Registered Nurses (RN) by County - May, 1981

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County 1981 Estimated Population 1981 RN Total Ratio of 1981 Population per RN* Ratio of RNs per 100,000 Population
Anderson 40,732 56 727 137.5
Andrews 14,075 53 266 376.6
Angelina 65,914 176 375 267.0
Aransas 14,911 13 1,147 87.2
Archer 7,535 10 754 132.7
Armstrong 2,006 3 669 149.6
Atascosa 25,598 36 711 140.6
Austin 18,366 24 765 130.7
Bailey 8,312 14 594 168.4
Bandera 7,175 6 1,196 83.6
Bastrop 26,437 25 1,057 94.6
Baylor 5,038 20 252 397.0
Bee 26,574 44 604 165.6
Bell 163,344 892 183 546.1
Bexar 1,016,852 4,519 225 444.4
Blanco 4,680 7 669 149.6
Borden 845 1 845 118.3
Bosque 13,424 50 268 372.5
Bowie 76,123 278 274 365.2
Brazoria 175,400 364 482 207.5
Brazos 102,391 245 418 239.3
Brewster 7,707 20 385 259.5
Briscoe 2,550 1 2,550 39.2
Brooks 8,534 8 1,067 93.7
Brown 33,819 78 434 230.6
Burleson 13,287 10 1,329 75.3
Burnet 18,266 34 537 186.1
Caldwell 24,276 32 759 131.8
Calhoun 20,385 33 618 161.9
Callahan 10,909 10 1,091 91.7
Cameron 220,188 406 542 184.4
Camp 9,425 21 449 222.8
Carson 6,951 8 869 115.1
Cass 30,078 59 510 196.2
Castro 10,533 16 658 151.9
Chambers 18,816 29 649 154.1
Cherokee 38,648 138 280 357.1
Childress 6,894 18 383 261.1
Clay 9,630 10 963 103.8
Cochran 4,762 6 794 126.0
Coke 3,380 10 338 295.9
Coleman 10,555 21 503 199.0
Collin 153,960 461 334 299.4
Collingsworth 4,631 7 662 151.2
Colorado 19,321 37 522 191.5
Comal 37,705 84 449 222.8
Comanche 12,834 29 443 226.0
Concho 3,020 11 275 364.2
Cooke 28,439 99 287 348.1
Coryell 57,473 43 1,337 74.8
Cottle 2,845 5 569 175.7
Crane 4,816 10 482 207.6
Crockett 4,954 8 619 161.5
Crosby 8,855 7 1,265 79.1
Culberson 3,402 6 567 176.4
Dallam 6,620 6 1,103 90.6
Dallas 1,597,908 8,125 197 508.5
Dawson 16,388 18 910 109.8
Deaf Smith 21,102 43 491 203.8
Delta 4,805 3 1,602 62.4
Denton 154,320 479 322 310.4
De Witt 19,035 37 514 194.4
Dickens 3,383 2 1,692 59.1
Dimmit 11,762 12 980 102.0
Donley 4,130 4 1,033 96.9
Duval 12,695 5 2,539 39.4
Eastland 20,303 59 344 290.6
Ector 123,419 297 416 240.6
Edwards 2,149 4 537 186.1
Ellis 61,063 76 803 124.5
El Paso 497,522 1,594 312 320.4
Erath 23,197 56 414 241.4
Falls 17,977 79 228 439.5
Fannin 24,270 76 319 313.1
Fayette 19,775 21 942 106.2
Fisher 5,854 6 976 102.5
Floyd 9,681 17 569 175.6
Foard 2,139 3 713 140.3
Fort Bend 142,094 182 781 128.1
Franklin 7,141 20 357 280.1
Freestone 15,416 37 417 240.0
Frio 13,780 19 725 137.9
Gaines 13,649 10 1,365 73.3
Galveston 201,604 1,317 153 653.3
Garza 5,612 7 802 124.7
Gillespie 13,924 44 316 316.0
Glasscock 1,273 0 0 0.0
Goliad 5,321 10 532 187.9
Gonzales 17,519 27 649 154.1
Gray 27,129 64 424 235.9
