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Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, 2015

County 2015 Population 2015 APRN Total Ratio of 2015 Population to APRN Ratio of APRN to 100,000 Population Rank
Anderson 60,367 27 2,235.8 44.7 71
Andrews 16,133 10 1,613.3 62.0 38
Angelina 90,596 54 1,677.7 59.6 43
Aransas 24,738 5 4,947.6 20.2 176
Archer 9,502 1 9,502.0 10.5 205
Armstrong 1,969 1 1,969.0 50.8 57
Atascosa 50,278 10 5,027.8 19.9 179
Austin 32,238 6 5,373.0 18.6 183
Bailey 7,799 2 3,899.5 25.6 157
Bandera 22,792 4 5,698.0 17.6 187
Bastrop 86,175 23 3,746.7 26.7 152
Baylor 3,721 2 1,860.5 53.7 54
Bee 32,698 13 2,515.2 39.8 93
Bell 352,210 351 1,003.4 99.7 5
Bexar 1,882,834 1,173 1,605.1 62.3 35
Blanco 11,742 7 1,677.4 59.6 42
Borden 673 0 - 0.0 -
Bosque 19,338 11 1,758.0 56.9 47
Bowie 93,848 100 938.5 106.6 2
Brazoria 358,855 108 3,322.7 30.1 134
Brazos 214,672 108 1,987.7 50.3 58
Brewster 9,752 6 1,625.3 61.5 39
Briscoe 1,676 1 1,676.0 59.7 41
Brooks 7,502 0 - 0.0 -
Brown 39,488 18 2,193.8 45.6 68
Burleson 18,482 0 - 0.0 -
Burnet 47,386 15 3,159.1 31.7 126
Caldwell 43,322 7 6,188.9 16.2 191
Calhoun 23,298 9 2,588.7 38.6 98
Callahan 14,129 7 2,018.4 49.5 61
Cameron 449,166 179 2,509.3 39.9 92
Camp 13,421 3 4,473.7 22.4 169
Carson 6,354 3 2,118.0 47.2 64
Cass 31,323 9 3,480.3 28.7 142
Castro 8,500 3 2,833.3 35.3 116
Chambers 40,945 5 8,189.0 12.2 201
Cherokee 54,099 24 2,254.1 44.4 74
Childress 7,262 7 1,037.4 96.4 9
Clay 11,224 1 11,224.0 8.9 207
Cochran 3,302 1 3,302.0 30.3 132
Coke 3,213 0 - 0.0 -
Coleman 9,061 4 2,265.3 44.1 75
Collin 949,673 519 1,829.8 54.7 53
Collingsworth 3,147 0 - 0.0 -
Colorado 21,785 9 2,420.6 41.3 87
Comal 128,347 40 3,208.7 31.2 128
Comanche 14,425 4 3,606.3 27.7 149
Concho 4,207 0 - 0.0 -
Cooke 40,075 23 1,742.4 57.4 45
Coryell 81,321 54 1,505.9 66.4 32
Cottle 1,572 0 - 0.0 -
Crane 4,847 1 4,847.0 20.6 174
Crockett 3,918 0 - 0.0 -
Crosby 6,640 3 2,213.3 45.2 70
Culberson 2,568 2 1,284.0 77.9 19
Dallam 7,407 0 - 0.0 -
Dallas 2,496,859 2,145 1,164.0 85.9 11
Dawson 14,359 5 2,871.8 34.8 117
Deaf Smith 20,982 6 3,497.0 28.6 144
Delta 5,505 0 - 0.0 -
Denton 789,094 295 2,674.9 37.4 106
De Witt 20,472 9 2,274.7 44.0 76
Dickens 2,493 2 1,246.5 80.2 16
Dimmit 10,473 3 3,491.0 28.6 143
Donley 3,781 0 - 0.0 -
Duval 12,247 3 4,082.3 24.5 161
Eastland 19,259 7 2,751.3 36.3 112
Ector 148,260 83 1,786.3 56.0 51
Edwards 2,119 1 2,119.0 47.2 65
Ellis 173,277 51 3,397.6 29.4 139
El Paso 873,513 491 1,779.0 56.2 50
Erath 39,534 15 2,635.6 37.9 103
Falls 18,632 5 3,726.4 26.8 150
Fannin 35,790 10 3,579.0 27.9 148
Fayette 26,381 10 2,638.1 37.9 104
Fisher 3,943 3 1,314.3 76.1 23
Floyd 6,579 1 6,579.0 15.2 193
Foard 1,355 1 1,355.0 73.8 25
Fort Bend 724,104 279 2,595.4 38.5 99
Franklin 11,220 0 - 0.0 -
Freestone 20,931 7 2,990.1 33.4 121
Frio 18,668 8 2,333.5 42.9 80
Gaines 19,515 6 3,252.5 30.7 130
Galveston 312,880 240 1,303.7 76.7 22
Garza 6,738 2 3,369.0 29.7 136
