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Optometrists, 2013

Optometrists by County of Practice - September, 2013
County 2013 Population 2013 Optometrist Total Ratio of 2013 Population per Optometrist Ratio of Optometrists per 100,000 Population Rank
Anderson 59,489 4 14,872.3 6.7 101
Andrews 15,604 0 - 0 -
Angelina 89,060 9 9,895.6 10.1 67
Aransas 24,061 2 12,030.5 8.3 87
Archer 9,310 0 - 0 -
Armstrong 1,930 0 - 0 -
Atascosa 48,146 3 16,048.7 6.2 104
Austin 30,735 3 10,245.0 9.8 71
Bailey 7,594 1 7,594.0 13.2 29
Bandera 21,827 0 - 0 -
Bastrop 81,431 3 27,143.7 3.7 130
Baylor 3,748 0 - 0 -
Bee 32,237 3 10,745.7 9.3 77
Bell 335,444 39 8,601.1 11.6 46
Bexar 1,815,272 233 7,790.9 12.8 32
Blanco 11,231 1 11,231.0 8.9 83
Borden 652 0 - 0 -
Bosque 18,787 0 - 0 -
Bowie 93,240 15 6,216.0 16.1 15
Brazoria 340,071 44 7,728.9 12.9 30
Brazos 207,100 21 9,861.9 10.1 65
Brewster 9,528 1 9,528.0 10.5 61
Briscoe 1,649 0 - 0 -
Brooks 7,358 0 - 0 -
Brown 38,800 5 7,760.0 12.9 31
Burleson 17,928 0 - 0 -
Burnet 45,621 10 4,562.1 21.9 4
Caldwell 41,224 4 10,306.0 9.7 74
Calhoun 22,503 1 22,503.0 4.4 124
Callahan 14,045 0 - 0 -
Cameron 430,967 24 17,957.0 5.6 109
Camp 13,000 2 6,500.0 15.4 17
Carson 6,316 0 - 0 -
Cass 30,832 5 6,166.4 16.2 14
Castro 8,328 0 - 0 -
Chambers 38,549 1 38,549.0 2.6 135
Cherokee 52,741 4 13,185.3 7.6 94
Childress 7,168 2 3,584.0 27.9 1
Clay 10,945 0 - 0 -
Cochran 3,238 0 - 0 -
Coke 3,264 0 - 0 -
Coleman 9,057 0 - 0 -
Collin 880,765 155 5,682.4 17.6 10
Collingsworth 3,125 0 - 0 -
Colorado 21,400 0 - 0 -
Comal 120,406 9 13,378.4 7.5 95
Comanche 14,184 0 - 0 -
Concho 4,258 0 - 0 -
Cooke 39,397 4 9,849.3 10.2 64
Coryell 78,953 6 13,158.8 7.6 93
Cottle 1,531 0 - 0 -
Crane 4,643 0 - 0 -
Crockett 3,829 0 - 0 -
Crosby 6,393 0 - 0 -
Culberson 2,488 0 - 0 -
Dallam 7,123 1 7,123.0 14 25
Dallas 2,442,673 257 9,504.6 10.5 60
Dawson 14,149 1 14,149.0 7.1 99
Deaf Smith 20,288 1 20,288.0 4.9 116
Delta 5,421 0 - 0 -
Denton 738,412 75 9,845.5 10.2 63
DeWitt 20,437 1 20,437.0 4.9 118
Dickens 2,485 0 - 0 -
Dimmit 10,227 1 10,227.0 9.8 70
Donley 3,713 0 - 0 -
Duval 12,064 0 - 0 -
Eastland 18,930 0 - 0 -
Ector 143,716 11 13,065.1 7.7 92
Edwards 2,053 0 - 0 -
El Paso 843,968 56 15,070.9 6.6 102
Ellis 164,028 9 18,225.3 5.5 112
Erath 39,033 3 13,011.0 7.7 91
Falls 18,376 0 - 0 -
Fannin 35,017 1 35,017.0 2.9 133
Fayette 25,646 1 25,646.0 3.9 128
Fisher 3,965 0 - 0 -
Floyd 6,543 0 - 0 -
Foard 1,343 0 - 0 -
Fort Bend 667,072 71 9,395.4 10.6 57
Franklin 10,946 0 - 0 -
Freestone 20,414 1 20,414.0 4.9 117
Frio 18,085 0 - 0 -
Gaines 18,893 2 9,446.5 10.6 58
