Connecticut

Capital: Hartford
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2012
3,594,362
Population 2013 3,599,341
Population 2014 3,596,677
Below Poverty 2011 10.1
Below Poverty 2012 10.3
Below Poverty 2013 11.3
Below Poverty 2014  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2012 60.2
Employment - Population Ratio 2013 60.7
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 61.9
Unemployed 2011 9.0
Unemployed 2012 8.0
Unemployed 2013 7.7
Unemployed 2014 6.6
Foreclosure Rate 2014 1 of 1,050
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.