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NPs, 2009

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Total active NPs licensed in Texas*: 7,527

Total active NPs with active Texas RN license (see table below)*: 6,773

Nurse Practitioners (NP) by County of Practice - September, 2009

County 2009 Population 2009 NP Total Ratio of 2009 Population per NP Ratio of NPs per 100,000 Population Rank
Anderson 57,589 6 9,598.2 10.4 161
Andrews 14,197 5 2,839.4 35.2 30
Angelina 84,608 21 4,029.0 24.8 68
Aransas 27,019 2 13,509.5 7.4 182
Archer 9,464 0 - 0.0 -
Armstrong 2,267 1 2,267.0 44.1 15
Atascosa 45,189 4 11,297.3 8.9 175
Austin 28,205 3 9,401.7 10.6 159
Bailey 6,361 2 3,180.5 31.4 39
Bandera 20,900 0 - 0.0 -
Bastrop 79,038 9 8,782.0 11.4 154
Baylor 3,999 0 - 0.0 -
Bee 33,956 6 5,659.3 17.7 107
Bell 286,049 125 2,288.4 43.7 16
Bexar 1,612,972 463 3,483.7 28.7 48
Blanco 10,139 3 3,379.7 29.6 46
Borden 766 0 - 0.0 -
Bosque 17,689 8 2,211.1 45.2 14
Bowie 92,641 44 2,105.5 47.5 13
Brazoria 310,491 40 7,762.3 12.9 144
Brazos 173,300 36 4,813.9 20.8 86
Brewster 9,408 5 1,881.6 53.1 7
Briscoe 1,862 0 - 0.0 -
Brooks 7,889 0 - 0.0 -
Brown 39,734 9 4,414.9 22.7 76
Burleson 18,466 1 18,466.0 5.4 189
Burnet 46,080 7 6,582.9 15.2 126
Caldwell 38,028 3 12,676.0 7.9 178
Calhoun 23,039 2 11,519.5 8.7 176
Callahan 14,367 0 - 0.0 -
Cameron 408,951 71 5,759.9 17.4 110
Camp 13,214 1 13,214.0 7.6 180
Carson 6,750 1 6,750.0 14.8 130
Cass 30,638 6 5,106.3 19.6 95
Castro 7,483 1 7,483.0 13.4 142
Chambers 34,810 2 17,405.0 5.7 188
Cherokee 49,662 7 7,094.6 14.1 133
Childress 7,898 5 1,579.6 63.3 3
Clay 11,210 0 - 0.0 -
Cochran 3,499 1 3,499.0 28.6 49
Coke 3,909 0 - 0.0 -
Coleman 8,963 2 4,481.5 22.3 77
Collin 801,865 174 4,608.4 21.7 79
Collingsworth 3,161 0 - 0.0 -
Colorado 22,074 2 11,037.0 9.1 174
Comal 116,038 20 5,801.9 17.2 111
Comanche 14,230 4 3,557.5 28.1 51
Concho 3,869 1 3,869.0 25.8 66
Cooke 40,414 11 3,674.0 27.2 55
Coryell 80,692 8 10,086.5 9.9 164
Cottle 1,872 1 1,872.0 53.4 6
Crane 4,273 0 - 0.0 -
Crockett 4,545 0 - 0.0 -
Crosby 6,600 1 6,600.0 15.2 127
Culberson 2,733 0 - 0.0 -
Dallam 6,729 0 - 0.0 -
Dallas 2,412,431 1,045 2,308.5 43.3 17
Dawson 14,830 3 4,943.3 20.2 89
Deaf Smith 20,372 4 5,093.0 19.6 93
Delta 5,334 1 5,334.0 18.7 101
Denton 675,225 130 5,194.0 19.3 97
De Witt 20,514 5 4,102.8 24.4 71
Dickens 2,807 1 2,807.0 35.6 29
Dimmit 9,816 0 - 0.0 -
Donley 3,871 0 - 0.0 -
Duval 12,153 0 - 0.0 -
Eastland 18,764 4 4,691.0 21.3 81
Ector 131,553 39 3,373.2 29.6 45
Edwards 2,211 0 - 0.0 -
Ellis 153,660 19 8,087.4 12.4 145
El Paso 763,712 200 3,818.6 26.2 64
Erath 39,152 7 5,593.1 17.9 105
Falls 18,738 3 6,246.0 16.0 121
Fannin 34,419 4 8,604.8 11.6 152
Fayette 24,841 2 12,420.5 8.1 177
Fisher 4,193 1 4,193.0 23.8 73
Floyd 6,979 0 - 0.0 -
Foard 1,583 1 1,583.0 63.2 4
Fort Bend 551,328 85 6,486.2 15.4 124
