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NPs, 2008

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Total practicing NPs with active Texas RN license (see table below)*: 6,304

Total NPs in Texas with active Texas RN license*: 7,022

Nurse Practitioners (NP) by County of Practice - September, 2008

County 2008 Population 2008 NP Total Ratio of 2008 Population per NP Ratio of NPs per 100,000 Population Rank
Anderson 57,910 6 9,651.7 10.4 154
Andrews 13,777 5 2,755.4 36.3 28
Angelina 84,171 20 4,208.6 23.8 72
Aransas 25,451 2 12,725.5 7.9 179
Archer 9,503 0 - 0.0 -
Armstrong 2,238 1 2,238.0 44.7 17
Atascosa 46,479 3 15,493.0 6.5 187
Austin 27,851 4 6,962.8 14.4 126
Bailey 7,142 2 3,571.0 28.0 52
Bandera 21,032 0 - 0.0 -
Bastrop 83,889 8 10,486.1 9.5 164
Baylor 4,080 0 - 0.0 -
Bee 34,458 3 11,486.0 8.7 172
Bell 263,086 102 2,579.3 38.8 25
Bexar 1,562,396 422 3,702.4 27.0 57
Blanco 10,215 2 5,107.5 19.6 93
Borden 763 0 - 0.0 -
Bosque 18,518 9 2,057.6 48.6 14
Bowie 93,518 37 2,527.5 39.6 22
Brazoria 294,384 36 8,177.3 12.2 140
Brazos 166,821 33 5,055.2 19.8 92
Brewster 9,624 5 1,924.8 52.0 9
Briscoe 1,873 0 - 0.0 -
Brooks 8,557 0 - 0.0 -
Brown 39,487 9 4,387.4 22.8 79
Burleson 18,483 1 18,483.0 5.4 193
Burnet 42,252 7 6,036.0 16.6 108
Caldwell 38,700 5 7,740.0 12.9 135
Calhoun 21,629 2 10,814.5 9.2 166
Callahan 13,677 1 13,677.0 7.3 182
Cameron 401,862 74 5,430.6 18.4 100
Camp 13,373 1 13,373.0 7.5 181
Carson 6,520 1 6,520.0 15.3 118
Cass 30,238 7 4,319.7 23.1 74
Castro 8,877 1 8,877.0 11.3 150
Chambers 32,995 3 10,998.3 9.1 167
Cherokee 49,710 8 6,213.8 16.1 111
Childress 7,829 4 1,957.3 51.1 11
Clay 11,442 0 - 0.0 -
Cochran 4,062 1 4,062.0 24.6 67
Coke 3,960 0 - 0.0 -
Coleman 9,186 3 3,062.0 32.7 39
Collin 760,664 168 4,527.8 22.1 82
Collingsworth 3,174 0 - 0.0 -
Colorado 22,308 1 22,308.0 4.5 198
Comal 102,320 22 4,650.9 21.5 83
Comanche 14,201 4 3,550.3 28.2 51
Concho 4,011 1 4,011.0 24.9 66
Cooke 40,048 10 4,004.8 25.0 65
Coryell 75,145 9 8,349.4 12.0 144
Cottle 1,881 1 1,881.0 53.2 8
Crane 4,312 0 - 0.0 -
Crockett 4,395 0 - 0.0 -
Crosby 7,470 1 7,470.0 13.4 130
Culberson 3,274 0 - 0.0 -
Dallam 6,691 1 6,691.0 14.9 123
Dallas 2,344,905 963 2,435.0 41.1 20
Dawson 15,608 1 15,608.0 6.4 188
Deaf Smith 20,058 3 6,686.0 15.0 122
Delta 5,393 1 5,393.0 18.5 99
Denton 674,765 111 6,079.0 16.5 109
De Witt 20,638 3 6,879.3 14.5 125
Dickens 2,931 1 2,931.0 34.1 33
Dimmit 10,778 0 - 0.0 -
Donley 4,093 3 1,364.3 73.3 2
Duval 13,756 0 - 0.0 -
Eastland 18,880 3 6,293.3 15.9 115
Ector 129,801 36 3,605.6 27.7 53
Edwards 2,260 0 - 0.0 -
Ellis 147,615 17 8,683.2 11.5 147
El Paso 755,157 169 4,468.4 22.4 80
Erath 37,175 10 3,717.5 26.9 58
Falls 18,872 1 18,872.0 5.3 195
Fannin 35,462 3 11,820.7 8.5 176
Fayette 24,098 3 8,032.7 12.4 138
Fisher 4,160 1 4,160.0 24.0 70
Floyd 8,147 0 - 0.0 -
Foard 1,609 1 1,609.0 62.2 5
Fort Bend 510,966 78 6,550.8 15.3 120
Franklin 10,093 1 10,093.0 9.9 159
Freestone 19,900 4 4,975.0 20.1 90
Frio 17,328 4 4,332.0 23.1 75
