Nevada

Capital: Carson City
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2014
2,833,013
Population 2015 2,883,758
Population 2016 2,940,058
Below Poverty 2014 17.0
Below Poverty 2015 13.0
Below Poverty 2016 10.1
Below Poverty 2017  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 57.6
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 58.4
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 58.6
Unemployed 2014 7.9
Unemployed 2015 6.8
Unemployed 2016 5.7
Unemployed 2017 (Oct.) 5.0
Foreclosure Rate 2017 (Oct.) 1 of 1256
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.