Nurse Practitioners (NP) by County of Practice - September 2005

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County  2005 Population  2005 NP Total  Ratio of 2005 Population per NP*  NPs per 100,000 Population  Rank 
Anderson 57,241 8 7,155 14.0 91
Andrews 13,596 4 3,399 29.4 17
Angelina 83,733 18 4,652 21.5 42
Aransas 23,900 4 5,975 16.7 71
Archer 9,583 1 9,583 10.4 121
Armstrong 2,216 0 - 0.0 -
Atascosa 43,141 2 21,571 4.6 182
Austin 26,829 3 8,943 11.2 116
Bailey 6,943 2 3,472 28.8 18
Bandera 20,470 0 - 0.0 -
Bastrop 71,450 3 23,817 4.2 185
Baylor 4,052 0 - 0.0 -
Bee 33,586 5 6,717 14.9 85
Bell 255,441 72 3,548 28.2 22
Bexar 1,493,724 274 5,452 18.3 60
Blanco 9,498 2 4,749 21.1 43
Borden 754 0 - 0.0 -
Bosque 18,162 4 4,541 22.0 38
Bowie 91,123 23 3,962 25.2 26
Brazoria 273,161 17 16,068 6.2 165
Brazos 165,921 24 6,913 14.5 88
Brewster 9,510 5 1,902 52.6 5
Briscoe 1,855 0 - 0.0 -
Brooks 8,354 0 - 0.0 -
Brown 39,269 7 5,610 17.8 64
Burleson 17,941 1 17,941 5.6 170
Burnet 38,623 5 7,725 12.9 98
Caldwell 38,401 6 6,400 15.6 79
Calhoun 22,029 2 11,015 9.1 135
Callahan 12,978 1 12,978 7.7 150
Cameron 382,445 43 8,894 11.2 115
Camp 12,647 0 - 0.0 -
Carson 6,584 1 6,584 15.2 83
Cass 30,303 4 7,576 13.2 95
Castro 8,685 2 4,343 23.0 35
Chambers 31,551 0 - 0.0 -
Cherokee 49,289 7 7,041 14.2 89
Childress 7,858 6 1,310 76.4 1
Clay 11,481 0 - 0.0 -
Cochran 3,925 1 3,925 25.5 25
Coke 3,928 0 - 0.0 -
Coleman 9,084 3 3,028 33.0 11
Collin 659,619 86 7,670 13.0 97
Collingsworth 3,268 0 - 0.0 -
Colorado 21,383 2 10,692 9.4 134
Comal 92,244 15 6,150 16.3 75
Comanche 14,247 2 7,124 14.0 90
Concho 4,099 3 1,366 73.2 2
Cooke 38,678 11 3,516 28.4 21
Coryell 79,725 3 26,575 3.8 187
Cottle 1,894 0 - 0.0 -
Crane 4,202 0 - 0.0 -
Crockett 4,390 0 - 0.0 -
Crosby 7,342 0 - 0.0 -
Culberson 3,167 0 - 0.0 -
Dallam 6,599 1 6,599 15.2 84
Dallas 2,354,691 709 3,321 30.1 15
Dawson 15,186 1 15,186 6.6 164
Deaf Smith 19,335 2 9,668 10.3 122
Delta 5,363 1 5,363 18.6 58
Denton 565,845 60 9,431 10.6 118
De Witt 20,598 2 10,299 9.7 129
Dickens 2,741 0 - 0.0 -
Dimmit 10,615 1 10,615 9.4 132
Donley 3,855 0 - 0.0 -
Duval 13,623 0 - 0.0 -
Eastland 18,567 4 4,642 21.5 41
Ector 125,884 25 5,035 19.9 48
Edwards 2,228 0 - 0.0 -
Ellis 132,813 12 11,068 9.0 136
El Paso 739,145 102 7,247 13.8 92
Erath 35,712 7 5,102 19.6 51
Falls 19,255 1 19,255 5.2 173
Fannin 33,158 4 8,290 12.1 105
Fayette 23,245 4 5,811 17.2 67
Fisher 4,311 1 4,311 23.2 33
Floyd 8,063 0 - 0.0 -
Foard 1,604 1 1,604 62.3 3
Fort Bend 449,778 26 17,299 5.8 169
Franklin 9,459 0 - 0.0 -
Freestone 19,297 1 19,297 5.2 174
Frio 17,564 2 8,782 11.4 112
Gaines 15,241 3 5,080 19.7 50
Galveston 270,715 83 3,262 30.7 14
