DIVER Geo Score 2017-10-02T12:29:36+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 September 2017

RankLocationScore
1North Dakota10.0
2New Hampshire9.8
3Colorado9.6
4Hawaii9.4
5District of Columbia9.2
6Massachusetts9.0
7Minnesota8.8
8Vermont8.6
9South Dakota8.4
10Washington8.2
11Nebraska8.0
12Utah7.8
13Montana7.6
14Virginia7.4
15Maryland7.2
16Wyoming7.0
17Wisconsin6.8
18Connecticut6.6
19Maine6.4
20Iowa6.2
21Oregon6.0
22Idaho5.8
23New York5.6
24Rhode Island5.4
25California5.2
26Kansas5.0
27Alaska4.8
28Texas4.6
29Missouri4.4
30Pennsylvania4.2
31Tennessee4.0
32Florida3.8
33Delaware3.6
34Nevada3.4
35New Jersey3.2
36Arkansas3.0
37Michigan2.8
38Arizona2.6
39Indiana2.4
40Georgia2.2
41North Carolina2.0
42Illinois1.8
43Oklahoma1.6
44South Carolina1.4
45Ohio1.2
46Alabama1.0
47West Virginia0.8
48Kentucky0.6
49Louisiana0.4
50Mississippi0.2
51New Mexico0
RankLocation2017 v. 2016
1Nevada+2.0
2Utah+1.8
3Maryland+1.4
4Washington+1.2
5Colorado+1.0
6Rhode Island+1.0
7Tennessee+0.8
8Florida+0.8
9Massachusetts+0.6
10Oregon+0.6
11Idaho+0.6
12Missouri+0.6
13Arizona+0.6
14South Carolina+0.6
15Alabama+0.6
16Arkansas+0.4
17Georgia+0.4
18New Hampshire+0.2
19Hawaii+0.2
20Wisconsin+0.2
21Kansas+0.2
22North Dakota0
23Minnesota0
24Nebraska0
25Pennsylvania0
26Michigan0
27Oklahoma0
28Mississippi0
29New Mexico0
30Montana-0.2
31Virginia-0.2
32Connecticut-0.2
33Louisiana-0.2
34California-0.4
35Texas-0.4
36North Carolina-0.4
37West Virginia-0.4
38Kentucky-0.4
39District of Columbia-0.6
40South Dakota-0.6
41New York-0.6
42Vermont-0.8
43New Jersey-0.8
44Maine-1.0
45Iowa-1.0
46Delaware-1.0
47Ohio-1.0
48Wyoming-1.2
49Indiana-1.2
50Alaska-1.6
51Illinois-1.6
RankBest LocationsScoreRankWorst LocationsScore
1Dunn, ND10.03110Nye, NV0.0
2San Mateo, CA10.03109Imperial, CA0.0
3San Francisco, CA10.03108Magoffin, KY0.0
4New York, NY10.03107Jefferson, MS0.0
5McKenzie, ND10.03106Yuma, AZ0.0
6Divide, ND10.03105Wheeler, GA0.0
7Williams, ND10.03104Owsley, KY0.0
8Mountrail, ND10.03103Issaquena, MS0.0
9Santa Clara, CA10.03102Leslie, KY0.0
10Arlington, VA10.03101Elliott, KY0.0
11Midland, TX10.03100Clay, KY0.0
12Broomfield, CO10.03099East Carroll, LA0.0
13Fairfax, VA10.03098Humphreys, MS0.0
14Mercer, ND10.03097Harlan, KY0.0
15Sargent, ND10.03096Letcher, KY0.0
16Stark, ND10.03095Bell, KY0.0
17Denali, AK10.03094Salem, NJ0.0
18Slope, ND10.03093Holmes, MS0.0
19Steele, ND10.03092Lake, TN0.0
20Nantucket, MA10.03091Martin, KY0.0
21McLean, ND10.03090Breathitt, KY0.0
22Falls Church, VA10.03089Knott, KY0.0
23Hettinger, ND10.03088Wilkinson, MS0.0
24Towner, ND10.03087Wilcox, AL0.0
25King, WA10.03086Sunflower, MS0.0
RankBest LocationsScoreRankWorst LocationsScore
1Mountain View, CA10.0357Cleveland, OH0.0
2Sunnyvale, CA10.0356Jacksonville, NC0.0
3Palo Alto, CA10.0355Flint, MI0.0
4San Francisco, CA9.9354Camden, NJ0.1
