DIVER Geo Score

DIVER Geo Score 2017-05-01T10:01:32+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 April 2017

RankBest Locations 2017Top Performers 2017
1District of Columbia10
2North Dakota9.8
3Colorado9.6
4Hawaii9.4
5New Hampshire9.2
6Vermont9
7Minnesota8.8
8Massachusetts8.6
9South Dakota8.4
10Utah8.2
11Virginia8
12Washington7.8
13Nebraska7.6
14Iowa7.4
15Wisconsin7.2
16Maryland7
17Oregon6.8
18Wyoming6.6
19Maine6.4
20Montana6.2
21Kansas6
22Rhode Island5.8
23Connecticut5.6
24California5.4
25Idaho5.2
26New York5
27Texas4.8
28Missouri4.6
29Florida4.4
30Pennsylvania4.2
31Alaska4
32Delaware3.8
33Arizona3.6
34Indiana3.4
35New Jersey3.2
36Tennessee3
37Michigan2.8
38Illinois2.6
39Oklahoma2.4
40Georgia2.2
41Nevada2
42Arkansas1.8
43North Carolina1.6
44South Carolina1.4
45Ohio1.2
46Kentucky1
47West Virginia0.8
48Louisiana0.6
49Alabama0.4
50Mississippi0.2
51New Mexico0
RankLocation2017 v. 2016
1Rhode Island+2
2Wisconsin+1.6
3Oregon+1.6
4Maine+1.4
5Florida+1.2
6Washington+1
7Indiana+1
8Maryland+0.8
9California+0.8
10Georgia+0.8
11Colorado+0.6
12Missouri+0.6
13Illinois+0.6
14South Carolina+0.6
15Massachusetts+0.4
16Utah+0.4
17Tennessee+0.4
18Minnesota+0.2
19Arizona+0.2
20Nevada+0.2
21West Virginia+0.2
22Alabama+0.2
23Mississippi+0.2
24District of Columbia0
25North Dakota0
26Hawaii0
27Virginia0
28Michigan0
29Kentucky0
30Vermont-0.2
31Iowa-0.2
32Pennsylvania-0.2
33New Hampshire-0.4
34South Dakota-0.4
35New York-0.4
36Delaware-0.4
37Ohio-0.4
38New Mexico-0.4
39North Carolina-0.6
40Louisiana-0.6
41Nebraska-0.8
42Wyoming-0.8
43Idaho-0.8
44Alaska-0.8
45Montana-1
46Kansas-1
47Connecticut-1
48Texas-1
49Oklahoma-1.2
50Arkansas-1.2
51New Jersey-3.2
Top RankLocationScoreBottom RankLocationScore
1San Mateo, CA103110Magoffin, KY0
2Santa Clara, CA103109Issaquena, MS0
3San Francisco, CA103108Jefferson, MS0
4Dunn, ND103107Lake, TN0
5McKenzie, ND103106Mackinac, MI0
6Williams, ND103105Owsley, KY0
7Arlington, VA103104Clay, KY0
8Divide, ND103103East Carroll, LA0
9Mountrail, ND103102Wheeler, GA0
10Falls Church, VA103101Harlan, KY0
11Fairfax, VA103100Twiggs, GA0
12Broomfield, CO103099Humphreys, MS0
13Aleutians West, AK103098Elliott, KY0
14Alexandria City, VA103097Wilcox, AL0
15Stark, ND103096Bell, KY0
16King, WA103095Cheboygan, MI0
17Mercer, ND103094Ben Hill, GA0
18Slope, ND103093Leslie, KY0
19Midland, TX103092McCreary, KY0
20New York, NY103091Knott, KY0
21Aleutians East, AK103090Luna, NM0
22Oliver, ND103089Martin, KY0
23Los Alamos, NM103088Sunflower, MS0
24Sargent, ND103087Holmes, MS0
25Carson, TX103086Allendale, SC0
Top RankBest LocationsScoreBottom RankWorst LocationsScore
1Mountain View, CA10356Camden, NJ0
2Palo Alto, CA10355Flint, MI0
3Sunnyvale, CA10354Jacksonville, NC0
4Milpitas, CA9.9353Detroit, MI0.1
