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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: September 30, 2019
First submittedSeptember 29, 2019
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2
Highest population
California
2
Largest area
Alaska
3
Southernmost point
Hawaii | Florida
7
Most religious
Alabama | Louisiana | Mississippi | Tennessee |
Arkansas | Georgia | Oklahoma
5
Most crude oil production per capita
North Dakota | Alaska | Wyoming | New Mexico
2
Most populous capital city
Arizona
2
Highest % of population is Hispanic
New Mexico
4
Highest recorded temperature
California | Arizona | Nevada
2
Longest international border
Alaska
6
Most coal production
Wyoming | West Virginia | Pennsylvania |
Illinois | Kentucky
7
Highest % of area is farm or ranch land
Nebraska | South Dakota | North Dakota | Kansas |
Iowa | Oklahoma
8
Highest obesity rate
West Virginia | Mississippi | Alabama | Arkansas |
Louisiana | Tennessee | Kentucky
5
First capital city alphabetically
New York | Maryland | Georgia | Maine
7
Highest % population growth 1950-2018
Nevada | Arizona | Florida | Alaska | Utah | Colorado
4
Shortest name
Iowa | Ohio | Utah
8
Highest % of families below the poverty line
Alabama | Kentucky | Arkansas | West Virginia |
Louisiana | Mississippi | New Mexico
3
Youngest median age of residents
Utah | Alaska
2
Highest number of venomous snake species
Arizona
8
Most prisoners per capita
Oklahoma | Louisiana | Mississippi | Georgia |
Alabama | Arkansas | Arizona
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level 55
Oct 1, 2019
Fun!
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level 44
Oct 1, 2019
I got all of them on my first try! and I'm not even American!
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level 80
Oct 1, 2019
I was kind of amazed to discover that Austin is bigger than Atlanta and Boston.
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level 79
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 42
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 67
Oct 5, 2019
surprising that Utah is not more religious
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level 76
Nov 16, 2019
That one surprised me, too.
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level 62
Oct 11, 2019
First one of the series that I've taken where I got all the answers.
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level 54
Nov 16, 2019
What about worse laws.. anywhere else where cops take any cash you're carrying? Lol
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level 38
Nov 16, 2019
Why is Mississippi one of the top states in every statistic that’s bad
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level 57
Nov 16, 2019
They're the Africa of the US
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level 62
Nov 16, 2019
The government there has been waging a fierce campaign against progress for about 150 years.
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level 40
Nov 19, 2019
Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana keep competing with each other to be the worst states by several different measures.