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Primary Care Physicians (PC) by County of Practice - August, 2009

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Primary Care Physicians (PC) by County of Practice - August, 2009

County 2009 Population 2009 PC Total Ratio of 2009 Population per PC* Ratio of PC per 100,000 Population Rank
Anderson 57,589 39 1,477 67.7 60
Andrews 14,197 11 1,291 77.5 40
Angelina 84,608 72 1,175 85.1 26
Aransas 27,019 10 2,702 37.0 152
Archer 9,464 1 9,464 10.6 226
Armstrong 2,267 0 - 0.0 -
Atascosa 45,189 20 2,259 44.3 124
Austin 28,205 9 3,134 31.9 173
Bailey 6,361 5 1,272 78.6 36
Bandera 20,900 1 20,900 4.8 228
Bastrop 79,038 27 2,927 34.2 162
Baylor 3,999 6 667 150.0 2
Bee 33,956 17 1,997 50.1 103
Bell 286,049 226 1,266 79.0 35
Bexar 1,612,972 1,250 1,290 77.5 39
Blanco 10,139 4 2,535 39.5 146
Borden 766 0 - 0.0 -
Bosque 17,689 8 2,211 45.2 117
Bowie 92,641 92 1,007 99.3 13
Brazoria 310,491 138 2,250 44.4 121
Brazos 173,300 172 1,008 99.2 14
Brewster 9,408 3 3,136 31.9 174
Briscoe 1,862 0 - 0.0 -
Brooks 7,889 2 3,945 25.4 199
Brown 39,734 31 1,282 78.0 38
Burleson 18,466 3 6,155 16.2 217
Burnet 46,080 36 1,280 78.1 37
Caldwell 38,028 16 2,377 42.1 131
Calhoun 23,039 15 1,536 65.1 66
Callahan 14,367 3 4,789 20.9 207
Cameron 408,951 246 1,662 60.2 82
Camp 13,214 12 1,101 90.8 20
Carson 6,750 0 - 0.0 -
Cass 30,638 13 2,357 42.4 130
Castro 7,483 3 2,494 40.1 143
Chambers 34,810 5 6,962 14.4 223
Cherokee 49,662 32 1,552 64.4 68
Childress 7,898 8 987 101.3 12
Clay 11,210 3 3,737 26.8 191
Cochran 3,499 1 3,499 28.6 187
Coke 3,909 1 3,909 25.6 198
Coleman 8,963 3 2,988 33.5 168
Collin 801,865 662 1,211 82.6 29
Collingsworth 3,161 2 1,581 63.3 72
Colorado 22,074 14 1,577 63.4 71
Comal 116,038 65 1,785 56.0 89
Comanche 14,230 10 1,423 70.3 55
Concho 3,869 1 3,869 25.8 196
Cooke 40,414 20 2,021 49.5 107
Coryell 80,692 22 3,668 27.3 189
Cottle 1,872 0 - 0.0 -
Crane 4,273 2 2,137 46.8 111
Crockett 4,545 1 4,545 22.0 206
Crosby 6,600 2 3,300 30.3 180
Culberson 2,733 1 2,733 36.6 154
Dallam 6,729 0 - 0.0 -
Dallas 2,412,431 1,935 1,247 80.2 33
Dawson 14,830 5 2,966 33.7 165
Deaf Smith 20,372 11 1,852 54.0 94
Delta 5,334 1 5,334 18.7 214
Denton 675,225 353 1,913 52.3 97
De Witt 20,514 14 1,465 68.2 59
Dickens 2,807 0 - 0.0 -
Dimmit 9,816 6 1,636 61.1 79
Donley 3,871 1 3,871 25.8 197
Duval 12,153 0 - 0.0 -
Eastland 18,764 12 1,564 64.0 70
Ector 131,553 82 1,604 62.3 74
Edwards 2,211 1 2,211 45.2 116
Ellis 153,660 67 2,293 43.6 126
El Paso 763,712 344 2,220 45.0 119
Erath 39,152 26 1,506 66.4 64
Falls 18,738 3 6,246 16.0 219
Fannin 34,419 9 3,824 26.1 194
Fayette 24,841 15 1,656 60.4 80
Fisher 4,193 3 1,398 71.5 50
Floyd 6,979 8 872 114.6 5
Foard 1,583 0 - 0.0 -
Fort Bend 551,328 284 1,941 51.5 99
Franklin 10,808 6 1,801 55.5 90
Freestone 20,157 8 2,520 39.7 145
Frio 17,807 6 2,968 33.7 166
Gaines 16,277 4 4,069 24.6 201
Galveston 289,203 160 1,808 55.3 91
Garza 5,203 1 5,203 19.2 213
Gillespie 25,309 30 844 118.5 4
Glasscock 1,513 0 - 0.0 -
