Nevada

Capital: Carson City
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
3,034,392
Population 2017 2,972,405
Population 2016 2,919,772
Below Poverty 2017 13.0
Below Poverty 2016 13.8
Below Poverty 2015 14.7
Employment - Population Ratio 2018
60.1
Employment - Population Ratio 2017 59.5
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 58.7
Unemployed 2018 4.6
Unemployed 2017 5.1
Unemployed 2016 5.7
Foreclosure Rate 2018 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.