State size comparison
North Carolina is about 5 times smaller than Texas.
Texas is approximately 678,052 sq km, while North Carolina is approximately 126,161 sq km, making North Carolina 18.61% the size of Texas. Meanwhile, the population of Texas is ~25.1 million people (15.6 million fewer people live in North Carolina).
This to-scale comparison of Texas vs. North Carolina uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.