State size comparison
Minnesota is about 1.7 times bigger than New York.
New York is approximately 122,283 sq km, while Minnesota is approximately 206,189 sq km, making Minnesota 69% larger than New York. Meanwhile, the population of New York is ~19.4 million people (14.1 million fewer people live in Minnesota).
This to-scale comparison of New York vs. Minnesota uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.