Iowa

Capital: Des Moines
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2015
3,118,473
Population 2016 3,130,869
Population 2017 3,145,711
Below Poverty 2014 12.2
Below Poverty 2015 12.2
Below Poverty 2016 11.8
Below Poverty 2017  10.7
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 67.3
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 67.0
Employment - Population Ratio 2017 66.2
Unemployed 2015 3.8
Unemployed 2016 3.6
Unemployed 2017 3.1
Unemployed 2018 (Oct.) 2.4
Foreclosure Rate 2018 (Oct.) 1 of 2,865
  
STATE FACTS
At 16 miles, Easat Okobji is the longest natural lake in the state.
Quaker Oats, in Cedar Rapids, is the largest cereal company in the world.
Iowa is the only state whose east and west borders are 100% formed by water. Missouri and Mississippi rivers.