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

County  2008 Population  2008 NP Total  Ratio of 2008 Population per NP*  NPs per 100,000 Population  Rank 
Anderson 57,910 5 11,582 8.6 166
Andrews 13,777 4 3,444 29.0 42
Angelina 84,171 19 4,430 22.6 63
Aransas 25,451 2 12,726 7.9 173
Archer 9,503 0 - 0.0 -
Armstrong 2,238 1 2,238 44.7 10
Atascosa 46,479 2 23,240 4.3 195
Austin 27,851 4 6,963 14.4 113
Bailey 7,142 2 3,571 28.0 47
Bandera 21,032 0 - 0.0 -
Bastrop 83,889 8 10,486 9.5 155
Baylor 4,080 0 - 0.0 -
Bee 34,458 2 17,229 5.8 185
Bell 263,086 90 2,923 34.2 23
Bexar 1,562,396 349 4,477 22.3 65
Blanco 10,215 3 3,405 29.4 40
Borden 763 0 - 0.0 -
Bosque 18,518 7 2,645 37.8 19
Bowie 93,518 29 3,225 31.0 36
Brazoria 294,384 32 9,200 10.9 141
Brazos 166,821 30 5,561 18.0 87
Brewster 9,624 5 1,925 52.0 7
Briscoe 1,873 0 - 0.0 -
Brooks 8,557 0 - 0.0 -
Brown 39,487 7 5,641 17.7 89
Burleson 18,483 1 18,483 5.4 190
Burnet 42,252 5 8,450 11.8 132
Caldwell 38,700 5 7,740 12.9 124
Calhoun 21,629 2 10,815 9.2 159
Callahan 13,677 1 13,677 7.3 176
Cameron 401,862 67 5,998 16.7 94
Camp 13,373 1 13,373 7.5 175
Carson 6,520 1 6,520 15.3 102
Cass 30,238 8 3,780 26.5 50
Castro 8,877 1 8,877 11.3 138
Chambers 32,995 3 10,998 9.1 161
Cherokee 49,710 8 6,214 16.1 98
Childress 7,829 3 2,610 38.3 16
Clay 11,442 0 - 0.0 -
Cochran 4,062 1 4,062 24.6 56
Coke 3,960 0 - 0.0 -
Coleman 9,186 3 3,062 32.7 31
Collin 760,664 141 5,395 18.5 84
Collingsworth 3,174 0 - 0.0 -
Colorado 22,308 1 22,308 4.5 192
Comal 102,320 20 5,116 19.5 77
Comanche 14,201 4 3,550 28.2 45
Concho 4,011 1 4,011 24.9 55
Cooke 40,048 9 4,450 22.5 64
Coryell 75,145 7 10,735 9.3 158
Cottle 1,881 1 1,881 53.2 6
Crane 4,312 0 - 0.0 -
Crockett 4,395 0 - 0.0 -
Crosby 7,470 1 7,470 13.4 119
Culberson 3,274 0 - 0.0 -
Dallam 6,691 0 - 0.0 -
Dallas 2,344,905 819 2,863 34.9 22
Dawson 15,608 1 15,608 6.4 181
Deaf Smith 20,058 2 10,029 10.0 148
Delta 5,393 1 5,393 18.5 83
Denton 674,765 101 6,681 15.0 108
De Witt 20,638 2 10,319 9.7 151
Dickens 2,931 1 2,931 34.1 24
Dimmit 10,778 0 - 0.0 -
Donley 4,093 0 - 0.0 -
Duval 13,756 0 - 0.0 -
Eastland 18,880 3 6,293 15.9 100
Ector 129,801 30 4,327 23.1 61
Edwards 2,260 0 - 0.0 -
Ellis 147,615 16 9,226 10.8 142
El Paso 755,157 136 5,553 18.0 86
Erath 37,175 6 6,196 16.1 97
Falls 18,872 2 9,436 10.6 143
Fannin 35,462 2 17,731 5.6 188
Fayette 24,098 3 8,033 12.4 126
Fisher 4,160 1 4,160 24.0 58
Floyd 8,147 0 - 0.0 -
Foard 1,609 1 1,609 62.2 3
Fort Bend 510,966 67 7,626 13.1 122
Franklin 10,093 1 10,093 9.9 149
Freestone 19,900 4 4,975 20.1 76
Frio 17,328 2 8,664 11.5 134
Gaines 15,733 3 5,244 19.1 80
Galveston 285,327 97 2,942 34.0 26
Garza 5,292 0 - 0.0 -
Gillespie 23,649 2 11,825 8.5 167
