State size comparison
Massachusetts is about 5 times smaller than Kentucky.
Kentucky is approximately 102,896 sq km, while Massachusetts is approximately 20,306 sq km, making Massachusetts 19.73% the size of Kentucky. Meanwhile, the population of Kentucky is ~4.3 million people (2.2 million more people live in Massachusetts).
This to-scale comparison of Kentucky vs. Massachusetts uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.