California or Texas?

Between California and Texas, which . . .
Unless otherwise stated, references to city sizes are all based on urban agglomeration population data from citypopulation.de
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1. . . . is larger? (area)
California
Texas
2. . . . has a greater population?
California
Texas
3. . . . was admitted to the union first?
California
Texas
Texas: 1845
California: 1850
4. . . . is the birthplace of more presidents?
California
Texas
Eisenhower and LBJ were born in Texas. Nixon was born in California. (Reagan was born in Illinois.)
5. . . . has the larger largest city?
California
Texas
6. . . . has the larger capital city?
California
Texas
Sacramento: 2,050,000
Austin: 1,860,000
7. . . . has more cities with population greater than 1 million?
California
Texas
Texas: 6
California: 5
8. . . . has more water area?
California
Texas
9. . . . covers a greater range of temperatures? (difference between record high and record low)
California
Texas
10. . . . was settled by Europeans first?
California
Texas
Ysleta: 1680
Santa Cruz: 1769
11. . . . has more UNESCO World Heritage Sites?
California
Texas
Redwood and Yosemite for California, San Antonio Missions for Texas
12. . . . has multiple buildings over 1,000 feet tall?
California
Texas
13. . . . has a city with more than 30 skyscrapers?
California
Texas
Houston has 38.
14. . . . has a higher Hispanic/Latino population (by percentage)?
California
Texas
15. . . . has a higher Native American population (by percentage)?
California
Texas
16. . . . is "taller"? (greater distance between northernmost and southernmost points)
California
Texas
17. . . . borders more U.S. states?
California
Texas
18. . . . has the busiest airport?
California
Texas
19. . . . has more interstate highway mileage?
California
Texas
Texas, unsurprisingly, is #1 in the U.S. in terms of interstate highway mileage.
20. . . . has the larger city named Pittsburg? (city proper population)
California
Texas
Pittsburg, CA: 70,679
Pittsburg, TX: 4,497
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Level 82
Nov 25, 2020
Nice quiz, harder than I expected.