Gillespie 27,231 22 1,237.8 80.8 15
Glasscock 1,293 0 - 0.0 -
Goliad 7,856 0 - 0.0 -
Gonzales 21,128 6 3,521.3 28.4 145
Gray 23,611 10 2,361.1 42.4 84
Grayson 127,097 82 1,550.0 64.5 34
Gregg 128,803 126 1,022.2 97.8 7
Grimes 28,642 6 4,773.7 20.9 171
Guadalupe 155,621 35 4,446.3 22.5 167
Hale 37,400 16 2,337.5 42.8 81
Hall 3,346 1 3,346.0 29.9 135
Hamilton 8,654 3 2,884.7 34.7 118
Hansford 6,050 1 6,050.0 16.5 190
Hardeman 4,313 0 - 0.0 -
Hardin 58,521 22 2,660.0 37.6 105
Harris 4,471,427 3,338 1,339.6 74.7 24
Harrison 68,889 20 3,444.5 29.0 140
Hartley 6,172 3 2,057.3 48.6 63
Haskell 5,971 2 2,985.5 33.5 120
Hays 197,298 82 2,406.1 41.6 86
Hemphill 4,117 1 4,117.0 24.3 162
Henderson 81,372 30 2,712.4 36.9 110
Hidalgo 883,903 327 2,703.1 37.0 109
Hill 37,282 11 3,389.3 29.5 138
Hockley 24,077 9 2,675.2 37.4 107
Hood 56,112 20 2,805.6 35.6 115
Hopkins 36,774 15 2,451.6 40.8 89
Houston 24,515 3 8,171.7 12.2 200
Howard 36,478 31 1,176.7 85.0 12
Hudspeth 3,735 0 - 0.0 -
Hunt 93,347 38 2,456.5 40.7 90
Hutchinson 22,372 4 5,593.0 17.9 186
Irion 1,683 0 - 0.0 -
Jack 9,382 1 9,382.0 10.7 204
Jackson 14,238 2 7,119.0 14.0 196
Jasper 36,523 21 1,739.2 57.5 44
Jeff Davis 2,434 1 2,434.0 41.1 88
Jefferson 259,399 243 1,067.5 93.7 10
Jim Hogg 5,548 0 - 0.0 -
Jim Wells 42,763 14 3,054.5 32.7 122
Johnson 167,760 42 3,994.3 25.0 159
Jones 21,223 10 2,122.3 47.1 66
Karnes 15,557 3 5,185.7 19.3 181
Kaufman 124,238 48 2,588.3 38.6 97
Kendall 38,993 15 2,599.5 38.5 100
Kenedy 438 0 - 0.0 -
Kent 803 0 - 0.0 -
Kerr 53,262 41 1,299.1 77.0 21
Kimble 4,848 0 - 0.0 -
King 293 0 - 0.0 -
Kinney 3,734 0 - 0.0 -
Kleberg 33,715 7 4,816.4 20.8 173
Knox 3,752 3 1,250.7 80.0 18
Lamar 51,516 37 1,392.3 71.8 28
Lamb 14,307 2 7,153.5 14.0 197
Lampasas 7,601 2 3,800.5 26.3 154
La Salle 21,463 3 7,154.3 14.0 198
Lavaca 19,541 7 2,791.6 35.8 114
Lee 17,880 2 8,940.0 11.2 202
Leon 18,131 0 - 0.0 -
Liberty 82,984 17 4,881.4 20.5 175
Limestone 24,761 8 3,095.1 32.3 124
Lipscomb 3,549 1 3,549.0 28.2 146
Live Oak 11,718 2 5,859.0 17.1 189
Llano 20,400 3 6,800.0 14.7 195
Loving 81 0 - 0.0 -
Lubbock 295,257 297 994.1 100.6 4
Lynn 6,095 3 2,031.7 49.2 62
McCulloch 8,634 0 - 0.0 -
McLennan 244,576 138 1,772.3 56.4 48
McMullen 750 0 - 0.0 -
Madison 14,639 2 7,319.5 13.7 199
Marion 11,059 4 2,764.8 36.2 113
Martin 5,182 0 - 0.0 -
Mason 4,128 0 - 0.0 -
Matagorda 38,295 17 2,252.6 44.4 73
Maverick 58,947 9 6,549.7 15.3 192
Medina 51,307 11 4,664.3 21.4 170
Menard 2,346 1 2,346.0 42.6 83
Midland 147,653 84 1,757.8 56.9 46
Milam 25,759 16 1,609.9 62.1 36
Mills 5,056 2 2,528.0 39.6 95
Mitchell 9,727 3 3,242.3 30.8 129
Montague 20,610 8 2,576.3 38.8 96
Montgomery 548,532 272 2,016.7 49.6 60
Moore 23,849 2 11,924.5 8.4 208
Morris 13,438 2 6,719.0 14.9 194
Motley 1,216 0 - 0.0 -
Nacogdoches 68,586 50 1,371.7 72.9 26
Navarro 51,464 9 5,718.2 17.5 188
Newton 14,431 1 14,431.0 6.9 211
Nolan 15,690 6 2,615.0 38.2 102
Nueces 357,888 259 1,381.8 72.4 27
