Asheville, North Carolina Job Growth
There were 179,800 jobs in Asheville, North Carolina in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 209,754 employed persons for the month. Asheville added 800 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 818 (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 November 2019 at 199,700. Since then 19,900 jobs have been lost in Asheville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 160,000 in April 2020, Asheville has gained 19,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 233,077 for Asheville in February 2020. 23,323 jobs have been lost in Asheville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 178,823, Asheville has added 30,931 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Asheville, North Carolina Employment History