Louisiana

Capital: Baton Rouge
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2014
4,647,880
Population 2015 4,668,860
Population 2016 4,681,666
Below Poverty 2014 23.1
Below Poverty 2015 18.6
Below Poverty 2016 20.2
Below Poverty 2017  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 56.9
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 56.7
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 55.5
Unemployed 2014 6.4
Unemployed 2015 6.3
Unemployed 2016 6.1
Unemployed 2017 (Oct.) 4.8
Foreclosure Rate 2017 (Oct.) 1 of 2,951
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.