Is Texas Bigger Than Jamaica? (Comparison)

Texas is a state located in the South Central region of the United States of America, whereas Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean sea. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between the U.S. state Texas and Jamaica regarding various aspects.


Is Texas bigger than Jamaica?

The total area of Texas is 268,596 sq mi, and the total area of Jamaica is 4,244 sq mi. Texas is bigger than Jamaica by 264,352 sq mi. Texas is around 63.3 times bigger than Jamaica

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

Area of Texas compared to Jamaica

Area of Jamaica:  4,244 sq mi ( 10,991 km2 )

Area of Jamaica compared to Texas


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 Jamaica

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Jamaica as of 31st May 2021, is 2,972,965.

Population of Jamaica compared to Texas

Here is some more data comparison between Texas and Jamaica.

The capital city of Texas is Austin, and the capital city of Jamaica is Kingston.

Official Languages

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

Human Development Index

HDI of Texas as of 2018: 0.909
HDI of Jamaica as of 2019: 0.734

Texas Timezone:

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

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

Jamaica Timezone: 

UTC – 5 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Jamaica:
18° 10′ 48″ N77° 24′ 0″ W

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