Lincoln fell slightly in this year's Forbes Best Places for Business and Careers ranking.
The Capital City ranks No. 6, down from No. 4 last year. It was the third-straight year Lincoln made the Top 10 on the list, which ranks the nation's 200 largest metropolitan areas on factors including costs of living and doing business, educational attainment and projected job and economic growth.
Raleigh, North Carolina, topped this year's list, followed by Des Moines, Iowa, Provo, Utah, and Denver and Fort Collins, Colorado.
Omaha ranked 25th on the list.