Oklahoma

Capital: Oklahoma City
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2014
3,877,499 
Population 2015 3,907,414 
Population 2016 3,923,561 
Below Poverty 2014 17.3 
Below Poverty 2015 14.2 
Below Poverty 2016 14.6 
Below Poverty 2017  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 58.3 
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 59.3 
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 58.2 
Unemployed 2014 4.5 
Unemployed 2015 4.4 
Unemployed 2016 4.9 
Unemployed 2017 (Oct.) 4.4 
Foreclosure Rate 2017 (Oct.) 1 of 1601 
STATE FACTS
Oklahoma has more man-made lakes than any other state, with over one million surface acres of water.
On April 22, 1889, the first day homesteading was permitted, 50,000 people swarmed into the area. Those who tried to beat the noon starting gun were called Sooners, hence the state's nickname.
Oklahoma has the largest Native American population of any state in the U.S.