Connecticut vs Puerto Rico (Statistical Comparison)

Connecticut is the southernmost state of the United States of America located in the New England region of the country, whereas Puerto Rico is a country located in the Northeast Caribbean Sea. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Connecticut and Puerto Rico regarding various aspects.


Is Connecticut bigger than Puerto Rico?

The total area of Connecticut is 5,567 sq mi, and the total area of Puerto Rico is 3,515 sq mi. Connecticut is bigger than Puerto Rico by 2,052 sq mi. Connecticut is around 1.59 times bigger than Puerto Rico.

Area of Connecticut: 5,567 sq mi ( 14,357 km2 )

Area of Connecticut compared to Puerto Rico

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

Area of Puerto Rico compared to Connecticut


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Connecticut as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 3,605,597.

Population of Connecticut compared to Puerto Rico

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Puerto Rico as of 19th April 2022, is estimated to be around 2,735,332.

Population of Puerto Rico compared to Connecticut

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

The capital of Connecticut is Hartford, and the capital city of Puerto Rico is San Juan.

Official Languages

Connecticut: None
Puerto Rico: Spanish, English


Connecticut: Connecticuter, Connecticutian
Puerto Rico: Puerto Rican

ISO 3166 Code

Connecticut: US-CT
Puerto Rico: PR, US-PR

Human Development Index

HDI of Connecticut as of 2019: 0.954
HDI of Puerto Rico as of 2019: 0.845

Connecticut Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Puerto Rico Time Zone: 

UTC – 4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Connecticut:
41° 36′ 0″ N, 72° 42′ 0″ W

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

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