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Optometrists, 2015

County 2015 Population 2015 Optometrist Total Ratio of 2015 Population to Optometrist Ratio of Optometrists to 100,000 Population Rank
Anderson 60,367 4 15,091.8 6.6 112
Andrews 16,133 1 16,133.0 6.2 116
Angelina 90,596 11 8,236.0 12.1 56
Aransas 24,738 2 12,369.0 8.1 100
Archer 9,502 0 - 0.0 -
Armstrong 1,969 0 - 0.0 -
Atascosa 50,278 4 12,569.5 8.0 102
Austin 32,238 3 10,746.0 9.3 90
Bailey 7,799 1 7,799.0 12.8 47
Bandera 22,792 0 - 0.0 -
Bastrop 86,175 6 14,362.5 7.0 110
Baylor 3,721 0 - 0.0 -
Bee 32,698 2 16,349.0 6.1 118
Bell 352,210 40 8,805.3 11.4 66
Bexar 1,882,834 276 6,821.9 14.7 32
Blanco 11,742 2 5,871.0 17.0 13
Borden 673 0 - 0.0 -
Bosque 19,338 0 - 0.0 -
Bowie 93,848 14 6,703.4 14.9 29
Brazoria 358,855 57 6,295.7 15.9 21
Brazos 214,672 29 7,402.5 13.5 39
Brewster 9,752 1 9,752.0 10.3 78
Briscoe 1,676 0 - 0.0 -
Brooks 7,502 0 - 0.0 -
Brown 39,488 6 6,581.3 15.2 24
Burleson 18,482 1 18,482.0 5.4 126
Burnet 47,386 9 5,265.1 19.0 8
Caldwell 43,322 4 10,830.5 9.2 92
Calhoun 23,298 1 23,298.0 4.3 139
Callahan 14,129 0 - 0.0 -
Cameron 449,166 26 17,275.6 5.8 121
Camp 13,421 2 6,710.5 14.9 31
Carson 6,354 0 - 0.0 -
Cass 31,323 3 10,441.0 9.6 87
Castro 8,500 0 - 0.0 -
Chambers 40,945 2 20,472.5 4.9 133
Cherokee 54,099 3 18,033.0 5.5 125
Childress 7,262 2 3,631.0 27.5 3
Clay 11,224 0 - 0.0 -
Cochran 3,302 0 - 0.0 -
Coke 3,213 0 - 0.0 -
Coleman 9,061 0 - 0.0 -
Collin 949,673 187 5,078.5 19.7 7
Collingsworth 3,147 0 - 0.0 -
Colorado 21,785 0 - 0.0 -
Comal 128,347 14 9,167.6 10.9 74
Comanche 14,425 1 14,425.0 6.9 111
Concho 4,207 0 - 0.0 -
Cooke 40,075 6 6,679.2 15.0 27
Coryell 81,321 9 9,035.7 11.1 70
Cottle 1,572 0 - 0.0 -
Crane 4,847 0 - 0.0 -
Crockett 3,918 0 - 0.0 -
Crosby 6,640 0 - 0.0 -
Culberson 2,568 0 - 0.0 -
Dallam 7,407 0 - 0.0 -
Dallas 2,496,859 312 8,002.8 12.5 49
Dawson 14,359 1 14,359.0 7.0 109
Deaf Smith 20,982 1 20,982.0 4.8 135
Delta 5,505 0 - 0.0 -
Denton 789,094 103 7,661.1 13.1 45
De Witt 20,472 1 20,472.0 4.9 132
Dickens 2,493 0 - 0.0 -
Dimmit 10,473 1 10,473.0 9.5 88
Donley 3,781 0 - 0.0 -
Duval 12,247 0 - 0.0 -
Eastland 19,259 0 - 0.0 -
Ector 148,260 17 8,721.2 11.5 65
Edwards 2,119 0 - 0.0 -
Ellis 173,277 11 15,752.5 6.3 115
El Paso 873,513 68 12,845.8 7.8 103
Erath 39,534 3 13,178.0 7.6 106
Falls 18,632 0 - 0.0 -
Fannin 35,790 2 17,895.0 5.6 124
Fayette 26,381 1 26,381.0 3.8 143
Fisher 3,943 0 - 0.0 -
Floyd 6,579 0 - 0.0 -
Foard 1,355 0 - 0.0 -
Fort Bend 724,104 116 6,242.3 16.0 20
Franklin 11,220 0 - 0.0 -
Freestone 20,931 1 20,931.0 4.8 134
Frio 18,668 1 18,668.0 5.4 128
Gaines 19,515 2 9,757.5 10.2 79