Gaines 15,733 2 7,866.5 12.7 136
Galveston 285,327 143 1,995.3 50.1 12
Garza 5,292 0 - 0.0 -
Gillespie 23,649 4 5,912.3 16.9 106
Glasscock 1,522 0 - 0.0 -
Goliad 7,488 2 3,744.0 26.7 60
Gonzales 20,327 2 10,163.5 9.8 160
Gray 22,096 7 3,156.6 31.7 41
Grayson 120,304 33 3,645.6 27.4 54
Gregg 117,679 28 4,202.8 23.8 71
Grimes 26,078 2 13,039.0 7.7 180
Guadalupe 114,770 12 9,564.2 10.5 153
Hale 37,661 5 7,532.2 13.3 132
Hall 3,842 1 3,842.0 26.0 61
Hamilton 8,409 1 8,409.0 11.9 145
Hansford 5,686 0 - 0.0 -
Hardeman 4,724 1 4,724.0 21.2 86
Hardin 51,906 5 10,381.2 9.6 162
Harris 3,867,607 1,196 3,233.8 30.9 43
Harrison 63,739 7 9,105.6 11.0 152
Hartley 5,689 0 - 0.0 -
Haskell 6,050 2 3,025.0 33.1 38
Hays 156,020 36 4,333.9 23.1 76
Hemphill 3,506 0 - 0.0 -
Henderson 82,291 11 7,481.0 13.4 131
Hidalgo 749,265 119 6,296.3 15.9 116
Hill 36,125 3 12,041.7 8.3 177
Hockley 23,950 6 3,991.7 25.1 64
Hood 50,239 5 10,047.8 10.0 158
Hopkins 34,386 4 8,596.5 11.6 146
Houston 24,075 3 8,025.0 12.5 137
Howard 33,981 13 2,613.9 38.3 26
Hudspeth 3,833 0 - 0.0 -
Hunt 87,942 15 5,862.8 17.1 104
Hutchinson 23,070 2 11,535.0 8.7 174
Irion 1,847 0 - 0.0 -
Jack 8,948 1 8,948.0 11.2 151
Jackson 14,730 2 7,365.0 13.6 129
Jasper 36,558 9 4,062.0 24.6 67
Jeff Davis 2,566 1 2,566.0 39.0 24
Jefferson 253,609 120 2,113.4 47.3 15
Jim Hogg 5,569 0 - 0.0 -
Jim Wells 41,831 4 10,457.8 9.6 163
Johnson 159,338 14 11,381.3 8.8 169
Jones 20,777 4 5,194.3 19.3 96
Karnes 15,969 1 15,969.0 6.3 190
Kaufman 99,999 16 6,249.9 16.0 112
Kendall 31,987 6 5,331.2 18.8 98
Kenedy 459 0 - 0.0 -
Kent 841 0 - 0.0 -
Kerr 47,512 19 2,500.6 40.0 21
Kimble 4,646 2 2,323.0 43.0 19
King 369 0 - 0.0 -
Kinney 3,436 0 - 0.0 -
Kleberg 35,137 3 11,712.3 8.5 175
Knox 4,227 2 2,113.5 47.3 16
Lamar 50,641 26 1,947.7 51.3 10
Lamb 15,386 1 15,386.0 6.5 185
Lampasas 22,838 2 11,419.0 8.8 171
La Salle 6,543 1 6,543.0 15.3 119
Lavaca 19,479 2 9,739.5 10.3 155
Lee 17,510 1 17,510.0 5.7 192
Leon 17,183 0 - 0.0 -
Liberty 82,173 6 13,695.5 7.3 183
Limestone 23,337 5 4,667.4 21.4 84
Lipscomb 3,105 2 1,552.5 64.4 4
Live Oak 12,417 0 - 0.0 -
Llano 18,842 1 18,842.0 5.3 194
Loving 65 0 - 0.0 -
Lubbock 257,690 128 2,013.2 49.7 13
Lynn 6,876 2 3,438.0 29.1 47
McCulloch 8,376 0 - 0.0 -
McLennan 225,379 71 3,174.4 31.5 42
McMullen 873 0 - 0.0 -
Madison 14,034 4 3,508.5 28.5 48
Marion 11,270 2 5,635.0 17.7 103
Martin 5,186 0 - 0.0 -
Mason 4,031 0 - 0.0 -
Matagorda 39,026 1 39,026.0 2.6 201
Maverick 53,688 2 26,844.0 3.7 200
Medina 44,956 1 44,956.0 2.2 202
Menard 2,565 0 - 0.0 -
Midland 123,362 15 8,224.1 12.2 141
Milam 26,289 6 4,381.5 22.8 78
Mills 5,149 1 5,149.0 19.4 94
Mitchell 9,917 1 9,917.0 10.1 156
Montague 20,055 3 6,685.0 15.0 121
Montgomery 425,757 82 5,192.2 19.3 95
Moore 21,342 2 10,671.0 9.4 165
Morris 13,238 0 - 0.0 -
Motley 1,419 0 - 0.0 -
Nacogdoches 62,735 17 3,690.3 27.1 56
Navarro 50,322 8 6,290.3 15.9 114
Newton 15,262 2 7,631.0 13.1 134
Nolan 15,813 1 15,813.0 6.3 189
Nueces 323,802 110 2,943.7 34.0 35
