Department of Numbers

Asheville, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 187,600 jobs in Asheville, North Carolina in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 217,423 employed persons for the month. Asheville added 300 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,138 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Asheville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 187,600 +300 +4,000
CPS 217,423 +1,138 +6,885

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 in November 2016 is at a new high of 187,600.

CPS employment in November 2016 for Asheville is at a new high of 217,423.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2016

Asheville, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2016 187,600 300 217,423 1,138
October 2016 187,300 0 216,285 1,637
September 2016 187,300 700 214,648 2,510
August 2016 186,600 1,000 212,138 185
July 2016 185,600 100 211,953 -1,296
June 2016 185,500 600 213,249 -1,514
May 2016 184,900 100 214,763 -680
April 2016 184,800 200 215,443 -369
March 2016 184,600 -200 215,812 1,108
February 2016 184,800 2,000 214,704 2,660
January 2016 182,800 -1,600 212,044 161
December 2015 184,400 800 211,883 1,345