Georgia

Capital: Atlanta
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2012
9,919,000
Population 2013 9,994,759
Population 2014 10,097,343
Below Poverty 2011 18.4
Below Poverty 2012 18.1
Below Poverty 2013 16.3
Below Poverty 2014  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2012 57.8
Employment - Population Ratio 2013 57.4
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 57.5
Unemployed 2011 10.4
Unemployed 2012 9.2
Unemployed 2013 8.2
Unemployed 2014 7.2
Foreclosure Rate 2014 1 of 1,745
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.