Optometrists by County of Practice- November, 1984

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County 1984 Estimated Population 1984 Optometrists Total Ratio of 1984 Population per Optometrists* Ratio of Optometrists per 100,000 Population
Anderson 45,214 5 9,043 11.1
Andrews 15,756 2 7,878 12.7
Angelina 68,315 7 9,759 10.2
Aransas 17,261 2 8,631 11.6
Archer 8,101 0 0 0.0
Armstrong 2,027 0 0 0.0
Atascosa 28,255 1 28,255 3.5
Austin 20,585 1 20,585 4.9
Bailey 7,903 1 7,903 12.7
Bandera 8,556 0 0 0.0
Bastrop 32,047 1 32,047 3.1
Baylor 5,155 0 0 0.0
Bee 27,635 2 13,818 7.2
Bell 174,172 15 11,611 8.6
Bexar 1,094,802 70 15,640 6.4
Blanco 4,988 0 0 0.0
Borden 930 0 0 0.0
Bosque 14,308 0 0 0.0
Bowie 79,193 9 8,799 11.4
Brazoria 186,330 14 13,309 7.5
Brazos 118,968 7 16,995 5.9
Brewster 8,702 1 8,702 11.5
Briscoe 2,291 0 0 0.0
Brooks 8,796 0 0 0.0
Brown 35,761 3 11,920 8.4
Burleson 14,714 1 14,714 6.8
Burnet 21,360 4 5,340 18.7
Caldwell 25,699 2 12,850 7.8
Calhoun 21,211 1 21,211 4.7
Callahan 12,834 0 0 0.0
Cameron 242,357 11 22,032 4.5
Camp 9,844 2 4,922 20.3
Carson 7,286 0 0 0.0
Cass 30,417 2 15,209 6.6
Castro 10,015 1 10,015 10.0
Chambers 20,250 0 0 0.0
Cherokee 39,928 3 13,309 7.5
Childress 6,786 3 2,262 44.2
Clay 10,306 0 0 0.0
Cochran 4,593 0 0 0.0
Coke 3,745 0 0 0.0
Coleman 10,919 1 10,919 9.2
Collin 189,061 24 7,878 12.7
Collingsworth 4,351 0 0 0.0
Colorado 20,428 0 0 0.0
Comal 42,956 3 14,319 7.0
Comanche 13,453 1 13,453 7.4
Concho 3,163 0 0 0.0
Cooke 29,171 3 9,724 10.3
Coryell 57,605 2 28,803 3.5
Cottle 2,797 0 0 0.0
Crane 5,460 0 0 0.0
Crockett 4,942 0 0 0.0
Crosby 8,323 0 0 0.0
Culberson 3,732 0 0 0.0
Dallam 6,380 1 6,380 15.7
Dallas 1,713,904 129 13,286 7.5
Dawson 15,880 1 15,880 6.3
Deaf Smith 20,794 4 5,199 19.2
Delta 4,970 0 0 0.0
Denton 192,179 10 19,218 5.2
De Witt 19,965 1 19,965 5.0
Dickens 3,147 0 0 0.0
Dimmit 11,963 0 0 0.0
Donley 4,175 0 0 0.0
Duval 13,533 0 0 0.0
Eastland 21,031 3 7,010 14.3
Ector 134,009 16 8,376 11.9
Edwards 2,263 0 0 0.0
Ellis 68,403 5 13,681 7.3
El Paso 529,666 32 16,552 6.0
Erath 25,488 5 5,098 19.6
Falls 18,520 1 18,520 5.4
Fannin 24,922 2 12,461 8.0
Fayette 20,752 4 5,188 19.3
Fisher 5,636 0 0 0.0
Floyd 9,064 1 9,064 11.0
Foard 2,041 0 0 0.0
Fort Bend 182,142 8 22,768 4.4
Franklin 7,515 0 0 0.0
Freestone 16,866 2 8,433 11.9
Frio 13,971 1 13,971 7.2
Gaines 14,559 1 14,559 6.9
Galveston 213,405 17 12,553 8.0
Garza 5,824 0 0 0.0
Gillespie 15,585 2 7,793 12.8
Glasscock 1,418 0 0 0.0
