Georgia

Capital: Atlanta
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2015
10,199,533
Population 2016 10,313,620
Population 2017 10,429,379
Below Poverty 2014 18.3
Below Poverty 2015 17.0
Below Poverty 2016 16.0
Below Poverty 2017 14.9
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 57.7
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 59.1
Employment - Population Ratio 2017 60.2
Unemployed 2015 6.0
Unemployed 2016 5.4
Unemployed 2017 4.7
Unemployed 2018 (Oct.) 3.6
Foreclosure Rate 2017 (Oct.) 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.