DIVER Geo Score 2017-10-31T15:34:17+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 October 2017

RankLocationScore
1North Dakota10.0
2New Hampshire9.8
3Colorado9.6
4Minnesota9.4
5Hawaii9.2
6District of Columbia9.0
7Vermont8.8
8Massachusetts8.6
9South Dakota8.4
10Washington8.2
11Nebraska8.0
12Utah7.8
13Virginia7.6
14Wisconsin7.4
15Iowa7.2
16Montana7.0
17Connecticut6.8
18Wyoming6.6
19Oregon6.4
20Maryland6.2
21Maine6.0
22Idaho5.8
23Kansas5.6
24California5.4
25Rhode Island5.2
26New York5.0
27Texas4.8
28Missouri4.6
29Pennsylvania4.4
30Florida4.2
31Tennessee4.0
32Alaska3.8
33Arizona3.6
34Nevada3.4
35Indiana3.2
36Georgia3.0
37Illinois2.8
38Delaware2.6
39Michigan2.4
40New Jersey2.2
41Arkansas2.0
42North Carolina1.8
43Oklahoma1.6
44South Carolina1.4
45Ohio1.2
46Alabama1.0
47Kentucky0.8
48West Virginia0.6
49Louisiana0.4
50Mississippi0.2
51New Mexico0.0
RankLocation2017 v. 2016
1Nevada+2.0
2Florida+1.8
3Washington+1.4
4Utah+1.2
5Georgia+1.2
6Tennessee+1.0
7Arizona+1.0
8Colorado+0.8
9Oregon+0.8
10Hawaii+0.6
11Rhode Island+0.6
12South Carolina+0.6
13Alabama+0.6
14Nebraska+0.4
15Idaho+0.4
16Missouri+0.4
17New Hampshire+0.2
18Minnesota+0.2
19Massachusetts+0.2
20Wisconsin+0.2
21California+0.2
22North Dakota0
23Texas0
24Pennsylvania0
25Oklahoma0
26Mississippi0
27New Mexico0
28Virginia-0.2
29Connecticut-0.2
30Maryland-0.2
31Maine-0.2
32Kansas-0.2
33Arkansas-0.2
34Kentucky-0.2
35Louisiana-0.2
36Montana-0.4
37Indiana-0.4
38Vermont-0.6
39South Dakota-0.6
40Illinois-0.6
41West Virginia-0.6
42District of Columbia-0.8
43Iowa-0.8
44Michigan-0.8
45Ohio-0.8
46New York-1.0
47North Carolina-1.0
48Alaska-1.2
49Delaware-1.2
50Wyoming-1.6
51New Jersey-1.8
RankBest LocationsScoreRankWorst LocationsScore
1San Mateo, CA10.03110Nye, NV0.0
2Dunn, ND10.03109Imperial, CA0.0
3San Francisco, CA10.03108Salem, NJ0.0
4McKenzie, ND10.03107Magoffin, KY0.0
5New York, NY10.03106Yuma, AZ0.0
6Divide, ND10.03105Wheeler, GA0.0
7Santa Clara, CA10.03104Jefferson, MS0.0
8Williams, ND10.03103East Carroll, LA0.0
9Mountrail, ND10.03102Clay, KY0.0
10Arlington, VA10.03101Issaquena, MS0.0
11Broomfield, CO10.03100Owsley, KY0.0
12Midland, TX10.03099Leslie, KY0.0
13Mercer, ND10.03098Humphreys, MS0.0
14Sargent, ND10.03097Onslow, NC0.0
15Fairfax, VA10.03096Holmes, MS0.0
16Stark, ND10.03095Telfair, GA0.0
17Slope, ND10.03094Cumberland, NJ0.0
18Steele, ND10.03093Harlan, KY0.0
19McLean, ND10.03092Elliott, KY0.0
20Falls Church, VA10.03091Bell, KY0.0
21Towner, ND10.03090Leflore, MS0.0
22Hettinger, ND10.03089Letcher, KY0.0
23LaMoure, ND10.03088Apache, AZ0.0
24Cavalier, ND10.03087Lake, TN0.0
25Irion, TX10.03086Edgecombe, NC0.0
RankBest LocationsScoreRankWorst LocationsScore
1Mountain View, CA10.0357Jacksonville, NC0
2Palo Alto, CA10.0356Flint, MI0
3Sunnyvale, CA10.0355Camden, NJ0
4San Francisco, CA9.9354Youngstown, OH0.1
