State size comparison
New York is about 1.2 times bigger than Kentucky.
Kentucky is approximately 102,896 sq km, while New York is approximately 122,283 sq km, making New York 19% larger than Kentucky. Meanwhile, the population of Kentucky is ~4.3 million people (15.0 million more people live in New York).
This to-scale comparison of Kentucky vs. New York uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.