Economy

Asheville Economy and Unemployment Rate

The Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area's unadjusted unemployment rate for June 2017 was 3.4% which decreased 0.7 percentage points year over year.

June 2017 total nonfarm employment in the Asheville MSA was up 1.6% (3,100 jobs) year over year with the Professional & Business Services  sector seeing a considerable increase in job growth.

Research Reports