Kansas vs Jamaica (Statistical Comparison)

Kansas 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 Kansas and Jamaica regarding various aspects.


Is Kansas bigger than Jamaica?

The total area of Kansas is 82,278 sq mi, and the total area of Jamaica is 4,244 sq mi. Kansas is bigger than Jamaica by 78,034 sq mi. Kansas is around 19.39 times bigger than Jamaica.

Area of Kansas: 82,278 sq mi ( 213,100 km2 )

Area of Kansas compared to Jamaica

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

Area of Jamaica compared to Kansas


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Kansas as of 1st July 2021, was estimated to be around 2,934,582.

Population of Kansas 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 Kansas

Here is some more data comparison between Kansas and Jamaica.

The capital city of Kansas is Topeka, and the capital city of Jamaica is Kingston.

Official Languages

Kansas: English
Jamaica: English


Kansas: Kansan
Jamaica: Jamaican

ISO 3166 Code

Kansas: US-KS
Jamaica: JM

Human Development Index

HDI of Kansas as of 2019: 0.927
HDI of Jamaica as of 2019: 0.734

Kansas Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Time Zone)
UTC – 7 (Mountain Time Zone)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 5 (Central Daylight Time)
UTC – 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)

Jamaica Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Kansas:
38° 29′ 37.32″ N, 98° 22′ 49.44″ W

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

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