Best States For Business -- Hawaii Profile
Forbes, November, 2018
Tourism and the U.S. military are the significant drivers of Hawaii’s $92 billion economy. Hawaii has one of the most onerous business tax situations. Another drawback: the highest cost of living in the U.S. Hawaii’s median home price of $708,000 is $115,000 more than any other state. Tough to beat the weather though.
Hawaii -- #46 Best States for Business
At a Glance
- Population: 1,427,500
- Governor: David Ige
- Median Household Income: $76,072
- Job Growth (2018): 1.8%
- Cost of Doing Business: 21.2% above nat'l avg.
- College Attainment: 32.9%
- Net Migration (2017): -3,300
- Moody's Bond Rating: Aa1
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