New Jersey vs Kenya (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New Jersey bigger than Kenya?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of Kenya is 224,081 sq mi. New Jersey is smaller than Kenya by 215,358.42 sq mi. New Jersey is around 25.69 times smaller than Kenya.

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

Area of New Jersey compared to Kenya

Area of Kenya224,081 sq mi ( 580,367 km2 )

Area of Kenya 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 Kenya

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Kenya as of 2020, was estimated to be around 53,771,300.

Population of Kenya compared to New Jersey

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

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton and the capital city of Kenya is Nairobi.

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
Kenya: English, Swahili


New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
Kenya: Kenyan

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
Kenya: KE

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of Kenya as of 2019: 0.601

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Kenya Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Kenya:
1° 0′ 0″ N, 38° 0′ 0″ E

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