DIVER Geo Score

DIVER Geo Score 2017-04-03T09:52:45+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 March 2017

RankBest Locations 2017Top Performers 2017
1District of Columbia10
2North Dakota9.8
3New Hampshire9.6
4Hawaii9.4
5Vermont9.2
6Colorado9
7South Dakota8.8
8Minnesota8.6
9Massachusetts8.4
10Utah8.2
11Virginia8
12Washington7.8
13Nebraska7.6
14Iowa7.4
15Oregon7.2
16Wyoming7
17Montana6.8
18Maryland6.6
19Maine6.4
20Wisconsin6.2
21Kansas6
22California5.8
23Connecticut5.6
24Rhode Island5.4
25Idaho5.2
26Texas5
27New York4.8
28Pennsylvania4.6
29Florida4.4
30Alaska4.2
31Missouri4
32Arizona3.8
33New Jersey3.6
34Tennessee3.4
35Indiana3.2
36Nevada3
37Delaware2.8
38Oklahoma2.6
39Illinois2.4
40North Carolina2.2
41Michigan2
42Georgia1.8
43Arkansas1.6
44South Carolina1.4
45Kentucky1.2
46Ohio1
47Louisiana0.8
48West Virginia0.6
49Mississippi0.4
50Alabama0.2
51New Mexico0
RankLocation2017 v. 2016
1Maine+1.6
2Wisconsin+1.6
3Rhode Island+1.6
4Oregon+1.4
5Maryland+1.4
6Washington+1.2
7Florida+1.2
8Nevada+1.2
9Idaho+1
10Utah+0.8
11Indiana+0.6
12Georgia+0.6
13Virginia+0.4
14Tennessee+0.4
15South Carolina+0.4
16Kentucky+0.4
17Mississippi+0.4
18New Hampshire+0.2
19Minnesota+0.2
20Massachusetts+0.2
21California+0.2
22Arizona+0.2
23Illinois+0.2
24North Carolina+0.2
25West Virginia+0.2
26District of Columbia0
27North Dakota0
28Vermont0
29Colorado0
30South Dakota0
31Missouri0
32Hawaii-0.2
33New Mexico-0.2
34Iowa-0.4
35Montana-0.4
36Alabama-0.4
37Ohio-0.6
38Louisiana-0.6
39Pennsylvania-0.8
40Alaska-0.8
41Oklahoma-0.8
42Michigan-0.8
43Arkansas-0.8
44Nebraska-1
45Wyoming-1
46Kansas-1
47Connecticut-1.2
48Texas-1.4
49New York-1.4
50Delaware-1.6
51New Jersey-2.4
Top RankLocationScoreBottom RankLocationScore
1San Mateo, CA103110Issaquena, MS0
2Santa Clara, CA103109Jefferson, MS0
3San Francisco, CA103108Lake, TN0
4Dunn, ND103107Magoffin, KY0
5McKenzie, ND103106Humphreys, MS0
6Arlington, VA103105Wheeler, GA0
7Williams, ND103104Clay, KY0
8Divide, ND103103Owsley, KY0
9Mountrail, ND103102East Carroll, LA0
10Fairfax, VA103101Elliott, KY0
11Broomfield, CO103100Wilcox, AL0
12Falls Church, VA103099Sunflower, MS0
13Mercer, ND103098Holmes, MS0
14Slope, ND103097Mackinac, MI0
15Stark, ND103096Ben Hill, GA0
16King, WA103095Onslow, NC0
17Alexandria City, VA103094Luna, NM0
18Oliver, ND103093Twiggs, GA0
19Sargent, ND103092Perry, AL0
20Aleutians West, AK103091Harlan, KY0
21New York, NY103090Wolfe, KY0
22Steele, ND103089Allendale, SC0
23Midland, TX103088Edgecombe, NC0
24Los Alamos, NM103087McCreary, KY0
25Irion, TX103086Bell, KY0
Top RankBest LocationsScoreBottom RankWorst LocationsScore
1Mountain View, CA10356Jacksonville, NC0
2Palo Alto, CA10355Flint, MI0
3Sunnyvale, CA10354Camden, NJ0
4Redwood City, CA9.9353Detroit, MI0.1
5Santa Clara, CA9.9352Youngstown, OH0.1
