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Average teacher salaries in Nebraska rank 25th highest in nation

The average Nebraska teacher’s 2018-19 salary is estimated to be $54,506, the 25th highest in the nation, according to annual rankings and estimates released last month by the National Education Association (NEA).

Analysis: Douglas County posts 251st highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 969 properties in Douglas County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 251st highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: University of Nebraska-Lincoln's engineering program ranks 95th best in the nation, study finds

University of Nebraska-Lincoln finished in a tie for 95th in a ranking of best engineering programs by U.S. News that examined 199 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: Omaha area posts 132nd highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,027 properties in the Omaha area started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 132nd highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Nebraska posts 10th lowest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,784 properties in Nebraska started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 41st highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: University of Nebraska Medical Center medical school ranks 8th best for primary care in the nation

University of Nebraska Medical Center finished eighth in a ranking of best medical schools for primary care by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Greeley County residents is highest in Nebraska

Greeley County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Nebraska, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Analysis: University of Nebraska Medical Center ranks 65th best for medical research in the nation, study finds

University of Nebraska Medical Center finished in a tie for 65th in a ranking of best medical schools for research by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: State and local tax burden in Nebraska is 5th highest in U.S.

On a scale of lowest to highest, the state and local effective tax rate for Nebraska ranks 5th highest in the nation, according to a new WalletHub.com study of tax burdens imposed by the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Nebraska ranks 10th lowest on state cigarette taxes

The state cigarette taxes charged in Nebraska ranked 41st in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.

Average tax refund in Nebraska ranks 31st highest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Nebraska ranked 31st among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Nebraska posts 8th highest property tax rate in new national study

Nebraska ranked 44th in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: McPherson County has fastest growing local economy in Nebraska

McPherson County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Nebraska in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Nebraska rank 22nd highest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Nebraska ranked 22nd in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Nebraska ranks 27th highest for state-imposed gas taxes

Nebraska finished 27th in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: zip code 68102 in Omaha has 76th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 68102 zip code area was 216 in the third quarter of 2018, a 19-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Nebraska ranks 36th most reliant on federal aid

Nebraska finished 36th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states rely most on federal aid funding as a percentage of their general-fund revenue.

Analysis: Nebraska ranks 9th best on unemployment insurances taxes

Nebraska finished ninth in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Analysis: Nebraska ranks 28th best in corporate tax study

Nebraska finished 28th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Nebraska ranks 26th best in state income tax study

Nebraska finished 26th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

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