Georgia

Capital: Atlanta
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
10,519,475
Population 2017 10,413,055
Population 2016 10,304,763
Below Poverty 2017 14.9
Below Poverty 2016 16.0
Below Poverty 2015 17.0
Employment - Population Ratio 2018
60.6
Employment - Population Ratio 2017 60.3
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 59.1
Unemployed 2018 3.9
Unemployed 2017 4.7
Unemployed 2016 5.4
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 2,243
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.