6Milpitas, CA9.9351Rockford, IL0.1
7San Francisco, CA9.8350Reading, PA0.2
8South San Francisco, CA9.8349Cleveland, OH0.2
9San Jose, CA9.8348Akron, OH0.2
10San Ramon, CA9.7347Dayton, OH0.3
11Pleasanton, CA9.7346Fayetteville, NC0.3
12Alexandria, VA9.7345Jackson, MS0.3
13Bellevue, WA9.6344Merced, CA0.4
14Santa Monica, CA9.6343Canton, OH0.4
15Newton, MA9.6342Columbia, SC0.4
16Newport Beach, CA9.5341Brownsville, TX0.5
17Broomfield, CO9.5340Gary, IN0.5
18Seattle, WA9.5339Toledo, OH0.5
19Renton, WA9.4338Rochester, NY0.6
20Midland, TX9.4337Columbus, GA0.6
21Rockville, MD9.4336Springfield, MA0.6
22Torrance, CA9.3335Hartford, CT0.7
23Bismarck, ND9.3334Fresno, CA0.7
24San Leandro, CA9.3333Muncie, IN0.7
25Burbank, CA9.2332Cincinnati, OH0.8
Top RankBest LocationsScore ChangesBottom RankWorst LocationsScore Changes
1Caroline, MD+5.63110Schleicher, TX-5.1
2Cecil, MD+4.93109St. Bernard, LA-5
3Iron, UT+4.83108Hunterdon, NJ-4.7
4Fountain, IN+4.43107Stevens, KS-4.4
5Huntington, IN+4.33106Lafayette, LA-4.4
6Kenton, KY+4.33105Greene, NY-3.9
7Charles, MD+4.13104Salem, NJ-3.9
8Sumter, FL+43103Freestone, TX-3.6
9Morgan, IN+43102Iberia, LA-3.6
10Harrison, IN+3.93101Campbell, WY-3.4
11Churchill, NV+3.83100Lake, OH-3.4
12Mineral, NV+3.83099Warren, NJ-3.3
13Juab, UT+3.83098Fulton, NY-3.3
14Kent, MD+3.83097Stephens, OK-3.2
15Wabash, IN+3.63096Gloucester, NJ-3.1
16Carlisle, KY+3.63095Sussex, NJ-3.1
17Sandoval, NM+3.63094Lea, NM-3.1
18Elmore, ID+3.53093Uintah, UT-3.1
19Washington, IN+3.43092Pickaway, OH-3
20Gilliam, OR+3.43091Camden, GA-2.9
21Linn, OR+3.23090Cortland, NY-2.9
22Queen Anne's, MD+3.23089Crane, TX-2.9
23Orange, IN+3.13088Dawson, TX-2.9
24Lewis, WA+3.13087DeWitt, TX-2.8
25McClain, OK+33086Jasper, IN-2.8
Top RankBest LocationsScore ChangesBottom RankWorst LocationsScore Changes
1Deltona, FL+2.2350Baytown, TX-3.1
2Racine, WI+1.9349Corpus Christi, TX-2.5
3St. George, UT+1.7348Lafayette, LA-2.4
4Clearwater, FL+1.6347Edinburg, TX-2
5Henderson, NV+1.6346Mission, TX-2
6Palm Bay, FL+1.5345Victoria, TX-1.8
7Everett, WA+1.5344Omaha, NE-1.8
8Warwick, RI+1.4343Cedar Rapids, IA-1.7
9Milwaukee, WI+1.4342San Angelo, TX-1.7
10Auburn, WA+1.3341Odessa, TX-1.7
11Kent, WA+1.3340North Little Rock, AR-1.6
12Providence, RI+1.3339Tuscaloosa, AL-1.6
13Victorville, CA+1.3338Cape Coral, FL-1.4
14Warner Robins, GA+1.3337Tulsa, OK-1.4
15Green Bay, WI+1.2336High Point, NC-1.4
16Portsmouth, VA+1.2335Montgomery, AL-1.4
17Oshkosh, WI+1.1334Columbia, MO-1.3
18St. Petersburg, FL+1.1333Temple, TX-1.3
19Tacoma, WA+1.1332Houston, TX-1.3
20Las Vegas, NV+1.1331Carmel, IN-1.3
21Skokie Village, IL+1.1330Pittsburgh, PA-1.2
22Salem, OR+1.1329Mcallen, TX-1.2
23Denton, TX+1.1328Gastonia, NC-1.1
24Rock Hill, SC+1.1327Jersey City, NJ-1.1
25Lakeland, FL+1.1326Wichita, KS-1.1