DIVER Geo Score

DIVER Geo Score 2017-06-01T10:40:05+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 May 2017

RankBest Locations 2017Top Performers 2017
1District of Columbia10
2North Dakota9.8
3Colorado9.6
4New Hampshire9.4
5Hawaii9.2
6Vermont9
7Minnesota8.8
8South Dakota8.6
9Washington8.4
10Massachusetts8.2
11Virginia8
12Iowa7.8
13Nebraska7.6
14Utah7.4
15Wisconsin7.2
16Wyoming7
17Oregon6.8
18Montana6.6
19Maryland6.4
20California6.2
21Idaho6
22Maine5.8
23Rhode Island5.6
24Kansas5.4
25Connecticut5.2
26New York5
27Texas4.8
28Pennsylvania4.6
29Missouri4.4
30Florida4.2
31Indiana4
32Alaska3.8
33Arizona3.6
34Michigan3.4
35Tennessee3.2
36New Jersey3
37Illinois2.8
38Delaware2.6
39Nevada2.4
40Oklahoma2.2
41Arkansas2
42North Carolina1.8
43Georgia1.6
44Ohio1.4
45South Carolina1.2
46Kentucky1
47West Virginia0.8
48Alabama0.6
49Louisiana0.4
50Mississippi0.2
51New Mexico0
RankLocation2017 v. 2016
1Washington+2.6
2Rhode Island+1.8
3Arizona+1.8
4Oregon+1.6
5Florida+1.6
6Colorado+1
7Nevada+1
8Hawaii+0.4
9Wisconsin+0.4
10Maine+0.4
11Pennsylvania+0.4
12Indiana+0.4
13South Carolina+0.4
14Virginia+0.2
15California+0.2
16Tennessee+0.2
17West Virginia+0.2
18Alabama+0.2
19District of Columbia0
20North Dakota0
21Utah0
22Texas0
23Michigan0
24Georgia0
25Mississippi0
26New Mexico0
27New Hampshire-0.2
28Minnesota-0.2
29Massachusetts-0.2
30Iowa-0.2
31Wyoming-0.2
32Missouri-0.2
33Kentucky-0.2
34Vermont-0.4
35Idaho-0.4
36Illinois-0.4
37Arkansas-0.4
38North Carolina-0.4
39South Dakota-0.6
40Nebraska-0.6
41Maryland-0.6
42New York-0.6
43Oklahoma-0.6
44Ohio-0.6
45Louisiana-0.6
46Kansas-0.8
47Montana-1
48New Jersey-1
49Alaska-1.2
50Connecticut-1.4
51Delaware-1.8
Top RankLocationScoreBottom RankLocationScore
1San Mateo, CA103110Magoffin, KY0
2Santa Clara, CA103109Issaquena, MS0
3Dunn, ND103108Atlantic, NJ0
4San Francisco, CA103107East Carroll, LA0
5McKenzie, ND103106Jefferson, MS0
6Divide, ND103105Wheeler, GA0
7Mountrail, ND103104Owsley, KY0
8Williams, ND103103Lake, TN0
9Arlington, VA103102Clay, KY0
10Mercer, ND103101Humphreys, MS0
11Slope, ND103100Bell, KY0
12Broomfield, CO103099Luna, NM0
13King, WA103098Imperial, CA0
14Fairfax, VA103097Wilcox, AL0
15Stark, ND103096Martin, KY0
16Alexandria City, VA103095Harlan, KY0
17Midland, TX103094Letcher, KY0
18Falls Church, VA103093Elliott, KY0
19Steele, ND103092Cumberland, NJ0
20New York, NY103091Willacy, TX0
21Sargent, ND103090Leslie, KY0
22Butte, ID103089Terrell, GA0
23Hettinger, ND103088Holmes, MS0
24Cavalier, ND103087Onslow, NC0
25McLean, ND103086Knott, KY0
Top RankBest LocationsScoreBottom RankWorst LocationsScore
1Mountain View, CA10356Jacksonville, NC0
2Palo Alto, CA10355Camden, NJ0
3Sunnyvale, CA10354Flint, MI0
4Redwood City, CA9.9353Youngstown, OH0.1
5Milpitas, CA9.9352Merced, CA0.1
6Santa Clara, CA9.9351Detroit, MI0.1
