Nurse Practitioners (NP) by County of Practice - September 2004

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County  2004 Population  2004 NP Total  Ratio of 2004 Population per NP*  NPs per 100,000 Population  Rank 
Anderson 56,809 8 7,101 14.1 82
Andrews 13,470 3 4,490 22.3 33
Angelina 83,005 18 4,611 21.7 38
Aransas 23,628 4 5,907 16.9 69
Archer 9,447 0 - 0.0 -
Armstrong 2,197 0 - 0.0 -
Atascosa 42,226 3 14,075 7.1 150
Austin 26,145 2 13,073 7.6 146
Bailey 6,873 3 2,291 43.6 7
Bandera 19,881 0 - 0.0 -
Bastrop 68,506 5 13,701 7.3 148
Baylor 4,063 1 4,063 24.6 27
Bee 33,328 5 6,666 15.0 77
Bell 251,884 67 3,759 26.6 24
Bexar 1,473,775 278 5,301 18.9 54
Blanco 9,270 2 4,635 21.6 41
Borden 745 0 - 0.0 -
Bosque 17,951 5 3,590 27.9 23
Bowie 90,768 16 5,673 17.6 63
Brazoria 266,690 14 19,049 5.2 166
Brazos 162,350 26 6,244 16.0 71
Brewster 9,361 4 2,340 42.7 8
Briscoe 1,842 0 - 0.0 -
Brooks 8,272 0 - 0.0 -
Brown 38,918 7 5,560 18.0 58
Burleson 17,623 2 8,812 11.3 114
Burnet 37,688 4 9,422 10.6 120
Caldwell 37,073 4 9,268 10.8 119
Calhoun 21,761 3 7,254 13.8 85
Callahan 12,968 1 12,968 7.7 144
Cameron 372,610 41 9,088 11.0 117
Camp 12,436 0 - 0.0 -
Carson 6,573 1 6,573 15.2 76
Cass 30,329 4 7,582 13.2 91
Castro 8,614 2 4,307 23.2 29
Chambers 30,400 0 - 0.0 -
Cherokee 48,717 6 8,120 12.3 102
Childress 7,836 5 1,567 63.8 2
Clay 11,385 0 - 0.0 -
Cochran 3,874 0 - 0.0 -
Coke 3,912 0 - 0.0 -
Coleman 9,121 2 4,561 21.9 35
Collin 623,088 83 7,507 13.3 90
Collingsworth 3,246 0 - 0.0 -
Colorado 21,173 3 7,058 14.2 79
Comal 89,275 12 7,440 13.4 89
Comanche 14,188 2 7,094 14.1 81
Concho 4,078 3 1,359 73.6 1
Cooke 38,188 8 4,774 20.9 45
Coryell 78,749 3 26,250 3.8 175
Cottle 1,888 0 - 0.0 -
Crane 4,161 0 - 0.0 -
Crockett 4,321 0 - 0.0 -
Crosby 7,291 0 - 0.0 -
Culberson 3,129 0 - 0.0 -
Dallam 6,531 2 3,266 30.6 15
Dallas 2,325,350 670 3,471 28.8 20
Dawson 15,156 1 15,156 6.6 156
Deaf Smith 19,183 3 6,394 15.6 74
Delta 5,373 1 5,373 18.6 55
Denton 537,303 70 7,676 13.0 92
De Witt 20,468 2 10,234 9.8 125
Dickens 2,744 1 2,744 36.4 10
Dimmit 10,549 1 10,549 9.5 127
Donley 3,851 0 - 0.0 -
Duval 13,527 0 - 0.0 -
Eastland 18,498 4 4,625 21.6 40
Ector 124,819 26 4,801 20.8 46
Edwards 2,215 0 - 0.0 -
Ellis 128,224 12 10,685 9.4 128
El Paso 726,708 93 7,814 12.8 99
Erath 35,268 7 5,038 19.8 50
Falls 19,114 1 19,114 5.2 167
Fannin 32,782 2 16,391 6.1 159
Fayette 22,927 4 5,732 17.4 65
Fisher 4,319 1 4,319 23.2 30
Floyd 8,010 0 - 0.0 -
Foard 1,608 1 1,608 62.2 3
Fort Bend 429,187 26 16,507 6.1 160
Franklin 9,462 0 - 0.0 -
Freestone 18,995 3 6,332 15.8 73
Frio 17,304 2 8,652 11.6 111
Gaines 15,077 3 5,026 19.9 49