Galveston 312,880 38 8,233.7 12.1 55
Garza 6,738 0 - 0.0 -
Gillespie 27,231 5 5,446.2 18.4 10
Glasscock 1,293 0 - 0.0 -
Goliad 7,856 0 - 0.0 -
Gonzales 21,128 1 21,128.0 4.7 136
Gray 23,611 4 5,902.8 16.9 14
Grayson 127,097 19 6,689.3 14.9 28
Gregg 128,803 21 6,133.5 16.3 17
Grimes 28,642 0 - 0.0 -
Guadalupe 155,621 12 12,968.4 7.7 104
Hale 37,400 5 7,480.0 13.4 40
Hall 3,346 0 - 0.0 -
Hamilton 8,654 0 - 0.0 -
Hansford 6,050 0 - 0.0 -
Hardeman 4,313 0 - 0.0 -
Hardin 58,521 7 8,360.1 12.0 58
Harris 4,471,427 820 5,453.0 18.3 11
Harrison 68,889 4 17,222.3 5.8 120
Hartley 6,172 1 6,172.0 16.2 19
Haskell 5,971 0 - 0.0 -
Hays 197,298 20 9,864.9 10.1 80
Hemphill 4,117 1 4,117.0 24.3 5
Henderson 81,372 5 16,274.4 6.1 117
Hidalgo 883,903 47 18,806.4 5.3 129
Hill 37,282 2 18,641.0 5.4 127
Hockley 24,077 3 8,025.7 12.5 51
Hood 56,112 7 8,016.0 12.5 50
Hopkins 36,774 6 6,129.0 16.3 16
Houston 24,515 3 8,171.7 12.2 53
Howard 36,478 4 9,119.5 11.0 72
Hudspeth 3,735 0 - 0.0 -
Hunt 93,347 11 8,486.1 11.8 61
Hutchinson 22,372 1 22,372.0 4.5 138
Irion 1,683 0 - 0.0 -
Jack 9,382 0 - 0.0 -
Jackson 14,238 1 14,238.0 7.0 108
Jasper 36,523 4 9,130.8 11.0 73
Jeff Davis 2,434 0 - 0.0 -
Jefferson 259,399 29 8,944.8 11.2 68
Jim Hogg 5,548 0 - 0.0 -
Jim Wells 42,763 4 10,690.8 9.4 89
Johnson 167,760 14 11,982.9 8.3 97
Jones 21,223 1 21,223.0 4.7 137
Karnes 15,557 1 15,557.0 6.4 114
Kaufman 124,238 7 17,748.3 5.6 123
Kendall 38,993 4 9,748.3 10.3 77
Kenedy 438 0 - 0.0 -
Kent 803 0 - 0.0 -
Kerr 53,262 8 6,657.8 15.0 26
Kimble 4,848 0 - 0.0 -
King 293 0 - 0.0 -
Kinney 3,734 0 - 0.0 -
Kleberg 33,715 4 8,428.8 11.9 59
Knox 3,752 0 - 0.0 -
Lamar 51,516 5 10,303.2 9.7 85
Lamb 14,307 0 - 0.0 -
Lampasas 7,601 1 7,601.0 13.2 42
La Salle 21,463 0 - 0.0 -
Lavaca 19,541 0 - 0.0 -
Lee 17,880 0 - 0.0 -
Leon 18,131 0 - 0.0 -
Liberty 82,984 5 16,596.8 6.0 119
Limestone 24,761 2 12,380.5 8.1 101
Lipscomb 3,549 0 - 0.0 -
Live Oak 11,718 0 - 0.0 -
Llano 20,400 2 10,200.0 9.8 83
Loving 81 0 - 0.0 -
Lubbock 295,257 44 6,710.4 14.9 30
Lynn 6,095 0 - 0.0 -
McCulloch 8,634 1 8,634.0 11.6 63
McLennan 244,576 20 12,228.8 8.2 99
McMullen 750 0 - 0.0 -
Madison 14,639 0 - 0.0 -
Marion 11,059 1 11,059.0 9.0 93
Martin 5,182 0 - 0.0 -
Mason 4,128 0 - 0.0 -
Matagorda 38,295 1 38,295.0 2.6 146
Maverick 58,947 3 19,649.0 5.1 131
Medina 51,307 1 51,307.0 1.9 149
Menard 2,346 0 - 0.0 -
Midland 147,653 21 7,031.1 14.2 35
Milam 25,759 0 - 0.0 -
Mills 5,056 1 5,056.0 19.8 6
Mitchell 9,727 0 - 0.0 -
Montague 20,610 2 10,305.0 9.7 86
Montgomery 548,532 79 6,943.4 14.4 34
Moore 23,849 1 23,849.0 4.2 140
Morris 13,438 0 - 0.0 -
Motley 1,216 0 - 0.0 -
Nacogdoches 68,586 9 7,620.7 13.1 44
