Dental Hygienists (DH) by County of Residence - August, 2006

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County 2006 Projected Population 2006 DH Total Ratio of 2006 Population per DH* Ratio of DHs per 100,000 Population Rank
Anderson 57,688 23 2,508 39.9 57
Andrews 13,715 2 6,858 14.6 155
Angelina 84,472 20 4,224 23.7 116
Aransas 24,192 7 3,456 28.9 92
Archer 9,720 1 9,720 10.3 178
Armstrong 2,228 0 - 0.0 -
Atascosa 44,029 10 4,403 22.7 123
Austin 27,504 4 6,876 14.5 157
Bailey 7,016 2 3,508 28.5 93
Bandera 21,062 1 21,062 4.7 190
Bastrop 74,510 16 4,657 21.5 129
Baylor 4,036 0 - 0.0 -
Bee 33,819 15 2,255 44.4 38
Bell 258,953 110 2,354 42.5 45
Bexar 1,514,039 601 2,519 39.7 58
Blanco 9,740 4 2,435 41.1 49
Borden 758 0 - 0.0 -
Bosque 18,375 6 3,063 32.7 79
Bowie 91,466 37 2,472 40.5 53
Brazoria 279,602 107 2,613 38.3 62
Brazos 168,445 89 1,893 52.8 22
Brewster 9,630 3 3,210 31.2 85
Briscoe 1,868 0 - 0.0 -
Brooks 8,437 1 8,437 11.9 169
Brown 39,621 10 3,962 25.2 109
Burleson 18,247 2 9,124 11.0 176
Burnet 39,565 16 2,473 40.4 54
Caldwell 39,748 11 3,613 27.7 96
Calhoun 22,315 7 3,188 31.4 82
Callahan 12,989 0 - 0.0 -
Cameron 392,377 78 5,030 19.9 138
Camp 12,888 2 6,444 15.5 150
Carson 6,604 1 6,604 15.1 153
Cass 30,276 4 7,569 13.2 162
Castro 8,755 1 8,755 11.4 173
Chambers 32,708 1 32,708 3.1 192
Cherokee 49,852 10 4,985 20.1 137
Childress 7,891 2 3,946 25.3 108
Clay 11,578 0 - 0.0 -
Cochran 3,969 0 - 0.0 -
Coke 3,934 0 - 0.0 -
Coleman 9,061 0 - 0.0 -
Collin 697,668 435 1,604 62.4 12
Collingsworth 3,276 1 3,276 30.5 86
Colorado 21,616 9 2,402 41.6 48
Comal 95,238 64 1,488 67.2 8
Comanche 14,306 4 3,577 28.0 95
Concho 4,116 0 - 0.0 -
Cooke 39,167 20 1,958 51.1 28
Coryell 80,681 14 5,763 17.4 146
Cottle 1,895 0 - 0.0 -
Crane 4,243 1 4,243 23.6 117
Crockett 4,456 1 4,456 22.4 124
Crosby 7,389 0 - 0.0 -
Culberson 3,208 0 - 0.0 -
Dallam 6,682 3 2,227 44.9 37
Dallas 2,385,141 961 2,482 40.3 55
Dawson 15,212 5 3,042 32.9 77
Deaf Smith 19,467 4 4,867 20.5 134
Delta 5,365 0 - 0.0 -
Denton 595,367 264 2,255 44.3 39
De Witt 20,733 8 2,592 38.6 61
Dickens 2,745 0 - 0.0 -
Dimmit 10,684 0 - 0.0 -
Donley 3,848 0 - 0.0 -
Duval 13,716 1 13,716 7.3 187
Eastland 18,624 0 - 0.0 -
Ector 126,989 35 3,628 27.6 99
Edwards 2,238 0 - 0.0 -
Ellis 137,541 38 3,620 27.6 97
El Paso 751,585 207 3,631 27.5 100
Erath 36,085 19 1,899 52.7 24
Falls 19,429 1 19,429 5.1 189
Fannin 33,555 4 8,389 11.9 168
Fayette 23,595 8 2,949 33.9 74
Fisher 4,293 0 - 0.0 -
Floyd 8,115 1 8,115 12.3 167
Foard 1,606 0 - 0.0 -
Fort Bend 470,524 191 2,463 40.6 51
Franklin 9,458 2 4,729 21.1 132
Freestone 19,603 3 6,534 15.3 151
Frio 17,821 2 8,911 11.2 175
Gaines 15,395 3 5,132 19.5 141
Galveston 274,862 110 2,499 40.0 56
Garza 5,299 0 - 0.0 -
Gillespie 22,614 10 2,261 44.2 40
Glasscock 1,494 2 747 133.9 1
Goliad 7,494 4 1,874 53.4 20
Gonzales 20,255 5 4,051 24.7 112
