State size comparison
Massachusetts is about 6 times smaller than North Carolina.
North Carolina is approximately 126,161 sq km, while Massachusetts is approximately 20,306 sq km, making Massachusetts 16.1% the size of North Carolina. Meanwhile, the population of North Carolina is ~9.5 million people (3.0 million fewer people live in Massachusetts).
This to-scale comparison of North Carolina vs. Massachusetts uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.