Nurse Practitioners (NP) by County of Practice - October 2002

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County  2002 Population  2002 NP Total  Ratio of 2002 Population per NP*  NPs per 100,000 Population 
Anderson 52,838 7 7,548 13.2
Andrews 15,935 4 3,984 25.1
Angelina 75,181 18 4,177 23.9
Aransas 20,031 4 5,008 20.0
Archer 8,371 1 8,371 11.9
Armstrong 1,948 1 1,948 51.3
Atascosa 39,135 2 19,568 5.1
Austin 20,951 2 10,476 9.5
Bailey 7,615 4 1,904 52.5
Bandera 15,087 0 - 0.0
Bastrop 59,656 4 14,914 6.7
Baylor 4,026 0 - 0.0
Bee 29,795 4 7,449 13.4
Bell 219,291 55 3,987 25.1
Bexar 1,412,932 223 6,336 15.8
Blanco 7,707 1 7,707 13.0
Borden 815 0 - 0.0
Bosque 16,526 4 4,132 24.2
Bowie 85,429 11 7,766 12.9
Brazoria 232,115 14 16,580 6.0
Brazos 122,583 21 5,837 17.1
Brewster 11,450 4 2,863 34.9
Briscoe 1,900 0 - 0.0
Brooks 9,179 1 9,179 10.9
Brown 33,751 4 8,438 11.9
Burleson 15,815 2 7,908 12.6
Burnet 29,549 3 9,850 10.2
Caldwell 33,763 2 16,882 5.9
Calhoun 20,360 2 10,180 9.8
Callahan 11,826 1 11,826 8.5
Cameron 352,948 41 8,608 11.6
Camp 10,940 0 - 0.0
Carson 6,354 1 6,354 15.7
Cass 29,749 4 7,437 13.4
Castro 9,723 2 4,862 20.6
Chambers 20,963 0 - 0.0
Cherokee 44,387 6 7,398 13.5
Childress 6,753 3 2,251 44.4
Clay 9,854 0 - 0.0
Cochran 4,975 0 - 0.0
Coke 3,437 0 - 0.0
Coleman 9,061 3 3,020 33.1
Collin 470,163 64 7,346 13.6
Collingsworth 3,349 0 - 0.0
Colorado 18,080 3 6,027 16.6
Comal 82,175 11 7,470 13.4
Comanche 13,138 1 13,138 7.6
Concho 3,404 2 1,702 58.8
Cooke 32,723 7 4,675 21.4
Coryell 80,097 6 13,350 7.5
Cottle 2,102 1 2,102 47.6
Crane 5,316 0 - 0.0
Crockett 4,375 0 - 0.0
Crosby 7,695 0 - 0.0
Culberson 4,335 0 - 0.0
Dallam 5,492 3 1,831 54.6
Dallas 2,282,988 560 4,077 24.5
Dawson 16,397 0 - 0.0
Deaf Smith 20,451 4 5,113 19.6
Delta 4,837 1 4,837 20.7
Denton 452,954 59 7,677 13.0
De Witt 20,307 1 20,307 4.9
Dickens 2,448 1 2,448 40.8
Dimmit 11,484 1 11,484 8.7
Donley 3,505 0 - 0.0
Duval 15,065 0 - 0.0
Eastland 17,304 3 5,768 17.3
Ector 132,423 17 7,790 12.8
Edwards 2,570 0 - 0.0
Ellis 131,719 8 16,465 6.1
El Paso 816,099 72 11,335 8.8
Erath 31,928 7 4,561 21.9
Falls 19,033 1 19,033 5.3
Fannin 25,763 6 4,294 23.3
Fayette 20,407 6 3,401 29.4
Fisher 4,598 1 4,598 21.7
Floyd 8,901 0 - 0.0
Foard 1,659 0 - 0.0
Fort Bend 357,881 18 19,882 5.0
Franklin 8,224 0 - 0.0
Freestone 16,977 2 8,489 11.8
Frio 16,977 2 8,489 11.8
Gaines 15,168 2 7,584 13.2
Galveston 237,774 69 3,446 29.0
Garza 5,363 1 5,363 18.6
