Missouri

Capital: Jefferson City
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2012
6,025,281
Population 2013 6,044,917
Population 2014 6,063,589
Below Poverty 2011 15.4
Below Poverty 2012 15.2
Below Poverty 2013 13.7
Below Poverty 2014  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2012 60.1
Employment - Population Ratio 2013 60.3
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 61.6
Unemployed 2011 9.6
Unemployed 2012 7.5
Unemployed 2013 6.7
Unemployed 2014 6.1
Foreclosure Rate 2014 1 of 1,900
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.