Georgia

Capital: Atlanta
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2014
10,087,231
Population 2015 10,199,398
Population 2016 10,310,371
Below Poverty 2014 16.8
Below Poverty 2015 18.1
Below Poverty 2016 15.4
Below Poverty 2017  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 57.6
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 57.7
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 59
Unemployed 2014 7.1
Unemployed 2015 6
Unemployed 2016 5.4
Unemployed 2017 (Oct.) 4.3
Foreclosure Rate 2017 (Oct.) 1 of 3,354
STATE FACTS
Georgia was named for King George II of England.
Wesleyan College in Macon was the first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women.
Providence Canyon State Park, near Lumpkin, is known as the Little Grand Canyon of Georgia.