The Black-white unemployment rate gap has been decreasing for all the MSAs.
The competitive position of the Tampa Bay MSA has fluctuated over the years. The Tampa
Bay MSA stood at No. 13 in 2013 and improved to No. 4 in 2016. The Tampa Bay region
is standing in the No. 6 position.
San Antonio had the lowest unemployment rate gap in 2019 and San Diego had the highest
unemployment rate gap in 2019.
The competitive position of San Diego has declined the No. 4 position in 2012 to No.
20 position in 2019, whereas the competitive position of San Antonio improved from
No. 12 position in 2013 to No. 1 in 2019.