Nevada

Capital: Carson City
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2012
2,755,245
Population 2013 2,791,494
Population 2014 2,839,099
Below Poverty 2011 15.5
Below Poverty 2012 15.8
Below Poverty 2013 17.4
Below Poverty 2014  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2012 57.6
Employment - Population Ratio 2013 57.9
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 58.4
Unemployed 2011 14.2
Unemployed 2012 12.7
Unemployed 2013 9.5
Unemployed 2014 7.8
Foreclosure Rate 2014 1 of 621
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.