Connecticut

Capital: Hartford
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
3,572,665
Population 2017 3,573,880
Population 2016 3,578,674
Below Poverty 2017 9.6
Below Poverty 2016 9.8
Below Poverty 2015 10.5
Employment - Population Ratio 2018
63.4
Employment - Population Ratio 2017 62.8
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 62.6
Unemployed 2018 4.1
Unemployed 2017 4.7
Unemployed 2016 5.7
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 1,520
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.