Navarro 51,464 6 8,577.3 11.7 62
Newton 14,431 0 - 0.0 -
Nolan 15,690 2 7,845.0 12.7 48
Nueces 357,888 47 7,614.6 13.1 43
Ochiltree 11,410 1 11,410.0 8.8 94
Oldham 2,128 0 - 0.0 -
Orange 85,098 2 42,549.0 2.4 148
Palo Pinto 29,914 1 29,914.0 3.3 145
Panola 24,912 3 8,304.0 12.0 57
Parker 136,501 9 15,166.8 6.6 113
Parmer 11,258 0 - 0.0 -
Pecos 16,380 2 8,190.0 12.2 54
Polk 48,633 2 24,316.5 4.1 141
Potter 127,643 37 3,449.8 29.0 1
Presidio 8,314 0 - 0.0 -
Rains 12,019 1 12,019.0 8.3 98
Randall 130,799 18 7,266.6 13.8 38
Reagan 3,634 0 - 0.0 -
Real 3,393 0 - 0.0 -
Red River 13,227 0 - 0.0 -
Reeves 14,398 0 - 0.0 -
Refugio 7,486 0 - 0.0 -
Roberts 975 0 - 0.0 -
Robertson 18,098 0 - 0.0 -
Rockwall 95,829 16 5,989.3 16.7 15
Runnels 10,756 1 10,756.0 9.3 91
Rusk 58,150 3 19,383.3 5.2 130
Sabine 11,486 1 11,486.0 8.7 95
San Augustine 9,151 0 - 0.0 -
San Jacinto 29,386 0 - 0.0 -
San Patricio 66,697 5 13,339.4 7.5 107
San Saba 6,296 0 - 0.0 -
Schleicher 3,726 0 - 0.0 -
Scurry 17,884 2 8,942.0 11.2 67
Shackelford 3,552 1 3,552.0 28.2 2
Shelby 27,068 3 9,022.7 11.1 69
Sherman 3,220 0 - 0.0 -
Smith 225,731 30 7,524.4 13.3 41
Somervell 9,436 0 - 0.0 -
Starr 65,101 1 65,101.0 1.5 150
Stephens 9,941 1 9,941.0 10.1 81
Sterling 1,193 0 - 0.0 -
Stonewall 1,508 0 - 0.0 -
Sutton 4,417 0 - 0.0 -
Swisher 8,055 1 8,055.0 12.4 52
Tarrant 1,959,449 284 6,899.5 14.5 33
Taylor 135,409 22 6,155.0 16.2 18
Terrell 1,026 0 - 0.0 -
Terry 13,027 1 13,027.0 7.7 105
Throckmorton 1,655 0 - 0.0 -
Titus 34,910 3 11,636.7 8.6 96
Tom Green 112,579 13 8,659.9 11.5 64
Travis 1,144,887 181 6,325.3 15.8 22
Trinity 15,618 0 - 0.0 -
Tyler 22,257 0 - 0.0 -
Upshur 42,223 1 42,223.0 2.4 147
Upton 3,632 0 - 0.0 -
Uvalde 27,543 3 9,181.0 10.9 75
Val Verde 51,217 5 10,243.4 9.8 84
Van Zandt 55,413 2 27,706.5 3.6 144
Victoria 89,831 22 4,083.2 24.5 4
Walker 70,199 7 10,028.4 10.0 82
Waller 50,082 0 - 0.0 -
Ward 10,960 0 - 0.0 -
Washington 35,712 5 7,142.4 14.0 37
Webb 282,143 16 17,633.9 5.7 122
Wharton 42,332 5 8,466.4 11.8 60
Wheeler 5,637 1 5,637.0 17.7 12
Wichita 132,279 20 6,614.0 15.1 25
Wilbarger 14,220 2 7,110.0 14.1 36
Willacy 24,444 0 - 0.0 -
Williamson 518,755 96 5,403.7 18.5 9
Wilson 49,833 2 24,916.5 4.0 142
Winkler 7,755 1 7,755.0 12.9 46
Wise 66,321 7 9,474.4 10.6 76
Wood 45,341 5 9,068.2 11.0 71
Yoakum 8,687 0 - 0.0 -
Young 19,220 3 6,406.7 15.6 23
Zapata 15,544 0 - 0.0 -
Zavala 12,324 0 - 0.0 -
Texas Total 27,695,284 3,596 7,701.7 13.0
Optometrists by County - September, 2015

Data Source: Texas Optometry Board - September 2015

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, November 15, 2015

Last updated December 2, 2015