Optometrists by County of Practice - August, 2007

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Optometrists by County of Practice - September, 2007

County 2007 Population 2007 Optometrist Total Ratio of 2007 Population per Optometrist* Ratio of Optometrists per 100,000 Population Rank
Anderson 57,578 4 14,395 6.9 98
Andrews 13,687 1 13,687 7.3 91
Angelina 83,674 12 6,973 14.3 26
Aransas 25,077 1 25,077 4.0 135
Archer 9,429 0 - 0.0 -
Armstrong 2,221 0 - 0.0 -
Atascosa 45,479 2 22,740 4.4 131
Austin 27,277 1 27,277 3.7 138
Bailey 7,072 1 7,072 14.1 27
Bandera 20,607 0 - 0.0 -
Bastrop 80,134 7 11,448 8.7 78
Baylor 4,088 0 - 0.0 -
Bee 34,213 2 17,107 5.8 111
Bell 260,121 36 7,226 13.8 30
Bexar 1,541,881 187 8,245 12.1 42
Blanco 9,976 1 9,976 10.0 67
Borden 759 0 - 0.0 -
Bosque 18,339 0 - 0.0 -
Bowie 93,046 15 6,203 16.1 13
Brazoria 287,432 43 6,684 15.0 19
Brazos 165,086 23 7,178 13.9 28
Brewster 9,508 1 9,508 10.5 59
Briscoe 1,862 0 - 0.0 -
Brooks 8,491 0 - 0.0 -
Brown 39,259 5 7,852 12.7 36
Burleson 18,213 2 9,107 11.0 53
Burnet 41,185 6 6,864 14.6 22
Caldwell 37,830 2 18,915 5.3 121
Calhoun 21,543 1 21,543 4.6 130
Callahan 13,607 0 - 0.0 -
Cameron 393,463 21 18,736 5.3 119
Camp 13,149 1 13,149 7.6 90
Carson 6,532 1 6,532 15.3 15
Cass 30,285 3 10,095 9.9 70
Castro 8,802 0 - 0.0 -
Chambers 32,090 0 - 0.0 -
Cherokee 49,315 5 9,863 10.1 63
Childress 7,821 2 3,911 25.6 3
Clay 11,402 0 - 0.0 -
Cochran 4,017 0 - 0.0 -
Coke 3,950 0 - 0.0 -
Coleman 9,190 0 - 0.0 -
Collin 722,692 117 6,177 16.2 12
Collingsworth 3,174 0 - 0.0 -
Colorado 22,037 0 - 0.0 -
Comal 99,055 10 9,906 10.1 65
Comanche 14,173 1 14,173 7.1 97
Concho 4,017 0 - 0.0 -
Cooke 39,578 5 7,916 12.6 38
Coryell 75,228 4 18,807 5.3 120
Cottle 1,880 0 - 0.0 -
Crane 4,277 0 - 0.0 -
Crockett 4,367 0 - 0.0 -
Crosby 7,418 0 - 0.0 -
Culberson 3,241 0 - 0.0 -
Dallam 6,641 0 - 0.0 -
Dallas 2,327,105 279 8,341 12.0 45
Dawson 15,555 1 15,555 6.4 105
Deaf Smith 19,891 1 19,891 5.0 123
Delta 5,392 0 - 0.0 -
Denton 640,347 56 11,435 8.7 77
De Witt 20,562 1 20,562 4.9 129
Dickens 2,908 0 - 0.0 -
Dimmit 10,736 1 10,736 9.3 74
Donley 4,067 0 - 0.0 -
Duval 13,690 0 - 0.0 -
Eastland 18,811 2 9,406 10.6 56
Ector 128,642 12 10,720 9.3 73
Edwards 2,250 0 - 0.0 -
Ellis 142,519 6 23,753 4.2 133
El Paso 745,609 51 14,620 6.8 99
Erath 36,748 3 12,249 8.2 83
Falls 18,814 0 - 0.0 -
Fannin 34,933 2 17,467 5.7 115
Fayette 23,776 0 - 0.0 -
Fisher 4,182 0 - 0.0 -
Floyd 8,095 0 - 0.0 -
Foard 1,611 0 - 0.0 -
Fort Bend 489,074 74 6,609 15.1 18
Franklin 10,010 0 - 0.0 -
Freestone 19,650 1 19,650 5.1 122
Frio 17,220 1 17,220 5.8 112
Gaines 15,589 1 15,589 6.4 106
Galveston 280,796 46 6,104 16.4 11
Garza 5,244 0 - 0.0 -
Gillespie 23,271 4 5,818 17.2 8
