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Asheville, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 198,100 jobs in Asheville, North Carolina in January 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 228,814 employed persons for the month. Asheville added 1,100 jobs in January 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,872 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Asheville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey January 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 198,100 +1,100 +4,700
CPS 228,814 +4,872 +4,447

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 January 2019 is at a new high of 198,100.

CPS employment in January 2019 for Asheville is at a new high of 228,814.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through January 2019

Asheville, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
January 2019 198,100 1,100 228,814 4,872
December 2018 197,000 800 223,942 963
November 2018 196,200 -100 222,979 -122
October 2018 196,300 400 223,101 434
September 2018 195,900 400 222,667 -280
August 2018 195,500 300 222,947 -2,126
July 2018 195,200 -700 225,073 -373
June 2018 195,900 700 225,446 440
May 2018 195,200 500 225,006 -69
April 2018 194,700 100 225,075 163
March 2018 194,600 500 224,912 -580
February 2018 194,100 700 225,492 1,125