State size comparison
North Carolina is about 1.6 times bigger than South Carolina.
South Carolina is approximately 77,983 sq km, while North Carolina is approximately 126,161 sq km, making North Carolina 62% larger than South Carolina. Meanwhile, the population of South Carolina is ~4.6 million people (4.9 million more people live in North Carolina).
This to-scale comparison of South Carolina 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.