Ochiltree 11,410 3 3,803.3 26.3 155
Oldham 2,128 0 - 0.0 -
Orange 85,098 26 3,273.0 30.6 131
Palo Pinto 29,914 13 2,301.1 43.5 78
Panola 24,912 5 4,982.4 20.1 178
Parker 136,501 35 3,900.0 25.6 158
Parmer 11,258 3 3,752.7 26.6 153
Pecos 16,380 7 2,340.0 42.7 82
Polk 48,633 14 3,473.8 28.8 141
Potter 127,643 202 631.9 158.3 1
Presidio 8,314 2 4,157.0 24.1 163
Rains 12,019 1 12,019.0 8.3 209
Randall 130,799 35 3,737.1 26.8 151
Reagan 3,634 2 1,817.0 55.0 52
Real 3,393 0 - 0.0 -
Red River 13,227 4 3,306.8 30.2 133
Reeves 14,398 3 4,799.3 20.8 172
Refugio 7,486 3 2,495.3 40.1 91
Roberts 975 0 - 0.0 -
Robertson 18,098 2 9,049.0 11.1 203
Rockwall 95,829 44 2,177.9 45.9 67
Runnels 10,756 2 5,378.0 18.6 184
Rusk 58,150 19 3,060.5 32.7 123
Sabine 11,486 3 3,828.7 26.1 156
San Augustine 9,151 4 2,287.8 43.7 77
San Jacinto 29,386 1 29,386.0 3.4 214
San Patricio 66,697 15 4,446.5 22.5 168
San Saba 6,296 2 3,148.0 31.8 125
Schleicher 3,726 0 - 0.0 -
Scurry 17,884 6 2,980.7 33.5 119
Shackelford 3,552 2 1,776.0 56.3 49
Shelby 27,068 8 3,383.5 29.6 137
Sherman 3,220 2 1,610.0 62.1 37
Smith 225,731 228 990.0 101.0 3
Somervell 9,436 5 1,887.2 53.0 55
Starr 65,101 6 10,850.2 9.2 206
Stephens 9,941 2 4,970.5 20.1 177
Sterling 1,193 0 - 0.0 -
Stonewall 1,508 1 1,508.0 66.3 33
Sutton 4,417 1 4,417.0 22.6 166
Swisher 8,055 2 4,027.5 24.8 160
Tarrant 1,959,449 1,376 1,424.0 70.2 30
Taylor 135,409 132 1,025.8 97.5 8
Terrell 1,026 0 - 0.0 -
Terry 13,027 5 2,605.4 38.4 101
Throckmorton 1,655 1 1,655.0 60.4 40
Titus 34,910 15 2,327.3 43.0 79
Tom Green 112,579 94 1,197.6 83.5 13
Travis 1,144,887 1,137 1,006.9 99.3 6
Trinity 15,618 0 - 0.0 -
Tyler 22,257 4 5,564.3 18.0 185
Upshur 42,223 8 5,277.9 18.9 182
Upton 3,632 3 1,210.7 82.6 14
Uvalde 27,543 14 1,967.4 50.8 56
Val Verde 51,217 19 2,695.6 37.1 108
Van Zandt 55,413 3 18,471.0 5.4 212
Victoria 89,831 72 1,247.7 80.2 17
Walker 70,199 22 3,190.9 31.3 127
Waller 50,082 4 12,520.5 8.0 210
Ward 10,960 4 2,740.0 36.5 111
Washington 35,712 15 2,380.8 42.0 85
Webb 282,143 128 2,204.2 45.4 69
Wharton 42,332 10 4,233.2 23.6 164
Wheeler 5,637 0 - 0.0 -
Wichita 132,279 103 1,284.3 77.9 20
Wilbarger 14,220 10 1,422.0 70.3 29
Willacy 24,444 1 24,444.0 4.1 213
Williamson 518,755 231 2,245.7 44.5 72
Wilson 49,833 14 3,559.5 28.1 147
Winkler 7,755 0 - 0.0 -
Wise 66,321 33 2,009.7 49.8 59
Wood 45,341 18 2,518.9 39.7 94
Yoakum 8,687 2 4,343.5 23.0 165
Young 19,220 13 1,478.5 67.6 31
Zapata 15,544 3 5,181.3 19.3 180
Zavala 12,324 0 - 0.0 -
Texas Total 27,695,284 16,863 1,642.4 60.9 -
APRNs w/o Texas RN license* - 1,190 - -
APRNs by County - September, 2015

* These APRNs could not be matched with Texas RN records and so geographic information on them is unavailable.

Data Source: Texas Board of Nursing - September 2015

Prepared by: Texas Department of State Health Services, Center for Health Statistics, Health Professions Resource Center, December 1, 2015

Last updated March 18, 2021