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Asheville Metro Economy Snapshot

June 2014 Year-over-Year Change

Decrease Unemployment Rate 1.7 percentage points
Increase Total Employment +0.6%
Increase Number of Homes Sold +21.9%
Increase Average Price of Homes Sold +12.2%
Increase Hotel/Motel Sales (Buncombe County) +8.5%
Increase Airport Activity - Total Passengers +10.8%
Decrease New Residential Permits (total units) -27.4%
Increase Value of Building Permits +0.1%

Building Activity

Building Activity and Housing


Monthly Temperature Average

Crime Rates

Violent and Property Crime Rates

Cost of Living

Cost of Living