Glasscock 1,522 0 - 0.0 -
Goliad 7,488 1 7,488 13.4 120
Gonzales 20,327 2 10,164 9.8 150
Gray 22,096 6 3,683 27.2 49
Grayson 120,304 28 4,297 23.3 60
Gregg 117,679 25 4,707 21.2 69
Grimes 26,078 2 13,039 7.7 174
Guadalupe 114,770 11 10,434 9.6 153
Hale 37,661 5 7,532 13.3 121
Hall 3,842 1 3,842 26.0 51
Hamilton 8,409 1 8,409 11.9 130
Hansford 5,686 0 - 0.0 -
Hardeman 4,724 1 4,724 21.2 70
Hardin 51,906 5 10,381 9.6 152
Harris 3,867,607 1,003 3,856 25.9 53
Harrison 63,739 6 10,623 9.4 156
Hartley 5,689 0 - 0.0 -
Haskell 6,050 2 3,025 33.1 29
Hays 156,020 32 4,876 20.5 74
Hemphill 3,506 0 - 0.0 -
Henderson 82,291 12 6,858 14.6 111
Hidalgo 749,265 89 8,419 11.9 131
Hill 36,125 2 18,063 5.5 189
Hockley 23,950 5 4,790 20.9 72
Hood 50,239 4 12,560 8.0 171
Hopkins 34,386 4 8,597 11.6 133
Houston 24,075 2 12,038 8.3 169
Howard 33,981 13 2,614 38.3 17
Hudspeth 3,833 0 - 0.0 -
Hunt 87,942 15 5,863 17.1 93
Hutchinson 23,070 2 11,535 8.7 165
Irion 1,847 0 - 0.0 -
Jack 8,948 1 8,948 11.2 140
Jackson 14,730 2 7,365 13.6 118
Jasper 36,558 9 4,062 24.6 57
Jeff Davis 2,566 1 2,566 39.0 15
Jefferson 253,609 109 2,327 43.0 13
Jim Hogg 5,569 0 - 0.0 -
Jim Wells 41,831 4 10,458 9.6 154
Johnson 159,338 13 12,257 8.2 170
Jones 20,777 4 5,194 19.3 79
Karnes 15,969 1 15,969 6.3 183
Kaufman 99,999 15 6,667 15.0 106
Kendall 31,987 6 5,331 18.8 82
Kenedy 459 0 - 0.0 -
Kent 841 0 - 0.0 -
Kerr 47,512 18 2,640 37.9 18
Kimble 4,646 2 2,323 43.0 12
King 369 0 - 0.0 -
Kinney 3,436 0 - 0.0 -
Kleberg 35,137 2 17,569 5.7 187
Knox 4,227 2 2,114 47.3 9
Lamar 50,641 25 2,026 49.4 8
Lamb 15,386 1 15,386 6.5 179
Lampasas 22,838 1 22,838 4.4 193
La Salle 6,543 1 6,543 15.3 103
Lavaca 19,479 2 9,740 10.3 145
Lee 17,510 1 17,510 5.7 186
Leon 17,183 0 - 0.0 -
Liberty 82,173 6 13,696 7.3 177
Limestone 23,337 4 5,834 17.1 91
Lipscomb 3,105 1 3,105 32.2 33
Live Oak 12,417 0 - 0.0 -
Llano 18,842 0 - 0.0 -
Loving 65 0 - 0.0 -
Lubbock 257,690 105 2,454 40.7 14
Lynn 6,876 2 3,438 29.1 41
McCulloch 8,376 0 - 0.0 -
McLennan 225,379 58 3,886 25.7 54
McMullen 873 0 - 0.0 -
Madison 14,034 4 3,509 28.5 43
Marion 11,270 2 5,635 17.7 88
Martin 5,186 0 - 0.0 -
Mason 4,031 0 - 0.0 -
Matagorda 39,026 1 39,026 2.6 198
Maverick 53,688 2 26,844 3.7 196
Medina 44,956 1 44,956 2.2 199
Menard 2,565 0 - 0.0 -
Midland 123,362 13 9,489 10.5 144
Milam 26,289 3 8,763 11.4 137
Mills 5,149 1 5,149 19.4 78
Mitchell 9,917 1 9,917 10.1 146
Montague 20,055 3 6,685 15.0 109
Montgomery 425,757 73 5,832 17.1 90
Moore 21,342 2 10,671 9.4 157
Morris 13,238 0 - 0.0 -
Motley 1,419 0 - 0.0 -
Nacogdoches 62,735 9 6,971 14.3 114
Navarro 50,322 7 7,189 13.9 116
Newton 15,262 2 7,631 13.1 123
Nolan 15,813 1 15,813 6.3 182
Nueces 323,802 84 3,855 25.9 52
