Nurse Practitioners (NP) by County of Practice - September 2006

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County  2006 Population  2006 NP Total  Ratio of 2006 Population per NP*  NPs per 100,000 Population  Rank 
Anderson 57,688 7 8,241 12.1 117
Andrews 13,715 4 3,429 29.2 19
Angelina 84,472 17 4,969 20.1 57
Aransas 24,192 4 6,048 16.5 79
Archer 9,720 1 9,720 10.3 133
Armstrong 2,228 0 - 0.0 -
Atascosa 44,029 3 14,676 6.8 167
Austin 27,504 4 6,876 14.5 92
Bailey 7,016 2 3,508 28.5 21
Bandera 21,062 0 - 0.0 -
Bastrop 74,510 3 24,837 4.0 189
Baylor 4,036 0 - 0.0 -
Bee 33,819 6 5,637 17.7 73
Bell 258,953 72 3,597 27.8 24
Bexar 1,514,039 294 5,150 19.4 62
Blanco 9,740 2 4,870 20.5 55
Borden 758 0 - 0.0 -
Bosque 18,375 4 4,594 21.8 48
Bowie 91,466 24 3,811 26.2 27
Brazoria 279,602 19 14,716 6.8 168
Brazos 168,445 26 6,479 15.4 83
Brewster 9,630 6 1,605 62.3 2
Briscoe 1,868 0 - 0.0 -
Brooks 8,437 0 - 0.0 -
Brown 39,621 7 5,660 17.7 74
Burleson 18,247 1 18,247 5.5 181
Burnet 39,565 6 6,594 15.2 88
Caldwell 39,748 6 6,625 15.1 91
Calhoun 22,315 2 11,158 9.0 149
Callahan 12,989 1 12,989 7.7 161
Cameron 392,377 52 7,546 13.3 104
Camp 12,888 1 12,888 7.8 160
Carson 6,604 1 6,604 15.1 90
Cass 30,276 6 5,046 19.8 58
Castro 8,755 2 4,378 22.8 42
Chambers 32,708 1 32,708 3.1 190
Cherokee 49,852 11 4,532 22.1 46
Childress 7,891 5 1,578 63.4 1
Clay 11,578 0 - 0.0 -
Cochran 3,969 1 3,969 25.2 31
Coke 3,934 0 - 0.0 -
Coleman 9,061 3 3,020 33.1 9
Collin 697,668 101 6,908 14.5 94
Collingsworth 3,276 0 - 0.0 -
Colorado 21,616 2 10,808 9.3 146
Comal 95,238 17 5,602 17.9 70
Comanche 14,306 3 4,769 21.0 54
Concho 4,116 1 4,116 24.3 34
Cooke 39,167 9 4,352 23.0 41
Coryell 80,681 5 16,136 6.2 173
Cottle 1,895 0 - 0.0 -
Crane 4,243 0 - 0.0 -
Crockett 4,456 0 - 0.0 -
Crosby 7,389 0 - 0.0 -
Culberson 3,208 0 - 0.0 -
Dallam 6,682 0 - 0.0 -
Dallas 2,385,141 760 3,138 31.9 15
Dawson 15,212 1 15,212 6.6 170
Deaf Smith 19,467 5 3,893 25.7 28
Delta 5,365 1 5,365 18.6 67
Denton 595,367 74 8,046 12.4 112
De Witt 20,733 2 10,367 9.6 141
Dickens 2,745 0 - 0.0 -
Dimmit 10,684 1 10,684 9.4 145
Donley 3,848 0 - 0.0 -
Duval 13,716 0 - 0.0 -
Eastland 18,624 3 6,208 16.1 81
Ector 126,989 29 4,379 22.8 43
Edwards 2,238 0 - 0.0 -
Ellis 137,541 16 8,596 11.6 124
El Paso 751,585 115 6,536 15.3 86
Erath 36,085 7 5,155 19.4 63
Falls 19,429 1 19,429 5.1 183
Fannin 33,555 3 11,185 8.9 150
Fayette 23,595 3 7,865 12.7 108
Fisher 4,293 1 4,293 23.3 38
Floyd 8,115 0 - 0.0 -
Foard 1,606 1 1,606 62.3 3
Fort Bend 470,524 30 15,684 6.4 172
Franklin 9,458 0 - 0.0 -
Freestone 19,603 1 19,603 5.1 184
Frio 17,821 3 5,940 16.8 78
Gaines 15,395 3 5,132 19.5 61
Galveston 274,862 90 3,054 32.7 10
