DIVER Geo Score

DIVER Geo Score 2017-03-01T10:23:36+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 February 2017

RankBest Locations 2017Top Performers 2017
1District of Columbia10
2North Dakota9.8
3New Hampshire9.6
4Hawaii9.4
5Vermont9.2
6Massachusetts9
7Colorado8.8
8Minnesota8.6
9South Dakota8.4
10Nebraska8.2
11Iowa8
12Virginia7.8
13Utah7.6
14Connecticut7.4
15Maryland7.2
16Wyoming7
17Wisconsin6.8
18Montana6.6
19Maine6.4
20Oregon6.2
21Washington6
22Kansas5.8
23California5.6
24Rhode Island5.4
25New York5.2
26Idaho5
27Alaska4.8
28Texas4.6
29Missouri4.4
30Pennsylvania4.2
31New Jersey4
32Delaware3.8
33Florida3.6
34Indiana3.4
35Arizona3.2
36Michigan3
37Tennessee2.8
38Oklahoma2.6
39Illinois2.4
40Nevada2.2
41North Carolina2
42Ohio1.8
43Arkansas1.6
44Kentucky1.4
45Georgia1.2
46South Carolina1
47West Virginia0.8
48Louisiana0.6
49Alabama0.4
50Mississippi0.2
51New Mexico0
RankLocation2017 v. 2016
1Oregon+2.4
2Washington+1.6
3California+1.6
4Nevada+1.6
5Tennessee+1.4
6Massachusetts+1
7Indiana+0.8
8Maryland+0.6
9Maine+0.6
10Florida+0.6
11Kentucky+0.6
12Utah+0.4
13Wisconsin+0.4
14Idaho+0.4
15Arizona+0.4
16Colorado+0.2
17Iowa+0.2
18Virginia+0.2
19Missouri+0.2
20North Carolina+0.2
21Mississippi+0.2
22District of Columbia0
23North Dakota0
24New Hampshire0
25Hawaii0
26Vermont0
27Connecticut0
28South Carolina0
29Alabama0
30Minnesota-0.2
31Nebraska-0.2
32Michigan-0.2
33New Mexico-0.2
34Montana-0.4
35Arkansas-0.4
36Georgia-0.4
37West Virginia-0.4
38South Dakota-0.6
39Alaska-0.6
40Texas-0.6
41Ohio-0.6
42Rhode Island-0.8
43New York-0.8
44New Jersey-0.8
45Kansas-1
46Oklahoma-1
47Illinois-1
48Wyoming-1.2
49Delaware-1.2
50Pennsylvania-1.4
51Louisiana-1.6
Top RankLocationScoreBottom RankLocationScore
1Santa Clara, CA103110Issaquena, MS0
2San Mateo, CA103109Lake, TN0
3Dunn, ND103108Humphreys, MS0
4San Francisco, CA103107Wilcox, AL0
5Divide, ND103106Jefferson, MS0
6Williams, ND103105Wheeler, GA0
7McKenzie, ND103104East Carroll, LA0
8Arlington, VA103103Magoffin, KY0
9Mountrail, ND103102Clay, KY0
10Sargent, ND103101Holmes, MS0
11Fairfax, VA103100Leflore, MS0
12Broomfield, CO103099Luna, NM0
13Steele, ND103098Owsley, KY0
14Stark, ND103097Mackinac, MI0
15Slope, ND103096Sunflower, MS0
16Mercer, ND103095Perry, AL0
17Oliver, ND103094Greene, AL0
18New York, NY103093Ben Hill, GA0
19Midland, TX103092Claiborne, MS0
20LaMoure, ND103091Telfair, GA0
21McLean, ND103090Cheboygan, MI0
22Hettinger, ND103089Edgecombe, NC0
23Carson, TX103088Apache, AZ0
24Butte, ID103087Harlan, KY0
25Traill, ND103086Imperial, CA0
Top RankBest LocationsScoreBottom RankWorst LocationsScore
1Mountain View, CA10356Flint, MI0
2Palo Alto, CA10355Jacksonville, NC0
3Sunnyvale, CA10354Detroit, MI0
4Santa Clara, CA9.9353Camden, NJ0.1
5Milpitas, CA9.9352Youngstown, OH0.1
6Redwood City, CA9.9351Cleveland, OH0.1
