Nebraska

Capital: Lincoln
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
1,929,268
Population 2017 1,917,575
Population 2016 1,905,924
Below Poverty 2017 10.8
Below Poverty 2016 11.4
Below Poverty 2015 12.6
Employment - Population Ratio 2018
67.3
Employment - Population Ratio 2017 67.1
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 67.2
Unemployed 2018 2.8
Unemployed 2017 2.9
Unemployed 2016 3.1
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 4,168
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.