Missouri

Capital: Jefferson City
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2014
6,060,930
Population 2015 6,076,204
Population 2016 6,093,000
Below Poverty 2014 10.4
Below Poverty 2015 9.8
Below Poverty 2016 13.0
Below Poverty 2017  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 60.7
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 62.4
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 62.4
Unemployed 2014 6.1
Unemployed 2015 5.0
Unemployed 2016 4.5
Unemployed 2017 (Oct.) 3.5
Foreclosure Rate 2017 (Oct.) 1 of 2,128
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.