Alligators are only found in parts of the US and China, whereas crocodiles can be found across the world.
Alligators live only in the southeastern US and eastern China, whereas crocodiles can be found across the world in Africa, Australia, Southeast Asia, North America, South America, and Central America.
The populations of Alligators is more than that of crocodiles in the US. There are over 3 million alligators, but fewer than 2,000 crocodiles.
Southern Florida is the only place in the world where you will find crocodiles and alligators living side by side.