Research and Reports

Research answers questions and provides insight.  Learn about the Asheville region's economy and demographics.  Choose a report from the left or contact us for more information at 828-258-6120.

Asheville Metro Economy Snapshot

June 2015 Year-over-Year Change

Increase Unemployment Rate +0.1 percentage points
Increase Total Employment +2.8%
Increase Number of Homes Sold +17.7%
Decrease Average Price of Homes Sold -1.1%
Increase Hotel/Motel Sales (Buncombe County) +19.5%
Increase Airport Activity - Total Passengers +9.9%
Increase New Residential Permits (total units) +122.1
Increase Value of Building Permits +53.3%

Building Activity

Building Activity and Housing

Climate

Monthly Temperature Average

Crime Rates

Violent and Property Crime Rates

Cost of Living

Cost of Living