State size comparison
North Carolina is around the same size as New York.
New York is approximately 122,283 sq km, while North Carolina is approximately 126,161 sq km, making North Carolina 3% larger than New York. Meanwhile, the population of New York is ~19.4 million people (9.8 million fewer people live in North Carolina).
This to-scale comparison of New York vs. North Carolina uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.