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7. Nebraska

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Nebraska Score and Ranking

CATEGORY  2022 SCORE  2022 RANK 2021 RANK  2022 GRADE 
WORKFORCE2083240C
INFRASTRUCTURE2002233C+
COST OF DOING BUSINESS2121624A
ECONOMY207137B-
LIFE, HEALTH & INCLUSION23479B
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION1342437C+
BUSINESS FRIENDLINESS133126B
EDUCATION892411C+
ACCESS TO CAPITAL233239D+
COST OF LIVING321916B
OVERALL1472713

Economic Profile

Governor: Pete Ricketts, Republican

Population: 1,963,692

GDP growth (Q1 2022): -2.4%

Unemployment rate (May 2022): 1.9%

Top corporate tax rate: 7.5%

Top individual income tax rate: 6.84%

Gasoline tax: 25.70 cents/gallon

Bond rating (Moody's/S&P): Aa1, stable/AAA, stable

Economic profile sources: U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federation of Tax Administrators, American Petroleum Institute (excluding 18.40 cent/gallon federal tax), Moody's Investor Service, S&P Global Market Intelligence

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