Department of Numbers

Asheville, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 202,000 jobs in Asheville, North Carolina in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 228,620 employed persons for the month. Asheville added 1,900 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 4 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Asheville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 202,000 +1,900 +7,700
CPS 228,620 -4 +7,505

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 September 2022 is at a new high of 202,000.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 229,015 for Asheville in June 2022. 395 jobs have been lost in Asheville since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Asheville, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 202,000 1,900 228,620 -4
August 2022 200,100 -400 228,624 -255
July 2022 200,500 700 228,879 -136
June 2022 199,800 -100 229,015 171
May 2022 199,900 400 228,844 1,105
April 2022 199,500 -1,000 227,739 1,321
March 2022 200,500 2,400 226,418 1,534
February 2022 198,100 1,800 224,884 1,321
January 2022 196,300 -100 223,563 1,348
December 2021 196,400 1,100 222,215 -144
November 2021 195,300 100 222,359 166
October 2021 195,200 900 222,193 1,078