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Asheville Metro Economy Snapshot

November 2014 Year-over-Year Change

Decrease Unemployment Rate 1.2 percentage points
Increase Total Employment +3.3%
Increase Number of Homes Sold +3.5%
Decrease Average Price of Homes Sold -3.8%
Increase Hotel/Motel Sales (Buncombe County) +9.0%
Increase Airport Activity - Total Passengers +9.6%
Decrease New Residential Permits (total units) -41.2%
Decrease Value of Building Permits -40.6%

Building Activity

Building Activity and Housing


Monthly Temperature Average

Crime Rates

Violent and Property Crime Rates

Cost of Living

Cost of Living