Texas is the Largest state in the Continental U.S and the Second largest State in population with 27.9 million people
Half of the 10 fastest growing cities in America are in Texas. Houston is the largest city in Texas with a Metro of almost 7 million. Dallas is close behind. Texas is also home to cities like San Antonio and Austin which all over 1 million as well.
In many Texas cities, you have suburbs the size of major U.S Cities
Dallas airport is the largest airport in America in size. It is has its own zipcode and larger than the New York island of Manhattan
Houston’s Katy Freeway is the world’s widest freeway
Texas houses average the largest size in America
Texas’ high school graduation rate went from 27th in the country in 2003, to 2nd in the country in 2013. Our most recent graduation rate for African-Americans is number one in the nation: 13 points higher than the national average.
8. Church and Faith
More people drive Pickup trucks and SUVs here than any other state.
Texas has more restaurants per capita than any other state
The Texas Medical Center is the largest medical center in the world.
More heart surgeries are performed at the Texas Medical Center than anywhere else in the world with 13,600 heart surgeries annually. 180,000 annual surgeries are performed. The TMC performs one surgery every three minutes. Over 25,000 babies are delivered each year, more than one baby every 20 minutes. The Texas Medical Center offers over 9,200 total patient beds
14. Music Festivals
16. State Pride
Texas has more obese people than any other state
Texas has America’s largest company Exxon Mobil
Other companies are headquartered here lite At and T, American Airlines, Conoco Phillips, Dell Computers, Frito Lay, Fuddruckers, Gold’s Gym, Greyhound, Halliburton, JC Penney, La Quinta, Luby’s, Neiman Marcus, Pizza Hut, Reliant Energy, Radio Shack, Rent A Center, Schlotsky’s, Southwest Airlines, Taco Bueno, Texas Instruments
20. Speed Limits
Texas has the fastest speed limit in the country