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Focus on Fargo

The view from Fargo is one of diversity, culture, and family. 186,000 people call the greater Fargo Moorhead area home. Sanford Health in Fargo is proud to serve a 56-thousand square mile area.

Sanford Health Medical Center, Fargo

  • Two locations
  • Ground broken on new state-of-the-art facility Unique
  • National recognition for Roger Maris Cancer Center, Heart Center and Children's hospital
  • Heart Center named a 100 Top Heart Hospital ten times – one of only five in the nation to receive distinction

Fargo community

In this video, Sajid Jalil, MD, Gastroenterology, talks about what brought him to the Fargo community, the school system and the advantages of living in Fargo.

A closer look at Fargo

This community is culturally vibrant with a variety of distinctive restaurants and coffee shops. History, art and theatre play a major part in what makes the area appealing. Forbes Magazine has recognized Fargo as one of America's "most transformed neighborhoods."

Multi-purpose parks offer recreation year round. Fargo Moorhead is proud to feature some of the best schools in the nation. It is home to two universities, a private college as well as a community and technical college and business school.

This area is a great place to raise a family. The non-profit KaBoom named Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo three of the most playful cities in the country.

This area offers some of the most affordable utilities in the country and a favorable tax climate, which contributes to Fargo's continued growth and opportunity. In an exclusive ranking for, Cass County – home to Fargo and West Fargo – topped the list for best affordable places to live.

The unemployment rate of the Fargo Moorhead area is about 5 percent below the national rate. Sanford Health is proud to top the list of the major employers of the area.

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Sanford Health Fargo region

  • 4 medical centers
  • 47 clinic locations
  • 56,718 square miles
  • Population: 802,489
  • Employees: 9,535
  • Physicians: 576
  • Advanced Practice Providers: 268
  • Licensed beds: 658