Oklahoma

Capital: Oklahoma City
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2012
3,817,059 
Population 2013 3,853,118 
Population 2014 3,878,051 
Below Poverty 2011 13.9 
Below Poverty 2012 18.0 
Below Poverty 2013 14.0 
Below Poverty 2014  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2012 58.9 
Employment - Population Ratio 2013 58.1 
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 57.9 
Unemployed 2011 6.6 
Unemployed 2012 6.1 
Unemployed 2013 5.3 
Unemployed 2014 4.5 
Foreclosure Rate 2014 1 of 3,211 
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.