National Rankings

See where we stand

Greater Reno-Sparks-Tahoe ranks high in business and in lifestyle. Discover what people are saying about our region on a national level.

2014 Rankings

January- EDAWN commissioned the Buckley Education Group. Inc. to complete a data analysis of the Washoe County School District as it compared to the 50 states.

2013 Rankings

11.01.13

Reno Ranked #1 as Most Populous and Highest Startup Density for the MSA size class by the Kauffman Foundation.

10.15.13

Reno Ranked #9 on Top 100 Best Places to Live.

09.30.13

Reno ranked as America's Most Livable Cities

 

08.01.13

Reno Ranked as Top 5 Best Cities for Mid-Career Professionals in Small Regions by Richard Florida

07.25.13

Nevada is ranked in the top 20 Safest Cities in America

4.12.13

Nevada Ranks as the Top 5 Gowth Cities for 2012 according to U-Haul

 

2012 Rankings

10.9.12
Nevada ranked No. 3 Most Business Friendly Tax Climate by the Tax Foundation for 2013

9.18.12
University of Nevada, Reno in the top tier of "Best National Universities" in annual U.S. News and World Report rankings of 1,600 universities nation-wide. The school's engineering program ranked 147 and undergraduate business school ranked 263.

2012
Reno among the 2012 "Healthiest Cities for Women" and "Healthiest Cities for Men" by Women's Health and Men's Health magazines.

8.28.12
Reno ranks No. 8 in "Allstate America's Best Driver Report"

6.7.12
Reno named a "Building Region" with high knowledge and skills in transportation and construction by Urban Cities

5.2.12
Nevada ranks No. 12 "Best State for Business" earning five out of five stars in Taxation & Regulation and four out of five stars in Workforce Quality and Living Environment by Chief Executive Magazine.

2012
Reno included in "America's 50 Best Cities" by BusinessWeek

4.19.12
Nevada ranks No. 3 Best State Tax System in the Business Tax Index 2012 by the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council. 

2012
Campo Reno makes "Best New Restaurant 2012" in Esquire Magazine

1.25.12
Nevada ranks No. 3 Most Business-Friendly Tax Climate in the 2012 Business Tax Climate Index by Tax Foundation.

 

2011 Rankings

12.19.11
Nevada ranks No. 2 in the annual Small Business Survival Index by the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council

11.28.11
Reno, NV ranks in the Top 20 Least Expensive Cities to Do Business in the 2011 Kosmont-Rose Institute Cost of Doing Business Survey.

11.22.11
Nevada ranks No. 7 for business costs and No. 6 for growth prospects according to Forbes' "Best Place for Business"

10.24.11
Reno is in the Top 10 Luckiest Cities in America according to Men's Health Magazine

09.23.11
Reno named among "America's 50 Best Cities: Best Places to Live" by BusinessWeek Magazine.

09.01.11
Reno, Nevada Drivers No.8 "Best Drivers" in the nation according to the seventh annual "Allstate America's Best Drivers Report"

08.23.11
U.S. Chamber of Commerce report ranks Nevada in it's  "Enterprising States: Recovery and Renewal for the 21st Century"

08.15.11
Reno ranks No. 6 "Most Active City" in America by Men's Health Magazine

06.08.11
Nevada ranks No. 6 in U.S. for Personal and Economic Freedom, Mercatus Center, George Mason University

05.20.11
Nevada leads 15 states in the number of geothermal energy projects in development, Geothermal Energy Association

05.03.11
Nevada Ranks No. 10 Best State for Business, Chief Executive Magazine

04.14.11
Nevada Ranks No. 2 on the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Survival Index by the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council

04.13.11
Nevada Ranks No. 7 Greenest State in the U.S., Greenopia

03.21.11
Nevada ties for Highest Entrepreneurial Activity in 2010 according to leading indicator the "Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity"

03.07.11
Nevada ranks No. 1 in the U.S. for LEED-certified buildings, U.S. Green Building Council

2010 Rankings

12.01.10
Reno Ranked No. 16 Best Place for Kids to Be on Christmas, Martin Prosperity Institute at Toronto University

12.01.10
Truckee, 30 miles west of Reno, named “Most well-rounded ski town,” Sunset Magazine

11.18.10
Reno ranksNo. 7 on Newsweek's "Surprisingly Green" List

10.29.10
Nevada ranks No. 4 best tax climate in the U.S. for 2011 by the Tax Foundation

10.20.10
Nevada ranks in the Top 15 States to Which American's Would Most Like to Move for the first time since 2003 in a new Harris Poll.

10.02.10
Reno named among the Least Expensive Cities to Do Business by the 2010 Kosmont-Rose Institute's Cost of Doing Business Survey

08.07.10
Reno named among the "2010 Best Towns" by Outside Magazine

08.06.10
Reno is named a 2010 Smarter City for Energy by the Natural Resources Defense Council

08.03.10
Sparks ranks in the Top 10 Small Cities for High-Tech Manufacturing

05.13.10
Greenopia.com Ranks Nevada No. 6 Greenest State 

05.12.2010
Chief Executive Ranks Nevada No. 5 Best State to Do Business

04.02.2010
Men's Journal Magazine Ranks Reno Among the Top 25 Cities for "Best Places to Live 2010"

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