Glasscock 1,505 0 - 0.0 -
Goliad 7,415 0 - 0.0 -
Gonzales 20,114 1 20,114 5.0 125
Gray 22,175 4 5,544 18.0 6
Grayson 119,071 14 8,505 11.8 49
Gregg 116,789 14 8,342 12.0 46
Grimes 25,761 0 - 0.0 -
Guadalupe 111,304 8 13,913 7.2 93
Hale 37,590 4 9,398 10.6 55
Hall 3,836 0 - 0.0 -
Hamilton 8,377 0 - 0.0 -
Hansford 5,645 0 - 0.0 -
Hardeman 4,721 0 - 0.0 -
Hardin 51,495 4 12,874 7.8 89
Harris 3,801,506 579 6,566 15.2 16
Harrison 63,554 5 12,711 7.9 87
Hartley 5,677 0 - 0.0 -
Haskell 6,046 0 - 0.0 -
Hays 147,834 10 14,783 6.8 101
Hemphill 3,489 1 3,489 28.7 2
Henderson 81,143 4 20,286 4.9 127
Hidalgo 725,105 42 17,264 5.8 113
Hill 35,635 2 17,818 5.6 117
Hockley 23,821 2 11,911 8.4 82
Hood 49,041 6 8,174 12.2 41
Hopkins 34,098 5 6,820 14.7 21
Houston 23,940 4 5,985 16.7 9
Howard 33,970 4 8,493 11.8 48
Hudspeth 3,768 0 - 0.0 -
Hunt 86,471 12 7,206 13.9 29
Hutchinson 23,192 1 23,192 4.3 132
Irion 1,839 0 - 0.0 -
Jack 8,925 0 - 0.0 -
Jackson 14,695 1 14,695 6.8 100
Jasper 36,479 4 9,120 11.0 54
Jeff Davis 2,531 0 - 0.0 -
Jefferson 253,369 24 10,557 9.5 71
Jim Hogg 5,537 0 - 0.0 -
Jim Wells 41,535 3 13,845 7.2 92
Johnson 154,808 11 14,073 7.1 95
Jones 20,777 3 6,926 14.4 24
Karnes 15,893 1 15,893 6.3 107
Kaufman 95,889 4 23,972 4.2 134
Kendall 30,871 2 15,436 6.5 104
Kenedy 454 0 - 0.0 -
Kent 842 0 - 0.0 -
Kerr 47,029 7 6,718 14.9 20
Kimble 4,630 0 - 0.0 -
King 365 0 - 0.0 -
Kinney 3,433 0 - 0.0 -
Kleberg 34,850 3 11,617 8.6 81
Knox 4,235 0 - 0.0 -
Lamar 50,419 5 10,084 9.9 69
Lamb 15,313 0 - 0.0 -
Lampasas 22,152 0 - 0.0 -
La Salle 6,468 0 - 0.0 -
Lavaca 19,424 0 - 0.0 -
Lee 17,268 1 17,268 5.8 114
Leon 16,925 0 - 0.0 -
Liberty 80,589 4 20,147 5.0 126
Limestone 23,172 2 11,586 8.6 80
Lipscomb 3,095 0 - 0.0 -
Live Oak 12,427 0 - 0.0 -
Llano 18,618 0 - 0.0 -
Loving 66 0 - 0.0 -
Lubbock 256,339 37 6,928 14.4 25
Lynn 6,851 0 - 0.0 -
McCulloch 8,361 1 8,361 12.0 47
McLennan 223,520 16 13,970 7.2 94
McMullen 871 0 - 0.0 -
Madison 13,881 0 - 0.0 -
Marion 11,230 0 - 0.0 -
Martin 5,128 0 - 0.0 -
Mason 4,007 0 - 0.0 -
Matagorda 38,903 1 38,903 2.6 141
Maverick 52,911 1 52,911 1.9 145
Medina 44,251 1 44,251 2.3 143
Menard 2,529 0 - 0.0 -
Midland 122,329 19 6,438 15.5 14
Milam 25,998 0 - 0.0 -
Mills 5,135 1 5,135 19.5 4
Mitchell 9,896 1 9,896 10.1 64
Montague 19,938 1 19,938 5.0 124
Montgomery 407,164 49 8,309 12.0 44
Moore 21,204 2 10,602 9.4 72
Morris 13,208 0 - 0.0 -
Motley 1,421 0 - 0.0 -
Nacogdoches 62,169 5 12,434 8.0 86
Navarro 49,594 3 16,531 6.0 109
Newton 15,262 0 - 0.0 -
Nolan 15,813 2 7,907 12.6 37
Nueces 322,467 39 8,268 12.1 43
Ochiltree 9,746 1 9,746 10.3 61
Oldham 2,293 0 - 0.0 -
Orange 85,029 3 28,343 3.5 139
Palo Pinto 28,185 2 14,093 7.1 96
Panola 22,985 3 7,662 13.1 34
Parker 110,363 9 12,263 8.2 84
