DIVER Geo Score 2018-01-02T09:31:28+00:00

DIVER Geo Scores

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 December 2017

RankLocationScore
1North Dakota10.0
2District of Columbia9.8
3New Hampshire9.6
4Hawaii9.4
5Minnesota9.2
6Colorado9.0
7Vermont8.8
8Massachusetts8.6
9Washington8.4
10Utah8.2
11South Dakota8.0
12Nebraska7.8
13Wisconsin7.6
14Iowa7.4
15Oregon7.2
16Virginia7.0
17California6.8
18Montana6.6
19Maryland6.4
20Maine6.2
21Connecticut6.0
22Kansas5.8
23Wyoming5.6
24Idaho5.4
25Texas5.2
26Rhode Island5.0
27New York4.8
28Florida4.6
29Missouri4.4
30Pennsylvania4.2
31Tennessee4.0
32Arizona3.8
33Michigan3.6
34Alaska3.4
35Nevada3.2
36Delaware3.0
37Georgia2.8
38Indiana2.6
39Arkansas2.4
40Illinois2.2
41Oklahoma2.0
42New Jersey1.8
43North Carolina1.6
44Ohio1.4
45Kentucky1.2
46Alabama1.0
47South Carolina0.8
48Louisiana0.6
49West Virginia0.4
50Mississippi0.2
51New Mexico0.0
RankLocation2017 v. 2016
1Nevada+2.2
2Washington+2.0
3Georgia+1.6
4Oregon+1.4
5California+1.2
6Florida+1.2
7Michigan+1.2
8Tennessee+1.0
9Wisconsin+0.8
10Idaho+0.8
11Arizona+0.6
12Alabama+0.6
13Colorado+0.4
14Texas+0.4
15Arkansas+0.4
16North Dakota+0.2
17Hawaii+0.2
18Minnesota+0.2
19Maine+0.2
20New Hampshire0
21Utah0
22Nebraska0
23Montana0
24Rhode Island0
25Ohio0
26Louisiana0
27Mississippi0
28New Mexico0
29District of Columbia-0.2
30Massachusetts-0.2
31Virginia-0.2
32Pennsylvania-0.2
33South Dakota-0.4
34Kansas-0.4
35New York-0.4
36Alaska-0.4
37West Virginia-0.4
38Vermont-0.6
39Iowa-0.6
40Illinois-0.6
41Oklahoma-0.6
42North Carolina-0.6
43Kentucky-0.6
44South Carolina-0.8
45Maryland-1.0
46Connecticut-1.0
47Missouri-1.0
48Delaware-1.0
49Indiana-1.0
50Wyoming-2.0
51New Jersey-2.4
RankBest LocationsScoreRankWorst LocationsScore
1San Mateo, CA10.03110Wheeler, GA0.0
2Santa Clara, CA10.03109Nye, NV0.0
3Dunn, ND10.03108Imperial, CA0.0
4San Francisco, CA10.03107Telfair, GA0.0
5Broomfield, CO10.03106Salem, NJ0.0
6McKenzie, ND10.03105Magoffin, KY0.0
7Divide, ND10.03104Issaquena, MS0.0
8Williams, ND10.03103Yuma, AZ0.0
9Mountrail, ND10.03102Owsley, KY0.0
10Mercer, ND10.03101East Carroll, LA0.0
11Arlington, VA10.03100Onslow, NC0.0
12Stark, ND10.03099Cumberland, NJ0.0
13Falls Church, VA10.03098Lake, TN0.0
14Midland, TX10.03097Jefferson, MS0.0
15Hettinger, ND10.03096Humphreys, MS0.0
16Steele, ND10.03095Harlan, KY0.0
17Fairfax, VA10.03094Holmes, MS0.0
18Oliver, ND10.03093Atlantic, NJ0.0
19McLean, ND10.03092Clay, KY0.0
20Slope, ND10.03091Clay, GA0.0
21Sargent, ND10.03090Knott, KY0.0
22Cavalier, ND10.03089Wilcox, AL0.0
23Towner, ND10.03088Scotland, NC0.0
24LaMoure, ND10.03087Sunflower, MS0.0
25Butte, ID10.03086Leslie, KY0.0
RankBest LocationsScoreRankWorst LocationsScore
1Mountain View, CA10.0356Jacksonville, NC0.0
2Palo Alto, CA10.0355Camden, NJ0.0
3Sunnyvale, CA10.0354Flint, MI0.0