Galveston 304,276 34 8,949.3 11.2 50
Garza 6,705 0 - 0 -
Gillespie 26,313 5 5,262.6 19 8
Glasscock 1,263 0 - 0 -
Goliad 7,585 0 - 0 -
Gonzales 20,578 1 20,578.0 4.9 119
Gray 23,112 4 5,778.0 17.3 11
Grayson 124,595 15 8,306.3 12 42
Gregg 125,933 18 6,996.3 14.3 23
Grimes 27,800 0 - 0 -
Guadalupe 146,330 10 14,633.0 6.8 100
Hale 36,859 4 9,214.8 10.9 56
Hall 3,349 0 - 0 -
Hamilton 8,619 0 - 0 -
Hansford 5,863 0 - 0 -
Hardeman 4,231 0 - 0 -
Hardin 57,016 6 9,502.7 10.5 59
Harris 4,317,916 649 6,653.2 15 19
Harrison 67,452 3 22,484.0 4.4 123
Hartley 6,148 0 - 0 -
Haskell 5,951 0 - 0 -
Hays 183,007 17 10,765.1 9.3 78
Hemphill 3,991 1 3,991.0 25.1 2
Henderson 80,679 5 16,135.8 6.2 107
Hidalgo 840,228 38 22,111.3 4.5 121
Hill 36,360 2 18,180.0 5.5 111
Hockley 23,631 3 7,877.0 12.7 34
Hood 54,111 6 9,018.5 11.1 52
Hopkins 36,302 4 9,075.5 11 54
Houston 24,062 3 8,020.7 12.5 38
Howard 35,927 4 8,981.8 11.1 51
Hudspeth 3,631 0 - 0 -
Hunt 91,195 10 9,119.5 11 55
Hutchinson 22,249 1 22,249.0 4.5 122
Irion 1,637 0 - 0 -
Jack 9,274 0 - 0 -
Jackson 14,122 0 - 0 -
Jasper 36,166 2 18,083.0 5.5 110
Jeff Davis 2,388 0 - 0 -
Jefferson 256,347 25 10,253.9 9.8 72
Jim Hogg 5,470 0 - 0 -
Jim Wells 41,787 3 13,929.0 7.2 98
Johnson 161,125 14 11,508.9 8.7 84
Jones 20,768 1 20,768.0 4.8 120
Karnes 15,235 1 15,235.0 6.6 103
Kaufman 116,086 6 19,347.7 5.2 114
Kendall 36,781 6 6,130.2 16.3 13
Kenedy 430 0 - 0 -
Kent 802 0 - 0 -
Kerr 51,800 6 8,633.3 11.6 47
Kimble 4,748 0 - 0 -
King 291 0 - 0 -
Kinney 3,667 0 - 0 -
Kleberg 33,085 4 8,271.3 12.1 41
Knox 3,739 0 - 0 -
La Salle 7,293 0 - 0 -
Lamar 50,864 5 10,172.8 9.8 69
Lamb 14,185 0 - 0 -
Lampasas 20,744 0 - 0 -
Lavaca 19,339 0 - 0 -
Lee 17,380 0 - 0 -
Leon 17,544 0 - 0 -
Liberty 80,337 5 16,067.4 6.2 105
Limestone 24,183 2 12,091.5 8.3 88
Lipscomb 3,442 0 - 0 -
Live Oak 11,632 0 - 0 -
Llano 19,907 0 - 0 -
Loving 82 0 - 0 -
Lubbock 288,800 42 6,876.2 14.5 21
Lynn 6,021 0 - 0 -
Madison 14,215 0 - 0 -
Marion 10,769 0 - 0 -
Martin 5,012 0 - 0 -
Mason 4,112 0 - 0 -
Matagorda 37,531 1 37,531.0 2.7 134
Maverick 56,960 1 56,960.0 1.8 138
McCulloch 8,489 0 - 0 -
McLennan 240,337 19 12,649.3 7.9 89
McMullen 720 0 - 0 -
Medina 49,251 1 49,251.0 2 137
Menard 2,276 0 - 0 -
Midland 143,405 19 7,547.6 13.2 28
Milam 25,320 0 - 0 -
Mills 4,988 1 4,988.0 20 6
Mitchell 9,591 0 - 0 -
Montague 20,159 1 20,159.0 5 115
Montgomery 511,570 59 8,670.7 11.5 48
Moore 22,988 1 22,988.0 4.4 125
Morris 13,204 0 - 0 -
Motley 1,212 0 - 0 -
Nacogdoches 67,202 5 13,440.4 7.4 96
Navarro 49,833 5 9,966.6 10 68
Newton 14,312 0 - 0 -
Nolan 15,533 3 5,177.7 19.3 7
