Asheville, North Carolina Job Growth
There were 206,200 jobs in Asheville, North Carolina in October 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 235,667 employed persons for the month. Asheville lost 1,100 jobs in October 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 397 (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 August 2023 at 207,700. Since then 1,500 jobs have been lost in Asheville according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 236,064 for Asheville in September 2023. 397 jobs have been lost in Asheville since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Asheville, North Carolina Employment History