5Santa Clara, CA9.9353Youngstown, OH0.1
6Walnut Creek, CA9.9352Detroit, MI0.1
7Milpitas, CA9.8351Reading, PA0.2
8Midland, TX9.8350Dayton, OH0.2
9Redwood City, CA9.8349Fayetteville, NC0.2
10Bismarck, ND9.7348Toledo, OH0.3
11San Ramon, CA9.7347Gary, IN0.3
12Rockville, MD9.7346Warren, MI0.3
13Bellevue, WA9.6345Trenton, NJ0.4
14Newton, MA9.6344Canton, OH0.4
15San Jose, CA9.6343Rochester, NY0.4
16Pleasanton, CA9.5342Lawton, OK0.5
17Santa Monica, CA9.5341Warner Robins, GA0.5
18Torrance, CA9.5340Rockford, IL0.5
19Alexandria, VA9.4339Merced, CA0.6
20Seattle, WA9.4338Muncie, IN0.6
21Renton, WA9.4337Bloomington, IN0.6
22Broomfield, CO9.3336Springfield, MA0.7
23Burbank, CA9.3335Yuma, AZ0.7
24San Leandro, CA9.3334Akron, OH0.7
25Danbury, CT9.2333Albany, GA0.8
RankBest LocationsScore ChangesRankWorst LocationsScore Changes
1Schenectady, NY+5.23110Golden Valley, MT-6.2
2Pershing, NV+5.13109White Pine, NV-5.3
3Bannock, ID+4.73108Cottonwood, MN-4.6
4Buena Vista, VA+4.53107Covington, VA-4.3
5Prince George's, MD+4.23106Cochran, TX-3.3
6Caroline, MD+4.03105Crawford, IL-3.3
7Racine, WI+3.73104Yakutat, AK-3.1
8Mills, IA+3.53103Sevier, UT-3.1
9Chase, KS+3.43102Brown, IL-3.1
10Osceola, FL+3.43101Warren, NJ-2.9
11Clark, NV+3.23100Terrebonne, LA-2.9
12Bourbon, KY+3.23099Alamosa, CO-2.8
13Churchill, NV+3.13098Peoria, IL-2.8
14St. Lucie, FL+3.13097Prairie, MT-2.8
15Hall, GA+3.13096Huntington, IN-2.7
16Mesa, CO+3.03095Hickman, KY-2.7
17Lyon, NV+3.03094Humboldt, NV-2.7
18Linn, OR+3.03093Emmet, IA-2.7
19Wabaunsee, KS+3.03092Real, TX-2.6
20Spencer, KY+3.03091Bossier, LA-2.6
21Nassau, FL+3.03090Mellette, SD-2.6
22Baker, OR+2.83089Tazewell, IL-2.5
23Okeechobee, FL+2.83088Piute, UT-2.5
24Pulaski, VA+2.83087Concho, TX-2.5
25Duchesne, UT+2.83086Menard, TX-2.5
RankBest LocationsScore ChangesRankWorst LocationsScore Changes
1Schenectady, NY+2.9334Bossier City, LA-2.8
2Ogden, UT+2.3333Peoria, IL-2.3
3Medford, OR+1.9332Baytown, TX-2.2
4Cape Coral, FL+1.8331Shreveport, LA-2.0
5Las Vegas, NV+1.7330Bethlehem, PA-1.8
6Henderson, NV+1.7329Warren, MI-1.8
7Colorado Springs, CO+1.3328Victoria, TX-1.5
8St. Petersburg, FL+1.3327North Charleston, SC-1.5
9Fort Collins, CO+1.3326Concord, NC-1.5
10Port St. Lucie, FL+1.3325Waterloo, IA-1.5
11Boca Raton, FL+1.3324Mcallen, TX-1.5
12Salem, OR+1.2323Washington, DC-1.4
13Des Moines, IA+1.2322Thousand Oaks, CA-1.4
14Lakeland, FL+1.2321Elgin, IL-1.3
15Baltimore, MD+1.2320Abilene, TX-1.3
16Birmingham, AL+1.2319Warner Robins, GA-1.3
17Largo, FL+1.1318Camarillo, CA-1.3
18Bend, OR+1.1317Hampton, VA-1.2
19Auburn, WA+1.1316Conroe, TX-1.2
20Providence, RI+1.1315Wilmington, NC-1.2
21Orem, UT+1.0314Anchorage Municipality, AK-1.2
22Albuquerque, NM+1.0313Ann Arbor, MI-1.1
23Gainesville, FL+1.0312Wilmington, DE-1.1
24Rock Hill, SC+0.9311Lafayette, LA-1.1
25Beaverton, OR+0.9310Rapid City, SD-1.1