Delaware vs Puerto Rico (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Delaware bigger than Puerto Rico?

The total area of Delaware is 1,982 sq mi, and the total area of Puerto Rico is 3,515 sq mi. Delaware is smaller than Puerto Rico by 1,533 sq mi. Delaware is around 1.78 times smaller than Puerto Rico.

Area of Delaware: 1,982 sq mi ( 5,130 km2 )

Area of Delaware compared to Puerto Rico

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

Area of Puerto Rico compared to Delaware


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Delaware as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 1,003,384.

Population of Delaware compared to Puerto Rico

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Puerto Rico as of 24th April 2022, is estimated to be around 2,734,921.

Population of Puerto Rico compared to Delaware

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

The capital of Delaware is Dover, and the capital city of Puerto Rico is San Juan.

Official Languages

Delaware: None
Puerto Rico: Spanish, English


Delaware: Delawarean
Puerto Rico: Puerto Rican

ISO 3166 Code

Delaware: US-DE
Puerto Rico: PR, US-PR

Human Development Index

HDI of Delaware as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of Puerto Rico as of 2019: 0.845

Delaware 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 Delaware:
38° 59′ 22.56″ N, 75° 30′ 18″ W

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

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