Alabama

Capital: Montgomery
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2015
 4,853,875
Population 2016 4,863,300
Population 2017  4,874,747
Below Poverty 2014  17.8
Below Poverty 2015  16.3
Below Poverty 2016  16.2
Below Poverty 2017  16.9
Employment - Population Ratio 2015  53.4
Employment - Population Ratio 2016  52.7
Employment - Population Ratio 2017  54.1
Unemployed 2015  6.1
Unemployed 2016  6.0
Unemployed 2017  4.4
Unemployed 2018 (Oct.)  4.1
Foreclosure Rate 2018 (Oct.) 1 of 1,790
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.