Asheville, North Carolina Job Growth
There were 192,800 jobs in Asheville, North Carolina in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 224,840 employed persons for the month. Asheville lost 0 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 235 (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 January 2018 at 193,200. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Asheville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 192,500 in March 2018, Asheville has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 225,492 for Asheville in February 2018. 652 jobs have been lost in Asheville since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Asheville, North Carolina Employment History