Ochiltree 9,848 2 4,924 20.3 75
Oldham 2,309 1 2,309 43.3 11
Orange 84,937 14 6,067 16.5 95
Palo Pinto 28,343 10 2,834 35.3 21
Panola 22,999 1 22,999 4.3 194
Parker 113,774 13 8,752 11.4 136
Parmer 10,546 3 3,515 28.4 44
Pecos 17,583 3 5,861 17.1 92
Polk 49,449 6 8,242 12.1 128
Potter 124,416 78 1,595 62.7 2
Presidio 8,402 0 - 0.0 -
Rains 11,533 0 - 0.0 -
Randall 112,995 18 6,278 15.9 99
Reagan 3,684 0 - 0.0 -
Real 3,239 0 - 0.0 -
Red River 14,509 3 4,836 20.7 73
Reeves 12,717 0 - 0.0 -
Refugio 8,239 1 8,239 12.1 127
Roberts 936 0 - 0.0 -
Robertson 16,898 1 16,898 5.9 184
Rockwall 74,926 21 3,568 28.0 46
Runnels 11,497 1 11,497 8.7 164
Rusk 49,464 8 6,183 16.2 96
Sabine 10,871 2 5,436 18.4 85
San Augustine 9,357 2 4,679 21.4 68
San Jacinto 24,601 0 - 0.0 -
San Patricio 72,187 6 12,031 8.3 168
San Saba 6,317 1 6,317 15.8 101
Schleicher 3,140 1 3,140 31.8 34
Scurry 16,674 0 - 0.0 -
Shackelford 3,384 1 3,384 29.6 39
Shelby 26,577 5 5,315 18.8 81
Sherman 3,326 1 3,326 30.1 38
Smith 196,271 65 3,020 33.1 28
Somervell 8,493 2 4,247 23.5 59
Starr 65,152 2 32,576 3.1 197
Stephens 9,967 1 9,967 10.0 147
Sterling 1,465 0 - 0.0 -
Stonewall 1,704 1 1,704 58.7 4
Sutton 4,450 0 - 0.0 -
Swisher 8,805 3 2,935 34.1 25
Tarrant 1,720,067 377 4,563 21.9 67
Taylor 132,329 42 3,151 31.7 35
Terrell 1,101 1 1,101 90.8 1
Terry 13,404 2 6,702 14.9 110
Throckmorton 1,873 1 1,873 53.4 5
Titus 31,362 4 7,841 12.8 125
Tom Green 104,179 34 3,064 32.6 32
Travis 916,083 283 3,237 30.9 37
Trinity 14,977 0 - 0.0 -
Tyler 21,970 3 7,323 13.7 117
Upshur 37,936 3 12,645 7.9 172
Upton 3,671 1 3,671 27.2 48
Uvalde 28,203 4 7,051 14.2 115
Val Verde 49,532 6 8,255 12.1 129
Van Zandt 53,385 6 8,898 11.2 139
Victoria 88,794 29 3,062 32.7 30
Walker 66,940 6 11,157 9.0 162
Waller 42,576 3 14,192 7.0 178
Ward 11,391 1 11,391 8.8 163
Washington 32,484 3 10,828 9.2 160
Webb 250,144 38 6,583 15.2 105
Wharton 43,541 5 8,708 11.5 135
Wheeler 5,075 0 - 0.0 -
Wichita 126,977 29 4,379 22.8 62
Wilbarger 14,811 5 2,962 33.8 27
Willacy 21,675 1 21,675 4.6 191
Williamson 373,961 56 6,678 15.0 107
Wilson 42,816 9 4,757 21.0 71
Winkler 7,567 0 - 0.0 -
Wise 59,084 9 6,565 15.2 104
Wood 41,462 6 6,910 14.5 112
Yoakum 7,989 3 2,663 37.6 20
Young 18,053 4 4,513 22.2 66
Zapata 15,435 1 15,435 6.5 180
Zavala 12,442 0 - 0.0 -
Texas Total 24,178,180 5,335 4,532 22.1

* Data rounded to nearest whole number

Data Source: Texas Board of Nurse Examiners, September 30, 2008.

Prepared by: Texas Department of State Health Services, Center for Health Statistics, Health Professions Resource Center, October 13, 2009.

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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