Kansas

Capital: Topeka
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2012
2,885,966
Population 2013 2,895,801
Population 2014 2,904,021
Below Poverty 2011 14.3
Below Poverty 2012 14.0
Below Poverty 2013 13.2
Below Poverty 2014  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2012 64.4
Employment - Population Ratio 2013 64.8
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 65.4
Unemployed 2011 6.8
Unemployed 2012 6.1
Unemployed 2013 5.3
Unemployed 2014 4.5
Foreclosure Rate 2014 1 of 2,279
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.