Asheville, North Carolina Job Growth
There were 199,500 jobs in Asheville, North Carolina in January 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 236,642 employed persons for the month. Asheville added 700 jobs in January 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 783 (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 200 jobs have been lost in Asheville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 198,800 in December 2019, Asheville has gained 700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 237,425 for Asheville in December 2019. 783 jobs have been lost in Asheville since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Asheville, North Carolina Employment History