State size comparison
Massachusetts is around the same size as New Jersey.
New Jersey is approximately 19,211 sq km, while Massachusetts is approximately 20,306 sq km, making Massachusetts 6% larger than New Jersey. Meanwhile, the population of New Jersey is ~8.8 million people (2.2 million fewer people live in Massachusetts).
This to-scale comparison of New Jersey vs. Massachusetts uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.