Grayson 91,146 422 216 463.0
Gregg 103,482 325 318 314.1
Grimes 14,450 16 903 110.7
Guadalupe 48,488 50 970 103.1
Hale 38,302 79 485 206.3
Hall 5,366 13 413 242.3
Hamilton 8,275 22 376 265.9
Hansford 6,247 13 481 208.1
Hardeman 6,588 15 439 227.7
Hardin 41,451 51 813 123.0
Harris 2,546,578 12,911 197 507.0
Harrison 53,671 79 679 147.2
Hartley 4,159 9 462 216.4
Haskell 7,736 11 703 142.2
Hays 42,971 103 417 239.7
Hemphill 5,705 10 571 175.3
Henderson 44,140 40 1,104 90.6
Hidalgo 298,564 431 693 144.4
Hill 25,003 52 481 208.0
Hockley 23,942 19 1,260 79.4
Hood 18,391 26 707 141.4
Hopkins 25,549 56 456 219.2
Houston 22,640 50 453 220.8
Howard 34,191 169 202 494.3
Hudspeth 2,956 5 591 169.1
Hunt 56,894 88 647 154.7
Hutchinson 27,651 43 643 155.5
Irion 1,460 2 730 137.0
Jack 7,525 12 627 159.5
Jackson 13,750 25 550 181.8
Jasper 31,259 45 695 144.0
Jeff Davis 1,709 2 855 117.0
Jefferson 252,254 1,081 233 428.5
Jim Hogg 5,299 2 2,650 37.7
Jim Wells 37,319 40 933 107.2
Johnson 70,028 129 543 184.2
Jones 17,376 37 470 212.9
Karnes 13,624 21 649 154.1
Kaufman 40,142 165 243 411.0
Kendall 11,065 24 461 216.9
Kenedy 518 0 0 0.0
Kent 1,124 1 1,124 89.0
Kerr 29,437 233 126 791.5
Kimble 4,174 7 596 167.7
King 427 0 0 0.0
Kinney 2,406 1 2,406 41.6
Kleberg 34,018 53 642 155.8
Knox 5,355 12 446 224.1
Lamar 42,492 155 274 364.8
Lamb 18,672 30 622 160.7
Lampasas 11,907 18 662 151.2
La Salle 5,669 5 1,134 88.2
Lavaca 19,178 30 639 156.4
Lee 12,392 21 590 169.5
Leon 10,079 12 840 119.1
Liberty 49,017 68 721 138.7
Limestone 20,583 59 349 286.6
Lipscomb 4,029 2 2,015 49.6
Live Oak 9,878 5 1,976 50.6
Llano 9,997 24 417 240.1
Loving 91 0 0 0.0
Lubbock 213,353 949 225 444.8
Lynn 8,467 11 770 129.9
McCulloch 8,769 18 487 205.3
McLennan 173,737 697 249 401.2
McMullen 783 1 783 127.7
Madison 11,105 24 463 216.1
Marion 10,465 16 654 152.9
Martin 4,970 4 1,243 80.5
Mason 3,621 10 362 276.2
Matagorda 38,522 65 593 168.7
Maverick 33,010 18 1,834 54.5
Medina 23,216 21 1,106 90.5
Menard 2,361 9 262 381.2
Midland 88,997 266 335 298.9
Milam 23,183 43 539 185.5
Mills 4,547 13 350 285.9
Mitchell 9,125 15 608 164.4
Montague 17,747 34 522 191.6
Montgomery 136,497 210 650 153.8
Moore 17,206 27 637 156.9
Morris 14,930 41 364 274.6
Motley 1,879 2 940 106.4
Nacogdoches 47,786 164 291 343.2
Navarro 36,780 119 309 323.5
Newton 13,328 11 1,212 82.5
Nolan 17,694 44 402 248.7
Nueces 273,805 964 284 352.1
Ochiltree 10,194 19 537 186.4
Oldham 2,295 1 2,295 43.6
Orange 86,339 125 691 144.8
Palo Pinto 24,622 45 547 182.8
Panola 21,221 34 624 160.2
Parker 46,179 48 962 103.9
Parmer 11,054 13 850 117.6
Pecos 15,591 25 624 160.3
Polk 25,648 24 1,069 93.6
Potter 100,564 866 116 861.1
