I am the maker of TeXcount: a Perl script and web-service for counting words in TeX documents. I follow the texcount and word-count tags, so questions asked here should catch my attention.
3 count words in latex files with input jun 4 '14
2 Wordcounter package in LaTeX? may 13
2 Counting words with TexCount in quote environment sep 28 '14
2 TeXcount counting \multicolumn apr 8 '14