Aloha! The tropical paradise of Hawaii comes in 5th place for our top 10 state median household income. Hawaii happens to be the last state to join the US, but aren’t we glad they did! No doubt that Hawaii’s number one industry is tourism. In 2014 a staggering 8.3 million tourists visited Hawaii bringing in $14.7 billion to the Hawaiian economy. People come from all over the world to spend their vacation in this tropical paradise and their booming economy is able to reap the rewards.