Kansas

Capital: Topeka
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2014
2,899,360
Population 2015 2,906,721
Population 2016 2,907,289
Below Poverty 2014 12.1
Below Poverty 2015 14.2
Below Poverty 2016 11.2
Below Poverty 2017  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 64.9
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 65
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 64.3
Unemployed 2014 4.5
Unemployed 2015 4.2
Unemployed 2016 4.2
Unemployed 2017 (Oct.) 3.6
Foreclosure Rate 2017 (Oct.) 1 of 3,160
STATE FACTS
Smith County is the geographical center of the 48 contiguous states.
The world famous fast-food chain of Pizza Hut restaurants opened its first store in Wichita.
The first female mayor in the United States was Susan Madora Salter. She was elected to office in Argonia in 1887.