Hawaii s population is 1.4M, with a total workforce of 658K. The labor market grew by 1,400 jobs over the past year, up by 0.2%. The median household income in Hawaii is $82,602, 2.4% higher than last year and 34.6% above the national average of $61,372. In the housing market, total permits issued totaled 4,756 over the last twelve months, up 20.1% year-over-year. Hawaii has 48 active new home projects on the market, 5.9% fewer than the 51 from last year. The average list price in the market is $720,593, 8.3% lower than last year and 138.1% above the national average. Over the last three months, new home contracts increased by 39.5% to 636. Honolulu and Ewa Beach had the highest concentration of the new home contracts in the Hawaii market.