Rankings

City Rankings

#10 
- 2016 Digital Cities: Winners Focus on Transparency, Security, Infrastructure (250,000 - 499,999 category)
Digital Communities 
- March 2017

#6 - The 12 Metro Areas With the Least-Stressed Commuters
LawnStarter - Oct. 2016

#19 - Best for Vets: Places to Live 2016 - Large Cities (Omaha)
Military Times - Sept. 2016

#8 - 2016's Happiest States in America (Nebraska)
WalletHub - Sept. 2016

#7 - 2016's Happiest States in America (Iowa)
WalletHub - Sept. 2016

11 Top Tech Cities in the Midwest
ComputeMidwest.com - Sept. 2016

#10 - Best Large City for First-Time Home Buyers
WalletHub - July 2016


#11 - 2016's Best Cities to Start a Career
WalletHub - May 2016

#1 - Best Cities for Singer-Songwriters
Livability - April 2016


One of the 25 Perfect Weekend Getaways
MidwestLiving - 2016

#6 - The Best Cities for First-Time Homebuyers
SmartAsset - March 2016

#7 - The Top Ten Cities for Creatives

SmartAsset - Jan. 2016

One of the Top Cities for Site Selection Assistance
GlobalTrade - Jan. 2016

#3 - The Best Cities to Find a Job in 2016
ZipRecruiter - Jan. 2016

#9 - 2015's Most Caring Cities in America
WalletHub - Dec. 2015


One of the top Beer Cities (Omaha)
Livability.com - Dec. 2015

One of the Top Cities for Global Trade (Omaha)
Global Trade - Oct. 2015

#2 - Cities with the Most Debt Savvy Residents in Nebraska
SmartAsset - Sept. 2015

#1 - The Top 10 Best American Cities to Work in Tech in 2015
SmartAsset - Sept. 2015

The 5 Best Big Cities (Best in the Midwest)
Time.com/money - Aug. 2015 

#2 - Best Places to Live 2015 (Papillion)
Time.com/money - Aug. 2015

#15 - 2015's Best City to Be a Driver
WalletHub - July 2015

#2 - 2015's Best City for Recreation
WalletHub - July 2015


#1 - Best U.S. Cities for Paid Internships
Time.com/money - June 2015

#2 - Best Cities to Find a Job in 2015
Fortune - June 2015

#15 - 2015's Best City for Families
WalletHub - June 2015

#1 - The U.S. Healthcare Affordability Index (35 U.S. Metropolitan Areas)
Castlight Health - June 2015


#10 - 15 Most Inspiring Cities for Young Artists
USA Today - June 2015

#1 - Best Cities for Car Drivers
NerdWallet - May 2015

#2 - Best U.S. Cities for Millennial College Students

CNBC - May 2015

#20 - 2015's Best Cities to Start a Career
WalletHub - May 2015

#5 - 2015's Best Cities to Work for a Small Business
WalletHub - May 2015

#2 - Top Theatre Venues in the Midwest (Orpheum Theater and Holland Performing Arts Center)

Venues Today - April 2015

#8 - The Top 10 Cities for New College Grads
SmartAsset - April 2015

#18 - The 2014 Community Well-Being Rankings
Governing.com - April 2015

#6 - The Top Ten Cities for First-Time Homebuyers
SmartAsset - March 2015

#2 - The 15 Best U.S. Cities for Millennial College Students
OnlineColleges - March 2015

#18 - 2014 Community Well-Being Rankings

Gallup Healthways Well-Being Index - Feb. 2015

#6 - 10 Best Places to Live If You're Trying to Save Money
GOBankingRates - Feb. 2015

One of the top 13 Fastest Growing Tech Hubs in the U.S. (Omaha)
Uncubed.com - Feb. 2015

#1 - Where People are Saving the Most by Refinancing in Nebraska (Douglas County)
SmartAsset - Feb. 2015

#7 - Best Cities to Get a Job in 2015 (Omaha)
ZipRecruiter/msn.com - Jan. 2015

#5 - Best Metro Area (Omaha-Council Bluffs) for STEM Professionals
WalletHub - Jan. 2015


#7 - Best City to Find a Job
WalletHub - Jan. 2015
 


State Rankings

#7 - Main Street Entrepreneurship - Rate of Business Owners (Nebraska)
#13 - Startup Activity - Rate of New Entrepreneurs (Nebraska)
#17 - Growth Entrepreneurship - Rate of Startup Growth (Nebraska)
The Kauffman Index - Aug. 2016

#15 - Top States for Well-Being (Nebraska)
Gallup - Jan. 2017

#3 - Best States for Business (Nebraska)
Forbes - Nov. 2016


#5 - Top States, Gallup Job Creation Index (Nebraska)
Gallup - Feb. 2016

#3 - Best States for Business (Nebraska)
Forbes - 2015


#4 - States With Highest Confidence in State Economy (Nebraska)
Gallup - Feb. 2016

#7 - Volunteering and Civic Engagement (Nebraska)
Corporation for National and Community Service - Dec. 2015

#3 - Best States For Business (Nebraska)
Forbes - Dec. 2015

Top Innovative States (Nebraska)
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation - 2015

#2 - Pollina Corporate Top 10 Pro-Business States (Nebraska)
Pollina Corporate Real Estate, Inc. - Nov. 2015

Top 10 State for Business Climate (Nebraska)
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation - Oct. 2015

#3 - Best States For Business (Nebraska)
Forbes - Oct. 2015

#9 - Top Ten States for Overall Business Climate (Nebraska)
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation - Oct. 2015

#7 - Top 10 State for Financial Well-Being in 2014 (Nebraska)
Gallup-Healthways - Oct. 2015

#9 - Top 10 State for Financial Well-Being in 2014 (Iowa)
Gallup-Healthways - Oct. 2015

#3 - The Fastest-Growing States For Tech Jobs in 2015 (Nebraska)
Forbes - Aug. 2015

America's Worst States To Live In/Best States to Live In (Nebraska and Iowa)
RoadSnacks - July 2015


#7 - 2014 State Well-Being Rank (Nebraska)
Gallup Healthways Well-Being Index - Feb. 2015

#7 - Top 10 States Ranked Highest for Overall Well-Being (Nebraska)
CNBC - Feb. 2015

#2 - Lowest Unemployment Rate in the United States (Nebraska)
POLITICO Magazine - Jan. 2015