Nevada

Capital: Carson City
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2015
2,883,057
Population 2016 2,939,254
Population 2017 2,998,039
Below Poverty 2014 15.2
Below Poverty 2015 14.7
Below Poverty 2016 13.8
Below Poverty 2017  13.0
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 58.4
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 58.7
Employment - Population Ratio 2017 59.1
Unemployed 2015 6.8
Unemployed 2016 5.7
Unemployed 2017 5.0
Unemployed 2018 (Oct.) 4.4
Foreclosure Rate 2018 (Oct.) 1 of 1,207
STATE FACTS
Once the highest concrete dam in the world, Hoover Dam offers guided tours and a museum of artifacts of the construction and its workers.
In Death Valley, the Kangaroo Rat can live its entire life without drinking a drop of liquid.
Nevada is the largest gold-producing state in the nation. It is second in the world behind South Africa.