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Asheville Metro Economy Snapshot

July 2014 Year-over-Year Change

Decrease Unemployment Rate 1.1 percentage points
Increase Total Employment +1.8%
Increase Number of Homes Sold pending
Increase Average Price of Homes Sold pending
Increase Hotel/Motel Sales (Buncombe County) +10.7%
Increase Airport Activity - Total Passengers +13.0%
Decrease New Residential Permits (total units) -23.0%
Increase Value of Building Permits +2.0%

Building Activity

Building Activity and Housing


Monthly Temperature Average

Crime Rates

Violent and Property Crime Rates

Cost of Living

Cost of Living