Iowa vs Jamaica (Statistical Comparison)

Iowa is a state in the United States of America located in the Midwestern region of the country, whereas Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean sea. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Iowa and Jamaica regarding various aspects.


Is Iowa bigger than Jamaica?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Jamaica is 4,244 sq mi. Iowa is bigger than Jamaica by 51,613.1 sq mi. Iowa is around 13.17 times bigger than Jamaica.

Area of Iowa: 55,857.1 sq mi ( 144,669.2 km2 )

Area of Iowa compared to Jamaica

Area of Jamaica:  4,244 sq mi ( 10,991 km2 )

Area of Jamaica compared to Iowa


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Iowa as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 3,193,079.

Population of Iowa compared to Jamaica

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Jamaica as of 2020, was estimated to be around 2,961,161.

Population of Jamaica compared to Iowa

Here is some more data comparison between Iowa and Jamaica.

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Jamaica is Kingston.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Jamaica: English


Iowa: Iowan
Jamaica: Jamaican

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Jamaica: JM

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Jamaica as of 2019: 0.734

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

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

Jamaica Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Iowa:
42° 4′ 30.36″ N, 93° 29′ 45.6″ W

Coordinates of Jamaica:
18° 10′ 48″ N77° 24′ 0″ W

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