Atlanta s population is 5.9M, with a total workforce of 2.8M. The labor market grew by 60,800 jobs over the past year, up by 2.2%. The median household income in Atlanta is $67,022, 2.5% higher than last year and 9.2% above the national average of $61,372. In the housing market, total permits issued totaled 37,032 over the last twelve months, up 14.0% year-over-year. Atlanta has 861 active new home projects on the market, 0.2% fewer than the 863 from last year. The average list price in the market is $333,764, 6.0% higher than last year and 10.3% above the national average. Over the last three months, new home contracts decreased by 12.4% to 4,881. Atlanta and Cumming had the highest concentration of the new home contracts in the Atlanta market.