Missouri

Capital: Jefferson City
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
6,126,452
Population 2017 6,108,612
Population 2016 6,087,203
Below Poverty 2017 13.4
Below Poverty 2016 14.0
Below Poverty 2015 14.8
Employment - Population Ratio 2018
61.6
Employment - Population Ratio 2017 61.7
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 61.8
Unemployed 2018 3.2
Unemployed 2017 3.8
Unemployed 2016 4.6
Foreclosure Rate 2018 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.