Alabama

Capital: Montgomery
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2012
 4,817,500
Population 2013  4,833,996
Population 2014  4,849,337
Below Poverty 2011  15.4
Below Poverty 2012  16.2
Below Poverty 2013  16.7
Below Poverty 2014  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2012  53.1
Employment - Population Ratio 2013  52.7
Employment - Population Ratio 2014  52.7
Unemployed 2011  9.3
Unemployed 2012  7.8
Unemployed 2013  7.2
Unemployed 2014  6.8
Foreclosure Rate 2014 1 of 2,426
STATE FACTS
The word "Alabama" means tribal town in the Creek Indian Language.
The Monarch butterfly (Danaus pleipuss) is the state's official insect.
Alabama workers built the first rocket to put humans on the moon.