Gillespie 20,525 0 - 0.0
Glasscock 1,650 0 - 0.0
Goliad 6,630 1 6,630 15.1
Gonzales 18,469 0 - 0.0
Gray 21,937 3 7,312 13.7
Grayson 97,642 15 6,509 15.4
Gregg 108,677 14 7,763 12.9
Grimes 24,086 0 - 0.0
Guadalupe 91,452 6 15,242 6.6
Hale 35,123 4 8,781 11.4
Hall 3,647 0 - 0.0
Hamilton 7,196 1 7,196 13.9
Hansford 5,831 0 - 0.0
Hardeman 4,922 0 - 0.0
Hardin 42,669 4 10,667 9.4
Harris 3,432,035 551 6,229 16.1
Harrison 64,961 3 21,654 4.6
Hartley 4,824 0 - 0.0
Haskell 6,461 1 6,461 15.5
Hays 96,216 15 6,414 15.6
Hemphill 3,649 0 - 0.0
Henderson 80,791 6 13,465 7.4
Hidalgo 584,760 47 12,442 8.0
Hill 29,279 2 14,640 6.8
Hockley 24,673 4 6,168 16.2
Hood 46,484 3 15,495 6.5
Hopkins 29,856 1 29,856 3.3
Houston 22,575 1 22,575 4.4
Howard 31,650 3 10,550 9.5
Hudspeth 3,496 0 - 0.0
Hunt 75,251 4 18,813 5.3
Hutchinson 24,666 3 8,222 12.2
Irion 1,768 0 - 0.0
Jack 6,790 0 - 0.0
Jackson 13,164 1 13,164 7.6
Jasper 31,773 9 3,530 28.3
Jeff Davis 2,245 1 2,245 44.5
Jefferson 233,082 55 4,238 23.6
Jim Hogg 6,706 1 6,706 14.9
Jim Wells 40,440 3 13,480 7.4
Johnson 148,664 7 21,238 4.7
Jones 18,845 3 6,282 15.9
Karnes 15,802 2 7,901 12.7
Kaufman 77,415 10 7,742 12.9
Kendall 20,414 3 6,805 14.7
Kenedy 544 0 - 0.0
Kent 973 0 - 0.0
Kerr 43,659 7 6,237 16.0
Kimble 4,103 1 4,103 24.4
King 390 0 - 0.0
Kinney 3,399 1 3,399 29.4
Kleberg 32,816 3 10,939 9.1
Knox 4,714 0 - 0.0
Lamar 43,682 16 2,730 36.6
Lamb 14,547 0 - 0.0
Lampasas 14,772 2 7,386 13.5
La Salle 6,587 1 6,587 15.2
Lavaca 17,801 1 17,801 5.6
Lee 15,416 1 15,416 6.5
Leon 16,645 0 - 0.0
Liberty 61,379 3 20,460 4.9
Limestone 21,943 2 10,972 9.1
Lipscomb 3,050 1 3,050 32.8
Live Oak 10,125 0 - 0.0
Llano 12,553 1 12,553 8.0
Loving 115 0 - 0.0
Lubbock 228,437 61 3,745 26.7
Lynn 6,867 0 - 0.0
McCulloch 8,913 1 8,913 11.2
McLennan 194,234 33 5,886 17.0
McMullen 871 0 - 0.0
Madison 12,183 0 - 0.0
Marion 10,474 2 5,237 19.1
Martin 5,578 0 - 0.0
Mason 3,262 0 - 0.0
Matagorda 38,873 2 19,437 5.1
Maverick 46,880 4 11,720 8.5
Medina 35,784 4 8,946 11.2
Menard 2,277 0 - 0.0
Midland 135,229 9 15,025 6.7
Milam 23,363 1 23,363 4.3
Mills 4,437 2 2,219 45.1
Mitchell 9,069 0 - 0.0
Montague 15,638 0 - 0.0
Montgomery 253,567 34 7,458 13.4
Moore 19,324 1 19,324 5.2
Morris 12,716 0 - 0.0
Motley 1,398 0 - 0.0
Nacogdoches 58,200 10 5,820 17.2
Navarro 45,208 1 45,208 2.2
Newton 14,728 1 14,728 6.8
Nolan 17,099 6 2,850 35.1
Nueces 323,095 53 6,096 16.4
Ochiltree 9,106 1 9,106 11.0