Goliad 5,815 0 0 0.0
Gonzales 18,647 2 9,324 10.7
Gray 27,966 6 4,661 21.5
Grayson 93,729 10 9,373 10.7
Gregg 110,164 14 7,869 12.7
Grimes 18,555 1 18,555 5.4
Guadalupe 54,034 5 10,807 9.3
Hale 37,237 5 7,447 13.4
Hall 4,988 1 4,988 20.0
Hamilton 8,380 1 8,380 11.9
Hansford 6,402 1 6,402 15.6
Hardeman 6,500 0 0 0.0
Hardin 43,271 1 43,271 2.3
Harris 2,757,358 252 10,942 9.1
Harrison 57,202 5 11,440 8.7
Hartley 4,136 0 0 0.0
Haskell 7,611 0 0 0.0
Hays 50,822 5 10,164 9.8
Hemphill 5,756 0 0 0.0
Henderson 50,543 3 16,848 5.9
Hidalgo 334,570 13 25,736 3.9
Hill 27,037 2 13,519 7.4
Hockley 25,281 1 25,281 4.0
Hood 22,812 1 22,812 4.4
Hopkins 28,052 2 14,026 7.1
Houston 21,665 2 10,833 9.2
Howard 36,405 4 9,101 11.0
Hudspeth 2,718 0 0 0.0
Hunt 62,365 4 15,591 6.4
Hutchinson 29,516 5 5,903 16.9
Irion 1,794 0 0 0.0
Jack 8,010 0 0 0.0
Jackson 14,029 1 14,029 7.1
Jasper 32,321 4 8,080 12.4
Jeff Davis 1,771 0 0 0.0
Jefferson 255,997 18 14,222 7.0
Jim Hogg 5,385 0 0 0.0
Jim Wells 40,304 5 8,061 12.4
Johnson 82,716 10 8,272 12.1
Jones 18,476 2 9,238 10.8
Karnes 13,699 1 13,699 7.3
Kaufman 45,142 3 15,047 6.6
Kendall 12,297 2 6,149 16.3
Kenedy 556 0 0 0.0
Kent 1,210 0 0 0.0
Kerr 33,082 2 16,541 6.0
Kimble 4,222 0 0 0.0
King 393 0 0 0.0
Kinney 2,667 0 0 0.0
Kleberg 34,974 1 34,974 2.9
Knox 5,630 0 0 0.0
Lamar 43,652 5 8,730 11.5
Lamb 17,729 2 8,865 11.3
Lampasas 12,923 1 12,923 7.7
La Salle 5,969 0 0 0.0
Lavaca 19,544 2 9,772 10.2
Lee 13,945 0 0 0.0
Leon 12,240 0 0 0.0
Liberty 54,031 4 13,508 7.4
Limestone 21,536 1 21,536 4.6
Lipscomb 4,393 0 0 0.0
Live Oak 9,730 0 0 0.0
Llano 11,600 1 11,600 8.6
Loving 89 0 0 0.0
Lubbock 221,096 27 8,189 12.2
Lynn 7,885 0 0 0.0
McCulloch 8,973 1 8,973 11.1
McLennan 181,305 15 12,087 8.3
McMullen 912 0 0 0.0
Madison 11,793 0 0 0.0
Marion 10,592 0 0 0.0
Martin 5,426 0 0 0.0
Mason 3,679 0 0 0.0
Matagorda 39,646 2 19,823 5.0
Maverick 34,803 1 34,803 2.9
Medina 24,278 2 12,139 8.2
Menard 2,489 0 0 0.0
Midland 106,495 7 15,214 6.6
Milam 23,876 1 23,876 4.2
Mills 4,715 0 0 0.0
Mitchell 9,412 0 0 0.0
Montague 18,439 3 6,146 16.3
Montgomery 165,148 5 33,030 3.0
Moore 18,130 4 4,533 22.1
Morris 14,708 1 14,708 6.8
Motley 1,739 0 0 0.0
Nacogdoches 51,091 4 12,773 7.8
Navarro 39,094 5 7,819 12.8
Newton 13,485 0 0 0.0
Nolan 17,928 3 5,976 16.7
Nueces 290,731 13 22,364 4.5
Ochiltree 11,035 2 5,518 18.1
Oldham 2,475 0 0 0.0
Orange 85,763 3 28,588 3.5
Palo Pinto 26,010 0 0 0.0
Panola 22,364 2 11,182 8.9
Parker 51,327 1 51,327 1.9