Goliad 7,630 1 7,630 13.1 224
Gonzales 20,191 9 2,243 44.6 120
Gray 22,843 16 1,428 70.0 56
Grayson 119,674 85 1,408 71.0 53
Gregg 121,581 125 973 102.8 10
Grimes 26,152 11 2,377 42.1 132
Guadalupe 124,383 37 3,362 29.7 182
Hale 37,174 21 1,770 56.5 88
Hall 3,836 0 - 0.0 -
Hamilton 8,864 9 985 101.5 11
Hansford 5,222 2 2,611 38.3 149
Hardeman 4,619 6 770 129.9 3
Hardin 51,842 14 3,703 27.0 190
Harris 4,016,367 3,059 1,313 76.2 42
Harrison 67,152 29 2,316 43.2 128
Hartley 5,786 4 1,447 69.1 57
Haskell 5,912 2 2,956 33.8 164
Hays 156,605 78 2,008 49.8 106
Hemphill 3,581 4 895 111.7 6
Henderson 80,456 39 2,063 48.5 108
Hidalgo 768,405 436 1,762 56.7 87
Hill 36,517 14 2,608 38.3 148
Hockley 23,778 11 2,162 46.3 114
Hood 53,182 32 1,662 60.2 81
Hopkins 34,344 23 1,493 67.0 61
Houston 24,347 8 3,043 32.9 170
Howard 33,590 21 1,600 62.5 73
Hudspeth 3,772 0 - 0.0 -
Hunt 88,664 41 2,163 46.2 115
Hutchinson 23,586 11 2,144 46.6 112
Irion 1,830 0 - 0.0 -
Jack 9,051 4 2,263 44.2 125
Jackson 15,280 4 3,820 26.2 193
Jasper 35,906 24 1,496 66.8 62
Jeff Davis 2,777 1 2,777 36.0 158
Jefferson 243,485 195 1,249 80.1 34
Jim Hogg 5,495 1 5,495 18.2 216
Jim Wells 42,220 17 2,484 40.3 140
Johnson 164,347 54 3,043 32.9 171
Jones 20,791 10 2,079 48.1 109
Karnes 16,705 5 3,341 29.9 181
Kaufman 103,387 45 2,297 43.5 127
Kendall 34,020 30 1,134 88.2 23
Kenedy 465 0 - 0.0 -
Kent 862 0 - 0.0 -
Kerr 46,483 44 1,056 94.7 18
Kimble 4,758 2 2,379 42.0 133
King 374 0 - 0.0 -
Kinney 3,447 1 3,447 29.0 184
Kleberg 32,105 16 2,007 49.8 105
Knox 4,238 3 1,413 70.8 54
Lamar 50,207 37 1,357 73.7 45
Lamb 15,514 5 3,103 32.2 172
Lampasas 22,088 9 2,454 40.7 139
La Salle 6,030 2 3,015 33.2 169
Lavaca 19,520 12 1,627 61.5 76
Lee 17,875 4 4,469 22.4 205
Leon 16,801 4 4,200 23.8 202
Liberty 80,721 38 2,124 47.1 110
Limestone 23,254 19 1,224 81.7 31
Lipscomb 3,162 0 - 0.0 -
Live Oak 12,421 2 6,211 16.1 218
Llano 19,105 14 1,365 73.3 46
Loving 65 0 - 0.0 -
Lubbock 265,963 220 1,209 82.7 28
Lynn 5,993 3 1,998 50.1 104
McCulloch 8,626 3 2,875 34.8 161
McLennan 231,025 177 1,305 76.6 41
McMullen 875 0 - 0.0 -
Madison 14,332 5 2,866 34.9 160
Marion 11,039 4 2,760 36.2 157
Martin 5,251 2 2,626 38.1 150
Mason 3,829 0 - 0.0 -
Matagorda 38,759 24 1,615 61.9 75
Maverick 54,461 19 2,866 34.9 159
Medina 45,015 13 3,463 28.9 186
Menard 2,436 2 1,218 82.1 30
Midland 128,116 74 1,731 57.8 85
Milam 26,248 11 2,386 41.9 135
Mills 5,452 3 1,817 55.0 92
Mitchell 9,792 2 4,896 20.4 210
Montague 20,125 8 2,516 39.8 144
Montgomery 455,104 325 1,400 71.4 51
Moore 21,022 12 1,752 57.1 86
Morris 13,500 2 6,750 14.8 221
Motley 1,423 0 - 0.0 -
Nacogdoches 63,669 57 1,117 89.5 22
Navarro 50,892 19 2,679 37.3 151
Newton 14,920 5 2,984 33.5 167
Nolan 14,543 11 1,322 75.6 43
Nueces 322,833 299 1,080 92.6 19
Ochiltree 9,880 5 1,976 50.6 102
Oldham 2,318 0 - 0.0 -
Orange 85,018 27 3,149 31.8 176
Palo Pinto 29,402 18 1,633 61.2 77
Panola 24,016 10 2,402 41.6 137
Parker 115,186 48 2,400 41.7 136
Parmer 10,213 4 2,553 39.2 147
Pecos 17,741 9 1,971 50.7 101
