California

Capital: Sacramento
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2012
38,062,780 
Population 2013 38,431,393 
Population 2014 38,802,500 
Below Poverty 2011 16.9 
Below Poverty 2012 15.9 
Below Poverty 2013 14.9 
Below Poverty 2014  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2012 56.9
Employment - Population Ratio 2013 57.2
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 57.9
Unemployed 2011 12.4
Unemployed 2012 10.9
Unemployed 2013 8.9
Unemployed 2014 7.5
Foreclosure Rate 2014 1 of 1,132 
STATE FACTS
Sequoia National Park contains the largest living tree. Its trunk is 102 feet in circumference.
Death Valley is recognized as the hottest, driest place in the United States. It isn't uncommon for Summer temperatures to reach more than 115 degrees.
The first motion picture theater opened in Los Angeles on April 2, 1902.