Missouri

Capital: Jefferson City
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2015
6,072,640
Population 2016 6,091,176
Population 2017 6,113,532
Below Poverty 2014 15.5
Below Poverty 2015 14.8
Below Poverty 2016 14.0
Below Poverty 2017 13.4
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 62.4
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 61.8
Employment - Population Ratio 2017 61.4
Unemployed 2015 5.0
Unemployed 2016 4.6
Unemployed 2017 3.8
Unemployed 2018 (Oct.) 3.1
Foreclosure Rate 2018 (Oct.) 1 of 3,170
STATE FACTS
St. Louis is also called "The Gate Way to the West."
Kansas City has more miles of boulevards than Paris and more fountains than any city except Rome.
Jefferson City, the state's capital, was named for Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States.