Is Texas Bigger Than New Mexico? (Comparison)

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

Size

Is Texas bigger than New Mexico?

The total area of Texas is 268,596 sq mi, and the total area of New Mexico is 121,590 sq mi. Texas is bigger than New Mexico by 147,006 sq mi. Texas is around 2.2 times bigger than New Mexico.

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

Area of Texas compared to New Mexico

Area of New Mexico: 121,590 sq mi (314,917 km2 )

Area of New Mexico 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 New Mexico

Based on the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of Texas as of 2019 was estimated to be around 2.097 Million.

Population of New Mexico compared to Texas

Here is some more data comparison between Texas and New Mexico.

The capital city of Texas is Austin, and the capital city of New Mexico is Santa Fe.

Official Languages

Texas: No official language, but English is the primary spoken language.
New Mexico: None. (Main Spoken Languages: English and Spanish)

Human Development Index

HDI of Texas as of 2018: 0.909
HDI of New Mexico as of 2018: 0.900

Texas Timezone:

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

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

New Mexico Timezone: 

UTC − 7 (Mountain Time Zone)

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

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of New Mexico:
34° 24′ 25.56″ N106° 6′ 45.36″ W

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