Alabama

Capital: Montgomery
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2014
 4,843,214
Population 2015  4,853,875
Population 2016  4,863,300
Below Poverty 2014  17.8
Below Poverty 2015  16.3
Below Poverty 2016  16.2
Below Poverty 2017  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2014  52.7
Employment - Population Ratio 2015  53.4
Employment - Population Ratio 2016  52.7
Unemployed 2014  6.8
Unemployed 2015  6.1
Unemployed 2016  6.0
Unemployed 2017 (Oct.)  3.6
Foreclosure Rate 2017 (Oct.) 1 of 1,943
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.