Parmer 10,478 0 - 0.0 -
Pecos 17,504 1 17,504 5.7 116
Polk 48,351 3 16,117 6.2 108
Potter 123,047 13 9,465 10.6 57
Presidio 8,273 0 - 0.0 -
Rains 11,212 0 - 0.0 -
Randall 112,068 36 3,113 32.1 1
Reagan 3,636 0 - 0.0 -
Real 3,217 0 - 0.0 -
Red River 14,494 0 - 0.0 -
Reeves 12,801 1 12,801 7.8 88
Refugio 8,196 0 - 0.0 -
Roberts 929 0 - 0.0 -
Robertson 16,773 0 - 0.0 -
Rockwall 70,122 7 10,017 10.0 68
Runnels 11,498 1 11,498 8.7 79
Rusk 49,196 4 12,299 8.1 85
Sabine 10,829 1 10,829 9.2 76
San Augustine 9,318 0 - 0.0 -
San Jacinto 24,348 0 - 0.0 -
San Patricio 71,659 4 17,915 5.6 118
San Saba 6,294 0 - 0.0 -
Schleicher 3,107 0 - 0.0 -
Scurry 16,638 1 16,638 6.0 110
Shackelford 3,378 0 - 0.0 -
Shelby 26,403 1 26,403 3.8 136
Sherman 3,310 0 - 0.0 -
Smith 193,217 24 8,051 12.4 39
Somervell 8,260 0 - 0.0 -
Starr 63,674 2 31,837 3.1 140
Stephens 9,930 1 9,930 10.1 66
Sterling 1,456 0 - 0.0 -
Stonewall 1,703 0 - 0.0 -
Sutton 4,408 0 - 0.0 -
Swisher 8,757 1 8,757 11.4 52
Tarrant 1,682,034 208 8,087 12.4 40
Taylor 131,443 19 6,918 14.5 23
Terrell 1,097 0 - 0.0 -
Terry 13,331 0 - 0.0 -
Throckmorton 1,868 0 - 0.0 -
Titus 30,938 4 7,735 12.9 35
Tom Green 104,176 12 8,681 11.5 51
Travis 903,749 123 7,348 13.6 31
Trinity 14,820 0 - 0.0 -
Tyler 21,835 0 - 0.0 -
Upshur 37,629 0 - 0.0 -
Upton 3,641 0 - 0.0 -
Uvalde 27,950 5 5,590 17.9 7
Val Verde 49,003 5 9,801 10.2 62
Van Zandt 52,742 1 52,742 1.9 144
Victoria 88,266 17 5,192 19.3 5
Walker 66,514 7 9,502 10.5 58
Waller 41,394 1 41,394 2.4 142
Ward 11,352 0 - 0.0 -
Washington 32,209 3 10,736 9.3 75
Webb 242,788 9 26,976 3.7 137
Wharton 43,251 5 8,650 11.6 50
Wheeler 5,095 0 - 0.0 -
Wichita 127,600 17 7,506 13.3 32
Wilbarger 14,790 1 14,790 6.8 102
Willacy 21,504 0 - 0.0 -
Williamson 356,545 54 6,603 15.1 17
Wilson 41,422 0 - 0.0 -
Winkler 7,527 1 7,527 13.3 33
Wise 57,776 6 9,629 10.4 60
Wood 40,871 2 20,436 4.9 128
Yoakum 7,918 0 - 0.0 -
Young 18,047 3 6,016 16.6 10
Zapata 14,996 1 14,996 6.7 103
Zavala 12,349 0 - 0.0 -
Texas Total 23,728,510 2,668 8,894 11.2
Footnotes, 2007

* Data rounded to nearest whole number

Data Source: Texas Optometry Board - August 30, 2007

Includes: All active Optometrists with a Texas practice address. The Optometrists were sorted by their county of practice. The county was determined based on the zip code. If the practice address was unavailable, the mailing address was used to determine the county.

Excludes: Optometrists with a status code as "not renewed," "expired," "canceled," "deceased," "inactive," and out of state records.

Prepared by: Texas Department of State Health Services, Center for Health Statistics, Health Professions Resource Center, September 4, 2007.


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