Department of Numbers

Asheville, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 203,500 jobs in Asheville, North Carolina in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 235,036 employed persons for the month. Asheville added 900 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 740 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Asheville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 203,500 +900 +8,300
CPS 235,036 +740 +9,653

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 July 2019 is at a new high of 203,500.

CPS employment in July 2019 for Asheville is at a new high of 235,036.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Asheville, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 203,500 900 235,036 740
June 2019 202,600 300 234,296 1,015
May 2019 202,300 800 233,281 1,144
April 2019 201,500 1,700 232,137 1,237
March 2019 199,800 200 230,900 973
February 2019 199,600 1,300 229,927 1,490
January 2019 198,300 1,300 228,437 1,004
December 2018 197,000 800 227,433 -17
November 2018 196,200 -100 227,450 200
October 2018 196,300 400 227,250 655
September 2018 195,900 400 226,595 718
August 2018 195,500 300 225,877 494