND Rankings