Galveston 266,546 83 3,211 31.1 14
Garza 5,162 0 - 0.0 -
Gillespie 21,978 1 21,978 4.6 172
Glasscock 1,458 0 - 0.0 -
Goliad 7,312 1 7,312 13.7 86
Gonzales 19,677 0 - 0.0 -
Gray 22,585 4 5,646 17.7 62
Grayson 115,700 14 8,264 12.1 104
Gregg 115,113 16 7,195 13.9 84
Grimes 25,241 2 12,621 7.9 141
Guadalupe 100,342 9 11,149 9.0 133
Hale 37,060 5 7,412 13.5 88
Hall 3,862 0 - 0.0 -
Hamilton 8,406 1 8,406 11.9 105
Hansford 5,579 0 - 0.0 -
Hardeman 4,766 0 - 0.0 -
Hardin 50,134 4 12,534 8.0 140
Harris 3,642,461 670 5,437 18.4 57
Harrison 64,563 4 16,141 6.2 158
Hartley 5,650 0 - 0.0 -
Haskell 6,108 2 3,054 32.7 12
Hays 124,616 17 7,330 13.6 87
Hemphill 3,536 0 - 0.0 -
Henderson 78,027 10 7,803 12.8 97
Hidalgo 655,202 59 11,105 9.0 132
Hill 34,671 4 8,668 11.5 112
Hockley 23,180 5 4,636 21.6 42
Hood 46,198 6 7,700 13.0 94
Hopkins 32,928 4 8,232 12.1 103
Houston 23,601 2 11,801 8.5 135
Howard 34,127 3 11,376 8.8 134
Hudspeth 3,577 0 - 0.0 -
Hunt 86,211 6 14,369 7.0 151
Hutchinson 23,631 2 11,816 8.5 136
Irion 1,820 0 - 0.0 -
Jack 8,903 1 8,903 11.2 115
Jackson 14,991 1 14,991 6.7 154
Jasper 36,752 7 5,250 19.0 53
Jeff Davis 2,253 1 2,253 44.4 5
Jefferson 253,414 76 3,334 30.0 16
Jim Hogg 5,534 0 - 0.0 -
Jim Wells 41,218 3 13,739 7.3 149
Johnson 144,005 5 28,801 3.5 176
Jones 20,861 3 6,954 14.4 78
Karnes 16,221 2 8,111 12.3 101
Kaufman 84,691 10 8,469 11.8 107
Kendall 27,018 5 5,404 18.5 56
Kenedy 436 0 - 0.0 -
Kent 853 0 - 0.0 -
Kerr 45,498 8 5,687 17.6 64
Kimble 4,601 1 4,601 21.7 37
King 362 0 - 0.0 -
Kinney 3,488 1 3,488 28.7 21
Kleberg 33,283 3 11,094 9.0 131
Knox 4,279 0 - 0.0 -
Lamar 49,541 18 2,752 36.3 11
Lamb 15,090 1 15,090 6.6 155
Lampasas 19,610 2 9,805 10.2 123
La Salle 6,271 1 6,271 15.9 72
Lavaca 19,477 1 19,477 5.1 169
Lee 16,869 2 8,435 11.9 106
Leon 16,262 0 - 0.0 -
Liberty 77,738 4 19,435 5.1 168
Limestone 23,121 4 5,780 17.3 66
Lipscomb 3,104 0 - 0.0 -
Live Oak 12,543 0 - 0.0 -
Llano 18,307 1 18,307 5.5 164
Loving 67 0 - 0.0 -
Lubbock 252,941 73 3,465 28.9 19
Lynn 6,769 0 - 0.0 -
McCulloch 8,447 0 - 0.0 -
McLennan 219,787 39 5,636 17.7 61
McMullen 860 0 - 0.0 -
Madison 13,411 1 13,411 7.5 147
Marion 11,153 2 5,577 17.9 59
Martin 4,977 0 - 0.0 -
Mason 3,780 0 - 0.0 -
Matagorda 39,205 1 39,205 2.6 178
Maverick 50,135 3 16,712 6.0 162
Medina 42,309 2 21,155 4.7 170
Menard 2,373 0 - 0.0 -
Midland 118,092 11 10,736 9.3 129
Milam 25,621 2 12,811 7.8 142
Mills 5,187 2 2,594 38.6 9
Mitchell 9,873 1 9,873 10.1 124
Montague 19,370 0 - 0.0 -
Montgomery 352,556 41 8,599 11.6 109
Moore 20,692 2 10,346 9.7 126
Morris 13,176 0 - 0.0 -
Motley 1,430 0 - 0.0 -
