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County Supply and Distribution Tables - Licensed Vocational Nurses

The following tables include all LVNs who are active in nursing and employed in Texas:

2017 LVNs by County (82,901) - September

2016 LVNs by County (80,993) - September

2015 LVNs by County (79,154) - September

2014 LVNs by County (77,624) - September

2013 LVNs by County (75,258) - September

2012 LVNs by County (73,674) - September

2011 LVNs by County (72,921) - September

2010 LVNs by County (71,141) - September

2009 LVNs by County (69,152) - September

2008 LVNs by County (67,103) - September

2007 LVNs by County (65,230) - September

The parenthetical numbers on this page represent the number of activeLVNs employed in nursing and practicing in Texas. Inactive or retired licensed professionals were excluded. LVNs were classified as active if the BON licensure renewal file indicated that their license status was “Current,” “Current (Notified for Renewal),” or “Current (Processing Renewal).” LVNs with active licenses may or may not be employed in nursing. LVNs were classified as working in nursing if they indicated that their employment status was “Employed in Nursing Full Time” or “Employed in Nursing Part Time.” This excludes newly licensed LVNs. LVNs were classified as working in Texas if they indicated that their primary practice state (or mailing address state if practice address was not available) was Texas.

Data prior to 2007 may be available.  Please contact TCNWS for more information.

Licensing Board and Data Source

Board of Nursing (BON) - The BON adopts rules to regulate persons wishing to practice as Licensed Vocational Nurses in Texas.

Information regarding the education requirements, licensure requirements, and responsibilities of Licensed Vocational Nurses can be found on the website of the Board of Nursing.

Last updated January 3, 2018