Nebraska

Capital: Lincoln
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2012
1,855,487
Population 2013 1,868,969
Population 2014 1,881,503
Below Poverty 2011 10.2
Below Poverty 2012 12.2
Below Poverty 2013 11.0
Below Poverty 2014  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2012 69.2
Employment - Population Ratio 2013 69.0
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 68.7
Unemployed 2011 4.2
Unemployed 2012 4.0
Unemployed 2013 3.8
Unemployed 2014 3.3
Foreclosure Rate 2014 1 of 3,688
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.