New Jersey vs Iceland (Statistical Comparison)

New Jersey is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States of America, whereas Iceland is a Nordic country located in Northern Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between New Jersey and Iceland regarding various aspects.


Is New Jersey bigger than Iceland?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of Iceland is 39,682 sq mi. New Jersey is smaller than Iceland by 30,959.42 sq mi. New Jersey is around 4.55 times smaller than Iceland.

Area of New Jersey: 8722.58 sq mi ( 22,591.38 km2 )

Area of New Jersey compared to Iceland

Area of Iceland39,682 sq mi ( 102,775 km2 )

Area of Iceland compared to New Jersey


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of New Jersey as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 9,267,130.

Population of New Jersey compared to Iceland

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Iceland as of 2020, was estimated to be around 366,425.

Population of Iceland compared to New Jersey

Here is some more data comparison between New Jersey and Iceland.

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton and the capital city of Iceland is Reykjavik.

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
Iceland: Icelandic


New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
Iceland: Icelander, Icelandic

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
Iceland: IS

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of Iceland as of 2019: 0.949

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Iceland Time Zone: 


Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of New Jersey:
40° 11′ 26.52″ N, 74° 40′ 22.08″ W

Coordinates of Iceland:
65° 0′ 0″ N, 18° 0′ 0″ W

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