Garza 5,299 1 5,299 18.9 66
Gillespie 22,614 2 11,307 8.8 152
Glasscock 1,494 0 - 0.0 -
Goliad 7,494 0 - 0.0 -
Gonzales 20,255 2 10,128 9.9 139
Gray 22,522 4 5,631 17.8 72
Grayson 118,401 20 5,920 16.9 77
Gregg 117,233 17 6,896 14.5 93
Grimes 26,124 0 - 0.0 -
Guadalupe 106,387 7 15,198 6.6 169
Hale 37,240 6 6,207 16.1 80
Hall 3,902 0 - 0.0 -
Hamilton 8,502 1 8,502 11.8 123
Hansford 5,676 1 5,676 17.6 75
Hardeman 4,765 1 4,765 21.0 53
Hardin 51,121 3 17,040 5.9 179
Harris 3,778,101 829 4,557 21.9 47
Harrison 65,824 6 10,971 9.1 148
Hartley 5,688 0 - 0.0 -
Haskell 6,123 2 3,062 32.7 11
Hays 138,573 25 5,543 18.0 69
Hemphill 3,632 0 - 0.0 -
Henderson 80,476 10 8,048 12.4 113
Hidalgo 701,542 71 9,881 10.1 136
Hill 35,952 3 11,984 8.3 156
Hockley 23,446 3 7,815 12.8 106
Hood 48,898 5 9,780 10.2 134
Hopkins 33,393 4 8,348 12.0 120
Houston 23,845 3 7,948 12.6 110
Howard 34,398 8 4,300 23.3 40
Hudspeth 3,697 0 - 0.0 -
Hunt 91,085 13 7,007 14.3 97
Hutchinson 23,525 3 7,842 12.8 107
Irion 1,843 0 - 0.0 -
Jack 8,941 0 - 0.0 -
Jackson 15,313 1 15,313 6.5 171
Jasper 37,310 9 4,146 24.1 35
Jeff Davis 2,275 1 2,275 44.0 5
Jefferson 254,119 82 3,099 32.3 12
Jim Hogg 5,687 0 - 0.0 -
Jim Wells 42,163 5 8,433 11.9 122
Johnson 153,345 9 17,038 5.9 178
Jones 20,905 3 6,968 14.4 95
Karnes 16,603 2 8,302 12.0 119
Kaufman 92,168 11 8,379 11.9 121
Kendall 28,750 7 4,107 24.3 33
Kenedy 445 0 - 0.0 -
Kent 853 0 - 0.0 -
Kerr 46,442 14 3,317 30.1 17
Kimble 4,640 1 4,640 21.6 50
King 367 0 - 0.0 -
Kinney 3,541 1 3,541 28.2 23
Kleberg 33,862 2 16,931 5.9 176
Knox 4,295 1 4,295 23.3 39
Lamar 50,014 21 2,382 42.0 7
Lamb 15,313 2 7,657 13.1 105
Lampasas 20,597 2 10,299 9.7 140
La Salle 6,473 1 6,473 15.4 82
Lavaca 19,618 1 19,618 5.1 185
Lee 17,550 2 8,775 11.4 126
Leon 16,769 0 - 0.0 -
Liberty 81,706 5 16,341 6.1 174
Limestone 23,661 5 4,732 21.1 52
Lipscomb 3,129 1 3,129 32.0 14
Live Oak 12,664 0 - 0.0 -
Llano 18,966 1 18,966 5.3 182
Loving 66 0 - 0.0 -
Lubbock 256,791 78 3,292 30.4 16
Lynn 6,856 0 - 0.0 -
McCulloch 8,550 0 - 0.0 -
McLennan 223,768 44 5,086 19.7 60
McMullen 863 0 - 0.0 -
Madison 13,636 1 13,636 7.3 165
Marion 11,224 2 5,612 17.8 71
Martin 5,083 0 - 0.0 -
Mason 3,814 0 - 0.0 -
Matagorda 39,833 2 19,917 5.0 186
Maverick 51,509 4 12,877 7.8 159
Medina 43,811 2 21,906 4.6 187
Menard 2,391 0 - 0.0 -
Midland 119,401 9 13,267 7.5 164
Milam 26,336 2 13,168 7.6 162
Mills 5,207 2 2,604 38.4 8
Mitchell 9,961 1 9,961 10.0 137
Montague 19,498 3 6,499 15.4 84
Montgomery 384,991 54 7,129 14.0 98
Moore 20,964 2 10,482 9.5 142
Morris 13,212 0 - 0.0 -
Motley 1,428 0 - 0.0 -
Nacogdoches 63,040 9 7,004 14.3 96
Navarro 49,807 4 12,452 8.0 157
Newton 15,594 3 5,198 19.2 64
Nolan 16,165 3 5,388 18.6 68
