DIVER Geo Score

DIVER Geo Score 2017-08-01T10:34:59+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 July 2017

RankLocationScore
1North Dakota10
2District of Columbia9.8
3New Hampshire9.6
4Colorado9.4
5Vermont9.2
6Minnesota9
7Hawaii8.8
8South Dakota8.6
9Wyoming8.4
10Massachusetts8.2
11Virginia8
12Washington7.8
13Nebraska7.6
14Wisconsin7.4
15Utah7.2
16Iowa7
17Montana6.8
18Oregon6.6
19Maryland6.4
20Idaho6.2
21Connecticut6
22Maine5.8
23California5.6
24Kansas5.4
25Rhode Island5.2
26New York5
27Pennsylvania4.8
28Texas4.6
29Missouri4.4
30Indiana4.2
31Alaska4
32Florida3.8
33New Jersey3.6
34Tennessee3.4
35Michigan3.2
36Illinois3
37Arizona2.8
38Delaware2.6
39Nevada2.4
40North Carolina2.2
41Arkansas2
42Oklahoma1.8
43Georgia1.6
44South Carolina1.4
45Ohio1.2
46West Virginia1
47Kentucky0.8
48Louisiana0.6
49Alabama0.4
50New Mexico0.2
51Mississippi0
RankLocation2017 v. 2016
1Washington+2.2
2Oregon+1.6
3Florida+1.2
4Indiana+1
5Tennessee+1
6Nevada+1
7Colorado+0.8
8Wyoming+0.8
9California+0.8
10Arizona+0.8
11South Carolina+0.8
12Wisconsin+0.6
13Utah+0.6
14Hawaii+0.4
15Idaho+0.4
16Texas+0.4
17Missouri+0.4
18North Dakota+0.2
19Pennsylvania+0.2
20Michigan+0.2
21New Mexico+0.2
22New Hampshire0
23Minnesota0
24Virginia0
25Rhode Island0
26North Carolina0
27Georgia0
28West Virginia0
29Alabama0
30District of Columbia-0.2
31Vermont-0.2
32Nebraska-0.2
33New Jersey-0.2
34Louisiana-0.2
35Mississippi-0.2
36Kentucky-0.4
37South Dakota-0.6
38Massachusetts-0.6
39Montana-0.6
40Maryland-0.6
41Maine-0.6
42Kansas-0.6
43Illinois-0.6
44Ohio-0.6
45Arkansas-0.8
46Iowa-1.2
47Connecticut-1.2
48New York-1.2
49Alaska-1.4
50Oklahoma-1.6
51Delaware-1.8
RankBest LocationsScoreRankWorst LocationsScore
1San Mateo, CA103110Hardeman, TN0
2Dunn, ND103109Saginaw, MI0
3San Francisco, CA103108Magoffin, KY0
4Santa Clara, CA103107Issaquena, MS0
5McKenzie, ND103106Jefferson, MS0
6Divide, ND103105Imperial, CA0
7Williams, ND103104Clay, KY0
8Mountrail, ND103103East Carroll, LA0
9Arlington, VA103102Humphreys, MS0
10Mercer, ND103101Wheeler, GA0
11New York, NY103100Yuma, AZ0
12Stark, ND103099Owsley, KY0
13Steele, ND103098Lyon, NV0
14Fairfax, VA103097Martin, KY0
15Slope, ND103096Bell, KY0
16Midland, TX103095Elliott, KY0
17Cavalier, ND103094Letcher, KY0
18Hettinger, ND103093Willacy, TX0
19Oliver, ND103092Salem, NJ0
20Falls Church, VA103091Holmes, MS0
21LaMoure, ND103090Harlan, KY0
22McLean, ND103089Leslie, KY0
23Sargent, ND103088Wilcox, AL0
24Bowman, ND103087Apache, AZ0
25Alexandria City, VA103086Knott, KY0
RankBest LocationsScoreRankWorst LocationsScore
1Mountain View, CA10356Camden, NJ0
2Palo Alto, CA10355Jacksonville, NC0
3Sunnyvale, CA10354Flint, MI0
4Redwood City, CA9.9353Hartford, CT0.1
5South San Francisco, CA9.9352Youngstown, OH0.1
