State size comparison
Michigan is about 1.7 times bigger than Iowa.
Iowa is approximately 144,701 sq km, while Michigan is approximately 250,493 sq km, making Michigan 73% larger than Iowa. Meanwhile, the population of Iowa is ~3.0 million people (6.8 million more people live in Michigan).
This to-scale comparison of Iowa vs. Michigan uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.