Connecticut

Capital: Hartford
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2014
3,591,873
Population 2015 3,584,730
Population 2016 3,576,452
Below Poverty 2014 10.1
Below Poverty 2015 9.1
Below Poverty 2016 8.6
Below Poverty 2017  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 61.5
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 62
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 62.6
Unemployed 2014 6.6
Unemployed 2015 5.7
Unemployed 2016 5.1
Unemployed 2017 (Oct.) 4.5
Foreclosure Rate 2017 (Oct.) 1 of 1,353
STATE FACTS
The first automobile law was passed by the state of Connecticut in 1901. The speed limit was set at 12 miles per hour.
West Hartford is the birthplace of Noah Webster, the author of the first dictionary published in 1807.
Connecticut's most important crops are dairy, poultry, forest and nursery, tobacco, vegetables and fruit.