Facts about Nebraska's Job Outlook...

Nebraska ranked 7th for “Lowest Cost of Living in 2008.” (CNBC.com - 2009)

In the overall ranking for “Best States for Business,” Nebraska is fifth. (Directorship Boardroom Intelligence - 2009)

Nebraska ranked #1 as the “Financially Happiest State in the Union.” (MainStreet.com Happiness Index - 2009)

Nebraska was listed among only 10 states whose economies are outperforming the U.S. economy as a whole. (Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government - 2009)

Nebraska is listed as a “Top 10 Pro-Business State for 2009.” (Pollina Corporate Real Estate - 2009)

Nebraska was identified as being more than 90 percent recession proof from 1991 through 2009. (JobBait.com - 2009)

Nebraska ranked 10th on the Forbes.com list of “Best States for Business.” (Forbes.com - 2009)

Nebraska’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was nearly half the national average and second lowest of all states in the U.S. (Bureau of Labor Statistics − May 2009)

Nebraska posted the seventh highest growth in real income
in the nation among “Income Growth Leaders.”
(U.S. Census Bureau; 2008 data released in 2009)

Nebraska received the #9 ranking among the “Best States for Business.” (Forbes.com - 2009)

Omaha ranked 35th out of 200 top metros for “Projected Job Growth.” (Forbes.com - 2009)


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