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Nebraska is the 25th Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: Montana Next State: New Hampshire No. 25Nebraska Taxations & Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey by ChiefExecutive.net Key Metrics State GDP  % Growth ’10-’11: 0.1 % Growth ’10-’11 v. Nat’l Avg. (1.5%): -1.4 Unemployment Unemployment Rate Dec. 2012 %: 3.8 Comparison with Nat’l Rate (7.80%): -4.0 Domestic Migration Domestic Net …

Previous State: Montana Next State: New Hampshire

No. 25Nebraska

Taxations & Regulations

Workforce Quality

Living Environment

Based on CEO Survey by ChiefExecutive.net

Key Metrics
State GDP 

  • % Growth ’10-’11: 0.1
  • % Growth ’10-’11 v. Nat’l Avg. (1.5%): -1.4

Unemployment

  • Unemployment Rate Dec. 2012 %: 3.8
  • Comparison with Nat’l Rate (7.80%): -4.0

Domestic Migration

  • Domestic Net Migration ’10-’11: -977
  • Rank: 29

State Government

  • Debt per Capita Fiscal Year ’10 ($): 1,279
  • State & Local Gov’t Employees per 10k Residents: 642.0

State-Local Tax Burden

  • Rate (%): 9.0
  • Compared to Nat’l Avg. (9.9%): -0.91
Key Companies
  • Berkshire Hathaway
  • ConAgra
  • Union Pacific Railway
  • TD Ameritrade
Development Trend Indicator: Positive
New budget surplus segues into push for comprehensive tax reform.

Sources:
Bureau of Economic Analysis
Bureau of Labor Statistics
NewGeography.com
The Tax Foundation

Previous State: #24 Montana Next State: #26 New Hampshire

About JP Donlon

JP Donlon is the Editor-in-Chief of Chief Executive magazine.