Massachusetts

Capital: Boston
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2012
6,655,829 
Population 2013 6,708,874 
Population 2014 6,745,408 
Below Poverty 2011 10.6 
Below Poverty 2012 11.3 
Below Poverty 2013 11.9 
Below Poverty 2014  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2012 60.6 
Employment - Population Ratio 2013 60.9 
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 62.1 
Unemployed 2011 8.3 
Unemployed 2012 6.9 
Unemployed 2013 6.7 
Unemployed 2014 5.8 
Foreclosure Rate 2014 1 of 2,417 
STATE FACTS
Glaciers formed the islands of Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard during the ice age.
Norfolk County is the birthplace of four United States presidents: John Adams, John Quincy Adams, John Fitzgerald Kennedy and George Herbert Walker Bush.
Founded in 1636, Harvard was the first college established in North America. Harvard was founded in 1636.