Asheville Jobs Report

January 2020 Jobs Report

Jobs Added

Metro -500
  • Month Over Month: -0.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 267
  • Year Over Year: +3.3%
State +300
  • Month Over Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 3,900
  • Year Over Year: +2.1%
National +225,000
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 211,000
  • Year Over Year: +1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Metro 2.7%
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 2.73%
  • Year Over Year: -0.3%
State 3.9%
  • Month Over Month: +0.6%
  • 3 Month Average: 3.57%
  • Year Over Year: -0.1%
National 3.6%
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 3.53%
  • Year Over Year: -0.4%

Local Industry Job Growth from the B.L.S.

Finance & Insurance +900
  • From Last Month: +0.5%
  • 3 Month Average: 186
  • From Last Year: +3.7%
Telecommunications +100
  • From Last Month: +0.4%
  • 3 Month Average: 26
  • From Last Year: -0.8%
Accommodation & Food Services +800
  • From Last Month: +0.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 446
  • From Last Year: +3.0%
Manufacturing +200
  • From Last Month: +0.9%
  • 3 Month Average: 23
  • From Last Year: +3.1%
Retail Trade -300
  • From Last Month: -1.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 28
  • From Last Year: +3.0%
Transportation & Warehousing +4,300
  • From Last Month: +2.9%
  • 3 Month Average: 148
  • From Last Year: +3.3%
Air Transportation 0
  • From Last Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 16
  • From Last Year: +0.6%
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing +600
  • From Last Month: +1.5%
  • 3 Month Average: 41
  • From Last Year: +10.7%
Chemical Manufacturing +100
  • From Last Month: +0.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 41
  • From Last Year: -1.0%
Goods Producing +200
  • From Last Month: +0.6%
  • 3 Month Average: 34
  • From Last Year: +4.0%
Hospitals -300
  • From Last Month: -0.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 124
  • From Last Year: +1.3%
Computer & Electronic Product Manufacturing +600
  • From Last Month: +1.8%
  • 3 Month Average: 33
  • From Last Year: +0.6%

U.S. Job Growth for All Sectors

Local Job Reports

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