State size comparison
New York is around the same size as North Carolina.
North Carolina is approximately 126,161 sq km, while New York is approximately 122,283 sq km, making New York 96.93% the size of North Carolina. Meanwhile, the population of North Carolina is ~9.5 million people (9.8 million more people live in New York).
This to-scale comparison of North Carolina 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.