Asheville, North Carolina Job Growth
There were 190,100 jobs in Asheville, North Carolina in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 219,756 employed persons for the month. Asheville lost 100 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 374 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Asheville job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Asheville, North Carolina Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Asheville as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment for Asheville, North Carolina
CES employment for Asheville peaked in June 2017 at 191,800. Since then 1,700 jobs have been lost in Asheville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 189,100 in September 2017, Asheville has gained 1,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 221,697 for Asheville in March 2017. 1,941 jobs have been lost in Asheville since then according to the household survey. From a August 2017 low of 218,314, Asheville has added 1,442 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Asheville, North Carolina Employment History