7San Jose, CA9.8350Rochester, NY0.2
8San Francisco, CA9.8349Reading, PA0.2
9South San Francisco, CA9.8348Dayton, OH0.2
10San Ramon, CA9.7347Canton, OH0.3
11Midland, TX9.7346Rockford, IL0.3
12Newton, MA9.7345Merced, CA0.3
13Pleasanton, CA9.6344Newark, NJ0.4
14Bellevue, WA9.6343Yuma, AZ0.4
15Santa Monica, CA9.6342Brownsville, TX0.4
16Alexandria, VA9.5341Akron, OH0.5
17Rockville, MD9.5340Gary, IN0.5
18Newport Beach, CA9.5339Muncie, IN0.5
19Bismarck, ND9.4338Trenton, NJ0.6
20Broomfield, CO9.4337Fayetteville, NC0.6
21Seattle, WA9.4336Springfield, MA0.6
22Burbank, CA9.3335Fresno, CA0.7
23Torrance, CA9.3334Albany, GA0.7
24Renton, WA9.3333San Bernardino, CA0.7
25Fargo, ND9.2332Columbus, GA0.8
Top RankBest LocationsScore ChangesBottom RankWorst LocationsScore Changes
1Payette, ID+4.43110Beckham, OK-5.7
2Jasper, IN+4.43109Frio, TX-4.4
3Miami, OH+4.23108Lafourche, LA-4.3
4Mineral, NV+4.13107Uintah, UT-4.3
5Kenton, KY+3.83106Surry, VA-3.9
6Prince George's, MD+3.63105Scurry, TX-3.8
7Gem, ID+3.63104Campbell, WY-3.8
8Columbia, WA+3.53103Brown, TX-3.8
9Duval, FL+3.53102Cochran, TX-3.7
10Anderson, KY+3.53101Sussex, NJ-3.6
11Klamath, OR+3.53100New Madrid, MO-3.5
12Pickaway, OH+3.53099Vermilion, LA-3.4
13Baker, OR+3.53098St. Martin, LA-3.3
14Colonial Heights, VA+3.53097Stephens, OK-3.3
15Macon, TN+3.43096Jim Wells, TX-3.3
16Mills, IA+3.43095Refugio, TX-3.3
17Tipton, IN+3.33094Grant, MN-3.2
18Sullivan, TN+3.33093Shoshone, ID-3.2
19Lake, CA+3.23092Tazewell, IL-3.2
20Floyd, IN+3.23091Iberia, LA-3.2
21St. Clair, AL+3.23090St. Tammany, LA-3.1
22Franklin, KY+3.23089Daggett, UT-3.1
23Nassau, FL+3.23088Armstrong, PA-3.1
24Cheatham, TN+3.13087Terrebonne, LA-3
25Wabash, IN+3.13086Burlington, NJ-3
Top RankBest LocationsScore ChangesBottom RankWorst LocationsScore Changes
1Clearwater, FL+2.4350Baytown, TX-2.8
2Jacksonville, FL+2.4349Durham, NC-2.3
3Reno, NV+2348Cape Coral, FL-2.2
4Palm Bay, FL+1.9347Erie, PA-1.9
5Beaverton, OR+1.9346North Little Rock, AR-1.8
6Bend, OR+1.8345Peoria, IL-1.7
7North Charleston, SC+1.7344Schaumburg, IL-1.6
8Yuba City, CA+1.7343Schenectady, NY-1.5
9Henderson, NV+1.6342Baton Rouge, LA-1.5
10Auburn, WA+1.6341Lafayette, LA-1.5
11Delray Beach, FL+1.5340Corpus Christi, TX-1.5
12Fargo, ND+1.5339Odessa, TX-1.5
13Deltona, FL+1.5338Longview, TX-1.4
14Jackson, TN+1.5337Gastonia, NC-1.4
15Carson, CA+1.4336Oklahoma City, OK-1.4
16St. Petersburg, FL+1.4335Temple, TX-1.4
17Hillsboro, OR+1.4334Albuquerque, NM-1.4
18Portsmouth, VA+1.3333Edinburg, TX-1.4
19South Bend, IN+1.3332Scranton, PA-1.3
20Vallejo, CA+1.2331Shreveport, LA-1.3
21Las Vegas, NV+1.2330Bossier City, LA-1.2
22Melbourne, FL+1.1329San Angelo, TX-1.2
23Concord, NC+1328Houston, TX-1.2
24Oshkosh, WI+1327Allentown, PA-1.2
25Bethlehem, PA+1326Arlington Heights, IL-1.2