DIVER Geo Score

DIVER Geo Score 2017-09-05T12:55:59+00:00

DIVER Geo Scores are designed to quickly communicate the overall economic health of a selected geographic area on a scale of 0 to 10.  The Geo Score reflects the relative economic well-being of the location and is available for all States, counties, and approximately 350 of the largest cities. Calculations are released monthly and are based on multiple, meaningful economic and demographic data from the employment, income and housing categories.

The Geo Score can be found in all of the DIVER platforms.

DIVER Geo Score For Houston City, TX

Our Current Geo Scores

Data as of August 2017

RankLocationScore
1North Dakota10.0
2New Hampshire9.8
3Hawaii9.6
4District of Columbia9.4
5Colorado9.2
6Vermont9.0
7Minnesota8.8
8South Dakota8.6
9Massachusetts8.4
10Iowa8.2
11Virginia8.0
12Washington7.8
13Nebraska7.6
14Wisconsin7.4
15Wyoming7.2
16Montana7.0
17Connecticut6.8
18Maine6.6
19Utah6.4
20Oregon6.2
21Maryland6.0
22Idaho5.8
23California5.6
24New York5.4
25Kansas5.2
26Rhode Island5.0
27Alaska4.8
28Texas4.6
29Pennsylvania4.4
30Missouri4.2
31Nevada4.0
32Indiana3.8
33Florida3.6
34New Jersey3.4
35Tennessee3.2
36Illinois3.0
37Arizona2.8
38Michigan2.6
39Delaware2.4
40Oklahoma2.2
41Arkansas2.0
42North Carolina1.8
43Georgia1.6
44Ohio1.4
45South Carolina1.2
46West Virginia1.0
47Kentucky0.8
48Alabama0.6
49Louisiana0.4
50New Mexico0.2
51Mississippi0.0
RankLocation2017 v. 2016
1Nevada+2.8
2Washington+1.8
3Oregon+2.0
4Hawaii+1.0
5Arizona+1.0
6Florida+0.8
7Iowa+0.6
8Colorado+0.4
9Wisconsin+0.4
10Maine+0.4
11California+0.4
12South Carolina+0.4
13North Dakota+0.2
14New Hampshire+0.2
15Virginia+0.2
16Missouri+0.2
17Michigan+0.2
18Oklahoma+0.2
19Alabama+0.2
20New Mexico+0.2
21Vermont0.0
22Massachusetts0.0
23Idaho0.0
24Rhode Island0.0
25Pennsylvania0.0
26Indiana0.0
27Tennessee0.0
28Georgia0.0
29Utah-0.2
30New York-0.2
31Kansas-0.2
32Texas-0.2
33Arkansas-0.2
34Kentucky-0.2
35Louisiana-0.2
36Mississippi-0.2
37Minnesota-0.4
38Montana-0.4
39Connecticut-0.4
40West Virginia-0.4
41District of Columbia-0.6
42Nebraska-0.6
43Illinois-0.6
44South Dakota-0.8
45Wyoming-0.8
46Maryland-0.8
47New Jersey-0.8
48Delaware-1.0
49North Carolina-1.2
50Ohio-1.2
51Alaska-1.6
RankBest LocationsScoreRankWorst LocationsScore
1Bristol Bay, AK103110Magoffin, KY0
2San Mateo, CA103109Jefferson, MS0
3Dunn, ND103108Salem, NJ0
4McKenzie, ND103107Yuma, AZ0
5Santa Clara, CA103106Imperial, CA0
6San Francisco, CA103105Issaquena, MS0
7Divide, ND103104Humphreys, MS0
8Williams, ND103103Wheeler, GA0
9Mountrail, ND103102Owsley, KY0
10Arlington, VA103101Clay, KY0
11Mercer, ND103100Holmes, MS0
12Stark, ND103099Laurens, GA0
13Nantucket, MA103098Leslie, KY0
14Falls Church, VA103097Elliott, KY0
15New York, NY103096Martin, KY0
16Fairfax, VA103095Bell, KY0
17Steele, ND103094East Carroll, LA0
18Slope, ND103093Wilcox, AL0
19Midland, TX103092Harlan, KY0
20Alexandria City, VA103091Onslow, NC0
21Oliver, ND103090Letcher, KY0
22Cavalier, ND103089Apache, AZ0
23Sargent, ND103088Wilkinson, MS0