Nueces 326,193 72 4,530 22.1 45
Ochiltree 9,615 1 9,615 10.4 131
Oldham 2,319 1 2,319 43.1 6
Orange 89,253 12 7,438 13.4 102
Palo Pinto 28,865 4 7,216 13.9 100
Panola 23,397 1 23,397 4.3 188
Parker 111,082 12 9,257 10.8 130
Parmer 10,492 3 3,497 28.6 20
Pecos 17,389 3 5,796 17.3 76
Polk 45,621 4 11,405 8.8 153
Potter 119,866 66 1,816 55.1 4
Presidio 8,299 1 8,299 12.0 118
Rains 11,452 0 - 0.0 -
Randall 116,294 23 5,056 19.8 59
Reagan 3,608 0 - 0.0 -
Real 3,151 0 - 0.0 -
Red River 14,404 2 7,202 13.9 99
Reeves 13,397 0 - 0.0 -
Refugio 8,201 0 - 0.0 -
Roberts 926 0 - 0.0 -
Robertson 16,959 1 16,959 5.9 177
Rockwall 62,825 12 5,235 19.1 65
Runnels 11,646 1 11,646 8.6 155
Rusk 49,082 6 8,180 12.2 115
Sabine 10,599 1 10,599 9.4 143
San Augustine 9,455 2 4,728 21.2 51
San Jacinto 24,208 0 - 0.0 -
San Patricio 74,072 9 8,230 12.2 116
San Saba 6,502 1 6,502 15.4 85
Schleicher 3,126 1 3,126 32.0 13
Scurry 16,725 1 16,725 6.0 175
Shackelford 3,341 1 3,341 29.9 18
Shelby 26,461 3 8,820 11.3 127
Sherman 3,323 0 - 0.0 -
Smith 190,440 50 3,809 26.3 26
Somervell 8,299 2 4,150 24.1 36
Starr 61,508 0 - 0.0 -
Stephens 9,866 0 - 0.0 -
Sterling 1,455 0 - 0.0 -
Stonewall 1,712 0 - 0.0 -
Sutton 4,459 1 4,459 22.4 44
Swisher 8,685 1 8,685 11.5 125
Tarrant 1,635,837 354 4,621 21.6 49
Taylor 127,885 32 3,996 25.0 32
Terrell 1,098 0 - 0.0 -
Terry 13,197 2 6,599 15.2 89
Throckmorton 1,888 0 - 0.0 -
Titus 30,069 4 7,517 13.3 103
Tom Green 105,888 30 3,530 28.3 22
Travis 873,093 224 3,898 25.7 29
Trinity 14,351 0 - 0.0 -
Tyler 21,345 2 10,673 9.4 144
Upshur 37,748 3 12,583 7.9 158
Upton 3,646 1 3,646 27.4 25
Uvalde 27,246 3 9,082 11.0 129
Val Verde 48,375 5 9,675 10.3 132
Van Zandt 53,114 3 17,705 5.6 180
Victoria 89,034 21 4,240 23.6 37
Walker 66,201 5 13,240 7.6 163
Waller 39,913 4 9,978 10.0 138
Ward 11,408 1 11,408 8.8 154
Washington 31,799 4 7,950 12.6 111
Webb 236,952 30 7,898 12.7 109
Wharton 43,718 4 10,930 9.1 147
Wheeler 5,100 0 - 0.0 -
Wichita 133,986 27 4,962 20.2 56
Wilbarger 14,815 2 7,408 13.5 101
Willacy 21,720 0 - 0.0 -
Williamson 343,927 35 9,826 10.2 135
Wilson 39,524 6 6,587 15.2 87
Winkler 7,500 0 - 0.0 -
Wise 56,299 5 11,260 8.9 151
Wood 40,585 5 8,117 12.3 114
Yoakum 7,889 2 3,945 25.4 30
Young 18,027 2 9,014 11.1 128
Zapata 14,156 1 14,156 7.1 166
Zavala 12,350 0 - 0.0 -
Texas Total 23,464,827 4,472 5,247 19.1

* Data rounded to nearest whole number

Data Source: Texas Board of Nurse Examiners, September 7, 2006.

Prepared by: Texas Department of State Health Services, Center for Health Statistics, Health Professions Resource Center, September 11, 2006.

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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