Is Texas Bigger Than Illinois? (Comparison)

Texas is a state located in the South Central region of the United States of America, whereas Illinois is a state in the mid-Western region of the U.S.A. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between the 2 U.S. states Texas and Illinois regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Texas bigger than Illinois?

The total area of Texas is 268,596 sq mi, and the total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi. Texas is bigger than Illinois by 210,681 sq mi. Texas is around 4.64 times bigger than Illinois.

Area of Texas:  268,596 sq mi ( 695,662 km2 )

Area of Texas compared to Illinois

Area of Illinois:  57,915 sq mi ( 149,997 km2 )

Area of Illinois compared to Texas

Population

According to the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of Texas as of 2019 was estimated to be around 29 Million.

Population of Texas compared to Illinois

Based on the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of Illinois as of 2019 was estimated to be around 12.67 Million.

Population of Illinois compared to Texas

Here is some more data comparison between Texas and Illinois.

The capital city of Texas is Austin, and the capital city of Illinois is Springfield.

Official Languages

Texas: No official language, but English is the primary spoken language.
Illinois: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Texas as of 2018: 0.909
HDI of Illinois as of 2018: 0.929

Texas Timezone:

UTC − 6 (Central Time Zone)
UTC − 7 (Mountain Time Zone)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)
UTC − 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)

Illinois Timezone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Time Zone)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Texas:
31° 28′ 32.52″ N99° 19′ 52.32″ W

Coordinates of Illinois:
40° 2′ 30.12″ N89° 11′ 47.4″ W

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