Illinois vs Puerto Rico (Statistical Comparison)

Illinois is a state in the United States of America located in the mid-Western 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 Illinois and Puerto Rico regarding various aspects.


Is Illinois bigger than Puerto Rico?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Puerto Rico is 3,515 sq mi. Illinois is bigger than Puerto Rico by 54,400 sq mi. Illinois is around 16.48 times bigger than Puerto Rico.

Area of Illinois: 57,915 sq mi ( 149,997 km2 )

Area of Illinois compared to Puerto Rico

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

Area of Puerto Rico compared to Illinois


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Illinois as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 12,671,469.

Population of Illinois compared to Puerto Rico

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Puerto Rico as of 30th May 2022, is estimated to be around 2,727,850.

Population of Puerto Rico compared to Illinois

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

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Puerto Rico is San Juan.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Puerto Rico: Spanish, English


Illinois: Illinoisan
Puerto Rico: Puerto Rican

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Puerto Rico: PR, US-PR

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Puerto Rico as of 2019: 0.845

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)

Puerto Rico Time Zone: 

UTC – 4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Illinois:
40° 2′ 30.12″ N, 89° 11′ 47.4″ W

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

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