5Redwood City, CA9.9353Cleveland, OH0.1
6Santa Clara, CA9.9352Detroit, MI0.1
7Walnut Creek, CA9.8351Gary, IN0.2
8Milpitas, CA9.8350Reading, PA0.2
9Midland, TX9.8349Dayton, OH0.2
10San Ramon, CA9.7348Fayetteville, NC0.3
11San Jose, CA9.7347Springfield, MA0.3
12Bismarck, ND9.7346Canton, OH0.3
13Pleasanton, CA9.6345Rochester, NY0.4
14Bellevue, WA9.6344Toledo, OH0.4
15Rockville, MD9.6343Rockford, IL0.4
16Newton, MA9.5342Trenton, NJ0.5
17Santa Monica, CA9.5341Lawton, OK0.5
18Torrance, CA9.5340Hartford, CT0.5
19Alexandria, VA9.4339Newark, NJ0.6
20San Leandro, CA9.4338Columbia, SC0.6
21Seattle, WA9.4337Akron, OH0.6
22Broomfield, CO9.3336Syracuse, NY0.7
23Burbank, CA9.3335Muncie, IN0.7
24Renton, WA9.3334Albany, GA0.7
25Franklin, TN9.2333Shreveport, LA0.8
RankBest LocationsScore ChangesRankWorst LocationsScore Changes
1Bingham, ID+5.13110Bristol Bay, AK-4.3
2Minidoka, ID+4.53109Dillingham, AK-3.9
3Buena Vista, VA+3.73108Cottonwood, MN-3.7
4Pershing, NV+3.53107Golden Valley, MT-3.7
5Rolette, ND+3.53106Aransas, TX-3.4
6Okeechobee, FL+3.23105Covington, VA-3.4
7Reynolds, MO+3.13104Greene, NY-3.4
8Trousdale, TN+3.13103Carbon, UT-3.4
9Linn, OR+3.03102Warren, NJ-3.3
10Carson City, NV+3.03101Peoria, IL-3.3
11Churchill, NV+2.93100Gates, NC-3.3
12Edwards, TX+2.93099Tazewell, IL-3.3
13Pulaski, VA+2.93098Crawford, IL-3.1
14Osceola, FL+2.83097Gage, NE-3
15Lake, FL+2.83096Colfax, NM-2.9
16Flagler, FL+2.73095Real, TX-2.9
17Columbia, OR+2.53094Terrebonne, LA-2.7
18Racine, WI+2.53093Allegany, NY-2.6
19Clark, NV+2.53092Menard, TX-2.6
20Chase, KS+2.43091Cattaraugus, NY-2.5
21Pike, GA+2.43090Arthur, NE-2.5
22Indian River, FL+2.43089Haines, AK-2.5
23Marshall, TN+2.43088Jackson, SD-2.4
24Mineral, NV+2.33087Kemper, MS-2.4
25Pasco, FL+2.33086Yakutat, AK-2.4
RankBest LocationsScore ChangesRankWorst LocationsScore Changes
1Medford, OR+3.1351Baytown, TX-2.3
2Cape Coral, FL+2.1350Peoria, IL-2.2
3Tampa, FL+1.7349Bossier City, LA-2.1
4Lakeland, FL+1.7348Washington, DC-1.9
5Salem, OR+1.6347Beaumont, TX-1.9
6Kennewick, WA+1.5346Victoria, TX-1.8
7Tacoma, WA+1.5345Elgin, IL-1.7
8Las Vegas, NV+1.4344Abilene, TX-1.6
9Boca Raton, FL+1.4343Rapid City, SD-1.6
10Racine, WI+1.3342Conroe, TX-1.5
11Henderson, NV+1.2341Bethlehem, PA-1.4
12Pompano Beach, FL+1.2340Anchorage, AK-1.4
13Largo, FL+1.2339Ann Arbor, MI-1.3
14Yakima, WA+1.2338Thousand Oaks, CA-1.3
15Rock Hill, SC+1.2337St. Joseph, MO-1.2
16Ogden, UT+1.2336Oklahoma City, OK-1.2
17Spokane, WA+1.1335Shreveport, LA-1.2
18Miami, FL+1.1334Wyoming, MI-1.1
19Modesto, CA+1.1333Concord, NC-1.1
20Fort Collins, CO+1.1332Schenectady, NY-1.1
21Tallahassee, FL+1.1331Hampton, VA-1.1
22St. Petersburg, FL+1.0330Wilmington, DE-1.1
23Columbia, MO+1.0329Albany, NY-0.9
24Orem, UT+1.0328Lafayette, LA-0.9
25New Haven, CT+1.0327Oshkosh, WI-0.9