The following is a comparison between Texas and Florida, two populous states in the US. Let’s read.
Texas and Florida – US states comparison
Which state is bigger, Texas or Florida?
Texas has a bigger area as compared with Florida. It is 4 times bigger than Florida.
- Area of Texas – around 268,600 square miles (around 695,660 sq km)
- Area of Florida – around 65,760 square miles (around 170,310 sq km)
Which state has a larger population, Texas or Florida?
Texas and Florida rank 2nd and 3rd respectively in terms of population in the United States.
- Population of Texas – around 30 million (2022 estimate)
- Population of Florida – around 22.3 million (2022 estimate)
Top 3 largest cities by population
- San Antonio
|Area||around 268,600 square miles (around 695,660 sq km)||around 65,760 square miles (around 170,310 sq km)|
|Area rank in the US||2nd||22nd|
|Population||around 30 million (2022 estimate)||around 22.3 million (2022 estimate)|
|Population rank in the US||2nd||3rd|
|Nickname||The Lone Star State||The Sunshine State|
|Became a state of the US||29 December, 1845||3 March, 1845|
|Region||Southern United States||Southern United States|
|Borders||Oklahoma in the north; Arkansan in the northeast; Louisiana in the east; New Mexico in the west; and Mexico in the south||Alabama and Georgia in the north|
|Highest natural point||Guadalupe Peak (8,751 ft/2,667 m)||Britton hill (345 ft/105 m)|
|International border||Yes, around 1,250 mile international border with Mexico||No|
|Forest cover||37% – 38%||49% – 50%|
|Coastline||Yes, with the Gulf of Mexico||Yes, with the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean|
|Places to visit||San Antonio, Big Bend National Park, Austin, Houston, Dallas, South Padre Island, Galveston, etc.||Miami, Walt Disney World Resort Orlando, Everglades National Park, Siesta Key, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, etc.|
|Number of National Parks||2||3|
|Number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites||1 (San Antonio Missions)||1 (Everglades National Park)|
(Also read: California vs New York State – US states comparison)
National Parks in Texas
- Big Bend National Park
- Guadalupe Mountains National Park
National Parks in Florida
- Biscayne National Park
- Dry Tortugas National Park
- Everglades National Park
Is Texas warmer than Florida?
No, the average temperature in Florida is higher.