7San Francisco, CA9.8350Cleveland, OH0.2
8South San Francisco, CA9.8349Rockford, IL0.2
9San Jose, CA9.8348Reading, PA0.2
10San Ramon, CA9.7347Fayetteville, NC0.3
11Bellevue, WA9.7346Hartford, CT0.3
12Pleasanton, CA9.7345Gary, IN0.3
13Alexandria, VA9.6344Springfield, MA0.4
14Santa Monica, CA9.6343Dayton, OH0.4
15Midland, TX9.6342Brownsville, TX0.4
16Seattle, WA9.5341Canton, OH0.5
17Newport Beach, CA9.5340Rochester, NY0.5
18Broomfield, CO9.5339Newark, NJ0.5
19Rockville, MD9.4338Toledo, OH0.6
20Renton, WA9.4337Harlingen, TX0.6
21Torrance, CA9.4336Fresno, CA0.6
22San Leandro, CA9.3335Albany, GA0.7
23Burbank, CA9.3334Akron, OH0.7
24Newton, MA9.3333Columbus, GA0.7
25Bismarck, ND9.2332Trenton, NJ0.8
RankBest LocationsScore ChangesRankWorst LocationsScore Changes
1Carlisle, KY+5.33110Covington, VA-4.7
2Gallatin, IL+4.73109Freestone, TX-4.5
3Caroline, MD+4.13108Union, IA-4.4
4Okeechobee, FL+3.83107Hamilton, NY-4.1
5Bristol Bay, AK+3.53106Carbon, UT-3.8
6Crook, OR+3.43105Canadian, OK-3.7
7Hamilton, OH+3.43104Red Lake, MN-3.7
8Linn, OR+3.43103Pawnee, KS-3.7
9Wayne, IN+3.43102Coshocton, OH-3.5
10Mineral, NV+3.33101Morris, TX-3.4
11Fountain, IN+3.33100McClain, OK-3.1
12Walton, GA+3.23099Kiowa, OK-3.1
13Langlade, WI+3.23098Burlington, NJ-3.1
14Allen, IN+3.13097Cortland, NY-3
15Bradford, FL+3.13096Coos, NH-3
16Sullivan, NY+3.13095Washita, OK-3
17Garfield, UT+33094Allegany, NY-2.9
18Rush, IN+2.93093Henry, IL-2.9
19Fairfield, SC+2.93092DeWitt, TX-2.8
20Door, WI+2.93091Campbell, WY-2.8
21DeKalb, IN+2.93090Lake of the Woods, MN-2.8
22Costilla, CO+2.83089Big Horn, MT-2.7
23Marion, OR+2.83088Rockland, NY-2.7
24Spencer, KY+2.83087Koochiching, MN-2.7
25Hernando, FL+2.73086Grant, IN-2.7
RankBest LocationsScore ChangesRankWorst LocationsScore Changes
1Fort Wayne, IN+2.4350Jersey City, NJ-3.9
2Elgin, IL+1.9349Baytown, TX-3.2
3Warner Robins, GA+1.9348Corpus Christi, TX-2.5
4Palm Bay, FL+1.8347Schenectady, NY-2.5
5Deltona, FL+1.8346Longview, TX-2.3
6Auburn, WA+1.7345Temple, TX-2.2
7Cincinnati, OH+1.7344Edinburg, TX-2.2
8Skokie Village, IL+1.6343North Little Rock, AR-2
9Lake Charles, LA+1.6342Oklahoma City, OK-1.9
10Salem, OR+1.5341Odessa, TX-1.9
11Clearwater, FL+1.5340Norwalk, CT-1.8
12Fort Lauderdale, FL+1.5339San Angelo, TX-1.7
13South Bend, IN+1.5338Lafayette, LA-1.6
14Lakeland, FL+1.5337Baton Rouge, LA-1.5
15Deerfield Beach, FL+1.4336Lubbock, TX-1.5
16Indianapolis (Balance), IN+1.3335Savannah, GA-1.5
17Green Bay, WI+1.3334Mission, TX-1.5
18Evansville, IN+1.3333Wichita, KS-1.4
19Salinas, CA+1.3332Mcallen, TX-1.4
20Kent, WA+1.3331Tuscaloosa, AL-1.4
21Charleston, SC+1.2330Houston, TX-1.3
22Bethlehem, PA+1.2329Peoria, IL-1.3
23Henderson, NV+1.2328Amarillo, TX-1.2
24Delray Beach, FL+1.2327Danbury, CT-1.2
25Hillsboro, OR+1.2326Frederick, MD-1.2