4Santa Clara, CA9.9353Cleveland, OH0.1
5Milpitas, CA9.9352Youngstown, OH0.1
6San Francisco, CA9.9351Detroit, MI0.1
7Redwood City, CA9.8350Gary, IN0.2
8San Jose, CA9.8349Fayetteville, NC0.2
9Walnut Creek, CA9.8348Reading, PA0.2
10Bismarck, ND9.7347Dayton, OH0.3
11San Ramon, CA9.7346Rochester, NY0.3
12Midland, TX9.7345Springfield, MA0.3
13Pleasanton, CA9.6344Rockford, IL0.4
14Bellevue, WA9.6343Lawton, OK0.4
15Newton, MA9.6342Trenton, NJ0.4
16Santa Monica, CA9.5341Toledo, OH0.5
17Rockville, MD9.5340Canton, OH0.5
18Torrance, CA9.5339Newark, NJ0.5
19Seattle, WA9.4338Muncie, IN0.6
20San Leandro, CA9.4337Akron, OH0.6
21Alexandria, VA9.4336Hartford, CT0.6
22Burbank, CA9.3335Albany, GA0.7
23Renton, WA9.3334Columbus, GA0.7
24Broomfield, CO9.3333Columbia, SC0.7
25Austin, TX9.2332Fresno, CA0.8
RankBest LocationsScore ChangesRankWorst LocationsScore Changes
1Mono, CA+6.73110Sussex, NJ-6.7
2San Juan, CO+5.63109Warren, NJ-6.6
3Glenn, CA+4.83108Burlington, NJ-6.4
4Mackinac, MI+4.53107Gloucester, NJ-6.0
5Cumberland, PA+4.43106Salem, NJ-5.1
6Colusa, CA+3.93105Union, NJ-5.0
7Clark, ID+3.73104Ocean, NJ-4.9
8Garfield, UT+3.73103Camden, NJ-4.9
9Denali, AK+3.53102Orange, NY-4.7
10Klickitat, WA+3.43101Mercer, NJ-3.8
11Cass, MN+3.33100Baltimore City, MD-3.7
12Yakima, WA+3.23099Fairfield, SC-3.7
13Koochiching, MN+3.13098Kent, DE-3.6
14Frio, TX+3.03097New Castle, DE-3.5
15Reynolds, MO+3.03096Essex, NJ-3.5
16Okanogan, WA+3.03095Passaic, NJ-3.4
17Adams, ID+3.03094Greene, NY-3.3
18Adams, WA+2.93093Rockland, NY-3.3
19Morris, TX+2.93092Will, IL-3.2
20Wayne, UT+2.93091Carroll, IN-3.2
21Boise, ID+2.83090Suffolk, NY-3.2
22Grant, WA+2.83089Cuyahoga, OH-3.1
23Aleutians East, AK+2.73088Camden, NC-3.1
24Lincoln, ID+2.73087Nye, NV-3.1
25Wallowa, OR+2.73086McLean, IL-3.1
RankBest LocationsScore ChangesRankWorst LocationsScore Changes
1Medford, OR+4.0350Concord, NC-2.7
2Kennewick, WA+2.4349Washington, DC-2.2
3St. Petersburg, FL+2.2348Bridgeport, CT-2.1
4Yakima, WA+2.0347Elgin, IL-2.0
5Cape Coral, FL+2.0346Lawton, OK-2.0
6Pompano Beach, FL+2.0345North Charleston, SC-1.8
7Tacoma, WA+1.6344Bloomington, IL-1.7
8Tampa, FL+1.6343Oklahoma City, OK-1.6
9Boca Raton, FL+1.5342Ann Arbor, MI-1.5
10Temple, TX+1.4341Greensboro, NC-1.5
11Modesto, CA+1.4340Shreveport, LA-1.4
12Largo, FL+1.3339Camarillo, CA-1.4
13Fort Lauderdale, FL+1.3338Waterloo, IA-1.3
14Las Vegas, NV+1.3337Lansing, MI-1.3
15West Palm Beach, FL+1.3336Conroe, TX-1.2
16Portsmouth, VA+1.3335Bossier City, LA-1.1
17Salem, OR+1.2334Wyoming, MI-1.1
18St. George, UT+1.2333Indianapolis (Balance), IN-1.1
19Spokane, WA+1.2332Wichita, KS-1.1
20Vancouver, WA+1.2331Temecula, CA-1.1
21Fort Myers, FL+1.2330Fayetteville, NC-1.1
22Miami, FL+1.2329Victoria, TX-1.0
23Salinas, CA+1.2328Oshkosh, WI-1.0
24Auburn, WA+1.1327Wilmington, DE-1.0
25Denver, CO+1.1326Ames, IA-0.9