By the Numbers: August Housing Economic Update

Asheville, NC added 1,800 jobs over the past year. Since reaching a low of 161.80 thousand in February 2010, total non-farm payroll employment, 187.50 thousand, is currently 5.2% above its pre-recession peak level of 178.20 thousand. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate is currently 3.4%, 0.6 percentage point below its level one year ago and 5.9 percentage points below its recession-era peak of 9.4%.

View the full Monthly Housing Economic Report for August 2017 Here

Stay informed with this two page monthly report that breaks down what you need to know across the nation, in the south region, statewide and locally in Asheville covering these 4 key areas:

  • Housing Supply
  • Employment
  • House Prices
  • NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index

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