Economy

Asheville Economy and Unemployment Rate

The Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area's unadjusted unemployment rate for August 2017 was 3.7% which decreased 0.6 percentage points year over year.

August 2017 total nonfarm employment in the Asheville MSA was up 1.3% (2,500 jobs) year over year with the Professional & Business Services sector seeing a considerable increase in job growth.

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