Gray 22,522 12 1,877 53.3 21
Grayson 118,401 52 2,277 43.9 41
Gregg 117,233 88 1,332 75.1 4
Grimes 26,124 5 5,225 19.1 143
Guadalupe 106,387 31 3,432 29.1 91
Hale 37,240 8 4,655 21.5 128
Hall 3,902 0 - 0.0 -
Hamilton 8,502 2 4,251 23.5 118
Hansford 5,676 4 1,419 70.5 6
Hardeman 4,765 3 1,588 63.0 11
Hardin 51,121 17 3,007 33.3 75
Harris 3,778,101 1,291 2,926 34.2 72
Harrison 65,824 14 4,702 21.3 131
Hartley 5,688 0 - 0.0 -
Haskell 6,123 2 3,062 32.7 78
Hays 138,573 36 3,849 26.0 107
Hemphill 3,632 1 3,632 27.5 101
Henderson 80,476 29 2,775 36.0 69
Hidalgo 701,542 81 8,661 11.5 171
Hill 35,952 9 3,995 25.0 110
Hockley 23,446 3 7,815 12.8 164
Hood 48,898 20 2,445 40.9 50
Hopkins 33,393 13 2,569 38.9 60
Houston 23,845 4 5,961 16.8 147
Howard 34,398 18 1,911 52.3 25
Hudspeth 3,697 0 - 0.0 -
Hunt 91,085 24 3,795 26.3 105
Hutchinson 23,525 13 1,810 55.3 18
Irion 1,843 0 - 0.0 -
Jack 8,941 0 - 0.0 -
Jackson 15,313 5 3,063 32.7 80
Jasper 37,310 6 6,218 16.1 148
Jeff Davis 2,275 0 - 0.0 -
Jefferson 254,119 134 1,896 52.7 23
Jim Hogg 5,687 1 5,687 17.6 144
Jim Wells 42,163 9 4,685 21.3 130
Johnson 153,345 41 3,740 26.7 103
Jones 20,905 2 10,453 9.6 181
Karnes 16,603 5 3,321 30.1 88
Kaufman 92,168 20 4,608 21.7 127
Kendall 28,750 24 1,198 83.5 2
Kenedy 445 0 - 0.0 -
Kent 853 0 - 0.0 -
Kerr 46,442 26 1,786 56.0 16
Kimble 4,640 0 - 0.0 -
King 367 0 - 0.0 -
Kinney 3,541 0 - 0.0 -
Kleberg 33,862 7 4,837 20.7 133
Knox 4,295 0 - 0.0 -
Lamar 50,014 18 2,779 36.0 70
Lamb 15,313 2 7,657 13.1 163
Lampasas 20,597 3 6,866 14.6 156
La Salle 6,473 0 - 0.0 -
Lavaca 19,618 9 2,180 45.9 36
Lee 17,550 2 8,775 11.4 174
Leon 16,769 7 2,396 41.7 46
Liberty 81,706 20 4,085 24.5 113
Limestone 23,661 11 2,151 46.5 33
Lipscomb 3,129 0 - 0.0 -
Live Oak 12,664 3 4,221 23.7 115
Llano 18,966 3 6,322 15.8 149
Loving 66 0 - 0.0 -
Lubbock 256,791 107 2,400 41.7 47
Lynn 6,856 0 - 0.0 -
McCulloch 8,550 2 4,275 23.4 119
McLennan 223,768 83 2,696 37.1 66
McMullen 863 0 - 0.0 -
Madison 13,636 0 - 0.0 -
Marion 11,224 1 11,224 8.9 185
Martin 5,083 1 5,083 19.7 139
Mason 3,814 1 3,814 26.2 106
Matagorda 39,833 17 2,343 42.7 44
Maverick 51,509 2 25,755 3.9 191
Medina 43,811 6 7,302 13.7 159
Menard 2,391 0 - 0.0 -
Midland 119,401 66 1,809 55.3 17
Milam 26,336 7 3,762 26.6 104
Mills 5,207 1 5,207 19.2 142
Mitchell 9,961 1 9,961 10.0 179
Montague 19,498 4 4,875 20.5 135
Montgomery 384,991 194 1,984 50.4 30
Moore 20,964 8 2,621 38.2 63
Morris 13,212 4 3,303 30.3 87
Motley 1,428 0 - 0.0 -
Nacogdoches 63,040 24 2,627 38.1 64
Navarro 49,807 17 2,930 34.1 73
Newton 15,594 0 - 0.0 -
Nolan 16,165 4 4,041 24.7 111
Nueces 326,193 165 1,977 50.6 29
Ochiltree 9,615 3 3,205 31.2 83
Oldham 2,319 1 2,319 43.1 43
Orange 89,253 43 2,076 48.2 32
Palo Pinto 28,865 9 3,207 31.2 84
Panola 23,397 12 1,950 51.3 27
Parker 111,082 33 3,366 29.7 90
Parmer 10,492 1 10,492 9.5 182
