Jacksonville s population is 1.5M, with a total workforce of 709K. The labor market grew by 12,900 jobs over the past year, up by 1.8%. The median household income in Jacksonville is $61,560, 4.9% higher than last year and 0.3% above the national average of $61,372. In the housing market, total permits issued totaled 13,648 over the last twelve months, up 1.8% year-over-year. Jacksonville has 317 active new home projects on the market, 1.3% more than the 313 from last year. The average list price in the market is $315,066, 0.1% higher than last year and 1.7% above the national average. Over the last three months, new home contracts decreased by 12.9% to 1,520. Jacksonville and St. Augustine had the highest concentration of the new home contracts in the Jacksonville market.