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Asheville Metro Economy Snapshot

September 2014 Year-over-Year Change

Decrease Unemployment Rate 0.9 percentage points
Increase Total Employment +2.4%
Decrease Number of Homes Sold pending
Decrease Average Price of Homes Sold pending
Increase Hotel/Motel Sales (Buncombe County) +7.0%
Increase Airport Activity - Total Passengers +11.6%
Decrease New Residential Permits (total units) -17.3%
Decrease Value of Building Permits -18.2%

Building Activity

Building Activity and Housing


Monthly Temperature Average

Crime Rates

Violent and Property Crime Rates

Cost of Living

Cost of Living