6Santa Clara, CA9.9351Cleveland, OH0.1
7Milpitas, CA9.8350Reading, PA0.2
8San Francisco, CA9.8349Detroit, MI0.2
9San Jose, CA9.8348Dayton, OH0.2
10San Ramon, CA9.7347Springfield, MA0.3
11Pleasanton, CA9.7346Fayetteville, NC0.3
12Midland, TX9.7345Rockford, IL0.3
13Santa Monica, CA9.6344Toledo, OH0.4
14Alexandria, VA9.6343Rochester, NY0.4
15Bellevue, WA9.6342Brownsville, TX0.4
16Newport Beach, CA9.5341Canton, OH0.5
17Bismarck, ND9.5340Gary, IN0.5
18Broomfield, CO9.5339Lawton, OK0.5
19Torrance, CA9.4338Muncie, IN0.6
20Seattle, WA9.4337Columbus, GA0.6
21Franklin, TN9.4336Harlingen, TX0.6
22San Leandro, CA9.3335Greenville, NC0.7
23Rockville, MD9.3334Yuma, AZ0.7
24Renton, WA9.3333Albany, GA0.7
25Burbank, CA9.2332Columbia, SC0.8
RankBest LocationsScore ChangesRankWorst LocationsScore Changes
1Caroline, VA+5.23110Sterling, TX-5.9
2Gallatin, IL+5.13109Carbon, UT-4.8
3Carroll, KY+4.23108Covington, VA-4.2
4Carlisle, KY+3.83107Warren, NJ-4
5Duchesne, UT+3.83106Peoria, IL-3.4
6Haines, AK+3.83105Gates, NC-3.3
7Henry, KY+3.73104Henry, MO-3.3
8Rio Grande, CO+3.73103Dutchess, NY-3.3
9Mercer, NJ+3.73102Cloud, KS-3.3
10Nye, NV+3.43101Franklin City, VA-3.2
11Pasco, FL+3.43100Grady, OK-3.2
12Linn, OR+3.33099Greene, NY-3.1
13Licking, OH+3.33098Norton, VA-3
14Moore, TN+3.23097Wyoming, NY-2.9
15Miami, IN+3.23096Hamilton, FL-2.9
16Mineral, NV+3.23095Edwards, KS-2.8
17Sandoval, NM+3.13094Allegany, NY-2.7
18Delta, CO+3.13093Kit Carson, CO-2.7
19Anne Arundel, MD+3.13092Page, IA-2.7
20Toole, MT+3.13091Santa Fe, NM-2.7
21Vanderburgh, IN+3.13090Sherman, KS-2.7
22Baker, FL+33089Oneida, NY-2.7
23Bay, MI+33088Cortland, NY-2.6
24Scott, IN+33087Mahnomen, MN-2.5
25Whitman, WA+2.93086Erie, OH-2.5
RankBest LocationsScore ChangesRankWorst LocationsScore Changes
1Skokie Village, IL+2.8350Baytown, TX-3.1
2Evansville, IN+2.1349Temple, TX-2.6
3South Bend, IN+1.8348San Angelo, TX-2
4Tacoma, WA+1.6347North Little Rock, AR-2
5Indianapolis (Balance), IN+1.6346Peoria, IL-2
6Racine, WI+1.6345Scranton, PA-1.8
7Clearwater, FL+1.4344Santa Fe, NM-1.7
8Decatur, IL+1.4343Bossier City, LA-1.6
9Reno, NV+1.3342Columbia, MO-1.5
10Everett, WA+1.3341Tyler, TX-1.5
11Rock Hill, SC+1.3340Wilmington, DE-1.5
12Delray Beach, FL+1.3339Odessa, TX-1.5
13Dothan, AL+1.3338Longview, TX-1.4
14Renton, WA+1.3337Wichita, KS-1.4
15Deltona, FL+1.3336Abilene, TX-1.4
16Provo, UT+1.2335Corpus Christi, TX-1.4
17Auburn, WA+1.2334Anchorage Municipality, AK-1.3
18Jackson, TN+1.2333Bridgeport, CT-1.3
19Warner Robins, GA+1.2332Edinburg, TX-1.3
20Kent, WA+1.1331Stamford, CT-1.3
21Port St. Lucie, FL+1.1330New Braunfels, TX-1.3
22North Charleston, SC+1.1329Davenport, IA-1.2
23Henderson, NV+1.1328Schenectady, NY-1.2
24Miami Beach, FL+1.1327Des Moines, IA-1.2
25Pueblo, CO+1.1326Kansas City, MO-1.2