Nebraska

Capital: Lincoln
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2014
1,881,145
Population 2015 1,893,765
Population 2016 1,907,116
Below Poverty 2014 11.8
Below Poverty 2015 10.3
Below Poverty 2016 9.6
Below Poverty 2017  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 68.4
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 68.0
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 67.3
Unemployed 2014 3.3
Unemployed 2015 3.0
Unemployed 2016 3.2
Unemployed 2017 (Oct.) 2.7
Foreclosure Rate 2017 (Oct.) 1 of 2,889
STATE FACTS
The 911 system of emergency communications, now used nationwide, was developed and first used in Lincoln, Nebraska.
In 1950, Omaha became the home of the College World Series.
Nebraska has U.S.'s largest aquifer (underground lake/water supply), the Ogallala aquifer.