Colorado vs Puerto Rico (Statistical Comparison)

Colorado is a state located in the Mountain West subregion of the Western United States, whereas Puerto Rico is a country located in the Northeast Caribbean Sea. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Colorado and Puerto Rico regarding various aspects.


Is Colorado bigger than Puerto Rico?

The total area of Colorado is 104,094 sq mi, and the total area of Puerto Rico is 3,515 sq mi. Colorado is bigger than Puerto Rico by 100,579 sq mi. Colorado is around 29.62 times bigger than Puerto Rico.

Area of Colorado: 104,094 sq mi ( 269,837 km2 )

Area of Colorado compared to Puerto Rico

Area of Puerto Rico:  3,515 sq mi (9,104 km2 )

Area of Puerto Rico compared to Colorado


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Colorado as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 5,812,069.

Population of Colorado compared to Puerto Rico

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Puerto Rico as of 14th April 2022, is estimated to be around 2,736,613.

Population of Puerto Rico compared to Colorado

Here is some more data comparison between Colorado and Puerto Rico.

The capital of Colorado is Denver, and the capital city of Puerto Rico is San Juan.

Official Languages

Colorado: English
Puerto Rico: Spanish, English


Colorado: Coloradan
Puerto Rico: Puerto Rican

ISO 3166 Code

Colorado: US-CO
Puerto Rico: PR, US-PR

Human Development Index

HDI of Colorado as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of Puerto Rico as of 2019: 0.845

Colorado Time Zone: 

UTC − 7 (Mountain Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)

Puerto Rico Time Zone: 

UTC – 4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Colorado:
38° 59′ 49.92″ N, 105° 32′ 52.08″ W

Coordinates of Puerto Rico:
18° 13′ 20.28″ N66° 25′ 49.08″ W

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