24Billings, ND103087Perry, AL0
25Hettinger, ND103086Wolfe, KY0
RankBest LocationsScoreRankWorst LocationsScore
1Mountain View, CA10.0356Jacksonville, NC0.0
2Palo Alto, CA10.0355Flint, MI0.0
3Sunnyvale, CA10.0354Camden, NJ0.0
4Redwood City, CA9.9353Cleveland, OH0.1
5South San Francisco, CA9.9352Youngstown, OH0.1
6Santa Clara, CA9.9351Detroit, MI0.1
7San Francisco, CA9.8350Reading, PA0.2
8San Jose, CA9.8349Dayton, OH0.2
9Alexandria, VA9.8348Trenton, NJ0.2
10Milpitas, CA9.7347Fayetteville, NC0.3
11San Ramon, CA9.7346Canton, OH0.3
12Pleasanton, CA9.7345Springfield, MA0.3
13Midland, TX9.6344Yuma, AZ0.4
14Santa Monica, CA9.6343Gary, IN0.4
15Rockville, MD9.6342Rochester, NY0.4
16Bellevue, WA9.5341Brownsville, TX0.5
17Broomfield, CO9.5340Columbia, SC0.5
18Newton, MA9.5339Akron, OH0.5
19Bismarck, ND9.4338Rockford, IL0.6
20Newport Beach, CA9.4337Muncie, IN0.6
21Seattle, WA9.4336San Bernardino, CA0.6
22Torrance, CA9.3335Albany, GA0.7
23San Leandro, CA9.3334Toledo, OH0.7
24Burbank, CA9.3333Peoria, IL0.7
25Renton, WA9.2332Columbus, GA0.8
RankBest LocationsScore ChangesRankWorst LocationsScore Changes
1Minidoka, ID+8.03110Gates, NC-6.5
2Bingham, ID+7.63109Carbon, UT-4.2
3Lincoln, ID+6.53108Daggett, UT-4.0
4Gooding, ID+5.73107Webster, NE-3.4
5Mineral, NV+4.33106Gem, ID-3.2
6Wheeler, OR+4.13105Rush, IN-3.2
7Yakutat, AK+3.93104Campbell, WY-3.2
8Pike, GA+3.83103Camden, NC-3.1
9Linn, OR+3.53102Kimball, NE-3.1
10Nye, NV+3.53101Scotland, MO-3.1
11Cassia, ID+3.43100Hardin, KY-3.0
12Churchill, NV+3.43099Lake and Peninsula, AK-2.9
13Macomb, MI+3.43098Mayes, OK-2.9
14Flagler, FL+3.33097Tipton, IN-2.9
15Kenton, KY+3.33096Warren, NJ-2.7
16Clark, NV+3.33095Norton, VA-2.7
17Lake, FL+3.23094Monmouth, NJ-2.6
18Carson City, NV+3.23093Brown, TX-2.6
19Cowlitz, WA+3.13092Terrebonne, LA-2.6
20Columbia, OR+3.13091Louisa, IA-2.6
21Whitman, WA+2.93090Medina, OH-2.6
22Pershing, NV+2.93089Clinton, NY-2.5
23Mohave, AZ+2.93088Edwards, KS-2.5
24Lyon, NV+2.83087Jefferson, OR-2.5
25Twin Falls, ID+2.83086Wayne, IN-2.5
RankBest LocationsScore ChangesRankWorst LocationsScore Changes
1Warren, MI+3.2350Baytown, TX-3.2
2Henderson, NV+2.6349Temple, TX-2.6
3Orem, UT+2.2348Washington, DC-2.6
4Palm Bay, FL+2.1347North Little Rock, AR-2.0
5Tacoma, WA+2.0346Victoria, TX-1.8
6Auburn, WA+2.0345Lafayette, IN-1.7
7Las Vegas, NV+1.8344Abilene, TX-1.6
8Medford, OR+1.7343Carmel, IN-1.6
9Rock Hill, SC+1.6342Springfield, IL-1.4
10Kennewick, WA+1.6341High Point, NC-1.4
11Reno, NV+1.5340Edinburg, TX-1.4
12Deerfield Beach, FL+1.4339Peoria, IL-1.3
13Salem, OR+1.4338Irvine, CA-1.3
14Racine, WI+1.3337Schenectady, NY-1.2
15Lakeland, FL+1.3336Anchorage Municipality, AK-1.2
16Deltona, FL+1.3335Bossier City, LA-1.2
17Everett, WA+1.2334Scranton, PA-1.2
18Waterloo, IA+1.2333Frederick, MD-1.2
19Spokane, WA+1.2332Odessa, TX-1.2
20Davenport, IA+1.2331San Angelo, TX-1.1
21Delray Beach, FL+1.2330Columbus, OH-1.1
22Beaverton, OR+1.2329Danbury, CT-1.1
23Bend, OR+1.2328Albany, NY-1.0
24Victorville, CA+1.2327Lafayette, LA-1.0
25Portsmouth, VA+1.1326Houston, TX-1.0