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Asheville Metro Economy Snapshot

February 2014 Year-over-Year Change

Decrease Unemployment Rate 2.6 percentage points
Increase Total Employment +2.6%
Decrease Number of Homes Sold -16.8%
Increase Average Price of Homes Sold +11%
Increase Hotel/Motel Sales (Buncombe County) +0.8%
Increase Airport Activity - Total Passengers +9.2%
Increase New Residential Permits (total units) +46.0%
Increase Value of Building Permits +62.3%

Building Activity

Building Activity and Housing


Monthly Temperature Average

Crime Rates

Violent and Property Crime Rates

Cost of Living

Cost of Living
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