Economy in Hawaii

Hawaii has an unemployment rate of 3.9%. The US average is 5.2%.

Hawaii has seen the job market increase by 2.2% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 40.4%, which is higher than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Hawaii
- The Sales Tax Rate for Hawaii is 4.5%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Hawaii is 8.3%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Hawaii
- The average income of a Hawaii resident is $29,552 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Hawaii resident is $68,201 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

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  ECONOMYHawaii, HawaiiUnited States
  Unemployment Rate3.9%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth2.2%1.6%
  Future Job Growth40.4%38.0%
  Sales Taxes4.5%6.0%
  Income Taxes0.08250.046
  Income per Cap.$29,552$28,555
  Household Income$68,201$53,482
  Family Median Income$80,371$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1.5%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.0%0.6%
  Construction7.1%6.2%
  Manufacturing3.0%10.4%
  Wholesale trade2.3%2.7%
  Retail trade11.8%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing5.0%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information1.6%2.1%
  Finance and insurance3.4%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing3.0%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services5.2%6.7%
  Management of companies0.0%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs5.0%4.3%
  Educational services9.2%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance11.2%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation2.6%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services13.6%7.4%
  Other services4.5%4.9%
  Public administration8.9%4.8%
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