Parmer 10,398 0 0 0.0
Pecos 16,973 2 8,487 11.8
Polk 28,530 3 9,510 10.5
Potter 104,695 22 4,759 21.0
Presidio 5,786 0 0 0.0
Rains 5,781 0 0 0.0
Randall 82,429 2 41,215 2.4
Reagan 4,950 0 0 0.0
Real 2,507 0 0 0.0
Red River 15,755 1 15,755 6.3
Reeves 17,075 1 17,075 5.9
Refugio 9,115 0 0 0.0
Roberts 1,112 0 0 0.0
Robertson 16,077 0 0 0.0
Rockwall 18,804 1 18,804 5.3
Runnels 12,753 1 12,753 7.8
Rusk 43,997 1 43,997 2.3
Sabine 9,464 0 0 0.0
San Augustine 8,579 0 0 0.0
San Jacinto 14,193 0 0 0.0
San Patricio 61,892 3 20,631 4.8
San Saba 5,943 0 0 0.0
Schleicher 3,413 0 0 0.0
Scurry 20,687 1 20,687 4.8
Shackelford 4,307 0 0 0.0
Shelby 23,083 2 11,542 8.7
Sherman 3,080 0 0 0.0
Smith 145,036 12 12,086 8.3
Somervell 4,841 0 0 0.0
Starr 33,375 1 33,375 3.0
Stephens 10,596 1 10,596 9.4
Sterling 1,584 0 0 0.0
Stonewall 2,466 0 0 0.0
Sutton 5,673 0 0 0.0
Swisher 8,972 1 8,972 11.1
Tarrant 1,001,830 75 13,358 7.5
Taylor 122,280 14 8,734 11.4
Terrell 1,590 0 0 0.0
Terry 14,922 2 7,461 13.4
Throckmorton 2,401 0 0 0.0
Titus 23,219 3 7,740 12.9
Tom Green 96,156 13 7,397 13.5
Travis 499,412 38 13,142 7.6
Trinity 11,011 0 0 0.0
Tyler 17,371 0 0 0.0
Upshur 32,242 1 32,242 3.1
Upton 5,399 0 0 0.0
Uvalde 24,014 2 12,007 8.3
Val Verde 39,302 1 39,302 2.5
Van Zandt 35,454 1 35,454 2.8
Victoria 75,481 8 9,435 10.6
Walker 49,044 3 16,348 6.1
Waller 23,371 0 0 0.0
Ward 15,998 1 15,998 6.3
Washington 25,483 4 6,371 15.7
Webb 116,570 6 19,428 5.1
Wharton 41,616 2 20,808 4.8
Wheeler 7,797 0 0 0.0
Wichita 125,808 18 6,989 14.3
Wilbarger 17,007 2 8,504 11.8
Willacy 18,461 0 0 0.0
Williamson 99,659 6 16,610 6.0
Wilson 18,775 0 0 0.0
Winkler 11,103 3 3,701 27.0
Wise 30,395 1 30,395 3.3
Wood 27,516 3 9,172 10.9
Yoakum 9,192 1 9,192 10.9
Young 20,937 2 10,469 9.6
Zapata 8,166 0 0 0.0
Zavala 12,331 1 12,331 8.1
Texas Total: 16,007,396 1,230 13,014 7.7

* Data rounded to nearest whole number

Data Source: Texas State Board of Optometry, November, 1994. Includes: all active Optometrists. Excludes Optometrists with a status code as "inactives," "retired," and "non-respondents".

Most of the optometrists were categorized by the county of practice address. The county was determined based on the zip code. If the practice address was unavailable, the mailing address was used to determine the county.

Prepared by: Texas Department of Health, Office of Policy and Planning, Health Professions Resource Center, February 29, 2000.

 


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