Nebraska

Capital: Lincoln
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2015
1,893,564
Population 2016 1,907,603
Population 2017 1,920,076
Below Poverty 2014 12.4
Below Poverty 2015 12.6
Below Poverty 2016 11.4
Below Poverty 2017  10.8
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 68.0
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 67.2
Employment - Population Ratio 2017 66.7
Unemployed 2015 3.1
Unemployed 2016 3.1
Unemployed 2017 2.9
Unemployed 2018 (Oct.) 2.8
Foreclosure Rate 2018 (Oct.) 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.