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States that Beat Texas

For each selected category, name any of the U.S. states that ranks higher than Texas.
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Last updated: October 3, 2023
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First submittedSeptember 29, 2019
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Rank
Hint
Answer
2
Highest population
California
2
Largest area
Alaska
3
Southernmost point
Hawaii | Florida
11
Weekly church attendance
(2014, Pew Research)
Utah | Alabama | Tennessee | Mississippi |
South Carolina | Louisiana | West Virginia | Virginia |
Oklahoma | Georgia
5
Most crude oil production per capita (2022)
North Dakota | New Mexico | Alaska | Wyoming
2
Most populous capital city
Arizona
2
Highest % of population is Hispanic
New Mexico
6 (t)
Highest recorded temperature
California | Arizona | Nevada | New Mexico | Kansas
2
Longest international border
Alaska
9
Most coal production (2018)
Wyoming | West Virginia | Pennsylvania | Illinois |
Kentucky | Montana | Indiana | North Dakota
7
Highest % of area is farm or ranch land
Nebraska | South Dakota | North Dakota |
Kansas | Iowa | Oklahoma
14
Highest adult obesity rate (2020)
West Virginia | Mississippi | Oklahoma | Iowa |
Alabama | Louisiana | Arkansas | Kentucky |
Alaska | South Carolina | Ohio | Indiana | North Dakota
5
First capital city alphabetically
New York | Maryland | Georgia | Maine
7
Highest % population growth since 1960
Nevada | Arizona | Florida | Utah |
Colorado | Alaska
4
Shortest name
Iowa | Ohio | Utah
8
Highest % population are immigrants
California | New Jersey | New York | Florida |
Hawaii | Nevada | Massachusetts
2
Youngest median age of residents (2022)
Utah
2
Highest number of venomous snake species
Arizona
9
Most prisoners per capita (2018)
Louisiana | Oklahoma | Mississippi | Georgia |
Kentucky | Alabama | Arkansas | Arizona
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Level 69
Oct 1, 2019
Fun!
+7
Level 51
Oct 1, 2019
I got all of them on my first try! and I'm not even American!
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Level 87
Oct 1, 2019
I was kind of amazed to discover that Austin is bigger than Atlanta and Boston.
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Level 86
Oct 1, 2019
By city proper population, yes. By metro area population, Austin is smaller than Atlanta, Boston, Phoenix, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Denver, and Sacramento.
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Level 60
Oct 20, 2023
Sacramento metropolitan area mentioned :)
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Level 37
Oct 10, 2019
Not really surprising. Austin is a fast growing city. It'll clear the 1 million mark for the 2020 census, I'm sure.
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Level 28
Apr 30, 2021
Austin is still the 28th most populous metropolitan area in the nation, so it’s still big.
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Level ∞
Oct 3, 2023
Still not yet 1 million. The gigantic rise in prices is becoming an impediment to growth.
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Level 63
Oct 11, 2019
First one of the series that I've taken where I got all the answers.
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Level 59
Jan 25, 2020
This is incorrect- I am from Texas and I can confirm that no state has or will ever beat Texas in anything. XD

JK JK this is a great quiz- thanks so much for making it

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Level 20
Feb 1, 2021
Sweet home Alabama xD
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Level 43
Nov 13, 2023
Everyone knows that West Virginia produces a lot of coal
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Level 73
Nov 13, 2023
I do enjoy that this quiz involves messing with Texas
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Level 18
Jan 31, 2024
Not a single Wisconsin XD
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Level 31
Mar 14, 2024
Albuquerque (New Mexico) comes before Austin alphabetically
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Level 71
Mar 24, 2024
New Mexico's capital is Santa Fe, not Albuquerque.