Have you ever wondered how many pages a certain number of words would fill? We’ve got your answer, plus a helpful calculator to help you figure out how many pages a certain number of words would fill.
In this article we answer your questions on how many pages a set amount of words are. For these calculations, we’re assuming a standard font like Arial or Times New Roman, 12 point with one inch margins on a typical U.S. letter-sized page of 8.5x11 inches.
If it’s single-spaced, 300 words would fill about ⅓ of a page. If it’s double-spaced, it would fill around 2/3rds of a page.
As an estimate, five hundred words will fill around one page.
A single-spaced page would fill up around 1 ½ pages.
A text of 800 words is slightly over the space of 750, coming in at around 1.6 pages.
A single-spaced text of 1,000 words would be around two pages.
A text of 1200 words is around 2.4 pages, nearly two and a half pages worth of text.
1500 words will fill around 3 pages.
If you need to write a 2,000 word essay, paper or speech, you’re looking at around 4 pages, single-spaced.
Considering that each page holds around 500 words, a 2500 word text would span around 5 pages.
Three thousand words is around 6 pages of single-spaced text.
With single-spaced formatting, 4,000 words equals out to around 8 pages.
5,000 words would fill around 10 pages.
Once you hit 10,000 words, you’re looking at around 20 pages of text.
1,000 words double-spaced would be around 4 pages, assuming that one double-spaced page can hold around 250 words.
1,500 words will fill around 6 pages double-spaced.
We’ve taken quite a jump from a few thousand words all the way to 50,000. A work that is 50,000 words long would be around 100 pages.
So far, we’ve focused on how many pages a specific number of words would fill, but how many pages are the books we enjoy reading? Here are the page counts of some of the most popular novels.
The number of pages in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald depends on the edition and formatting, but in general, is around 180-200 pages. It’s relatively short compared to other novels written around the same time and later.
The Harry Potter series consists of seven novels, each of which varies in number of pages.
A standard edition of Dune by Frank Herbert with typical formatting averages out to 800-900 pages long.
Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, in its standard mass-market paperback edition, is around 160-200 pages.
The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien is divided into three volumes:
George Orwell’s Animal Farm is a relatively short novel of around 100-150 pages.
The page count for Fyodor Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment ranges from 500-700 words long.
Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is between 250-400 pages. The difference is, like all novels, due to publisher preferences in terms of font size, formatting and layout.
The number of pages of Sun Tzu’s The Art of War depends on the translation, formatting and any commentary that’s included. It can range from 50-100 pages, but some words contain interpretations or analyses which can lengthen the pages to 300 or more.
How Many Pages is To Kill a Mockingbird?
The standard edition of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee ranges from 280-400 pages.
Bram Stoker’s Dracula is between 400-500 pages long.
Lord of the Flies by William Golding is around 200-300 pages.
The classical novel of The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas is approximately 600-800 pages long.
Robert Louis Stevenson’s famous word Treasure Island is between 200-300 pages.
Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind is a sprawling novel well-known for its deep narrative and detailed character development. These add to its considerable length which can be anywhere from 960-1,000 pages.
Although it’s not a novel, the U.S. Constitution is nevertheless a historical document. Including all seven articles and 27 amendments, it's around 15-30 pages.
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