Pecos 17,389 2 8,695 11.5 172
Polk 45,621 8 5,703 17.5 145
Potter 119,866 64 1,873 53.4 19
Presidio 8,299 0 - 0.0 -
Rains 11,452 0 - 0.0 -
Randall 116,294 90 1,292 77.4 3
Reagan 3,608 0 - 0.0 -
Real 3,151 0 - 0.0 -
Red River 14,404 2 7,202 13.9 158
Reeves 13,397 0 - 0.0 -
Refugio 8,201 3 2,734 36.6 68
Roberts 926 0 - 0.0 -
Robertson 16,959 2 8,480 11.8 170
Rockwall 62,825 37 1,698 58.9 15
Runnels 11,646 0 - 0.0 -
Rusk 49,082 10 4,908 20.4 136
Sabine 10,599 1 10,599 9.4 183
San Augustine 9,455 1 9,455 10.6 177
San Jacinto 24,208 3 8,069 12.4 166
San Patricio 74,072 28 2,645 37.8 65
San Saba 6,502 3 2,167 46.1 34
Schleicher 3,126 0 - 0.0 -
Scurry 16,725 1 16,725 6.0 188
Shackelford 3,341 1 3,341 29.9 89
Shelby 26,461 4 6,615 15.1 154
Sherman 3,323 0 - 0.0 -
Smith 190,440 127 1,500 66.7 9
Somervell 8,299 2 4,150 24.1 114
Starr 61,508 1 61,508 1.6 193
Stephens 9,866 4 2,467 40.5 52
Sterling 1,455 0 - 0.0 -
Stonewall 1,712 0 - 0.0 -
Sutton 4,459 1 4,459 22.4 125
Swisher 8,685 2 4,343 23.0 120
Tarrant 1,635,837 803 2,037 49.1 31
Taylor 127,885 47 2,721 36.8 67
Terrell 1,098 0 - 0.0 -
Terry 13,197 2 6,599 15.2 152
Throckmorton 1,888 0 - 0.0 -
Titus 30,069 18 1,671 59.9 13
Tom Green 105,888 35 3,025 33.1 76
Travis 873,093 455 1,919 52.1 26
Trinity 14,351 0 - 0.0 -
Tyler 21,345 2 10,673 9.4 184
Upshur 37,748 5 7,550 13.2 161
Upton 3,646 0 - 0.0 -
Uvalde 27,246 6 4,541 22.0 126
Val Verde 48,375 11 4,398 22.7 122
Van Zandt 53,114 15 3,541 28.2 94
Victoria 89,034 41 2,172 46.0 35
Walker 66,201 21 3,152 31.7 81
Waller 39,913 4 9,978 10.0 180
Ward 11,408 0 - 0.0 -
Washington 31,799 19 1,674 59.8 14
Webb 236,952 20 11,848 8.4 186
Wharton 43,718 32 1,366 73.2 5
Wheeler 5,100 1 5,100 19.6 140
Wichita 133,986 94 1,425 70.2 7
Wilbarger 14,815 4 3,704 27.0 102
Willacy 21,720 6 3,620 27.6 98
Williamson 343,927 151 2,278 43.9 42
Wilson 39,524 9 4,392 22.8 121
Winkler 7,500 1 7,500 13.3 160
Wise 56,299 20 2,815 35.5 71
Wood 40,585 16 2,537 39.4 59
Yoakum 7,889 1 7,889 12.7 165
Young 18,027 12 1,502 66.6 10
Zapata 14,156 0 - 0.0 -
Zavala 12,350 0 - 0.0 -
Texas Total 23,464,827 8,847 2,652 37.7

* Data rounded to nearest whole number

Data Source: Texas State Board of Dental Examiners - August 30, 2006

Includes: All Dental Hygienists with a license status code of "active" or "expired," and a Texas "primary address."

Excludes: Dental hygienists with a license status code of "surrender, revoked, retired, deceased, or canceled." The hygienists were sorted by the county in which their "primary address" was located. The county was determined based on the zip code of the "primary address," which may be either the resident or practice address.

Prepared by: Texas Department of State Health Services, Center for Health Statistics, Health Professions Resource Center, September 25, 2006.


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