The economy is marked by steady growth, low unemployment and inflation, and rapid advances in technology.
United States Government Flag description13 equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with white; there is a blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing 50 small, white, five-pointed stars arranged in nine offset horizontal rows of six stars (top and bottom) alternating with rows of five stars; the 50 stars represent the 50 states, the 13 stripes represent the 13 original colonies; known as Old Glory; the design and colors have been the basis for a number of other flags, including Chile, Liberia, Malaysia, and Puerto Rico
Connecticut Latitude Facts: 41.5834 and Connecticut Longitude Facts: -72.7622
United States People Birth rate (births/1,000 population) 14.18 births/1,000 population (2008 estimate)
United States People Population below poverty line (%) 12% (2004 estimate)
United States People Sex ratio (male(s)/female) at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female; under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female; 15-64 years: 1 male(s)/female; 65 years and over: 0.72 male(s)/female; total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2008 estimate)