Iowa

Capital: Des Moines
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2012
3,075,935
Population 2013 3,092,341
Population 2014 3,107,126
Below Poverty 2011 10.4
Below Poverty 2012 10.3
Below Poverty 2013 10.8
Below Poverty 2014  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2012 65.5
Employment - Population Ratio 2013 66.9
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 67.6
Unemployed 2011 6.1
Unemployed 2012 5.4
Unemployed 2013 4.8
Unemployed 2014 4.4
Foreclosure Rate 2014 1 of 2,782
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.