Nebraska Rankings

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Over the decades, Nebraska’s business leaders, chambers of commerce, lawmakers and governors have worked hard to improve our state’s economic competitiveness. While there is still much work to be done, Nebraska has become recognized nationally and globally for its pro-business climate. Below are recent comparisons in which Nebraska has performed well:

Best In U.S.Regulatory Climate
(Forbes, 2016)

Best In U.S.Retirement Environment
(LPL Financial, 2017)

3rd BestBest States For Business
(Forbes, 2016)

3rd BestTop States For Millennials (, 2017)

4th BestCombined Business
Climate Rankings
(Ball State University, 2016)

5th BestAffordability
(U.S. News & World Report, 2017)

5th BestAmerica’s Happiest States (, 2017)

5th BestEducation System
(CNBC, 2017)

5th BestUnemployment Tax Burden
(SBE Council, 2017)

5th BestBusiness Incentives
(Pollina Corporate, 2015)

6th BestState Fiscal Solvency
(George Mason University, 2017)

6th BestBusiness Friendliness
(CNBC, 2017)

7th BestQuality Of Life
(Forbes, 2016)

7th BestBest States To Find A Job
(U.S. News & World Report, 2017)

7th BestLegal Climate
(U.S. Chamber Institute
for Legal Reform, 2017)

9th BestBusiness Costs
(Forbes, 2016)

9th BestRetail Electricity Price for Residential Users
(U.S. Dept. of Energy, 2017)

10th BestBest States For Lowest Mortgage Debt
(Experian, 2016)

10th BestBest States In Which To Retire (, 2016)