Maine vs Puerto Rico (Statistical Comparison)

Maine is a state located in the New England 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 Maine and Puerto Rico regarding various aspects.


Is Maine bigger than Puerto Rico?

The total area of Maine is 35,385 sq mi, and the total area of Puerto Rico is 3,515 sq mi. Maine is bigger than Puerto Rico by 31,870 sq mi. Maine is around 10.07 times bigger than Puerto Rico.

Area of Maine: 35,385 sq mi ( 91,646 km2 )

Area of Maine compared to Puerto Rico

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

Area of Puerto Rico compared to Maine


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Maine as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 1,372,247.

Population of Maine 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 Maine

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

The capital city of Maine is Augusta, and the capital city of Puerto Rico is San Juan.

Official Languages

Maine: English
Puerto Rico: Spanish, English


Maine: Mainer
Puerto Rico: Puerto Rican

ISO 3166 Code

Maine: US-ME
Puerto Rico: PR, US-PR

Human Development Index

HDI of Maine as of 2019: 0.922
HDI of Puerto Rico as of 2019: 0.845

Maine Time Zone: 

UTC − 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 4 (Eastern Daylight Zone)

Puerto Rico Time Zone: 

UTC – 4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Maine:
45° 0′ 0″ N, 69° 0′ 0″ W

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

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