New York vs Puerto Rico (Statistical Comparison)

New York is a state located in the Northeastern part 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 New York and Puerto Rico regarding various aspects.

Size

Is New York bigger than Puerto Rico?

The total area of New York is 54,555 sq mi, and the total area of Puerto Rico is 3,515 sq mi. New York is bigger than Puerto Rico by 51,040 sq mi. New York is around 15.52 times bigger than Puerto Rico.

Area of New York State: 54,555 sq mi ( 141,300 km2 )

Area of New York compared to Puerto Rico

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

Area of Puerto Rico compared to New York

Population

According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of New York as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 19,835,913.

Population of New York 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 New York

Here is some more data comparison between New York and Puerto Rico.

The capital city of New York is Albany and the capital city of Puerto Rico is San Juan.

Official Languages

New York: English
Puerto Rico: Spanish, English

Demonym(s)

New York: New Yorker
Puerto Rico: Puerto Rican

ISO 3166 Code

New York: US-NY
Puerto Rico: PR, US-PR

New York Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

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

Puerto Rico Time Zone: 

UTC – 4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of New York:
42° 57′ 13.68″ N, 75° 31′ 36.48″ W

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

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