Is Texas Bigger Than Mexico? (Comparison)

Texas is a state located in the South Central region of the United States of America, whereas Mexico is a country in the Southern Portion of North America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between the U.S. state Texas and Mexico country regarding various aspects.


Is Texas bigger than Mexico?

The total area of Texas is 268,596 sq mi, and the total area of Mexico is 761,610 sq mi. Texas is smaller than Mexico by 493,014 sq mi. Texas is around 2.8 times smaller than Mexico.

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

Area of Texas compared to Mexico

Area of Mexico:  761,610 sq mi ( 1,972,550 km2 )

Area of Mexico 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 Mexico

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Mexico as of 2nd June 2021, is 130,195,716.

Population of Mexico compared to Texas

Here is some more data comparison between Texas and Mexico.

The capital city of Texas is Austin, and the capital city of Mexico is Mexico City.

Official Languages

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

Human Development Index

HDI of Texas as of 2018: 0.909
HDI of Mexico as of 2019: 0.779

Texas Timezone:

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

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

Mexico Timezone: 

UTC -8 to -5 (Time in Mexico)

Summer (DST): 
UTC – 7 to – 5

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Mexico:
23° 0′ 0″ N102° 0′ 0″ W

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