Buncombe County Employment

Our map shows the change, in percent, of the latest available annual employment estimates. As of June 2014, there were 121,182 employed people in Buncombe County. This is down 1.2% from 122,646 employed people in the previous month.6

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Annual Changes in Buncombe County

This graph shows changes, in percent, of the number of average monthly employed people in Buncombe County over the past 10 years. Each point represents the change in the percent of employed people from the baseline year.

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Monthly Changes in Buncombe County

This is a more detailed look, showing monthly changes in the number of employed people in Buncombe County over the past 10 years.

YearMonthEmployment% Change
2014 June1 121,182 -1.2%
2014 May 122,646 +0.4%
2014 April 122,122 +1.0%
2014 March 120,871 +0.7%
2014 February 120,017 -0.5%
2014 January 120,616 +0.4%
2013 December2 120,183 -0.9%
2013 November2 121,262 -0.2%
2013 October2 121,505 +0.2%
2013 September2 121,237 +0.9%
2013 August2 120,184 -1.1%
2013 July2 121,483 +0.4%
2013 June2 121,033 -0.1%
2013 May2 121,099 +1.0%
2013 April2 119,894 +1.6%
2013 March2 117,979 +0.7%
2013 February2 117,203 +0.2%
2013 January2 116,947 -1.0%
2012 December2 118,184 -1.1%
2012 November2 119,493 -0.6%
2012 October2 120,257 +0.1%
2012 September2 120,112 +1.4%
2012 August2 118,468 -1.0%
2012 July2 119,695 +0.9%
2012 June2 118,675 +0.1%
2012 May2 118,566 +1.2%
2012 April2 117,164 +1.0%
2012 March2 115,976 +0.9%
2012 February2 114,933 +0.1%
2012 January2 114,817 -0.7%
2011 December2 115,677 -1.0%
2011 November2 116,797 -0.3%
2011 October2 117,104 +0.4%
2011 September2 116,581 +1.1%
2011 August2 115,312 -1.6%
2011 July2 117,172 +0.6%
2011 June2 116,424 +0.2%
2011 May2 116,230 +1.0%
2011 April2 115,111 +0.4%
2011 March2 114,608 +1.0%
2011 February2 113,446 +0.8%
2011 January2 112,552 -1.3%
2010 December2 114,072 -1.0%
2010 November2 115,252 -0.7%
2010 October2 116,068 +0.8%
2010 September2 115,195 +0.1%
2010 August2 115,133 -0.5%
2010 July2 115,656 +0.4%
2010 June2 115,148 -0.0%
2010 May2 115,157 +0.9%
2010 April2 114,165 +1.8%
2010 March2 112,190 +1.0%
2010 February2 111,072 -0.2%
2010 January2 111,315 -0.2%
2009 December3 111,569 -1.4%
2009 November3 113,170 0.0%
2009 October3 113,123 +0.3%
2009 September3 112,754 +0.3%
2009 August3 112,392 -2.2%
2009 July3 114,943 +2.2%
2009 June3 112,468 0.0%
2009 May3 112,412 +0.6%
2009 April3 111,784 +0.7%
2009 March3 110,979 -0.2%
2009 February3 111,219 -0.3%
2009 January3 111,534 -2.1%
2008 December 113,943 -1.4%
2008 November 115,565 -1.5%
2008 October 117,324 0.0%
2008 September 117,295 +0.4%
2008 August 116,791 -2.0%
2008 July 119,154 +1.1%
2008 June 117,857 +0.6%
2008 May 117,134 +0.2%
2008 April 116,847 +0.9%
2008 March 115,806 +0.3%
2008 February 115,491 +0.1%
2008 January 115,331 +0.1%
2007 December 115,223 -0.7%
2007 November 116,025 -0.6%
2007 October 116,681 -0.1%
2007 September 116,827 +1.1%
2007 August 115,515 -1.9%
2007 July 117,697 +0.8%
2007 June 116,794 +1.1%
2007 May 115,574 +1.0%
2007 April 114,391 -0.4%
2007 March 114,849 +1.3%
2007 February 113,359 -0.0%
2007 January 113,378 -3.2%
2006 December 117,095 -0.4%
2006 November 117,588 -0.4%
2006 October 118,115 +1.4%
2006 September 116,494 +0.6%
2006 August 115,790 -1.0%
2006 July 116,944 +1.3%
2006 June 115,390 +1.1%
2006 May 114,134 +0.2%
2006 April 113,936 +1.0%
2006 March 112,848 +1.4%
2006 February 111,264 -0.1%
2006 January 111,323 -0.3%
2005 December 111,613 -0.2%
2005 November 111,809 -0.8%
2005 October 112,682 +0.3%
2005 September 112,296 +0.3%
2005 August 111,977 -0.4%
2005 July 112,371 +1.9%
2005 June 110,282 +0.3%
2005 May 109,948 -0.0%
2005 April 109,987 -0.5%
2005 March 110,520 +1.1%
2005 February 109,359 +0.2%
2005 January 109,121 -0.6%
2004 December 109,754 -0.1%
2004 November 109,847 -0.1%
2004 October 109,982 +0.2%
2004 September 109,721 -0.4%
2004 August 110,171 -0.9%
2004 July 111,206 +1.8%
2004 June 109,230 +0.8%
2004 May 108,372 0.0%
2004 April 108,350 +1.1%
2004 March 107,122 +0.7%
2004 February 106,355 -0.1%
2004 January 106,442 0.0%