Iowa

Capital: Des Moines
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2014
3,108,030
Population 2015 3,121,997
Population 2016 3,134,693
Below Poverty 2014 10.3
Below Poverty 2015 10.4
Below Poverty 2016 9.8
Below Poverty 2017  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 67.2
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 67.3
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 67
Unemployed 2014 4.2
Unemployed 2015 3.8
Unemployed 2016 3.7
Unemployed 2017 (Oct.) 3.0
Foreclosure Rate 2017 (Oct.) 1 of 2082
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.