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Table 15
Estimated Texas Public Prison
Medical Expenditures by County
Fiscal 1998
County of Incarceration Inmate Population Estimated Medical Expenditures Estimated Psychiatric Expenditures Estimated Total
ANDERSON 13,281 $ 25,924,512 $ 4,382,730 $ 30,307,242
ANGELINA 567 $ 1,106,784 $ 187,110 $ 1,293,894
BEE 6,841 $ 13,353,632 $ 2,257,530 $ 15,611,162
BEXAR 2,008 $ 3,919,616 $ 662,640 $ 4,582,256
BOWIE 2,796 $ 5,457,792 $ 922,680 $ 6,380,472
BRAZORIA 8,175 $ 15,957,600 $ 2,697,750 $ 18,655,350
BROWN 518 $ 1,011,136 $ 170,940 $ 1,182,076
BURNET 445 $ 868,640 $ 146,850 $ 1,015,490
CHEROKEE 1,371 $ 2,676,192 $ 452,430 $ 3,128,622
CHILDRESS 1,430 $ 2,791,360 $ 471,900 $ 3,263,260
CORYELL 8,073 $ 15,758,496 $ 2,664,090 $ 18,422,586
DALLAS 2,019 $ 3,941,088 $ 666,270 $ 4,607,358
DAWSON 1,304 $ 2,545,408 $ 430,320 $ 2,975,728
DEWITT 1,321 $ 2,578,592 $ 435,930 $ 3,014,522
DUVAL 495 $ 966,240 $ 163,350 $ 1,129,590
EL PASO 1,018 $ 1,987,136 $ 335,940 $ 2,323,076
FALLS 1,276 $ 2,490,752 $ 421,080 $ 2,911,832
FANNIN 2,005 $ 3,913,760 $ 661,650 $ 4,575,410
FORT BEND 3,043 $ 5,939,936 $ 1,004,190 $ 6,944,126
FREESTONE 1,319 $ 2,574,688 $ 435,270 $ 3,009,958
FRIO 1,320 $ 2,576,640 $ 435,600 $ 3,012,240
GALVESTON 492 $ 960,384 $ 162,360 $ 1,122,744
GRAY 987 $ 1,926,624 $ 325,710 $ 2,252,334
GRIMES 2,653 $ 5,178,656 $ 875,490 $ 6,054,146
HALE 1,474 $ 2,877,248 $ 486,420 $ 3,363,668
HARRIS 2,587 $ 5,049,824 $ 853,710 $ 5,903,534
HARTLEY 1,330 $ 2,596,160 $ 438,900 $ 3,035,060
HIDALGO 2,227 $ 4,347,104 $ 734,910 $ 5,082,014
HOUSTON 2,210 $ 4,313,920 $ 729,300 $ 5,043,220
JASPER 582 $ 1,136,064 $ 192,060 $ 1,328,124
JEFFERSON 5,727 $ 11,179,104 $ 1,889,910 $ 13,069,014
JONES 4,355 $ 8,500,960 $ 1,437,150 $ 9,938,110
KARNES 2,840 $ 5,543,680 $ 937,200 $ 6,480,880
LASALLE 562 $ 1,097,024 $ 185,460 $ 1,282,484
LIBERTY 3,814 $ 7,444,928 $ 1,258,620 $ 8,703,548
LUBBOCK 990 $ 1,932,480 $ 326,700 $ 2,259,180
MADISON 2,264 $ 4,419,328 $ 747,120 $ 5,166,448
MEDINA 1,807 $ 3,527,264 $ 596,310 $ 4,123,574
MITCHELL 2,388 $ 4,661,376 $ 788,040 $ 5,449,416
PECOS 1,743 $ 3,402,336 $ 575,190 $ 3,977,526
POLK 2,879 $ 5,619,808 $ 950,070 $ 6,569,878
POTTER 4,443 $ 8,672,736 $ 1,466,190 $ 10,138,926
SCURRY 1,298 $ 2,533,696 $ 428,340 $ 2,962,036
STEPHENS 522 $ 1,018,944 $ 172,260 $ 1,191,204
SWISHER 563 $ 1,098,976 $ 185,790 $ 1,284,766
TERRY 599 $ 1,169,248 $ 197,670 $ 1,366,918
TYLER 1,294 $ 2,525,888 $ 427,020 $ 2,952,908
WALKER 13,381 $ 26,119,712 $ 4,415,730 $ 30,535,442
WICHITA 2,804 $ 5,473,408 $ 925,320 $ 6,398,728
WOOD 495 $ 966,240 $ 163,350 $ 1,129,590
 
Total 129,935 253,633,120 42,878,550 296,511,670
 
Source: Texas Department of Criminal Justice