Kentucky vs Puerto Rico (Statistical Comparison)

Kentucky is a state located in the Southeastern 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 Kentucky and Puerto Rico regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Kentucky bigger than Puerto Rico?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Puerto Rico is 3,515 sq mi. Kentucky is bigger than Puerto Rico by 36,893 sq mi. Kentucky is around 11.50 times bigger than Puerto Rico.

Area of Kentucky:  40,408 sq mi ( 104,656 km2 )

Area of Kentucky compared to Puerto Rico

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

Area of Puerto Rico compared to Kentucky

Population

According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Kentucky as of 1st July 2021, was estimated to be around 4,509,394.

Population of Kentucky compared to Puerto Rico

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Puerto Rico as of 2020, was estimated to be around 3,281,538.

Population of Puerto Rico compared to Kentucky

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

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Puerto Rico is San Juan.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Puerto Rico: Spanish, English

Demonym(s)

Kentucky: Kentuckian
Puerto Rico: Puerto Rican

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Puerto Rico: PR, US-PR

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Puerto Rico as of 2019: 0.845

Kentucky Time Zone: 

UTC − 5 (Eastern Time Zone)
UTC − 6 (Central Time Zone)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)

Puerto Rico Time Zone: 

UTC – 4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Kentucky:
37° 32′ 4.92″ N, 85° 18′ 7.56″ W

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

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