Nueces 350,167 34 10,299.0 9.7 73
Ochiltree 10,966 1 10,966.0 9.1 80
Oldham 2,097 0 - 0 -
Orange 83,676 2 41,838.0 2.4 136
Palo Pinto 29,128 1 29,128.0 3.4 132
Panola 24,413 3 8,137.7 12.3 40
Parker 128,708 8 16,088.5 6.2 106
Parmer 10,886 0 - 0 -
Pecos 15,986 2 7,993.0 12.5 37
Polk 47,321 4 11,830.3 8.5 86
Potter 124,853 31 4,027.5 24.8 3
Presidio 8,109 0 - 0 -
Rains 11,562 1 11,562.0 8.6 85
Randall 127,080 17 7,475.3 13.4 27
Reagan 3,539 0 - 0 -
Real 3,375 0 - 0 -
Red River 12,988 0 - 0 -
Reeves 14,258 0 - 0 -
Refugio 7,455 0 - 0 -
Roberts 955 0 - 0 -
Robertson 17,484 0 - 0 -
Rockwall 89,493 11 8,135.7 12.3 39
Runnels 10,634 1 10,634.0 9.4 76
Rusk 56,181 3 18,727.0 5.3 113
Sabine 11,169 1 11,169.0 9 82
San Augustine 9,034 0 - 0 -
San Jacinto 28,240 0 - 0 -
San Patricio 65,380 6 10,896.7 9.2 79
San Saba 6,240 0 - 0 -
Schleicher 3,639 0 - 0 -
Scurry 17,479 1 17,479.0 5.7 108
Shackelford 3,477 0 - 0 -
Shelby 26,255 4 6,563.8 15.2 18
Sherman 3,149 0 - 0 -
Smith 219,360 26 8,436.9 11.9 45
Somervell 9,030 0 - 0 -
Starr 63,184 1 63,184.0 1.6 139
Stephens 9,769 1 9,769.0 10.2 62
Sterling 1,170 0 - 0 -
Stonewall 1,501 0 - 0 -
Sutton 4,306 0 - 0 -
Swisher 7,976 1 7,976.0 12.5 35
Tarrant 1,899,440 242 7,848.9 12.7 33
Taylor 134,122 19 7,059.1 14.2 24
Terrell 1,008 0 - 0 -
Terry 12,916 1 12,916.0 7.7 90
Throckmorton 1,657 0 - 0 -
Titus 33,736 4 8,434.0 11.9 44
Tom Green 111,859 14 7,989.9 12.5 36
Travis 1,095,143 130 8,424.2 11.9 43
Trinity 15,175 0 - 0 -
Tyler 22,166 0 - 0 -
Upshur 41,128 0 - 0 -
Upton 3,524 0 - 0 -
Uvalde 27,160 4 6,790.0 14.7 20
Val Verde 50,361 2 25,180.5 4 127
Van Zandt 54,343 2 27,171.5 3.7 131
Victoria 88,592 18 4,921.8 20.3 5
Walker 69,266 7 9,895.1 10.1 66
Waller 47,500 0 - 0 -
Ward 10,876 0 - 0 -
Washington 34,953 4 8,738.3 11.4 49
Webb 269,106 10 26,910.6 3.7 129
Wharton 41,982 4 10,495.5 9.5 75
Wheeler 5,554 1 5,554.0 18 9
Wichita 131,805 19 6,937.1 14.4 22
Wilbarger 13,854 1 13,854.0 7.2 97
Willacy 23,291 0 - 0 -
Williamson 479,989 79 6,075.8 16.5 12
Wilson 47,150 2 23,575.0 4.2 126
Winkler 7,472 1 7,472.0 13.4 26
Wise 63,432 7 9,061.7 11 53
Wood 44,041 4 11,010.3 9.1 81
Yoakum 8,359 0 - 0 -
Young 18,898 3 6,299.3 15.9 16
Zapata 14,854 0 - 0 -
Zavala 12,011 0 - 0 -
Texas Total 26,664,574 2,925 9,116.1 11 -
Documentation

Data Source: Texas Optometry Board - September 2013

 

Excludes: Optometrists with a status code of "not renewed," "expired," "canceled," "deceased," or "inactive."

Prepared by: Texas Department of State Health Services, Center for Health Statistics, Health Professions Resource Center, December 3, 2013

Last updated March 16, 2021