New Jersey vs the Bahamas (Statistical Comparison)

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New Jersey Size Comparison

New Jersey is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States of America, whereas the Bahamas is a country within the Lucayan Archipelago of the West Indies in the Atlantic. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between New Jersey and the Bahamas regarding various aspects.


Is New Jersey bigger than the Bahamas?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of the Bahamas is 5,358 sq mi. New Jersey is bigger than the Bahamas by 3,364.58 sq mi. New Jersey is around 1.63 times bigger than the Bahamas.

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

Area of New Jersey compared to the Bahamas

Area of the Bahamas5,358 sq mi ( 13,878 km2 )


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 the Bahamas

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of the Bahamas as of 2020, was estimated to be around 393,248.

Population of Bahamas compared to New Jersey

Here is some more data comparison between New Jersey and the Bahamas.

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton and the capital city of the Bahamas is Nassau.

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
The Bahamas: English


New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
The Bahamas: Bahamian

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
The Bahamas: BS

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of the Bahamas as of 2019: 0.814

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

The Bahamas Time Zone: 

UTC − 5 (Eastern Standard Zone)

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

New Jersey and the Bahamas are in the same time zone.

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of the Bahamas:
24° 15′ 0″ N, 76° 0′ 0″ W

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Aashish Poudel Genuine is a web developer, writer and currently a student in Cyprus. He has created this site to help people who are willing to come to Cyprus or want to know more about this country.

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