5Redwood City, CA9.9352Youngstown, OH0.1
6South San Francisco, CA9.9351Gary, IN0.1
7Santa Clara, CA9.8350Cleveland, OH0.2
8San Francisco, CA9.8349Reading, PA0.2
9San Jose, CA9.8348Rockford, IL0.2
10Pleasanton, CA9.7347Merced, CA0.3
11San Ramon, CA9.7346Trenton, NJ0.3
12Alexandria, VA9.7345Dayton, OH0.3
13Bellevue, WA9.6344Lawton, OK0.4
14Santa Monica, CA9.6343Canton, OH0.4
15Midland, TX9.6342Akron, OH0.4
16Seattle, WA9.5341Fayetteville, NC0.5
17Rockville, MD9.5340Peoria, IL0.5
18Newton, MA9.5339Rochester, NY0.5
19Renton, WA9.4338Brownsville, TX0.6
20Newport Beach, CA9.4337Toledo, OH0.6
21Broomfield, CO9.4336Springfield, MA0.6
22Torrance, CA9.3335Hartford, CT0.7
23Bismarck, ND9.3334Columbus, GA0.7
24Burbank, CA9.3333Fresno, CA0.7
25Franklin, TN9.2332Birmingham, AL0.8
RankBest LocationsScore ChangesRankWorst LocationsScore Changes
1Cassia, ID+5.33110Burlington, NJ-5.4
2Carlisle, KY+5.23109Lander, NV-5.3
3Linn, OR+3.83108Gloucester, NJ-5.2
4Mineral, NV+3.73107Cortland, NY-4.3
5Gallatin, IL+3.63106Washita, OK-4.2
6Warren, OH+3.43105Camden, NJ-4
7Lake, CA+3.23104Salem, NJ-3.9
8Sullivan, NY+3.23103Sussex, NJ-3.9
9Gooding, ID+3.23102Beckham, OK-3.7
10Nye, NV+3.23101Union, NJ-3.7
11Hill, TX+3.13100Kiowa, OK-3.5
12Churchill, NV+33099San Patricio, TX-3.4
13Gilliam, OR+33098Coshocton, OH-3.3
14Burke, GA+33097Peoria, IL-3.2
15Bates, MO+33096Covington, VA-3
16Flagler, FL+2.93095Blackford, IN-3
17Dauphin, PA+2.83094Burt, NE-3
18Jackson, MO+2.73093Carroll, IN-2.9
19Simpson, KY+2.73092Freestone, TX-2.9
20Butte, CA+2.73091Greene, NY-2.9
21Klamath, OR+2.73090Dawson, TX-2.9
22Fremont, IA+2.63089Allen, KS-2.9
23Johnson, IN+2.63088Garfield, WA-2.8
24Taylor, FL+2.63087Cochran, TX-2.8
25Clay, FL+2.53086Gates, NC-2.8
RankBest LocationsScore ChangesRankWorst LocationsScore Changes
1Kansas City, MO+2.9350Baytown, TX-3.2
2Auburn, WA+2.3349Edinburg, TX-2.4
3Palm Bay, FL+2.2348San Angelo, TX-2.3
4Deltona, FL+2.1347Peoria, IL-2.2
5Delray Beach, FL+2346Jersey City, NJ-1.9
6Elgin, IL+2345Corpus Christi, TX-1.8
7Clearwater, FL+1.6344North Little Rock, AR-1.8
8Everett, WA+1.6343Lafayette, LA-1.7
9Kent, WA+1.5342Tulsa, OK-1.6
10Bethlehem, PA+1.4341Odessa, TX-1.6
11Racine, WI+1.4340Bossier City, LA-1.5
12Largo, FL+1.3339Longview, TX-1.5
13Port St. Lucie, FL+1.3338High Point, NC-1.4
14Melbourne, FL+1.3337Mission, TX-1.4
15Fairfield, CA+1.2336Temple, TX-1.3
16Warwick, RI+1.2335Fort Smith, AR-1.3
17Reno, NV+1.1334Houston, TX-1.3
18Duluth, MN+1.1333Shreveport, LA-1.3
19St. Petersburg, FL+1.1332Springdale, AR-1.2
20Fort Lauderdale, FL+1.1331Tucson, AZ-1.2
21Lakeland, FL+1.1330Albany, NY-1.2
22South Bend, IN+1.1329Tyler, TX-1.2
23Deerfield Beach, FL+1328Gastonia, NC-1.2
24Riverside, CA+1327New Haven, CT-1.2
25Sacramento, CA+1326Norwalk, CT-1.2