Ochiltree 9,848 2 4,924.0 20.3 89
Oldham 2,309 1 2,309.0 43.3 18
Orange 84,937 17 4,996.3 20.0 91
Palo Pinto 28,343 10 2,834.3 35.3 31
Panola 22,999 1 22,999.0 4.3 199
Parker 113,774 13 8,751.8 11.4 149
Parmer 10,546 3 3,515.3 28.4 49
Pecos 17,583 5 3,516.6 28.4 50
Polk 49,449 6 8,241.5 12.1 142
Potter 124,416 84 1,481.1 67.5 3
Presidio 8,402 0 - 0.0 -
Rains 11,533 0 - 0.0 -
Randall 112,995 26 4,346.0 23.0 77
Reagan 3,684 0 - 0.0 -
Real 3,239 0 - 0.0 -
Red River 14,509 3 4,836.3 20.7 88
Reeves 12,717 0 - 0.0 -
Refugio 8,239 2 4,119.5 24.3 69
Roberts 936 0 - 0.0 -
Robertson 16,898 1 16,898.0 5.9 191
Rockwall 74,926 22 3,405.7 29.4 46
Runnels 11,497 1 11,497.0 8.7 173
Rusk 49,464 8 6,183.0 16.2 110
Sabine 10,871 2 5,435.5 18.4 101
San Augustine 9,357 2 4,678.5 21.4 85
San Jacinto 24,601 0 - 0.0 -
San Patricio 72,187 7 10,312.4 9.7 161
San Saba 6,317 1 6,317.0 15.8 117
Schleicher 3,140 1 3,140.0 31.8 40
Scurry 16,674 0 - 0.0 -
Shackelford 3,384 1 3,384.0 29.6 45
Shelby 26,577 5 5,315.4 18.8 97
Sherman 3,326 1 3,326.0 30.1 44
Smith 196,271 69 2,844.5 35.2 32
Somervell 8,493 2 4,246.5 23.5 73
Starr 65,152 3 21,717.3 4.6 197
Stephens 9,967 1 9,967.0 10.0 157
Sterling 1,465 0 - 0.0 -
Stonewall 1,704 1 1,704.0 58.7 6
Sutton 4,450 0 - 0.0 -
Swisher 8,805 3 2,935.0 34.1 34
Tarrant 1,720,067 461 3,731.2 26.8 59
Taylor 132,329 47 2,815.5 35.5 30
Terrell 1,101 1 1,101.0 90.8 1
Terry 13,404 2 6,702.0 14.9 124
Throckmorton 1,873 1 1,873.0 53.4 7
Titus 31,362 5 6,272.4 15.9 113
Tom Green 104,179 35 2,976.5 33.6 37
Travis 916,083 328 2,792.9 35.8 29
Trinity 14,977 0 - 0.0 -
Tyler 21,970 3 7,323.3 13.7 128
Upshur 37,936 3 12,645.3 7.9 178
Upton 3,671 1 3,671.0 27.2 55
Uvalde 28,203 4 7,050.8 14.2 127
Val Verde 49,532 9 5,503.6 18.2 102
Van Zandt 53,385 7 7,626.4 13.1 133
Victoria 88,794 35 2,537.0 39.4 23
Walker 66,940 6 11,156.7 9.0 168
Waller 42,576 3 14,192.0 7.0 184
Ward 11,391 1 11,391.0 8.8 170
Washington 32,484 4 8,121.0 12.3 139
Webb 250,144 64 3,908.5 25.6 62
Wharton 43,541 5 8,708.2 11.5 148
Wheeler 5,075 0 - 0.0 -
Wichita 126,977 32 3,968.0 25.2 63
Wilbarger 14,811 5 2,962.2 33.8 36
Willacy 21,675 1 21,675.0 4.6 196
Williamson 373,961 62 6,031.6 16.6 107
Wilson 42,816 9 4,757.3 21.0 87
Winkler 7,567 0 - 0.0 -
Wise 59,084 10 5,908.4 16.9 105
Wood 41,462 5 8,292.4 12.1 143
Yoakum 7,989 3 2,663.0 37.6 27
Young 18,053 4 4,513.3 22.2 81
Zapata 15,435 1 15,435.0 6.5 186
Zavala 12,442 0 - 0.0 -
Texas Total 24,178,180 6,304 3,835.4 26.1  
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* Of the 7,022 individual active NPs licensed in Texas, 718 did not hold an active Texas RN license and therefore no geographic practice data was available for these nurses.

Data Source: Texas Board of Nursing - September 2008

 

Prepared by: Texas Department of State Health Services, Center for Health Statistics, Health Professions Resource Center, April 29, 2014

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Last updated November 05, 2014