Asheville, North Carolina Job Growth
There were 199,100 jobs in Asheville, North Carolina in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 227,575 employed persons for the month. Asheville lost 1,400 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,157 (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 March 2022 at 200,500. Since then 1,400 jobs have been lost in Asheville according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 228,401 for Asheville in January 2020. 826 jobs have been lost in Asheville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 173,570, Asheville has added 54,005 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Asheville, North Carolina Employment History