Franklin 10,808 0 - 0.0 -
Freestone 20,157 5 4,031.4 24.8 69
Frio 17,807 3 5,935.7 16.8 117
Gaines 16,277 2 8,138.5 12.3 147
Galveston 289,203 146 1,980.8 50.5 10
Garza 5,203 0 - 0.0 -
Gillespie 25,309 4 6,327.3 15.8 122
Glasscock 1,513 0 - 0.0 -
Goliad 7,630 3 2,543.3 39.3 22
Gonzales 20,191 2 10,095.5 9.9 166
Gray 22,843 7 3,263.3 30.6 42
Grayson 119,674 37 3,234.4 30.9 41
Gregg 121,581 37 3,286.0 30.4 43
Grimes 26,152 2 13,076.0 7.6 179
Guadalupe 124,383 12 10,365.3 9.6 168
Hale 37,174 5 7,434.8 13.5 141
Hall 3,836 1 3,836.0 26.1 65
Hamilton 8,864 1 8,864.0 11.3 156
Hansford 5,222 0 - 0.0 -
Hardeman 4,619 1 4,619.0 21.6 80
Hardin 51,842 7 7,406.0 13.5 140
Harris 4,016,367 1,293 3,106.2 32.2 34
Harrison 67,152 8 8,394.0 11.9 150
Hartley 5,786 0 - 0.0 -
Haskell 5,912 1 5,912.0 16.9 116
Hays 156,605 31 5,051.8 19.8 92
Hemphill 3,581 0 - 0.0 -
Henderson 80,456 12 6,704.7 14.9 128
Hidalgo 768,405 132 5,821.3 17.2 114
Hill 36,517 5 7,303.4 13.7 137
Hockley 23,778 6 3,963.0 25.2 67
Hood 53,182 6 8,863.7 11.3 155
Hopkins 34,344 4 8,586.0 11.6 151
Houston 24,347 3 8,115.7 12.3 146
Howard 33,590 13 2,583.8 38.7 23
Hudspeth 3,772 0 - 0.0 -
Hunt 88,664 21 4,222.1 23.7 75
Hutchinson 23,586 4 5,896.5 17.0 115
Irion 1,830 0 - 0.0 -
Jack 9,051 2 4,525.5 22.1 78
Jackson 15,280 3 5,093.3 19.6 94
Jasper 35,906 10 3,590.6 27.9 52
Jeff Davis 2,777 1 2,777.0 36.0 28
Jefferson 243,485 128 1,902.2 52.6 9
Jim Hogg 5,495 0 - 0.0 -
Jim Wells 42,220 6 7,036.7 14.2 132
Johnson 164,347 18 9,130.4 11.0 158
Jones 20,791 4 5,197.8 19.2 98
Karnes 16,705 2 8,352.5 12.0 149
Kaufman 103,387 16 6,461.7 15.5 123
Kendall 34,020 6 5,670.0 17.6 108
Kenedy 465 0 - 0.0 -
Kent 862 0 - 0.0 -
Kerr 46,483 20 2,324.2 43.0 19
Kimble 4,758 2 2,379.0 42.0 20
King 374 0 - 0.0 -
Kinney 3,447 0 - 0.0 -
Kleberg 32,105 3 10,701.7 9.3 170
Knox 4,238 3 1,412.7 70.8 1
Lamar 50,207 24 2,092.0 47.8 12
Lamb 15,514 1 15,514.0 6.4 186
Lampasas 22,088 1 22,088.0 4.5 192
La Salle 6,030 1 6,030.0 16.6 119
Lavaca 19,520 3 6,506.7 15.4 125
Lee 17,875 2 8,937.5 11.2 157
Leon 16,801 0 - 0.0 -
Liberty 80,721 6 13,453.5 7.4 181
Limestone 23,254 4 5,813.5 17.2 112
Lipscomb 3,162 1 3,162.0 31.6 35
Live Oak 12,421 0 - 0.0 -
Llano 19,105 2 9,552.5 10.5 160
Loving 65 0 - 0.0 -
Lubbock 265,963 131 2,030.3 49.3 11
Lynn 5,993 2 2,996.5 33.4 33
McCulloch 8,626 0 - 0.0 -
McLennan 231,025 72 3,208.7 31.2 40
McMullen 875 0 - 0.0 -
Madison 14,332 3 4,777.3 20.9 84
Marion 11,039 3 3,679.7 27.2 57
Martin 5,251 0 - 0.0 -
Mason 3,829 0 - 0.0 -
Matagorda 38,759 2 19,379.5 5.2 190
Maverick 54,461 2 27,230.5 3.7 195
Medina 45,015 2 22,507.5 4.4 193
Menard 2,436 0 - 0.0 -
Midland 128,116 17 7,536.2 13.3 143
Milam 26,248 7 3,749.7 26.7 60
Mills 5,452 1 5,452.0 18.3 102
Mitchell 9,792 1 9,792.0 10.2 163
Montague 20,125 3 6,708.3 14.9 129
Montgomery 455,104 91 5,001.1 20.0 90
Moore 21,022 1 21,022.0 4.8 191
Morris 13,500 0 - 0.0 -
