Nevada vs Puerto Rico (Statistical Comparison)

Nevada is a state located in the Western 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 Nevada and Puerto Rico regarding various aspects.


Is Nevada bigger than Puerto Rico?

The total area of Nevada is 110,577 sq mi, and the total area of Puerto Rico is 3,515 sq mi. Nevada is bigger than Puerto Rico by 107,062 sq mi. Nevada is around 31.46 times bigger than Puerto Rico.

Area of Nevada: 110,577 sq mi ( 286,382 km2 )

Area of Nevada compared to Puerto Rico

Area of Puerto Rico3,515 sq mi ( 9,104 km2 )

Area of Puerto Rico compared to Nevada


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Nevada as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 3,143,991.

Population of Nevada 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 Nevada

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

The capital city of Nevada is Carson City, and the capital city of Puerto Rico is San Juan.

Official Languages

Nevada: English
Puerto Rico: Spanish, English


Nevada: Nevadan
Puerto Rico: Puerto Rican

ISO 3166 Code

Nevada: US-NV
Puerto Rico: PR, US-PR

Human Development Index

HDI of Nevada as of 2019: 0.909
HDI of Puerto Rico as of 2019: 0.845

Nevada Time Zone: 

UTC − 8 (Pacific Standard Time)
UTC − 7 (Mountain Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)
UTC − 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)

Puerto Rico Time Zone: 

UTC – 4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Nevada:
39° 19′ 44.04″ N, 116° 37′ 52.32″ W

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

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