Garza 5,232 1 5,232 19.1 56
Gillespie 22,297 1 22,297 4.5 183
Glasscock 1,476 0 - 0.0 -
Goliad 7,409 1 7,409 13.5 93
Gonzales 19,953 0 - 0.0 -
Gray 22,557 4 5,639 17.7 66
Grayson 117,047 19 6,160 16.2 76
Gregg 116,156 15 7,744 12.9 99
Grimes 25,682 0 - 0.0 -
Guadalupe 103,346 7 14,764 6.8 162
Hale 37,161 5 7,432 13.5 94
Hall 3,883 0 - 0.0 -
Hamilton 8,457 1 8,457 11.8 108
Hansford 5,627 1 5,627 17.8 65
Hardeman 4,767 1 4,767 21.0 44
Hardin 50,627 4 12,657 7.9 148
Harris 3,708,107 736 5,038 19.8 49
Harrison 65,200 5 13,040 7.7 152
Hartley 5,668 0 - 0.0 -
Haskell 6,113 2 3,057 32.7 12
Hays 131,774 21 6,275 15.9 77
Hemphill 3,581 0 - 0.0 -
Henderson 79,242 8 9,905 10.1 125
Hidalgo 678,278 65 10,435 9.6 131
Hill 35,311 6 5,885 17.0 69
Hockley 23,316 2 11,658 8.6 142
Hood 47,538 7 6,791 14.7 87
Hopkins 33,159 4 8,290 12.1 106
Houston 23,733 3 7,911 12.6 103
Howard 34,274 3 11,425 8.8 140
Hudspeth 3,636 0 - 0.0 -
Hunt 88,642 10 8,864 11.3 114
Hutchinson 23,581 2 11,791 8.5 143
Irion 1,835 0 - 0.0 -
Jack 8,917 0 - 0.0 -
Jackson 15,146 1 15,146 6.6 163
Jasper 37,034 9 4,115 24.3 32
Jeff Davis 2,263 1 2,263 44.2 7
Jefferson 253,935 76 3,341 29.9 16
Jim Hogg 5,608 0 - 0.0 -
Jim Wells 41,705 3 13,902 7.2 159
Johnson 148,575 9 16,508 6.1 167
Jones 20,874 4 5,219 19.2 55
Karnes 16,400 3 5,467 18.3 61
Kaufman 88,385 10 8,839 11.3 113
Kendall 27,878 5 5,576 17.9 62
Kenedy 441 0 - 0.0 -
Kent 853 0 - 0.0 -
Kerr 45,962 10 4,596 21.8 39
Kimble 4,623 1 4,623 21.6 40
King 364 0 - 0.0 -
Kinney 3,513 1 3,513 28.5 20
Kleberg 33,630 3 11,210 8.9 137
Knox 4,284 0 - 0.0 -
Lamar 49,793 20 2,490 40.2 9
Lamb 15,200 2 7,600 13.2 96
Lampasas 20,097 2 10,049 10.0 128
La Salle 6,372 1 6,372 15.7 78
Lavaca 19,546 1 19,546 5.1 176
Lee 17,202 2 8,601 11.6 109
Leon 16,510 0 - 0.0 -
Liberty 79,712 4 19,928 5.0 178
Limestone 23,379 4 5,845 17.1 68
Lipscomb 3,118 1 3,118 32.1 13
Live Oak 12,595 0 - 0.0 -
Llano 18,640 1 18,640 5.4 171
Loving 66 0 - 0.0 -
Lubbock 254,987 73 3,493 28.6 19
Lynn 6,815 0 - 0.0 -
McCulloch 8,492 0 - 0.0 -
McLennan 221,740 37 5,993 16.7 72
McMullen 861 0 - 0.0 -
Madison 13,521 1 13,521 7.4 156
Marion 11,192 2 5,596 17.9 63
Martin 5,029 0 - 0.0 -
Mason 3,799 0 - 0.0 -
Matagorda 39,529 2 19,765 5.1 177
Maverick 50,837 2 25,419 3.9 186
Medina 43,058 2 21,529 4.6 181
Menard 2,378 0 - 0.0 -
Midland 118,732 10 11,873 8.4 144
Milam 25,987 2 12,994 7.7 151
Mills 5,189 2 2,595 38.5 10
Mitchell 9,918 1 9,918 10.1 126
Montague 19,427 3 6,476 15.4 81
Montgomery 368,453 44 8,374 11.9 107
Moore 20,827 1 20,827 4.8 179
Morris 13,196 0 - 0.0 -
Motley 1,431 0 - 0.0 -
Nacogdoches 62,381 6 10,397 9.6 130
Navarro 48,950 3 16,317 6.1 166
Newton 15,527 3 5,176 19.3 52
Nolan 16,102 4 4,026 24.8 28