Nacogdoches 61,608 5 12,322 8.1 138
Navarro 48,105 2 24,053 4.2 174
Newton 15,449 2 7,725 12.9 95
Nolan 16,040 5 3,208 31.2 13
Nueces 321,693 62 5,189 19.3 52
Ochiltree 9,413 2 4,707 21.2 44
Oldham 2,272 0 - 0.0 -
Orange 87,915 9 9,768 10.2 121
Palo Pinto 28,237 4 7,059 14.2 80
Panola 23,199 1 23,199 4.3 173
Parker 103,132 8 12,892 7.8 143
Parmer 10,351 3 3,450 29.0 18
Pecos 17,199 5 3,440 29.1 17
Polk 44,089 3 14,696 6.8 152
Potter 117,647 52 2,262 44.2 6
Presidio 7,945 2 3,973 25.2 26
Rains 10,626 0 - 0.0 -
Randall 112,321 18 6,240 16.0 70
Reagan 3,511 0 - 0.0 -
Real 3,115 0 - 0.0 -
Red River 14,386 2 7,193 13.9 83
Reeves 13,316 0 - 0.0 -
Refugio 8,087 0 - 0.0 -
Roberts 912 0 - 0.0 -
Robertson 16,629 1 16,629 6.0 161
Rockwall 55,581 11 5,053 19.8 51
Runnels 11,590 0 - 0.0 -
Rusk 48,484 1 48,484 2.1 179
Sabine 10,574 0 - 0.0 -
San Augustine 9,330 2 4,665 21.4 43
San Jacinto 23,592 0 - 0.0 -
San Patricio 71,838 6 11,973 8.4 137
San Saba 6,401 1 6,401 15.6 75
Schleicher 3,048 0 - 0.0 -
Scurry 16,597 0 - 0.0 -
Shackelford 3,350 2 1,675 59.7 4
Shelby 26,027 3 8,676 11.5 113
Sherman 3,288 0 - 0.0 -
Smith 184,873 40 4,622 21.6 39
Somervell 7,770 1 7,770 12.9 96
Starr 58,814 1 58,814 1.7 180
Stephens 9,792 1 9,792 10.2 122
Sterling 1,429 0 - 0.0 -
Stonewall 1,702 0 - 0.0 -
Sutton 4,327 0 - 0.0 -
Swisher 8,600 1 8,600 11.6 110
Tarrant 1,570,071 318 4,937 20.3 48
Taylor 127,178 33 3,854 25.9 25
Terrell 1,089 0 - 0.0 -
Terry 13,064 3 4,355 23.0 31
Throckmorton 1,876 0 - 0.0 -
Titus 29,400 5 5,880 17.0 68
Tom Green 105,143 24 4,381 22.8 32
Travis 854,084 201 4,249 23.5 28
Trinity 14,161 0 - 0.0 -
Tyler 21,215 1 21,215 4.7 171
Upshur 36,927 1 36,927 2.7 177
Upton 3,550 1 3,550 28.2 22
Uvalde 26,812 3 8,937 11.2 116
Val Verde 47,244 3 15,748 6.4 157
Van Zandt 51,432 3 17,144 5.8 163
Victoria 87,398 19 4,600 21.7 36
Walker 64,984 5 12,997 7.7 145
Waller 37,492 2 18,746 5.3 165
Ward 11,235 2 5,618 17.8 60
Washington 31,250 4 7,813 12.8 98
Webb 221,740 24 9,239 10.8 118
Wharton 42,832 5 8,566 11.7 108
Wheeler 5,166 0 - 0.0 -
Wichita 133,250 23 5,793 17.3 67
Wilbarger 14,730 3 4,910 20.4 47
Willacy 21,161 0 - 0.0 -
Williamson 310,228 21 14,773 6.8 153
Wilson 37,060 3 12,353 8.1 139
Winkler 7,404 0 - 0.0 -
Wise 53,754 5 10,751 9.3 130
Wood 39,272 5 7,854 12.7 100
Yoakum 7,698 1 7,698 13.0 93
Young 17,991 4 4,498 22.2 34
Zapata 13,456 0 - 0.0 -
Zavala 12,107 0 - 0.0 -
Texas Total 22,549,142 3,849 5,858 17.1

* Data rounded to nearest whole number

Data Source: Texas Board of Nurse Examiners, September 29, 2004.

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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