Motley 1,423 0 - 0.0 -
Nacogdoches 63,669 17 3,745.2 26.7 59
Navarro 50,892 7 7,270.3 13.8 135
Newton 14,920 0 - 0.0 -
Nolan 14,543 2 7,271.5 13.8 136
Nueces 322,833 121 2,668.0 37.5 24
Ochiltree 9,880 2 4,940.0 20.2 88
Oldham 2,318 1 2,318.0 43.1 18
Orange 85,018 21 4,048.5 24.7 70
Palo Pinto 29,402 8 3,675.3 27.2 56
Panola 24,016 1 24,016.0 4.2 194
Parker 115,186 12 9,598.8 10.4 162
Parmer 10,213 2 5,106.5 19.6 96
Pecos 17,741 5 3,548.2 28.2 50
Polk 49,001 7 7,000.1 14.3 131
Potter 125,017 86 1,453.7 68.8 2
Presidio 8,542 0 - 0.0 -
Rains 10,783 0 - 0.0 -
Randall 118,869 25 4,754.8 21.0 82
Reagan 3,142 0 - 0.0 -
Real 3,317 0 - 0.0 -
Red River 14,385 3 4,795.0 20.9 85
Reeves 11,276 0 - 0.0 -
Refugio 7,187 1 7,187.0 13.9 134
Roberts 941 0 - 0.0 -
Robertson 16,803 3 5,601.0 17.9 106
Rockwall 79,754 22 3,625.2 27.6 53
Runnels 11,730 0 - 0.0 -
Rusk 49,770 9 5,530.0 18.1 103
Sabine 10,831 1 10,831.0 9.2 171
San Augustine 9,539 2 4,769.5 21.0 83
San Jacinto 27,553 1 27,553.0 3.6 196
San Patricio 70,665 7 10,095.0 9.9 165
San Saba 6,347 2 3,173.5 31.5 38
Schleicher 3,168 1 3,168.0 31.6 36
Scurry 17,127 0 - 0.0 -
Shackelford 3,446 1 3,446.0 29.0 47
Shelby 26,469 5 5,293.8 18.9 100
Sherman 3,347 1 3,347.0 29.9 44
Smith 202,857 76 2,669.2 37.5 25
Somervell 8,399 2 4,199.5 23.8 74
Starr 65,944 4 16,486.0 6.1 187
Stephens 10,196 1 10,196.0 9.8 167
Sterling 1,464 0 - 0.0 -
Stonewall 1,655 1 1,655.0 60.4 5
Sutton 4,584 0 - 0.0 -
Swisher 8,224 2 4,112.0 24.3 72
Tarrant 1,780,891 470 3,789.1 26.4 61
Taylor 130,837 54 2,422.9 41.3 21
Terrell 1,103 0 - 0.0 -
Terry 11,632 2 5,816.0 17.2 113
Throckmorton 1,885 1 1,885.0 53.1 8
Titus 31,584 6 5,264.0 19.0 99
Tom Green 103,881 35 2,968.0 33.7 32
Travis 974,427 356 2,737.2 36.5 27
Trinity 15,055 1 15,055.0 6.6 185
Tyler 22,016 3 7,338.7 13.6 138
Upshur 38,003 1 38,003.0 2.6 197
Upton 3,173 1 3,173.0 31.5 37
Uvalde 27,695 5 5,539.0 18.1 104
Val Verde 49,616 8 6,202.0 16.1 120
Van Zandt 53,139 5 10,627.8 9.4 169
Victoria 88,687 31 2,860.9 35.0 31
Walker 65,255 6 10,875.8 9.2 172
Waller 41,352 3 13,784.0 7.3 183
Ward 10,020 2 5,010.0 20.0 91
Washington 33,141 4 8,285.3 12.1 148
Webb 251,096 66 3,804.5 26.3 62
Wharton 43,560 5 8,712.0 11.5 153
Wheeler 5,140 0 - 0.0 -
Wichita 128,119 35 3,660.5 27.3 54
Wilbarger 15,240 4 3,810.0 26.2 63
Willacy 21,865 2 10,932.5 9.1 173
Williamson 413,220 72 5,739.2 17.4 109
Wilson 44,075 9 4,897.2 20.4 87
Winkler 6,636 0 - 0.0 -
Wise 60,193 10 6,019.3 16.6 118
Wood 44,057 6 7,342.8 13.6 139
Yoakum 8,178 3 2,726.0 36.7 26
Young 18,573 5 3,714.6 26.9 58
Zapata 14,944 1 14,944.0 6.7 184
Zavala 12,735 0 - 0.0 -
Texas Total 24,873,773 6,773 3,672.5 27.2  
Documentation

* Of the 7,527 individual active NPs licensed in Texas, 754 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 2009

 

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 May 30, 2014