Presidio 5,272 3 1,757 56.9
Rains 4,986 2 2,493 40.1
Randall 76,788 183 420 238.3
Reagan 4,622 6 770 129.8
Real 2,569 0 0 0.0
Red River 16,078 22 731 136.8
Reeves 16,385 17 964 103.8
Refugio 9,403 13 723 138.3
Roberts 1,171 0 0 0.0
Robertson 15,177 14 1,084 92.2
Rockwall 15,578 15 1,039 96.3
Runnels 11,931 24 497 201.2
Rusk 41,995 54 778 128.6
Sabine 8,819 12 735 136.1
San Augustine 8,963 10 896 111.6
San Jacinto 11,725 5 2,345 42.6
San Patricio 59,388 77 771 129.7
San Saba 5,766 5 1,153 86.7
Schleicher 2,942 8 368 271.9
Scurry 18,899 37 511 195.8
Shackelford 4,027 7 575 173.8
Shelby 23,316 28 833 120.1
Sherman 3,218 2 1,609 62.2
Smith 132,732 633 210 476.9
Somervell 3,989 10 399 250.7
Starr 29,189 18 1,622 61.7
Stephens 10,232 14 731 136.8
Sterling 1,280 7 183 546.9
Stonewall 2,402 7 343 291.4
Sutton 5,542 9 616 162.4
Swisher 9,540 19 502 199.2
Tarrant 895,563 3,807 235 425.1
Taylor 115,025 480 240 417.3
Terrell 1,612 0 0 0.0
Terry 14,675 18 815 122.7
Throckmorton 2,142 5 428 233.4
Titus 21,926 52 422 237.2
Tom Green 87,225 417 209 478.1
Travis 430,443 2,427 177 563.8
Trinity 9,684 14 692 144.6
Tyler 16,378 20 819 122.1
Upshur 29,620 24 1,234 81.0
Upton 4,751 15 317 315.7
Uvalde 22,652 37 612 163.3
Val Verde 37,240 62 601 166.5
Van Zandt 31,787 17 1,870 53.5
Victoria 71,453 238 300 333.1
Walker 43,055 92 468 213.7
Waller 21,027 23 914 109.4
Ward 14,742 25 590 169.6
Washington 23,018 72 320 312.8
Webb 105,078 160 657 152.3
Wharton 40,557 97 418 239.2
Wheeler 7,310 20 366 273.6
Wichita 123,140 556 221 451.5
Wilbarger 16,198 61 266 376.6
Willacy 17,885 18 994 100.6
Williamson 81,839 123 665 150.3
Wilson 17,023 21 811 123.4
Winkler 10,515 21 501 199.7
Wise 27,222 38 716 139.6
Wood 24,988 34 735 136.1
Yoakum 8,387 13 645 155.0
Young 19,594 39 502 199.0
Zapata 7,098 2 3,549 28.2
Zavala 11,850 7 1,693 59.1
Texas Total 14,746,544 54,111 273 366.9

* Data rounded to nearest whole number

Data Source: Texas Board of Nurse Examiners, May, 1981. And, "Texas Health Manpower Reports: Health Professionals in Texas by Activity Status, 1980-1981," Bureau of State Health Planning and Resource Development, Texas Department of Health.

Includes all RNs who indicated that they were working full time or part time in nursing. "Inactive" and "status unknown" RNs (16,315) were excluded, as were those who were working in another field or who were unemployed. Location of the RNs was determined by the work county when present, and the mailing address zip code when the work address was not present.

Prepared by: Texas Department of Health, Center for Health Statistics, Health Professions Resource Center, July 24, 2000.

 


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