Oldham 2,193 1 2,193 45.6
Orange 81,667 7 11,667 8.6
Palo Pinto 27,440 2 13,720 7.3
Panola 24,190 0 - 0.0
Parker 102,542 7 14,649 6.8
Parmer 10,630 1 10,630 9.4
Pecos 17,960 4 4,490 22.3
Polk 39,097 2 19,549 5.1
Potter 110,634 48 2,305 43.4
Presidio 9,198 1 9,198 10.9
Rains 8,413 0 - 0.0
Randall 113,815 21 5,420 18.5
Reagan 5,400 0 - 0.0
Real 2,547 0 - 0.0
Red River 13,593 1 13,593 7.4
Reeves 17,395 1 17,395 5.7
Refugio 8,175 0 - 0.0
Roberts 1,016 0 - 0.0
Robertson 17,480 0 - 0.0
Rockwall 44,914 10 4,491 22.3
Runnels 11,444 0 - 0.0
Rusk 46,455 2 23,228 4.3
Sabine 10,297 0 - 0.0
San Augustine 7,939 2 3,970 25.2
San Jacinto 22,272 0 - 0.0
San Patricio 70,924 5 14,185 7.0
San Saba 5,409 1 5,409 18.5
Schleicher 3,371 0 - 0.0
Scurry 19,353 1 19,353 5.2
Shackelford 3,125 1 3,125 32.0
Shelby 21,721 2 10,861 9.2
Sherman 2,977 0 - 0.0
Smith 173,381 27 6,422 15.6
Somervell 6,779 2 3,390 29.5
Starr 70,610 2 35,305 2.8
Stephens 8,909 1 8,909 11.2
Sterling 1,558 0 - 0.0
Stonewall 1,927 0 - 0.0
Sutton 4,616 0 - 0.0
Swisher 8,525 1 8,525 11.7
Tarrant 1,624,282 251 6,471 15.5
Taylor 125,416 28 4,479 22.3
Terrell 1,556 0 - 0.0
Terry 13,838 3 4,613 21.7
Throckmorton 1,785 0 - 0.0
Titus 25,753 4 6,438 15.5
Tom Green 114,415 22 5,201 19.2
Travis 667,953 170 3,929 25.5
Trinity 13,141 0 - 0.0
Tyler 19,561 1 19,561 5.1
Upshur 33,836 2 16,918 5.9
Upton 4,950 1 4,950 20.2
Uvalde 26,718 5 5,344 18.7
Val Verde 45,818 5 9,164 10.9
Van Zandt 44,299 3 14,766 6.8
Victoria 82,423 11 7,493 13.3
Walker 53,101 6 8,850 11.3
Waller 27,592 1 27,592 3.6
Ward 13,693 0 - 0.0
Washington 30,156 4 7,539 13.3
Webb 200,633 21 9,554 10.5
Wharton 41,194 5 8,239 12.1
Wheeler 5,239 0 - 0.0
Wichita 129,379 15 8,625 11.6
Wilbarger 15,379 3 5,126 19.5
Willacy 20,595 2 10,298 9.7
Williamson 245,951 22 11,180 8.9
Wilson 32,221 2 16,111 6.2
Winkler 9,180 1 9,180 10.9
Wise 44,375 5 8,875 11.3
Wood 33,885 3 11,295 8.9
Yoakum 9,635 1 9,635 10.4
Young 16,674 3 5,558 18.0
Zapata 14,398 0 - 0.0
Zavala 14,231 0 - 0.0
Texas Total 21,056,712 3,205 6,570 15.2

* Data rounded to nearest whole number

Data Source: Texas Board of Nurse Examiners, October 16, 2002.

Prepared by: Texas Department of State Health Services, Center for Health Statistics, Health Professions Resource Center, 12/23/04.

Records were sorted by the county of practice. For those records that did not have a practice address, the mailing address was used. 


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