Economy

Asheville Economy and Unemployment Rate

The Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area's unadjusted unemployment rate for February 2017 was 4.1% which decreased 0.6 percentage points year over year.

February 2017 total nonfarm employment in the Asheville MSA was up 2.1% (3,900 jobs) year over year with the Health Services & Private Education sector seeing a considerable increase in job growth.

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