Massachusetts

Capital: Boston
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2014
6,749,911 
Population 2015 6,784,240 
Population 2016 6,811,779
Below Poverty 2014 13.6 
Below Poverty 2015 11.5 
Below Poverty 2016 9.6 
Below Poverty 2017  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 61.5 
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 61.7 
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 62.5 
Unemployed 2014 5.8
Unemployed 2015 4.9
Unemployed 2016 4.3
Unemployed 2017 (Oct.) 3.7
Foreclosure Rate 2017 (Oct.) 1 of 2,090
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.