... Nebraska is home to the country’s largest indoor rainforest.
Can two million people be wrong about a state? When it comes to Nebraska, the continuous population growth signals that the residents must know they’re living somewhere great. The Cornhusker State is over 77,000 square miles, and residents enjoy a median household income of $59,970. This puts Nebraska in 25th place in terms of median income, but there’s a lot more than meets the eye to this state.
Agriculture, industry, and tourism are all important aspects of the state economy, but professional services is an often overlooked portion of the business sector as well. Multiple major employers are in Nebraska, including Berkshire Hathaway, Mutual of Omaha, Nelnet, TD Ameritrade, Cabela’s, Union Pacific Railroad, and Ameritas Life Insurance Corp.
Exploring Nebraska means checking out annual events. The Crane Watch Festival in Kearney is a March delight, and people flock from all over the country to see the sandhill cranes. There’s even a beauty pageant tied to the festival.