Oklahoma

Capital: Oklahoma City
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
3,943,079
Population 2017 3,932,640
Population 2016 3,926,769
Below Poverty 2017 15.8
Below Poverty 2016 16.3
Below Poverty 2015 16.1
Employment - Population Ratio 2018
59.1
Employment - Population Ratio 2017 58.6
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 58.3
Unemployed 2018 3.4
Unemployed 2017 4.2
Unemployed 2016 4.8
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 1,891
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.