Nueces 324,053 61 5,312 18.8 57
Ochiltree 9,516 1 9,516 10.5 120
Oldham 2,295 1 2,295 43.6 8
Orange 88,591 11 8,054 12.4 104
Palo Pinto 28,534 3 9,511 10.5 119
Panola 23,295 1 23,295 4.3 184
Parker 107,055 9 11,895 8.4 145
Parmer 10,420 2 5,210 19.2 54
Pecos 17,288 4 4,322 23.1 34
Polk 44,843 4 11,211 8.9 138
Potter 118,748 61 1,947 51.4 6
Presidio 8,126 2 4,063 24.6 30
Rains 11,025 0 - 0.0 -
Randall 114,355 19 6,019 16.6 74
Reagan 3,560 0 - 0.0 -
Real 3,134 0 - 0.0 -
Red River 14,404 1 14,404 6.9 160
Reeves 13,362 0 - 0.0 -
Refugio 8,147 0 - 0.0 -
Roberts 920 0 - 0.0 -
Robertson 16,786 1 16,786 6.0 168
Rockwall 59,099 11 5,373 18.6 59
Runnels 11,611 1 11,611 8.6 141
Rusk 48,783 5 9,757 10.2 123
Sabine 10,588 0 - 0.0 -
San Augustine 9,387 1 9,387 10.7 117
San Jacinto 23,908 0 - 0.0 -
San Patricio 72,985 5 14,597 6.9 161
San Saba 6,452 1 6,452 15.5 80
Schleicher 3,083 0 - 0.0 -
Scurry 16,669 0 - 0.0 -
Shackelford 3,352 2 1,676 59.7 4
Shelby 26,230 2 13,115 7.6 154
Sherman 3,310 0 - 0.0 -
Smith 187,638 43 4,364 22.9 36
Somervell 8,017 2 4,009 24.9 27
Starr 60,176 1 60,176 1.7 188
Stephens 9,835 1 9,835 10.2 124
Sterling 1,441 0 - 0.0 -
Stonewall 1,708 0 - 0.0 -
Sutton 4,399 1 4,399 22.7 37
Swisher 8,648 1 8,648 11.6 110
Tarrant 1,602,624 334 4,798 20.8 45
Taylor 127,539 35 3,644 27.4 24
Terrell 1,092 0 - 0.0 -
Terry 13,132 2 6,566 15.2 82
Throckmorton 1,879 0 - 0.0 -
Titus 29,733 5 5,947 16.8 70
Tom Green 105,560 26 4,060 24.6 29
Travis 863,575 211 4,093 24.4 31
Trinity 14,267 0 - 0.0 -
Tyler 21,279 2 10,640 9.4 133
Upshur 37,342 2 18,671 5.4 172
Upton 3,595 1 3,595 27.8 23
Uvalde 27,022 4 6,756 14.8 86
Val Verde 47,811 4 11,953 8.4 146
Van Zandt 52,262 4 13,066 7.7 153
Victoria 88,202 17 5,188 19.3 53
Walker 65,662 5 13,132 7.6 155
Waller 38,689 2 19,345 5.2 175
Ward 11,322 1 11,322 8.8 139
Washington 31,517 4 7,879 12.7 101
Webb 229,382 29 7,910 12.6 102
Wharton 43,271 5 8,654 11.6 111
Wheeler 5,139 0 - 0.0 -
Wichita 133,656 27 4,950 20.2 47
Wilbarger 14,771 3 4,924 20.3 46
Willacy 21,448 1 21,448 4.7 180
Williamson 326,830 27 12,105 8.3 147
Wilson 38,289 3 12,763 7.8 149
Winkler 7,456 0 - 0.0 -
Wise 55,025 4 13,756 7.3 157
Wood 39,921 4 9,980 10.0 127
Yoakum 7,794 1 7,794 12.8 100
Young 18,004 3 6,001 16.7 73
Zapata 13,806 1 13,806 7.2 158
Zavala 12,228 0 - 0.0 -
Texas Total 23,002,555 4,066 5,657 17.7

* Data rounded to nearest whole number

Data Source: Texas Board of Nurse Examiners, September 9, 2005.

Prepared by: Texas Department of State Health Services, Center for Health Statistics, Health Professions Resource Center, 10/21/05.

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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