Louisiana

Capital: Baton Rouge
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2012
4,604,744
Population 2013 4,629,284
Population 2014 4,649,676
Below Poverty 2011 21.1
Below Poverty 2012 21.1
Below Poverty 2013 19.2
Below Poverty 2014  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2012 55.4
Employment - Population Ratio 2013 56.3
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 57.3
Unemployed 2011 7.8
Unemployed 2012 6.9
Unemployed 2013 6.7
Unemployed 2014 6.4
Foreclosure Rate 2014 1 of 2,233
STATE FACTS
Louisiana is the only state that does not have counties. Its political subdivisions are called parishes.
Louisiana was named in honor of King Louis XIV.
Louisiana has the tallest state capitol building in the United States; the building is 450 feet tall with 34 floors.