Polk 49,001 26 1,885 53.1 95
Potter 125,017 135 926 108.0 7
Presidio 8,542 2 4,271 23.4 203
Rains 10,783 2 5,392 18.5 215
Randall 118,869 31 3,834 26.1 195
Reagan 3,142 1 3,142 31.8 175
Real 3,317 0 - 0.0 -
Red River 14,385 3 4,795 20.9 208
Reeves 11,276 5 2,255 44.3 122
Refugio 7,187 2 3,594 27.8 188
Roberts 941 0 - 0.0 -
Robertson 16,803 2 8,402 11.9 225
Rockwall 79,754 53 1,505 66.5 63
Runnels 11,730 6 1,955 51.2 100
Rusk 49,770 20 2,489 40.2 142
Sabine 10,831 4 2,708 36.9 153
San Augustine 9,539 4 2,385 41.9 134
San Jacinto 27,553 4 6,888 14.5 222
San Patricio 70,665 21 3,365 29.7 183
San Saba 6,347 1 6,347 15.8 220
Schleicher 3,168 1 3,168 31.6 177
Scurry 17,127 11 1,557 64.2 69
Shackelford 3,446 3 1,149 87.1 25
Shelby 26,469 9 2,941 34.0 163
Sherman 3,347 0 - 0.0 -
Smith 202,857 209 971 103.0 9
Somervell 8,399 9 933 107.2 8
Starr 65,944 15 4,396 22.7 204
Stephens 10,196 7 1,457 68.7 58
Sterling 1,464 0 - 0.0 -
Stonewall 1,655 4 414 241.7 1
Sutton 4,584 3 1,528 65.4 65
Swisher 8,224 3 2,741 36.5 156
Tarrant 1,780,891 1,288 1,383 72.3 48
Taylor 130,837 115 1,138 87.9 24
Terrell 1,103 1 1,103 90.7 21
Terry 11,632 6 1,939 51.6 98
Throckmorton 1,885 1 1,885 53.1 96
Titus 31,584 23 1,373 72.8 47
Tom Green 103,881 87 1,194 83.7 27
Travis 974,427 924 1,055 94.8 17
Trinity 15,055 4 3,764 26.6 192
Tyler 22,016 9 2,446 40.9 138
Upshur 38,003 11 3,455 28.9 185
Upton 3,173 1 3,173 31.5 178
Uvalde 27,695 20 1,385 72.2 49
Val Verde 49,616 22 2,255 44.3 123
Van Zandt 53,139 11 4,831 20.7 209
Victoria 88,687 87 1,019 98.1 15
Walker 65,255 39 1,673 59.8 83
Waller 41,352 3 13,784 7.3 227
Ward 10,020 2 5,010 20.0 212
Washington 33,141 18 1,841 54.3 93
Webb 251,096 101 2,486 40.2 141
Wharton 43,560 31 1,405 71.2 52
Wheeler 5,140 5 1,028 97.3 16
Wichita 128,119 103 1,244 80.4 32
Wilbarger 15,240 9 1,693 59.1 84
Willacy 21,865 8 2,733 36.6 155
Williamson 413,220 308 1,342 74.5 44
Wilson 44,075 11 4,007 25.0 200
Winkler 6,636 3 2,212 45.2 118
Wise 60,193 28 2,150 46.5 113
Wood 44,057 19 2,319 43.1 129
Yoakum 8,178 5 1,636 61.1 78
Young 18,573 12 1,548 64.6 67
Zapata 14,944 3 4,981 20.1 211
Zavala 12,735 4 3,184 31.4 179
Texas Total 24,873,773 16,830 1,478 67.7

* Data rounded to nearest whole number

Data Source:Texas Medical Board - August 24, 2009

Includes: Active primary care physicians with Texas practice addresses and a practice type of direct patient care. Primary Care Physicians are those physicians that indicate a primary speciality of: Family Practice/Medicine, General Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and/or Gynecology, or Geriatrics (Geriatrics was included for the first time in 2004). The mailing address was substituted for those records that did not contain a practice address.

Excludes: Federal and military physicians, residents and fellows.

Prepared by: Texas Department of State Health Services, Center for Health Statistics, Health Professions Resource Center, September 29, 2009.


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