The population density of New Jersey is about 1,195 people per square mile. Texas has a land area of 261,797 square miles. If Texas had the same population density as New Jersey, how many people would be living in that state?
The population of Texas would be 219.07 people per square mile. Every square mile of the land area of Texas, there are going to be about 219 people thriving and living in communities. The computation is as follows: 261, 792 sq/mi / 1,195 people = 219.07 or 219 people/sq. mi